IES Digital Knowledge

The IES Educational Webinar Series covers a variety of lighting and Illuminating Engineering Society specific topics to help you grow your lighting knowledge and get the most out of your IES membership. The archive of recorded webinars are available to IES Members only.

Each webinar in the IES Standards Webinar Series is devoted to a specific IES Standard. These webinars are typically presented by one or more lead contributors from the authoring committee of the standard. Webinars attendees have an opportunity to hear directly from experts who have an in-depth knowledge on the topic of the standard. Question and Answer sessions at the end allow viewers to submit questions to the presenters. Available to IES Members only.

The IES is an accredited Standards Development Organization (SDO) under American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved procedures. The Society publishes nearly 100 varied publications including recommended practices on a variety of applications, design guides, technical memoranda, and publications on energy management and lighting measurement.

This new program is designed to give members, educators and the general public access to information about quality lighting. The presentations in the series can be used for IES Section Meetings, as an instructional supplement for introductory lighting courses in post-secondary settings and for those who would like to know more about lighting. (Public Access)
The Trailblazers and Icons Interview Series is a collection of interviews with some of the greats in lighting. Available to IES Members only.
The Forces of Change monthly podcast series offers streaming or downloadable options to recorded conversations with informed guests on trends and new technologies affecting the lighting industry.
The IES provides insight and access to the work being done in some of the best lighting educational facilities. Actual faculty and students explain, in their own words, what differentiates their educational facilities from others. In some instances, the viewer is transferred directly into a class of one of these facilities. In others, scientists and graduate students explain the work being conducted. From basic to more specialized, this educational offering is delivered by experts in the lighting education field directly for the benefit of the viewer.
Recorded technical seminars from IES Sections.
The Progress Committee’s mission is to keep in touch with developments in the art and science of lighting throughout the world and prepare a yearly report of achievements for the Society. Acceptance is based on an impartial judging process used by the committee to evaluate each submission on its uniqueness, innovation and significance to the lighting industry.
Coming soon. Recorded Illumination Awards from our Annual Conferences. Available to IES Members only.
Coming soon. Educational webinars from our sponsors.
Vintage lighting videos from the past.
Courses posted on Digital Chalk require a user-name and password that are independent of IES membership log-in.
Starting in January 2018, this 20-part series of short videos explains in simple language the various terms, phrases and concepts surrounding the lighting industry. This series is perfect for anyone just getting into the industry or for any person who wishes to know the difference between a lumen and a watt.