The 14th Asia Lighting Conference (ALC2023) in Tokyo, Japan.

In 2023, Asian Lighting Conference (ALC) will be held in Japan at the University of Tokyo, Komaba Campus. It will be held in a hybrid format that allows virtual (online) participation in addition to in-parson participation.
ALC is an international conference aimed at promoting academic exchange and technological innovation through discussion and learning among researchers, technology developers and students who are engaged in lighting in Asia. The details are shown below, so please consider participating and making a presentation.

  • Date: August 17th and 18th, 2023
  • Theme of ALC2023: Innovation of lighting
  • Venue:

    ALC2023 will take place in the Komaba I Campus of the University of Tokyo. Conference rooms will be in the 21 KOMCEE building.
    Information on how to get to the Komaba I Campus can be found here. The 21 KOMCEE is No.39 in this map.
    ALC2023 will be held in a hybrid format. Participants will be able to decide whether to attend physically or virtually

  • Registration fees:
      In-Person Participation Virtual Participation
    General 30,000 JPY 13,000 JPY
    General - No Paper 17,000 JPY 6,500 JPY
    Student 15,500 JPY 6,500 JPY
    Student - No Paper 9,500 JPY 3,000 JPY
  • The registration fees above include access to Technical Sessions, Workshops, Ceremonies
  • In-Person Participation Fee also include Banquet, Lunch, Coffee Breaks, Tour.
  • General/Student Fee can submit one paper as a presenting author.
  • The payment currency for the registration fee has been changed from US dollars to Japanese yen. (May 19)
  • Keynote speech

    Prof. Yasushi Yamaguchi
    Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Talk title: Visualization of Image CNNs as Explainable AI

  • Invited lectures

    Prof. Miki Kozaki
    The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Talk title: The alternative use of lighting simulation

    Prof. Xin Zhang
    Tsinghua University, China
    Talk title: Daylighting protection in traditional Chinese buildings based on paper windows

    Prof. YungKyung Park
    Ewha Womans University, Korea
    Talk title: The effect of color temperature on image quality for display applications

  • Types of Presentation:

    Oral presentation (15 min each)
    Short oral presentation (5 min each)
    Design oral presentation (10 min each)
    Poster presentation

  • Awards:

    Best paper awards
    Best student awards
    Innovation product awards
    Attendance certificate ?all student attendees will be given a certificate of attendance.

  • Registration:

    All participants are required to register via the following page.
    <Register Now>

  • Abstract and Paper Submission:

    Presenting authors need to submit your abstract (500 words or less) by May 11, 2023.
    Notification of acceptance will be sent by e-mail by May 19, 2023. If your abstract is accepted, full paper (2 - 8 pages, odd or even numbers are accepted) is required to be submitted by July 7.

    ? How to Submit

    Abstracts and full paper must be submitted electronically through the submission system.
    <Submit Now>

    You need an EasyChair account. If you do not have an account, click the link below and create one.
    How to create an EasyChair account is here

  • Payment method:

    Payment requests will be sent to the registered e-mail address. All who wish to attend the conference, either In-Person participation or Virtual participation, must pay the registration fees through the online system within the deadline.
    Note: The presenting author must complete payment before July 31. Otherwise, the contribution will neither appear on the program nor in the conference proceedings.

  • Important date:

    Abstract registration deadline: )May 11, 2023 (Thu) extended May 19, 2023 (Fri)
    Acceptance and full paper preparation notice: May 19, 2023 (Fri) extended May 26, 2023 (Fri)
    Full paper submission: July 7, 2023 (Fri)

  • Technical Program: Program below is tentative. This schedule may be subject to change.

    Workshop on Urban lighting and light pollution
    Prof. Biao Yang, China
    Harbin Institute of Technology
    Talk title: Quantifying the light pollution in the urban area: beyond static and ground

    Dr. Sangbum Lee, Korea
    Korea Environment Institute
    Talk title: Ecological Impacts of Night-time Lighting on Terrestrial Insects and Field Survey Guidelines for Environmental Impact Assessment

    Prof. Etsuko Mochizuki, Japan
    Chiba Institute of Technology
    Talk title: Light pollution caused by urbanization in Japan: Toward the development of indicator of degree of urbanization

    Workshop on Recent trend in LED lighting
    Dr. Son Wonkuk, Korea
    Talk title: Emerging Trends in AC LED Lighting Technology

    Prof. Yandan Lin, China
    Fudan University
    Talk title: Recent trend in automotive lighting and research opportunity

    Dr. Kazuyuki Yamae, Japan
    Electric Works Company, Panasonic Corporation
    Talk title: Trend of office lighting connected with human and environment data

    Students’ workshop: Encouraging outdoor activities with lighting in a world recovering from COVID–while keeping home comfort in mind
    As a place of communication for students from each country, we will implement a plan management program by students. This is third time for us.
    Participants are students. The event will be held in a hybrid format, but please do not hesitate to visit us when entering or leaving the venue.
    Date and time: Aug.17, 2023 (Thu.) 13:15-15: 30 (ice break, group discussion)
    Venue: K211 in the 21 KOMCEE

  • ALC Website address: