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

    Registration and coffee

   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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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13.00    Lunch


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.
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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!
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    Boat tour – departure from Lilla Bommen


20.30    Dinner at Långedrags Värdshus