On 12 July 2023, a business meeting was held at the headquarters of the International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS) with a representative of the French company "Light Event Consulting", Mr Laurent Lhuillery. The talks were held with the participation of Ms Sophie Lafranchi, Development Director of DUALEST S.A.S. Groupe, , in April 2023, to discuss capacity building and improvement of museum practices in Central Asia. Light Event Consulting provides consulting and design services for large-scale events and light installations at world-renowned cultural heritage sites.
Mr. Lhuillery presented his company, spoke about its specialisation and showed several examples of successful projects implemented in different countries (https://cloud.mail.ru/public/Vs3f/qyYNCjPqG ). The Director of IICAI shared information about the Institute, its history and the importance of its scientific research. Opportunities for co-operation and potential areas of work were also discussed during the meeting.