Frequently Asked Questions
Basically, you need to be knowledgeable and have something that can be of interest to our membership. If you wish to present an IES course at the section level, please contact your local section here: https://www.ies.org/membership/regions-districts-sections/
Any presentation cannot be promotional in nature and cannot be product oriented. You are permitted to state your company’s name on the first introductory slide (or verbal introduction) and the final wrap-up slide (or verbal closing). A company’s name or logo may not appear on the header or footer of each slide.
If you wish to present an IES course independently to a group, you may do so by purchasing the Instructor’s material here: https://www.ies.org/product-category/educational-material/
NOTE: Students can purchase their own course materials directly from the IES Bookstore. All IES material are copyrighted and cannot be reproduced in any manner.
If you wish to have a presentation approved for IES CEUs or AIA LUs continuing education credits you must follow the instructions downloaded here [PDF 56KB].
The IES is in the process of developing a Facilitators Directory. This Directory will consist of individuals who are qualified to deliver IES materials and available to travel. Fees are to be discussed between the two parties. The IES is not involved or responsible for any remuneration agreed upon.
The IES has a Speakers Directory which has nearly 100 lighting presentations and presenters who can travel and present at your local event. https://www.ies.org/education/speakers-directory/
NOTE: Both the Facilitators Directory and the Speakers Directory are available to members only.
The IES has a growing list of individual post Lighting Fundamentals seminars available here: https://www.ies.org/product-category/educational-material/
The IES has introduced three post Lighting Fundamental Courses as of September 2017. They can be viewed here: https://www.ies.org/product-category/educational-material/
Forms and Guidelines
General Guide – Course/Seminar Coordinator [PDF 359KB]
Continuing Education – How do I apply to get a presentation approved for IES CEUs or AIA LUs?
Fill out the required forms found below a minimum of 4 weeks prior to your event.