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Light in the City in Hasselt - programme

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  • Blue Boulevard, Hasselt
    Photo by Filip Claessens

  • The 24th Hasselt Genever Festival will take place on October 19-20, 2013

  • "Witness", one of the lighting installations at the Hasselt Light Festival on October 18, 2013
    Photo by Sacred Places

  • "Witness", one of the lighting installations at the Hasselt Light Festival on October 18, 2013
    Photo by Sacred Places

  • "Delirium", one of the lighting installations at the Hasselt Light Festival on October 18, 2013
    Photo by Sacred Places

  • Hasselt's Grote Markt
    Photo by Studio Susanna Antico Lighting Design

Download the programme here!

Thursday 17th October

Venue: Hasselt University (Martelarenlaan 42)

17:00 Registration / Hasselt University, lobby

18:00 Opening of the Light in the City followed by a welcome dinner and a guided tour of the city

Friday 18th October

Venue: Hasselt University (Martelarenlaan 42)

08:30 Registration / Hasselt University, lobby

09:00 Opening words

09:15 Hasselt Lighting Master Plan
Susanna Antico, Architect Lighting Designer, PLDA, APIL

10:00 Architectural Illumination, the Tool for City Marketing
Johan De Bleser, Lighting Designer, Lecturer

10:30 Implementation of Hasselt’s Lighting Scheme
Jan Neyens, Asset Manager, Infrax

11:00 Smart Cities and Intelligent Lighting Systems
Koen Van Winkel, Marketing Manager Europe, Schreder

11:30 Preview of Hasselt’s light festival!

11:45 Lunch

13:15 Pro-environment Urban Lighting
Annukka Larsen, Lighting Designer, PLDA, City of Jyväskylä

14:00 Educational workshops
The content of the workshop is connected to pro-environment outdoor lighting implementations and design principles. Workshops are carried out in a playful but also educational manner. The session contains a coffee break.

16.00 Project case: Äijälänranta housing area lighting, Annukka Larsen with project co-operators

16.45 Closing remarks and announcements

17:00 Close of conference day 1

18:00 Dinner at Restaurant Smaaksalon

20:00 Light festival and a Guerrilla Lighting attack
The installations will be shown from 8 pm to midnight. The Guerrilla march starts from Molenpoort at 21:30!

Saturday 19th October

Venue: Hasselt University (Martelarenlaan 42)

09:30 Coffee, drop in

10:00 Nordic Light Portfolio Review
'Nordic Light' offers an up-close-and personal look at Nordic light art! During the day, 15 highly competent light artists from a great selection will present their portfolios for you live on stage, followed immediately by a two minute question-and-answer session.

10:05 Light and Art, Ben De Keyser from Sacred Places

10:20 Portfolio viewing

11:10 Break

11:30 Portfolio viewing

12:30 Lunch

13:40 Portfolio viewing

14:30 – 16:00 Mingle and networking
The day will conclude with a drinks reception, where audiences and artists can meet and mingle.

Joining the Hasselt Genever Festivities (all day)


Meetings, networking and discussions on urban lighting
Light in the City event is a great opportunity to network with potential partners, clients and other seminar guests. To encourage networking between the attendees, a number of side meeting areas have been reserved for use all day at the conference venue on Saturday for FREE. Light in the City LinkedIn group enables you to connect with other participants and arrange face-to-face meetings during the event. Join the group here!


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