Call for papers:

  • You are requested to submit a one page synopsis of your presentation outlining the topic you would like to present with a 400 word limit.
  • This must include the title of the paper.
  • The content of your presentation should correspond to the stream for which you are submitting it. These are as follows:
Stream 1 - Projects
Stream 2 - Research/Professional Practice
Stream 3 - Inspiration

  • Your paper is expected to be targeted at a professional audience.
  • Your paper should not have been previously presented or published prior to this event but can have been submitted for an event that has been cancelled or postponed.
  • Your presentation should be in English - there will be no translation facilities as part of the event.
  • Presentations should not promote specific manufacturers products.
  • You can submit your abstract and supporting information here.
  • Supporting information includes contact information, short biography and speaker photo.
  • Please submit before July 17th.
  • Your abstract will be reviewed by the end of July
  • You will be notified of acceptance at the start of August.
  • You will need to supply your recorded presentation by 1st September.
  • If successful, your presentation will be featured as part of the event. It will also be available via arc and darc tv after the event and our speakers will be profiled in a special edition of arc magazine.

Before the event:

"[d]arc room: live, curated by Light Collective, has the knack of encouraging excellent lighting design dialogue in a challenging and inclusive format. It was a fantastic platform to share my views about light and health.”

At the event:

  • Your paper will be introduced by a moderator.
  • The recording will run automatically and then it will be followed by a moderated 10 minute Q & A that you will interact with live.
  • We expect you to attend for the Q&A session.

"[d]arc room, proved to be a big success for Radiant – a perfect meeting place for the lighting design community, allowing us to forge new relationships and cement existing ones. Well done to all of the organising team for accomplishing a much needed lighting design-focused event.”