The IES has an active calendar that includes multiple opportunities to network and socialize with industry peers. Browse educational courses as well as various society and section events. To keep abreast with our upcoming events follow the calendar below. To save on fees and learn more about the benefits of membership, click here.

Loading Events

« All Events

An Evening with Suzan Tillotson – Lighting Design: An Inside Look

10 October 2022 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT

10 USD – 25 USD
IES Denver Section

The CU Boulder Lighting Program Presents: An Evening with Suzan Tillotson

Join us for a conversation with Suzan Tillotson, founding partner of Tillotson Design Associates.

Suzan will outline her process for exploring a design and will walk the attendees through this process using previous projects as case studies. She will present the project criteria and challenges faced with the design, the inspiration for the solutions, and the process for their implementation.

Check out some of TDA’s award winning projects here.

Monday, October 10, 2022
5:00 PM – Dinner and Networking Hour
6:00 PM – Presentation

Koelbel Building – Room 100
995 Regent Dr.
Boulder, CO 80309

Parking and Directions:

Short Term Paid Parking is available along Regent Drive and in Lot 440.

The presentation with be held in Room KOBL 100 in the Koelbel Building.

FREE for students, $10 for IES members, $25 for non-members

*Dinner will be provided for all registrants

About the Speaker:
Suzan TillotsonSuzan Tillotson is a founding partner of Tillotson Design Associates, a 25-person lighting design firm based in New York City. Ms. Tillotson has been a keynote speaker, lectured and taught at numerous lighting events, and universities, including Cornell, Dalhousie, McGill, LSU, University of Arkansas, and Princeton University. She was the recipient of the LSU College of Art and Design Distinguished Alumni Award where she gave the commencement address. Suzan was awarded the Lighting Designer of the Year at the 2017 Lighting Design Awards in London and in 2018 she was awarded the International Dark Sky Association’s Lighting Design and Technology Award. Tillotson Design Associates was named Architizer’s A+ Lighting Design Firm of 2021. TDA’s prestigious client list includes nine Pritzker prize winning architects: Rem Koolhaas, Herzog & de Meuron, Norman Foster, SANAA, Thom Mayne, Renzo Piano, Christian de Portzamparc, Frank Gehry, and Shigeru Ban.

TDA has designed the lighting for a wide variety of award-winning domestic and international projects, most notably, the Bloomberg European Headquarters in London, the Broad in LA, the New Museum in NYC, the Dee and Charles Wyly Theater in Dallas, TX; Lincoln Center, Barclays Center, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.


10 October 2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
10 USD – 25 USD


Koelbel Building – Room 100
995 Regent Dr.
Boulder, CO 80309 United States
+ Google Map
Skip to content