Call For Papers,
12th International AIC Congress
8th-12th July, 2013
On behalf of the International Colour Association
(AIC) the AIC 2013 organising committee invites
submissions of papers or posters or interactive
presentations on any aspect of colour. This
Congress provides a unique forum bringing
together researchers, academics, artists, architects,
industrialists, engineers, designers, lighting experts,
and business leaders from all over the world.
2 July 2012
Call for Papers & early registration opens
17 December 2012
1 April 2013
Noti cation of acceptance
8 May 2013
Submission deadline for full texts
8 May 2013
Early registration closes
The Sage Gateshead
+44 (0)191 241 4523
Association Internationale de la Couleur
Internationale Vereinigung für die Farbe
International Colour Association
The following list of topics is provided as a guide, but we welcome submissions
in any area related to colour.
Colour vision*: perception, genetics and neuroscience, individual differences.
Lighting*: new technologies, LEDs, colour rendering.
Colour in art and design: fashion*, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, glass,
jewellery, new media.
Colour science: psychophysics, experimental techniques, representations.
Colour appearance: models, computational colour, scales and metrics.
Colour imaging: multispectral imaging*, device characterisation, colour
management and reproduction, HDRI, image quality, photography, print, displays.
Digital colour: computer graphics, visualisation, animation.
Colour measurement: spectroradiometry, photometry, standards, gloss, texture.
Colour in nature: ecological colour, camou age, animal vision, natural-world
Colour in environmental design*: architecture, landscaping and horticulture, urban
planning, interior design.
Colour in conservation: museum lighting*, art conservation, materials,
documentation, 3D representations, virtual restoration.
Colour psychology: colour aesthetics and harmony*, emotion, semiotics.
Colour communication: colour meaning, coding, language, naming.
Colour theory: history, philosophy, art, heritage.
Colour education: pedagogy, curriculum design, teaching aids.
Sustainable coloration: colour in the environment, natural colorants, dyes &
Applications: colour in food, medicine, cosmetics, forensics.
In order to participate, please submit an abstract in English of maximum length one
page (between 300 and 500 words), to the submission website, which can be
accessed via the Congress website www.aic2013.org
The abstract submission deadline is 17 December 2012. Further instructions
regarding submissions can be viewed on the Congress website.
Selected authors will have the opportunity to publish an extended version of their
paper in a special issue of the Journal of the International Colour Association (JAIC).
Please visit www.aic2013.org for the most up-to-date Congress information.