the seventh balkan conference on lighting



The BalkanLight 2018 is the 7th Balkan Light Conference, a conference which takes place every 3 years and serves as a main Balkan and International forum on the field of lighting engineering. Previous BalkanLight conferences have been held in the following years and locations:

1999 – Varna, Bulgaria
2002 – Istanbul, Turkey
2005 – Cluj Napoca, Romania
2008 – Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012 – Belgrade, Serbia
2015 – Athens, Greece

2018 – Varna, Bulgaria, The conference will be under the auspices of 50 years CIE–NCBG (1968-2018)

Call for Papers

National Committee for Lighting in Bulgaria (NCLBg), Technical University of Sofia, Technical University of Varna, Technical University of Gabrovo and University of Rouse are going to organize the seventh international conference BalkanLight 2018, which will be held in Varna, Bulgaria, on the 20th-22nd of September 2018.

Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of the Organizing committee, we are pleased to invite you to the seventh Balkan Conference on Lighting – BalkanLight 2018, which will be held from September 20 to 22, 2018 in Varna, Bulgaria. BalkanLight 2018 is organized under the auspices of the National Committee for Lighting in Bulgaria (NCLBg). The NCLBg is an independent non-profit association, which has over 50 years of history. It follows the CIE policy on the science of light and lighting, color and vision, photobiology and other relevant areas.
The conference provides an ideal place for researchers to present the latest research activities and describe recent and emerging developments and directions in the field of lighting and lighting technologies. It aims at getting together researchers to exchange and share their experience and research results within (but not limited) to the following topics:

[1] Lighting technology (lamps, luminaires, lighting controls)
[2] Lighting calculations. Photometry and colorimetry
[3] Energy efficiency and economics of lighting
[4] LED Lighting. Photo biological risk from artificial lighting
[5] Ergonomics and physiology of vision. Human aspects of lighting
[6] Interior, exterior and road lighting. Quality of lighting. Light pollution
[7] Renewable energy sources and Lighting
[8] Management of lighting and renewable energy sources
[9] Daylight design and architectural lighting
[10] Common lighting aspects. Standards and legislation in lighting

Participation in the conference is not limited to academics and scientists from the Balkan countries. Participants from all over the world are also warmly welcome.

BalkanLight 2018 mainly focuses on providing a scientific forum for all researchers around the world and to enable state of the art knowledge exchange among them as well as leading lighting experts.

We look forward to welcoming you in Varna on September 20-22, 2018!

Best regards,

Prof. Angel Pachamanov
BalkanLight 2018 Conference Chairperson and CIE NCLBg Chairperson

Dr. Borislav Pregyov
BalkanLight 2018 Local Organising Committee Chairperson

Dr. Mony Monev
BalkanLight 2018 International Program Committee Chairperson