Call for papers for Enlighten Europe 2008

The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) is proud to announce its second European conference to be held in London, UK. IALD is seeking experts in their fields to present workshops and seminars at the Enlighten Europe 2008, to take place February 11-13, 2008 in coordination with the ARC08 trade show.

This year’s theme is “The Power of Light.” Seminars and workshops are aimed at an experienced/advanced level, but not to the exclusion of designers entering the profession. The audience will include lighting specifiers, lighting manufacturers and representatives, architects, interior designers, educators and students.

The two-day conference program includes 10 to 12 seminars and workshops one hour in length. There is a 60-minute session timeline to present material and answer questions.

To be considered as a conference speaker, you must submit your proposal to the IALD by October 5, 2007. Your submission must contain the following:

1. Name of topic
2. 150-word description, including three (3) specific learning objectives and relevance to the topic indicated and segment of audience for which your presentation is prepared.
3. Proposed time frame for the discussion 4. Teaching method (interactive, lecture, workshop)
5. Names, titles, mailing address, phone, fax and email of any co-presenters
6. Special audiovisual equipment requests (LCD projector, slide projector, screen)
7. Brief biography
8. Contact names, titles, addresses, phone number and email address of two (2) associations for which you have been a speaker, preferably within the last two (2) years.
9. If accepted as a speaker, you will agree to provide an electronic copy of your presentation for distribution to conference attendees

Each speaker will receive a 150 honorarium; economy-class travel to the conference up to a pre-agreed amount; and one full-conference registration.

If you have any questions, please contact Emma Cogswell at or by telephone at 01628 670433. Proposals must be sent by October 5, 2007.