Wednesday 20 April
16.30 EC meeting (for EC members only)
19.00 Welcome cocktail
Lena Malm, Lord Mayor of Gothenburg
22.00 Walk to Götaplatsen
Thursday 21 April
8.00 Registration and coffee
9.00 Opening of the City under Microscope
Johan Nyhus, Deputy Mayor of Gothenburg, President of LUCI
9.10 – 10.30 Urban planning and development in Gothenburg and the region
Gothenburg is set to grow by almost a third of its population in the next 20 years. A look at the urban development strategy of this city in expansion and the new opportunities available for its public spaces.
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10.30 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30 Public lighting in Gothenburg – history, strategy and management
Gothenburg uses urban lighting as a major tool to meet the challenges of the future. Discover the city’s urban lighting network fact and figures, its strategy and its large central infrastructure projects.
13.30 – 17.00 Frihamnen lighting lab
Help create attractive sustainable seamless light environments in Frihamnen – test an innovative lighting design method and leave your imprint on this newly developing harbour district through the Frihamnen lighting lab workshop.
17.00 Free time or optional sauna and swimming pool in Frihamnen
19.30 Dinner at the Fish Market – Feskekörka
22.00 Lighting excursion including site visits to Eriksberg district and the Amphibian tunnel
Friday 22 April
8.30 Registration and coffee
9.00 – 10.40 Outstanding lighting projects in Gothenburg and perspectives for the future
A number of lighting initiatives are underway in Gothenburg – from smart lighting, to lighting programmes for heritage buildings, to working with youth in local lighting design projects.
10.40 Coffee break
11.10 – 13.00 Light and Art in public spaces
Why and how should we combine light and art in the public space? Keynote presentations, discussions and a new publication will give you more of an insight.
14.00 – 15.10 The lighting strategy of Alingsås
The neighbouring town of Alingsås is known for its unique public lighting strategy and its annual educational lighting event and festival, Lights in Alingsås.
15.10 LUCI announcements
15.40 Coffee break
16.10 – 17.30 LUCI strategic plan consultation workshop
Have your say in the development of the LUCI network by participating in the LUCI Strategic Plan Workshop!
19.00 Boat tour – departure from Lilla Bommen
20.30 Dinner at Långedrags Värdshus