Organisers of Australia’s premier lighting exhibition, SPARC 2015 have announced
additional speaker events to an already stellar line-up of international and
Wednesday 27th May, 7.00pm
The Asia-Pacific Lighting Systems Workshop is a two-hour event covering
seven discussions involving several leading scientists in the Asia-Pacific
region. The speakers will present on Lighting Measurements, Standards and Regulations,
Lighting Controls and Innovative Applications to reduce Energy Consumption.
Highlights of the workshop include Ian Cowling, Adrian Cupitt, Amir
Moayedzadeh and Rod Hewins discussing ‘Can you believe your light meter?’; and Dorukalp
Durmus and Wendy Davis examining ‘Colour Difference and Energy Consumption of
Absorption-minimising Spectral Power Distributions’.
Thursday 28th May, 7.00pm
Back after popular demand at SPARC Design, SPARC International Lighting will
host its first PechuKucha evening, where hand-picked lighting experts and
architects will present 20 slides in quick succession. Each presenter will share
their insights and designs on 20 slides over six minutes with each slide
advancing after 20 seconds. Entry to this event is included in the ‘Display
Friday 29th May, 1.00pm – 2.00pm
The final day of the three-day event will feature the Speaker Panel
Session hosted by inventor and entrepreneur, Mark Pesce who co-invented VRML, a
3D interface to the web, wrote six books, judged ABC’s The New Inventors for
seven years, and regularly comments on the intersection of technology and
society for JJJ Hack, The Project and ABC Radio.
Mr Pesce will open the session before turning the floor over to SPARC
speakers for a Q&A session with the audience on various lighting topics.
SPARC offers architects, designers and lighting specialists an
opportunity to hear and learn about the latest research, insights and product innovations
from the international lighting community.
SPARC will be held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island from 27
May to 29 May 2015.