A full program of invited speakers, each well known in their respective research fields is planned to provide coverage of important recent advances. The list of themes and topics given below indicates the scope of the LS16 conference; however, it is not intended to be restrictive.

Contributed Papers in the following areas of lighting science and technology will be considered for presentation at the conference as either posters or as oral Landmark Papers and, if accepted, will be included in the published Conference Proceedings Volume:

Light sources and systems

  • Solid State Lighting systems (LED; OLED; Lasers)
  • III-nitride semiconductors for visible lighting
  • Novel & legacy light sources
  • Light source materials
  • Lighting controls and electronic control gear
  • Smart lighting systems

Human-factors in lighting

  • Physical and psychological effects of light
  • Lighting and visual environment
  • Lighting design

Applications and technologies

  • Biological effects of optical radiation
  • Lighting for transport
  • Lighting for Smart Cities
  • Lighting for horticulture & animal husbandry
  • Lighting metrics & metrology

Environmental impacts

  • Light pollution
  • Impacts on eco-systems
  • Lifecycle Assessment & Lifecycle Costs
  • Regulations, guidelines & public policies