With high-profile projects such as the Tower of London Jewel House and Magna Carta, Mark Sutton Vane’s long experience in lighting museums and galleries is putting him in demand on the international conference circuit.

In October Mark will be speaking at the International Lighting Summit at the ACETech architecture construction and engineering exhibition and conference in Mumbai. His speech titled ‘Lighting heritage structures: aesthetic and functional demands’ focuses on a particularly hot topic in India where tourism and culture are closely linked and energy consciousness is rising fast.  www.etacetech.com 

In February 2013 the more than 100 leading museum experts from institutions throughout the Middle East will gather at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar for Working with Signature Museum Architects. Mark will combine insights into current best practice and issues such as the need to balance use the daylight with conservation. Sutton Vane Associates ‘extensive list of projects in the region includesthe National Museum of Oman and the National Museum of Saudi Arabia. The practice has also been commissioned to light the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the largest museum of Egyptology in the world with 100,000 artefacts. www.clicknetherfieldevents.com 

Light Insight Arabia Conference, which takes place at Dubai International Conventions Centre, Dubai on 1 and 2 October 2012, will focus on sustainable lighting and aesthetics. It is being run in parallel with the Light Middle East exhibition organised by Messe Frankfurt with 200 exhibits targeting architects and lighting professionals from more than countries. Marks’ speech will focus on creative lighting solutions that save energy. www.lightme.net

Mark has also recently spoken in Spain, Germany and Mexico