Unique intelligent event in St. Petersburg as a center of Russian lighting culture
Russian creative association of lighting designers RULD and CLD ITMO University, is one of the leading educational and experimental project at ITMO University in the fields of science, art, technology and lighting design, are pleased to announce The 4th International Research-to-Practice Conference Lighting Design – 2017. The event, which will be on the theme “Identity”, will bring together over 500 the leading Russian and foreign experts and be held at the high-tech New Stage complex of Alexandrinsky Theatre on October 12–13, 2017.
Entrance is free, registration is required
International Research-to-Practice Conference on Lighting Design is a unique annual international research-to-practice conference in St. Petersburg. From 2018 through to 2030, with a look towards 2050, this city will develop as the center of Russian Lighting Culture according to “The Complex Development Program of the city of St. Petersburg”. The International Conference is a key platform for the interaction of domestic and international representatives in the fields of science, business, art and the innovation sector to implement this program.
The main goal of the conference is to connect Science with Business through Art and Innovative Technology to develop a competitive market of lighting design and produce new ideas and trends. Over 500 architects, lighting designers, engineers, IT and multimedia specialists, scientists, representatives of Russian government, top-managers, set designers, producers and artists are expected to attend this year’s conference and discuss the main theme “Identity”.
Last year the International Research-to-Practice Conference on Lighting Design gathered 390 participants and attendees. 25% of them were top-managers and business owners. 41% were designers, lighting engineers, architects, artists, set designers, representatives of government, multimedia and the IT market. 34% were scientists, students, professors and staff members of universities and international laboratories. Eight countries were represented by international headliners from Germany, UK, USA, France, Hungary, Italy, Finland and Netherlands. More information about this event is available on this link.