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 the 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.
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 are now available.
The 2016 Annual Meeting of the CNC/CIE was held in Montreal, at Axis Lighting, on November 8th. The Annual Report from that meetings is now available.
The new CNC/CIE Code of Procedure is now available. Members are encouraged to review it in order to understand our new structure.
10th Biennial Joint Meeting of the CNC/CIE and CIE-USNC: Toronto, Ontario, October 18th to 20th, 2015. Select presentations and posters from the Technical Session on October 19th are now available. For highlights of the meeting and the work of some of the presenters read these articles in University Affairs and the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
International Year of Light Activities: The CNC/CIE organized several special events to celebrate the International Year of Light (IYL) in 2015 and promote the science and art of light and lighting in Canada. Links to our special events and those of other Canadian organizations as well as many interesting Canadian articles on the IYL Blog can be found here.
CNC/CIE Annual Meeting Reports: Electronic copies of the minutes (now annual reports) for all CNC/CIE meetings, starting in 1957, are now available. Do you remember the first meeting you attended?
First new CIE Topical Conference: “CIE 2018 Smart Lighting” and associated tutorials on “Colour Vision and Healthful Lighting”. April 24-28, 2018,Taipei, Taiwan.
New CIE publications
CIE documents available without charge:
The electronic version of CIE S 017/E: 2011: ILV: International Lighting Vocabulary
Summaries of the latest CIE standards and reports:
- Interim Recommendation for Practical Application of the CIE System for Mesopic Photometry in Outdoor Lighting
- ISO/CIE 11664-5:2016 Colorimetry - Part 5: CIE 1976 L*u*v* colour space and u', v' uniform chromaticity scale diagram
- Maintaining Summer Levels of 25(OH)D during Winter by Minimal Exposure to Sunbeds: Requirements and Weighing the Advantages and Disadvantages