EVENT: Light Years: 1985-2015-2045

7cd1107294c26288b8c56ac9a9b6059b442d88f8 When: Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m.Where: John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 5th Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY 10003Parsons School of Design presents Light Years: 1985-2015-20452015 marks 30 years since the first Master of Fine Arts in Lighting Design students graduated from Parsons, the first program of it’s type in the world. This public event will address changes in lighting technology, socio-cultural conditions, and status of the lighting design profession using a 30-year interval.Panel moderators include Elizabeth Donoff, Editorin-Chief of Architectural Lighting, Victor Palacio, President Elect of International Association of Lighting Designers, and Director of Parsons Lighting Design program, Glenn Shrum. This public program is an official activity of the Lighting-Related Organizations associated with the UNESCO International Year of Light.This one-day conference is free and open to the public. Please register online. October 22, 2:00-6:30 (program), 6:30-8:00 (reception)The New School University Center14th Street and Fifth AvenueNew York CityMembers of the media can download the press release.Event hashtags: #ParsonsMFALD #IYL2015This event is sponsored by Parsons School of Design's School of Constructed Environments.