UPDATE: AIC 2016 Interim Meeting

Color in Urban Life: Images, Objects and Spaces
18–21 October 2016
Centro Extensión, Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile
It is predicted that by 2050 two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. Managing urban areas and building equitable and sustainable cities of all sizes are the most important development challenges of the 21st century. What role will color play? Have you ever wondered what the cities of tomorrow will look like? You might think of smart buildings, farmscrapers, intelligent lighting, delivery drones, robo-taxis, sensor and network systems, data and surveillance culture. Often smart cities are imagined as being carbon-free, with a lot of greenery, renewable energy and homes with roof-mounted solar panels. But should a city just be efficient, unpolluted and safe? What is a city but its people!

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The latest ECD news

The Study Group ECD is now a member body of ISCC (USA)

The Color Association of the United States
It is always an interesting question for me when asked to introduce myself to others; do I start at the beginning or at the end? This time I will start at the end, mostly because the beginning goes back 35 years! Today as the Di-rector of The Color Association of the United States, I work with industry professionals to fore-cast consumer color preferences 24 months in advance. And while color forecasting has always been an important part of my work portfolio, it has only been a thin slice of my life-long commitment to color. My core purpose has been to increase

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Registration is Open - 10th Biannual Joint Meeting

Registration is Open!
 
The 10th Biannual Joint Meeting of the CNC/CIE and CIE/USA
and celebration of the IYL2015
 
October 18-20, 2015
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 
Registration is open on Eventbrite for the 10th Biannual Joint Meeting of the CNC/CIE and CIE/USA. Early registration rates are available only until October 3. For more information click here.
 
Poster Presentation Opportunity

We still have room in our technical day, Oct. 19, for more poster presentations and we specifically hope to engage students. As part of our mission of cross-fertilization, we encourage people to consider re-using a poster that they might have presented at a prior event. Consider it a reprint opportunity -- although we would also welcome original work! -- because our aim is to make others aware of information and individuals they might not otherwise have heard of.  Please feel free to circulate this message to your colleagues and students. If you wish to have a poster presented there, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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11th CONFERENZA DEL COLORE, MILAN, 9-11 SEPTEMBER 2015

GROUPE FRANÇAIS DE L'IMAGERIE NUMÉRIQUE COULEURXI CONFERENZA DEL COLORE MEETING CONGIUNTO CON: COLOUR GROUP GREAT BRITAIN CENTRE FRANÇAIS DE LA COULEUR 10-11 SETTEMBRE 2015 - Milano Dipartimento di Design – Campus BovisaVia Durando, 10 - 20158 Milano, Italy

The aim of the conference is to encourage multi and interdisciplinary aggregation of the research centres and people that deal with colour and light from a professional and scientific point of view. Conference will be opened (in early morning) by a series of tutorials about different colour related topic. Works will continue with the presentations of the submitted works.

VIEW CONFERENCE PROGRAM HERE.

WORKSHOP – Optical spectroscopy for food applications: a photonic tastingIn the context of Conferenza del Colore 2015 – Milano, Italy

VIEW PROGRAM HERE.

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, SOFIA, 22-24 OCTOBER 2015

III International Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria
Modern Technologies in Cultural Heritage
Date: 22–24 October 2015
Place: Technical University Sofia, International Meetings Center
Main Topics:
· Problems & studies of cultural heritage;
· Methodologies for implementation of technical innovation & devices for creating interactive exposures;
· Modern museum environment & opportunities of interactive exposures’ creation;
· Modern communication facilities for playback & data transfer; Mechanisms of information flows’ adoptive management;
· Restoration & socialization of cultural heritage. 
Papers will be published in Conference Proceedings (book and CD version), vol. III.
Requirements for the Authors of the Papers:
1. Full text of papers - up to 8 p., Incl. figures and tables, images and literature written in one of the working languages ​​of the conference. The text is situated on the A4, by way of the left, right, top and bottom - 20 mm in Arial or Times New Roman - 12 pt, as the pages are not numbered
2. Structure of the paper: The paper should include: title, author (s), Abstract, Keywords, Full text of paper with figures, tables, images and Bibliography;
3. Sent abstracts and papers electronically to the:
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., as attachments * .doc files
4. All papers received before deadline after a positive review will be published.
5. Working languages: Bulgarian, English.
6. Each participant is provided collection materials in electronic and paper version.
Important Deadlines:
August 5, 2015 - Confirmation of the approved application form
September 10, 2015 - Submission of papers in accordance with requirements
September 25, 2015 - Reviewing papers and confirmation of participation
September 30, 2015 - Transfer fees by bank transfer
October 15, 2015 - Publication of the conference program with the accepted papers
October 22, 2015 - Registration of the conference participants at the Center for International Meetings of TU
October 22, 2015 - Opening and Plenary Session
October 22 ÷ 23, 2015 - Meetings in sections, scientific discussions and final meeting
October 24, 2015 - Cultural program (upon request)
Participation Fees:
(Fee includes: Participation in all Conference sessions, Conference Program, Coffee breaks during the conference, Book of Proceedings with printed papers and CD-version, "Welcome" - Cocktail)
Paper - 50 Euros
Students - 30 Euros
Two papers per Author\Collective - 80 Euros
Poster presentation - 30 Euros
Additional set of materials - 20 Euros 
Book
Fiona McLachlan, Lino Sibillano, Stefanie Wettstein, et al, Colour Strategies in Architecture, Urbane Publications, ISBN 13: 978-3-7965-3421-8
Exhibition
LE ROUGE ET LE NOIR: Couleurs de la préhistoire
[Red and Black: Colours of Prehistory]
ÔKHRA Conservatoire des ocres et de la couleur
From 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Digital Colour
·       COLOR CLUSTER SYSTEM CP 7200 VX
·       ADOBE COLOR CC
·       COLOURPIN by NCS
Les couleurs du tricot urbain

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