M Morgan-Taylor for the Campaign for Dark Skies

On Friday April 20th the BAA Campaign for Dark Skies is holding a one day conference on Planning, Exterior Lighting and the Environment at de Montfort University (DMU), Leicester

The conference runs from 10.00 to 4.30 and will be opened by on video by the Astronomer Royal, Lord Rees.  The conference is free to CfDS members £30. 00 to others.

Speakers incude:

  • Martin Morgan-Taylor (DMU/CfDS)
  • Nigel Pollard (Institution of Lighting Professionals) – Significance criteria for lighting impact assessments
  • Matt Shardlow (Buglife) – Invertebrates and lighting
  • David Hook (CPRE) – The Importance of Dark Landscapes: the CPRE perspective
  • Stuart Beale (Highways Agency) – Dark Skies – a welcome by-product of a LEAN approach to road lighting
  • Pete Lummis (Lighting Professional/Planning Consultant, Huntingdonshire Council) – How Lighting Professionals can Advise Planners
  • Lord Taylor of Holbeach (DEFRA minister) will make the concluding remarks on video.

Booking/further information via Martin Morgan-Taylor at: mart@dmu.ac.uk

More information is available at: www.dmu.ac.uk/lighting


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