Wednesday 11 November


16:30 Executive Committee meeting (for LUCI EC members only) / City Chambers

19:00 Welcome drinks and exhibition opening – Radiance Reflected / The Lighthouse

An exhibition that explains the origins of the approach to lighting in the City, and how this has evolved over time. It reflects the influence of the development of LUCI and Glasgow’s role as a founding member.


21:00 Walking lighting trail in the city centre

This tour will offer participants the opportunity to see some of the permanent, and temporary, lighting installations in and around the vibrant City Centre.


Thursday 12 November


8:30 Registration and coffee / City Chambers


9:00 Opening of the City under Microscope





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 9:10 – 10:20 Transforming the city: steam to green

Glasgow has transformed from a City dependent on heavy industry to one which aspires to be one of the most sustainable cities around.
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10:20 Coffee break

Glasgow CM (10)


10:50 – 12:00 Planning the economic growth of the city

The continuous, and sustainable, economic growth of Glasgow requires focus and planning. The city has unique partnerships that include businesses, academics, and the public sector to allow it to flourish.
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12:00 Lunch


13:00 – 14:30 People make Glasgow… Light up!

People make Glasgow the city that it is today. Different people with different perspectives and talents make the city the diverse and interesting place that people enjoy living and working in, and visiting.
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14:30 Coffee break


15:00 – 15:50 Inviting Place to Live: What Next?

The transformation of the city continues with future regeneration projects that create vibrant community spaces for its growing population.
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 15:50 – 16:40  Resilient City – what does the resilience lens mean for cities?

Glasgow was the first, and only Scottish City to be named in the first round of Rockefeller 100 Resilient Cities. What does thinking about light in a Resilient City mean?
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18:20 See the vision for the Canal in action 

NVA’s internationally touring public artwork “Speed of Light” will arrive in Glasgow for the first time with a powerful re-staging of “Ghost Peloton” at the Whisky Bond, home of Glasgow Sculpture Studios.
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20:00 Dinner / The Piping Centre


Glasgow CM (2)

Friday 13 November


8:30 Registrations and coffee / Technology and Innovation Centre, Strathclyde University


9:20 – 10:10 Future and Smart City

What does the future hold? How can we be smart about working together through innovation and knowledge and make intelligent choices?
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10:10 – 10:30 LUCI Announcements


10:30 Coffee break

Glasgow McAteer - Riverside 2


11:00  “Magnifying Glasgow”  Lighting Design Workshop

Lighting design workshop involving informed people in innovation – that’s you! This is where the fun begins. LUCI events are special in bringing together lighting designers, urban planners, policy makers and technical expertise. We enjoy that exchange. How much more fun to really apply that knowledge and see the art of the possible.
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12:00 Lunch


13:00 – 16:00 Lighting design activity workshops

Get those creative thoughts flowing!
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16:00 – 17:30 Parallel sessions

Three sessions that will run so that you get a chance to see them all:

  • Lighting as the Internet of Things
  • Glasgow’s public lighting since 1780
  • Visit of the City Observatory and intelligent street lighting demonstration

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LUCI make Glasgow! Visit of the winning lighting design installations

The constructed designs will become temporary installations for the evening. Come and see the results, and the mark that LUCI delegates have made on our City.


20:00 Dinner / The Flying Scotsman, Corinthian