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YLP & WLP: Editorial CPD – hosted by WSP

01 May 2024 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Technical CPD & networking

Join the YLP in Birmingham to come together, collaborate and talk about getting out there in the industry, current research, writing articles, and beyond.

An afternoon event aimed at young and old lighting professionals, students and anyone who is keen in learning more and improving their skills in writing, self-promotion and becoming more active in the wider industry.

The event includes networking opportunities, CPD papers and a panel discussion.

Kindly hosted by WSP

12-12.30pm – Arrival & Welcome

CPD Papers:

12.30-1.30pm – Nic Paton – Cormorant Media & ILP Lighting Journal Editor

  • Lighting up the page – how to write better for your peers, for publication, and simply for pleasure.

1.00-1.30pm – Allan Howard – WSP

  • Writing for the Audience – The journals readership is broad and therefore it is important not to get lost in jargon and to develop an article that the majority if not all readers will be able to follow and understand, from the novice through to the expert.

1.30-2.00pm – Stuart Morton – Jacobs

  • How to be more out there! – Covering key characteristics or behaviours to be heard in the industry.

2.00-2.45pm – Food & Drink

2.45-3.30pm – Jemima Unwin & Peter Raynham – UCL

  • TBC (Paper on current research interests and writing)

3.30-4.00pm – Simon Harrison-Wallace – D W Windsor

  • Navigating Linkedin

4.00-4.15pm– Tea/Coffee Break

4.15-5.00pm – Interactive Seminar – WSP

  • Further details TBC

5.00-6.00pm – Panel Discussion: Chair – Nic Paton

  • David Lodge – David Lodge Lighting
  • Lora Kaleva – BDP
  • Graham Festenstein – Graham Festenstein Lighting Design
  • Clare Thomas – Urbis Shreder
  • Stuart Morton – Jacobs

6.00pm – Close of Event

**There is a potential evening event from 6pm onwards to be arranged with YLP & WLP – details TBC.

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1st May
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free - £12.00
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WSP Birmingham – The Mailbox
Wharfside Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 1RQ United Kingdom

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