Information for Presenters
Conference Secretariat
2-26-35 8F, Minamiaoyama,
Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0062,


Day 1June 26th (Fri)
3:30 − 4:00 pm Venue Opens for Participants
4:00 − 4:40 pm Opening Lecture
 Blue light matters: The eye is a camera and
 a clock!
 Kazuo Tsubota (Keio University, Japan)
4:40 − 5:20 pmKeynote Address
 AMA report: Adverse health effects of nighttime lighting
 Richard G. Stevens (University of Connecticut Health Center, USA)
5:30-7:30pm Welcome Reception (free for participants)
Day 2 June 27th (Sat)
12:30 − 1:00 pm Presidential Lecture
 Blue Light Update
 Kazuo Tsubota (Keio University, Japan)
1:00 − 2:35 pmSymposium 1
Circadian rhythm: Sleep disorders and health problems
 Claude Gronfier (University Claude Bernard, France)
Non-visual effects of light: implications for human health
 Claude Gronfier (University Claude Bernard, France)
Effects of light on circadian regulation of melatonin and Its consequences for human cancer signaling, metabolism and growth progression
 David E. Blask (Tulane University, USA)
LEDMOTIVE: Multi-wavelength light sources and spectral selection tools to foster research in biology, neuroscience and blue-light-related phenomena
 Josep Carreras (Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Spain)
2:35 − 2:55 pm Break / Poster viewing
2:55 − 4:05 pm Symposium 2
Photo toxicity: Retinal damage caused by light- new insights-
 Kazuo Tsubota (Keio University, Japan)
Retinal photo-damage and the underlying mechanisms
 Yoko Ozawa (Keio University, Japan)
Thin-film optical notch filters for the treatment of
migraine and photophobia
  Bradley J Katz (University of Utah Hospital and clinics, USA)
4:05 − 4:25 pmBreak / Poster viewing
4:25 − 5:35 pm Symposium 3
Eye strain and the light
 Joshua A. Young (NYU, USA)
New theory of dry eye related to light
 Kazuo Tsubota (Keio University, Japan)
Computer usage, eye strain and eye protection
  Jonathan B Kahn (NYU Langone Medical Center, USA)
5:35 − 5:55 pm Discussion and Q&A
5:55 − 6:00 pm Closing Remarks
 Claude Gronfier (University Claude Bernard, France)
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