About IES Education

IES education is made possible by contributions from Acuity Brands.

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) places great emphasis on lighting education in fulfilling its mission to advance the art, science, and practice of illumination. Our goal is to provide agile and accessible educational opportunities through modern learning modalities as well as in-person seminars and courses and allowing the vast knowledge of our members to be shared with our membership at large.

While some of the IES educational content is made available to the general public, all of it is FREE for IES members. IES education is also a valuable resource for IES Sections and can be utilized in many different ways at the local level.

The IES is dedicated to the creation and ongoing management of education. Our content supports IES lighting standards as well as general lighting topics, applications, and practices. Whether a live webinar, video recording, or podcast, an interview or educational presentation, and even learning about various lighting educational facilities, we have been able to create content that can be consumed from wherever you are in the world.

It is our hope that you don’t just enjoy and find this content valuable, but that you are an active participant. If you are interested in being a future contributor, have recommendations on how we can improve, or just want to share some feedback, please contact Tom Butters, IES Director of Education at tbutters@ies.org.

Videos & Podcasts

Indispensable Lighting Series
Lighting Education Facility Showcase
Trailblazers & Icons Members Only
Forces of Change Podcast
Vintage Recordings

Archived Conference Materials

Annual Conference Presentations Members Only
Progress Reports Members Only
IES eLearning