Wednesday, 25 September – Pre-conference Meetings

Venue: Fuyue Hotel Shanghai

12:00 Lunch (for Executive Committee members only)


13:00 LUCI Executive Committee (for Executive Committee Members only)


15:15 LUCI Social Cohesion Pillar – Working Group Meeting (for LUCI city members only)

LUCI Governance Pillar – Working Group Meeting
(for LUCI city members only)

Wednesday, 25 September

19:00 AGM Welcome Cocktail and Dinner

Thursday, 26 September

Venue: Fuyue Hotel Shanghai

9:00 Registration and Coffee


9:30 Official Opening of the LUCI Annual General Meeting


10:00 Conference Session: Landscape Lighting – the Golden Name Card of Shanghai
Learn about the concepts and practices of Shanghai to promote tourism development through landscape lighting while further serving urban development. You will hear about the urban development master plan, the tourism development of Shanghai, light planning of the whole city, the HuangPu River landscape lighting plan and the implementation of the Bund lighting project. 

  • Toward a global city of excellence: Introduction of Shanghai’s City Master Plan 
  • Shanghai, an international tourist destination 
  • Landscape Lighting, the name card of Shanghai 
  • Planning leads to the healthy development of Shanghai’s landscape lighting
    • Yuan Qiao  Association professor of Fudan University in Shanghai, Director of the Lighting Institute of Urban Planning and Design Institute of Fudan University 
  • Bright Pujiang, wonderful night
    • Ding Qinhua, Director of Landscape Lighting Department, Shanghai Landscaping & City Appearance Administrative Bureau 
  • The spirit of artisans makes the immortal Bund 
    • Tao ZhenDirector of Shanghai Huangpu District Lighting Institute, Senior Engineer


12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00 International Conference Session: The mission of City Lighting – creating livable and lovable nightscapes
One of the core missions of urban lighting today is to deliver lighting projects that aim both at making the city more livable for residents and lovable for tourists. City representatives and experts from around the world will explain the strategies behind these projects, exploring how to strike a balance between the essential need to increase the quality of life for residents, while at the same improving the experience for tourists and visitors. 

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break


16:30 Learning from Shanghai’s Partners: design and innovation with light


18:30 Free time


19:00 Dinner


21:00 Cruise visit of the Huangpu River light scene


Friday, 27 September

9:30 Coffee and LUCI Group Photo


10:00 Open Conference Sessions

The LUCI Open Conference Sessions give cities the opportunity to showcase their lighting strategy, projects and other initiatives and exchange with an international audience. Organised in parallel tracks, each presentation session will last approximately 20 minutes.

12:30 Lunch


15:00 LUCI General Assembly (for LUCI members only)
This is the opportunity for LUCI members to learn about the network’s ongoing and future activities. Upcoming events, projects and new perspectives will be presented.

17:30 Free Time


18:30 LUCI AGM gala dinner


21:00 Light Tour (details TBD)

Saturday, 28 September (Optional Programme)

Details coming soon!