IDA at 25: Lighting Advocacy Past, Present, and Future

The IDA’s 2013 Annual General Meeting brought together a
wide-range of dark sky advocates to discuss night sky preservation.

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NOVEMBER 15, 2013
 To watch and listen to the talks from the 2013 AGM just click on a speaker's name
  2013 IDA AGM Schedule  
Time Name Presentation
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome  
9:15-9:35 Robert Dick, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada /
Canadian Scotobiology Group
Background behind GOL lighting levels.
9:35-9:55 Dan Duriscoe, National Park Service Night Sky Team The relation of outdoor lighting characteristics to sky
glow from distant cities
9:55-10:15 Chad Moore, National Park Service Night Sky Team A New Night Sky Quality Index

Connie Walker,
National Optical Astronomy Observatory

Measuring and Characterizing Nighttime Sky Brightness
in & around Tucson &  on Surrounding Observatory
10:35-10:55 Break  
10:55-11:15 Barb Thomson, Plymouth Minnesota Model Lighting Ordinance
11:15-11:35 Nancy Clanton, Clanton and Associates A Tale of Four Cities
11:35-11:55 Benjamin Jones, University of New Mexico
Researching the Impacts of Light Pollution:
A Layman's Perspective
11:55-12:55 Lunch  
12:55-1:15 Scott Kardel, IDA IDA FWC Sea Turtle Lighting Survey
1:15-1:35 Kirt Rusenko, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
/ IDA South Florida
Wide Beaches, Sky-Glow, and Sea Turtles
1:35-1:55 Cindy Luongo Cassidy, IDA Texas Starry Night Dreams - From Lighting Ordinances
to State Parks to New Lights
1:55-2:15 Xiaohua Wang & Shanjiu Zhang Starry Sky Project of China
2:15-2:35 Break  
2:35-2:55 Paul Bogard, James Madison University The End of Night
2:55-3:15 Bob Parks, IDA The Future of Outdoor Lighting
3:15-4:00 Presenters Breakout Q&A/Workshop
4:00-4:45 Break  
4:45-5:30 pm Award Ceremony  
5:30-7:30 pm Reception