The CNC/CIE is the collective Canadian voice of people interested in the science and art of light and lighting. Membership is open to anyone interested in any aspect of lighting including vision, photometry, colorimetry, photobiology and the application of these to the use of light and lighting both indoors and out.

CNC/CIE Events

ISO TC274 Annual Meeting and SSL Conference

The CNC/CIE is hosting the Annual Meeting of ISO TC274, Light and Lighting, May 28th to June 1st. Technical meetings will be held on the 29th and 30th of May. The meeting of the full committee will be held on May 31st and June 1st. Attendance at these meetings is by invitation only.

The Smart Sustainable Lighting Network (SSLNET) at the Impact Centre, University of Toronto is organizing a conference themed Integrative Lighting in conjunction with this meeting from May 31st to June 2nd. This will include a public lecture on the 31st May, two workshops on “Safety and Performance Certification of LED Products” and “Lighting for Ageing Societies”, on June 1st and a conference, trade show and career fair on June 2nd. Attendance to SSLNet events are open to anyone interested in these topics. Further information is available at

The CNC/CIE would like to thank the following sponsors for their support in hosting this meeting:

Gold Sponsor                                                                 Silver Sponsor



2017 Annual Meeting

The 11th Biennial Joint Meeting of the CIE-USNC and CNC/CIE was held at the National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, October 3-4, 2017. Select presentations and posters from the Technical Session on October 3rd and the 2017 Annual Report from the CNC/CIE 62nd Annual Meeting on October 4th are now available.

Other CNC/CIE News

The new CNC/CIE Code of Procedure is now available. Members are encouraged to review it in order to understand our new structure.

CIE Events

First new CIE Topical Conference: “CIE 2018 Smart Lighting” and associated tutorials on “Colour Vision and Healthful Lighting”. April 24-28, 2018,Taipei, Taiwan.

CIE Publications

Summaries of new CIE publications can now be found under New Publications.