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.

29th Quadrennial Session of the CIE

The 29th Quadrennial Session of the CIE, hosted by the United States National Committee, is being held June 14 to 22, 2019, in Washington D.C. Anyone with an interest in light and lighting is encouraged to take this opportunity to discuss their interests with like-minded people from around the globe. In particular, members of the Canadian lighting community should consider presenting their latest research and development on any aspects of light, and lighting relevant to the six CIE Divisions, their Technical Committees and the CIE Research Priorities. Deadline for abstract submission is 21 December, 2018.

Further information on the meeting can be found at, Information on abstract submission can be found at Abstract Submissions.

CNC/CIE Events

ISO TC274 Annual Meeting

The CNC/CIE hosted the Annual Meeting of ISO TC274, Light and Lighting, May 28th to June 1st. The meeting was followed by a conference on Integrative Lighting organized by the Smart Sustainable Lighting Network (SSLNET) at the Impact Centre, University of Toronto. The conference included 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. For further information on TC274 go to ISO/TC274. For further information on the SSLnet Conference go to

The CNC/CIE would like to thank the following sponsors for their support in hosting the TC274 meeting:

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 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

CIE Tutorial and Practical Workshop on CIE S025, 5-7 November, 2018, VNISI, Moscow, Russia. The third in the series of Tutorials and Practical Workshops on the International Standard on LED lamps, LED luminaires and LED modules. Registration is limited.

CIE Publications

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

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