Workshop Conveners


Convener:  Ronnier Luo, CN

Ming Ronnier Luo is a Professor of three universities: Zhejiang University (China) as a Global Expert Professor, Leeds University (UK) as the Professor of Colour and Imaging Science, and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology as a Chair Professor. He is also the Vice-President Publications of the International Commission on Illumination (CIE). He received his PhD in 1986 at the University of Bradford in the field of colour since. He has over 350 publications in the field of colour appearance modelling, colour difference evaluation and colour management of digital imaging products. He is a Fellow of and the Society for Imaging Science and Technology, and the Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC).


Convener:  Jennifer Long, AU

Jennifer Long, PhD, is an optometrist and a Certified Professional Ergonomist. She is self-employed as a visual ergonomics consultant based in Sydney, Australia, and is a conjoint senior lecturer at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, where she teaches Environmental Optometry, Clinical Examination of Colour Vision, and Radiometry, Photometry and Colorimetry. Typically asked to provide consultancy services investigating visual comfort and visual demands in workplaces, Jennifer has worked across a range of industries including retail, health, transport, manufacturing, customer service and control rooms. Although she is often asked to solve visual ergonomics problems in workplaces, Jennifer likes to work with other professionals to prevent visual ergonomics problems being built into designs. Jennifer’s volunteer roles include President of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia and Chairperson of the International Ergonomics Association Visual Ergonomics Technical Committee.


Convener:  Peter Blattner, CH

Peter Blattner, PhD, has a master‘s degree in physics from the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. He worked in 1992 as Young Graduate Trainee at the European Space Agency (ESA) in The Netherlands on the development of a measurement set up for diffractive optical elements. In 1998 he earned his Ph.D in the field of applied optics at University of Neuchâtel. Following a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Institute of Microtechnology he joined the Federal Office of Metrology (METAS) in 2000 where he is currently the head of the optics laboratory. In addition he served as chairman of the Technical Committee of Photometry and Radiometry of the European Association of Metrology Institutes (EURAMET TC-PR ) from 2007 to 2011. He is presently the Director of Division 2 (Measurement of Light and Radiation) at the Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage (CIE). He chairs CIE TC 2-69 on the characterization and classification of photometers and the technical committee of photometry at Swiss Lighting Society SLG. He is a member of CEN TC 169 WG 7 "photometry".


Convener:  Tony Bergen, AU

Tony Bergen is a physicist who has been working in the field of photometry and radiometry for over 20 years. He is Secretary of CIE Division 2, President of CIE Australia, Australian Divisional Representative for CIE Division 2, and serves on over 15 CIE Technical Committees including being chair of TC 2-77 Fundamental Concepts and TC 2-78 The Goniophotometry of Lamps and Luminaires. Tony also regularly participates in definition-related tasks within CIE. He is a member of CIE JTC 8 which deals with terminology in light and lighting and was a member of a CIE task group which has worked recently on updating the definitions of photometric and radiometric terms such as luminance and radiance.

In his day job, Tony is Technical Director of Photometric Solutions International, an Australian company which manufactures photometric, radiometric and colorimetric testing and measurement equipment. His company also has its own ISO 17025 accredited calibration and testing laboratory.