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Lyon Light Festival Forum – Programme

09- 11 December 2016

Lyon Light Festival Forum


All times listed are in CET

Friday 09 December 2016

📍Hôtel de Ville – Lyon City Hall 

18:15 – 20:00: Welcome cocktail

Reserved for LUCI members and invitees only

  • Opening of the Lyon Light Festival Forum
    Karine Dognin-SauzeVice President, Innovation, Smart City Digital, Lyon Metropole / Deputy Mayor, International Affairs, City of Lyon
    Mary-Ann SchreursLUCI President, Vice-Mayor of Innovation and Design, Culture and Sustainability, City of Eindhoven
  • Fête des Lumières Award Ceremony
    Gérard CollombSenator-Mayor of Lyon, President of Lyon Metropole

20:00 – 23:00: Fête des Lumières

Saturday 10 December 2010

📍Village Lumière – Palais de la Bourse (unless stated otherwise)

LUCI side event – Light & Art Workshop

Reserved for LUCI members and invitees only

09:30 – 10:00: Registration
10:00 – 13:00: Light & Art Workshop

Help Lyon design a new permanent light art installation ! 

Permanent works of light & art can transform the public space. The LUCI Light & Art Co-Creation Project will start with a first workshop aiming to help the City of Lyon implement a light & art installation in the newly developing Feuillat park.

City lighting professionals, lighting designers, artists, students and all interested individuals are invited to contribute their ideas in this co-creation workshop with the Lyon Public Lighting Department and get hands-on experience in designing solutions integrating light and art in the public space.

This workshop will include:

  • Explanation of the context – Lyon’s vison and needs for Feuillat park
  • Workshop brief
  • Team session – designing a concept for a light & art installation in Feuillat park
  • Concept presentation by teams

13:00 – 14:30: Lunch


14:30 – 15:00: Registration and welcome coffee

15:00 – 15:30: Opening and introduction

  • Georges Képénékian1st Deputy Mayor in charge of Culture, Major Events and Citizen Rights, City of Lyon
  • Mary-Ann SchreursVice-Mayor of Innovation and Design, Culture and Sustainability, City of Eindhoven

15:30 – 17:30: Conference session 1: The link between permanent and event lighting

Connections are increasingly being made between permanent and event lighting, two originally distinct subjects. Participants in the round table – lighting designers and city representatives  – will answer these two questions:

  • How do the stakeholders and disciplines of permanent and temporary lighting design influence each other?
  • How do permanent and event lighting connect in city lighting policies?
    • Bernard DuguayFounder and President of LUCION Media, Montreal
    • Annukka Larsen, Lighting Designer, City of Jyvälskylä
    • Thierry MarsickDirector of Public Lighting, City of Lyon
    • Géraud PérioleLighting Designer, Bordeaux

17:30 – 20:00: Networking and drinks

20:00 – 23:00: Fête des Lumières

Sunday 11 December 2016

📍Hôtel de Ville – Lyon City Hall  (unless stated otherwise)

10:00 – 10:30: Registration and coffee
10:30 – 12:30: Conference session : New Dimensions in light festivals

Festival organisers from around the world will discuss new dimensions and innovations in light festivals today.

  • What kind of innovations and new collaborations can enhance the implementation of light festivals ?
  • How can light festivals contribute to creating social cohesion dynamics in the city ?
    • Pablo Corral VegaSecretary of Culture, City of Quito
    • Kaat HeirbrantAdvisor to the Deputy Mayor for Culture, Tourism and Events, City of Ghent
    • Martin PoštaDirector and founder of the Signal Festival – Prague Festival of Lights, Prague and Zuzana Humajova, Product Sales Specialist for Mobility, Cisco Systems, Prague
    • Jean-François ZurawikDirector of the Fête des Lumières, City of Lyon

12:30: Closing cocktail

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