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SPIE International Year of Light Resources - Become an Ambassador

International Year of Light

The International Year of Light 2015 recognizes the importance of raising global awareness of how light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges in energy, education, agriculture, and health. Browse our collection of resources that can help you become a global ambassador for the International Year of Light.

Materials to help spread the word
Free multimedia, downloadable logos, PDFs for brochures and bookmarks, sponsorship information, materials for creating your own exhbition, and much more 
Educators and teaching tools
Lesson plans and quizzes, free posters, videos, hands-on projects, and other useful online resources
Global IYL2015 Site
Review the global event calendar, contact the global secretariat to become a blog contributor, and much more









Inspired by Light
Download Inspired by Light - Reflections from the International Year of Light


IYL Calendar

Click for a Complete List of Global IYL Events

Sponsoring Countries
: Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Ghana, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Palau, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine and United States of America.

Download Project Prospectus


International Year of Light t-shirts, ties, scarves. Shop now.