Student speaker competition The Challenge 2018/2019
23 april 2018 cld itmo university competition PLDC product design future technologies lighting design energy efficiency
Professional Lighting Design Convention (PLDC) is looking for young speakers among students inspired by lighting design. The goal of the program is to discover newcomers in the field of lighting design among students from Partner Universities and help young lighting specialists to become a part of the lighting design community
The competition is held in four rounds. During its first round, experts are selecting 15 most interesting topics propose by students from Partner Universities. The application deadline is 30 April, 2018.During the second round, successful applicants are expected to record a video of a 3-minute pitch. Based on these videos, the jury will select the best 18 students. Deadline for submitting a video is 16 July, 2018. Round 3 involves a 20-minute presentation of the paper on selected topic at the mini-conference in Berlin which will be held on 31 January – 1 February, 2019. This conference is a warm up for a the main PLDC event in 2019. The best six students will be able to present a 45-minute paper on their topic at the PLDC 2019 in Singapore and compete for the main prize of €1000.