We’re delighted to be supported by four commercial partners who will assist in delivering this event. Partners will help to deliver the workshops, and will contribute financially to the event in order to subsidise the registration fee for delegates.

Xicato designs and manufactures intelligent lighting components that enable designers to create beautiful, smart spaces in which people love to live and work. Xicato is defining the future of intelligent light sources by integrating electronics, software and connectivity.
Xicato’s XIM Gen4 integrates Corrected Cold Phosphor Technology® for the highest quality, longest lasting light, a deep dimming driver, wired and wireless control, and Bluetooth beacons, all in a compact, efficient package. The XIM Gen4 ecosystem includes switches, sensors, gateways and software that are designed for scalable commercial applications.

For museums smart lighting can offer savings via lower energy consumption, sensor triggering and predictive maintenance. Commissioning is simplified. Visitor experiences can be enhanced with proximity aware services. Upgrades to smart lighting can be realized without disruption or gallery closure.
Founded in 2007 is headquartered in Silicon Valley, Xicato has offices globally. For further information: www.xicato.com


Soraa has pioneered the use of LEDs built from pure gallium nitride substrates (GaN on GaN™), making ordinary lighting extraordinarily brilliant and efficient. Soraa is the world leader in LED technology and the illuminator of the world’s most renowned museums, historical buildings, hotels, and luxury shops. Soraa products have also been installed at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.

Soraa’s full spectrum GaN on GaN™ LED lamps have superior colour rendering and beam characteristics compared to LED sources created from non-native substrates. Founded in 2008, Soraa is located in Fremont California, where it manufactures its GaN on GaN™ LEDs in the company’s state-of-the-art facility. For additional information, please visit www.soraa.com and follow us on TwitterFacebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.


As a leader in innovation, Zumtobel develops sustainable lighting solutions tailored to the needs of people in their respective applications. With a comprehensive portfolio of high-quality luminaires and intelligent lighting management systems, the Austrian company provides optimum indoor and exterior products for working and living spaces – the right light for every activity at any time of
day. The applications office, education, presentation and retail, hotel and wellness, health, art and culture and industry are now perfectly complemented with portfolios for living and outdoor areas. Zumtobel is a brand of Zumtobel Group AG with its head office in Dornbirn, Vorarlberg (Austria). Zumtobel. The Light.


eldoLED is a world leader in the design and manufacture of intelligent drive solutions for LED based lighting systems. eldoLEDs technologies empower their customers to deliver the promise of LED lighting: smarter, sleeker and more efficient systems. More importantly, eldoLED focusses on ‘Quality of Light’. The choice of the driver is crucial to achieve healthy light: best smooth dimming all the way down to 0.1% / dark combined with truly ‘flicker-free’ light, according to IEEE1789 regulation, which mitigates adverse effects caused by flicker. eldoLED is where lighting electronics meets the human body.



Mike Stoane Lighting is a design led specialist manufacturer of architectural lighting equipment based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The company was founded in 1995 when Mike started making light fittings in his garage. We have grown considerably since then and are now an Employee Owned company.

Our close relationship with lighting designers and architects has resulted in supply of our luminaires to prestigious projects worldwide; from iconic new buildings to historic castles, palaces and places of worship. Built to order in Edinburgh, all of our equipment is designed and tested to be suitable for the specific demands of each project. We have established our reputation by manufacturing solidly built, easy to use, aesthetically simple but technically advanced luminaires, particularly for the museum and gallery sector. We are well known for our flexibility and capability when it comes to the manufacture of bespoke luminaires. The scale and complexity varies hugely, sometimes requiring development of out-and-out specials but very often utilising equipment from our extensive catalogue of standard hand built equipment.


COCO Lighting is the largest distributor of SORAA products within the UK, working side-by-side with the LED specialists to deliver exceptional quality of light products to its growing customer base. As the UK’s only SORAA Gold Partner distributor, COCO Lighting retains extensive stock levels to ensure quick project fulfillment.

In addition, COCO Lighting is an ICEL 1004:2014 accredited Emergency Lighting and LED Conversion Specialist with over 30 years’ experience in luminaire conversion procedures. With a team of experienced engineers, COCO Lighting can ‘re-engineer’ just about any light fitting to LED and/or emergency, saving up to 90% in energy costs. 

COCO Lighting takes pride in its “Rapid Response Policy” applying this to all projects and administrative requirements, ensuring their customers receive information and merchandise as quickly as possible. This procedure is endorsed by ensuring that their carefully selected teams are fully versed in all ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 procedures, offering a high quality, reliable and efficient service at competitive prices.

For more information visit: www.cocolighting.com or follow us on Twitter.


We also have a small number of organising partners, who will be contributing to the organisation of the conference.



The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA) is an 8-year initiative (2014-2022) to establish an infrastructure to meet challenges set by the heritage sector, industry and government.

Heritage presents complex cross-disciplinary scientific and engineering research questions, ideal for talented graduate students to address. Working with heritage and industry partners, SEAHA students create, innovate or use sensors, instrumentation, imaging, digital and creative technologies to improve our understanding of heritage, to develop science and engineering capabilities and to benefit the economy.

In addition to supporting this event, this year SEAHA is presenting the 3rd International Conference on Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage, and Archaeology (SEAHA); an event which aims to provide a platform for scientists, researchers, engineers, professionals, practitioners, entrepreneurs, and policy-makers, to engage and discuss emerging trends in the field of heritage science. The event will take place at the University of Brighton, Brighton, UK on 19-20 June 2017.



The SLL represents the interests of all those interested in the application of light. It is open to everyone with an interest in lighting.

The SLL welcomes all those who are interested in any aspect of the world of light, lighting, and its applications. Lighting designers, consulting engineers, researchers, students, professors, manufacturers, sales staff; all contribute and all are members of the SLL.

Although the SLL was launched in 1999, the Society builds on 100 years of history. Its origins go back to the formation, in 1909, of the Illuminating Engineering Society, which had the aim of considering all applications of natural and artificial light. The SLL is recognised worldwide as an authority on lighting and its applications. The Society is part of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and offers the strength of a chartered professional institution with the freedom to serve the world of light and lighting without being restricted solely to engineering.



The Colour Group (Great Britain), founded in 1940, is an interdisciplinary society that draws together people interested in all aspects of colour – its perception, measurement, reproduction and artistic expression. Monthly meetings are held, mostly in London, usually from October to May and provide a unique forum for the exchange of information and contacts. Our current programme is available on this site but to find out more about the Group’s activities, you should become a member of the Group, and receive our Newsletter. This carries notices of meetings, reports of papers given at meetings, as well as news of other developments in the world of colour. The Committee welcomes new applications for membership.