Call For Papers,12th International AIC Congress, Deadline EXTENDED

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.

Important Dates:

2 July 2012

Call for Papers & early registration opens

17 December 2012

Submissions close

1 April 2013

Noti cation of acceptance

8 May 2013

Submission deadline for full texts

8 May 2013

Early registration closes

The Sage Gateshead

NewcastleGateshead, UK

+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.

*Planned Symposia.

Submission Process
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

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 for the most up-to-date Congress information.

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