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SLL Young Lighter of the Year

Entry now open for SLL Young Lighter of the Year 2017

Entries are now open for the 2017 Society of Light and Lighting (SLL) Young Lighter of the Year Competition. The Competition, now in its 23rd year, provides a high profile opportunity to help promote younger members of the lighting profession.

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Entries are open to anyone with an interest in light and lighting, and the Society is encouraging all to participate.

The competition provides a unique platform for young lighters giving them the opportunity to illustrate their knowledge and research on a lighting subject, hone their presentation skills, and raise their profile within the industry.

Important dates:
 

  • Entry deadline (including submission of written Abstract AND Video Blog) – 8 May 2017  
  • Shortlist Announced – 9 June
  • Closing date for written papers – 8 September (must be supplied in attached template)
  • Finalists notified – 19 October
  • Finalist presentations –LUX Live exhibition, November 2017 in one of their lecture theatres.
  • Winner announced at Lux Awards, November 2017.


By entering, you have an opportunity to join previous winners including Seda Kacel, Christopher Knowlton, Sabine De Schutter, Rachael Nicholls, Janna Aronson and the current Young Lighter of the Year, Youmna Abdallah with the prestigious title of Young Lighter of the Year.

Lighting engineer Sofia Tolia was been named Young Lighter of the Year 2016 for her work on energy saving in road lighting, at the 22nd Society of Light and Lighting (SLL) Young Lighter of the Year competition.



Young Lighter of the Year 2016 Sofia Tolia receiving her award at Lux Awards 2016


The winning paper, entitled ‘Variable Lighting Levels for Highways - A Different Approach’, was delivered in a 15 minute presentation alongside three other finalists in front of judges at the awards ceremony, during the LuxLive exhibition in London’s ExCel in November 2016.

The Young Lighter of the Year competition provides a high profile opportunity to help promote younger members of the lighting profession.

You can see all four finalists and their video presentations for the 2016 competition below;

Aisha Robinson - A Visible Light Communication Scheme for Use in Accent Lighting



Eleonora Brembilla - Applicability of Climate-based Daylight Modelling



James Duff - A Journey Towards Change



Sofia Tolia - Variable Lighting Levels for Highways - A Different Approach