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Kei Isshiki, ZLI Animal Sciences, teaching children how to make firefly origami during the screening of Brilliant Darkness at the Miyazaki City Pheonix Zoo. ©ZLI

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This mama loggerhead turtle visits at night on along the beach in Miyazaki City. ©ZLI

Past Events

Kei Isshiki at the JAZA Conference

Oct. 28, 2017 |
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The PhotoDiversity™ Film Festival at WeWork, NY, NY

March 20-22, 2018

The PhotoDiversity Film Festival Gala Reception

March 21, 2018 |
"Under the Blue Whale", American Museum of Natural History

AZA Annual Conference

September 9-13, 2017 |
ZLI at the AZA 2017 Conference, Indianapolis. Download Setup Photo

The Evening Buzz at AZA

September 11, 2017 |
Association of Zoos & Aquariums event. James Fischer speaks at 6:30 - Six Steps to Luminous Enrichment in Animal Care

Brilliant Darkness Screening, Q&A with Hazel Sangalang and James Karl Fischer

Saturday, June 3, 2017 |
Schiff's 8th Annual Environmental Film Festival, Schiff's Woodland Theater, 339 Pleasant Valley Road, Mendham, NJ | 5:30PM (Arrive Early, Buffet Dinner Available)

Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night Screening and Lecture by Dr. James Karl Fischer

June 7, 4:00PM-5:00PM |
Itozu-no-mori Zoological Park, 4-1-8 Kamiitozu, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka-ken 803-0845, Japan

Ocean City Film Festival

June 8-11, 2017 |
502 94th Street, Ocean City, Maryland 21843 | Film Screening of Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night

Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night Screening and Lectures by Dr. James Karl Fischer and Mr. Nobuaki Ochi

June 11, 2:00PM-3:00PM |
Miyazaki City Phoenix Zoo, 3083-42 Shiojihamayama, Miyazaki-shi, Miyazaki Prefecture 880-0122, Japan

Pennsylvania Firefly Festival

June 21st and June 24th, 2017 |
Black Caddis Ranch B & B in Kellettville, PA | Film Screening of Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night followed by Q&A with Dr. James Karl Fischer; DVD sales, and educational activity

Duke Farms Firefly Festival

Friday, July 7, 8PM-11PM and Saturday, July 8, 8PM-11PM |
Film Screening of Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night; Origami Firefly folding activity

Where Have All the Fireflies Gone?

April 15, 2017 |
An original film production from The Zoological Lighting Institute & presenting a very special edition of The Very Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle.

Eco-Architecture at BoConceptNY - An Evening with Dr. Ken Yeang!

Octber 27, 2016 |
Join friends and colleagues for an evening with accalimed sustainability architect Dr. Ken Yeang, in the elegant BoConcept NY Chelsea showroom!

IALD Midwest: Using Light to Create Habitat at Brookfield Zoo

Sep 1, 2016 |
Kick off the holiday weekend early with a special lighting tour at Brookfield Zoo. James Karl Fischer, PhD RIBA, Executive Director of The Zoological Lighting Institute, will discuss photo-biology/ photo-ecology and how it relates to animal welfare and wildlife conservation, situating these topics within public health, safety and welfare concerns. Don't miss this unique behind the scenes look at one of the nation's most popular zoos.

ZLI Exhibit Booth at the AZA Annual Conference in San Diego

Sep 6-10, 2016

ZLI Reception and Light Dinner for Animal Welfare & Wildlife Conservation

Sep 9, 2016; 7:00 PM

Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference

Sep 11-14, 2016 |
"Wildlife and Roadway Lighting in View" Lecture

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