As you prepare your submission, please recognize the various learning modalities, learning durations, learning levels, and target audiences you should consider as follows:
Experiential Learning (3-hour minimum) Participants are actively engaged with the session through the use of things like hands on activity, design charrette, software training, etc.
Rapid Fire (60 minutes) Four presenters sharing big ideas on a related topic in a limited amount of time; allowing for a minimum of 20 minutes of Q and A.
Panel Presentation (90-minute minimum) Up to four presenters delivering different views about a topic or project.
Moderated Discussion (90-minute minimum) A moderated panel discussion or debate throughout the session. The session can include up to four presenters (including the moderator). The moderator’s function is to pose questions to panel members to solicit perspectives.
Tour (3-hour minimum) An in depth exploratory discussion and visit to a local lighting installation or significant project.
Lecture Traditional engaging presentation – demonstrations, case studies, or interactive exercises are encouraged.
Proposals may be submitted for any of the following lengths:
Pre-Conference Programs An in-depth study of a topic
60-minute Up to two presenters (except for Rapid Fire)
90-minute Up to four presenters
Foundational Introductory or fundamental concepts for emerging lighting professionals and/or others with minimal experience on the topic. Session builds general knowledge of the topic.
Intermediate Moderate technical and/or design knowledge on the topic for attendees with some existing knowledge and at least 3-5 years of experience in the lighting industry. Session enhances knowledge and skills for use in practice.
Advanced Advanced technical and/or design knowledge on the topic for attendees with significant existing proficiency and at least 7+ years of experience in the lighting industry. Session imparts expert level knowledge and skills for those already well versed with the subject matter.
All General interest topic, appropriate for all levels of experience and technical knowledge.