IES Event Calendar

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.

Webinar: Ice, Darkness, a Circadian Story

IES Dallas Section

For those that ‘winter’ in Antarctica, psychosis, suicide and depression have been common issues; so too have been records of circadian sleep disorders. This presentation shows the history and challenges of living in Antarctica, specifically at the British Halley Ice Shelf Research Station. The speaker was responsible for the all the lighting design for Halley VI and for the interior habitats. This was informed by over 40-years of endocrinological medical data gathered from the previous stations. This talk will show…


Webinar: Lighting for Visual Impact: Theatrical Lighting Techniques and Practices in Modern Architectural Lighting Design

IES Nashville Section

What we see is often defined by how we see it. Theatrical lighting effects and technology is being used more and more in restaurants, retail, worship, and educational environments to enhance the customer experience. But are we applying the appropriate design techniques necessary to create an emotional and lasting impression? Explore how different theatrical design methods can be used to maximize the overall effectiveness of incorporating theatrical lighting technology in regular real-world settings. Speaker: Richard K. Davis, LC, MIES -…


Webinar: Concepts for Creativity and Cohesiveness in Lighting Design

IES Toronto Section

Fee: Free (Virtual on ZOOM) Description: This presentation will share how designers use concepts for creativity and cohesiveness in their designs. Do you understand strategies to create a design concept? Do you know how that concept can inspire your design solution? Are you bored with the same old solutions? Do you want to put some more spark in your lighting game? A creative concept can provide the inspiration you need to create cohesive lighting designs and augment your work. Come join…


Webinar: Light & Color

IES Edison Section

This meeting is free, and earns 1 AIA HSW Credit, Health, Safety & Welfare


Webinar: Dynamic Lighting Tunable Color, Circadian and Color Changing

IES Albany Section

The IES Albany Section is proud to present our January 2021 virtual AIA Presentation, Dynamic Lighting; Tunable Color, Circadian and Color Changing, presented by Jen Nekuda, PE, Controls Sales Engineer with H.E. Williams Inc. DESCRIPTION: Dynamic lighting, also known as tunable, color-changing, and circadian lighting, is being adopted and employed in current lighting designs. There are many studies showing the benefits of dynamic lighting in built environments. Early adopters have seeded the market and several lighting manufacturers now employ some level…


Virtual Tour of 2020 Lumen Award-Winning Project

IES New York City Section

Join Brett Andersen and other members of the Focus Lighting design team as they take us on a virtual tour of the Lumen Award of Merit-winning Royal Caribbean Terminal at PortMiami The inspiration for the lighting design was the image of two ships passing in the night and comes to life by showcasing the building’s bold, geometric forms and subtle storytelling. Programming allows the terminal to display unique color compositions for special events, but on most nights viewers see the…


IES Milwaukee’s After Holiday Party!

IES Milwaukee Section

Trivia Night hosted by Milwaukee's own Quizmasters!! Happy Hour starts at 6:30pm / Trivia starts at 7:00pm The more, the merrier, so ask family & friends to join your team! Socialize after event Gift card PRIZES for top 3 teams! $100 first prize $75 second prize $50 third prize Cost: $10 for professionals / $5 for family, friends & students Hope to see you for a fun night of trivia with IES Milwaukee!

$5 – $10

Empathetic Lighting: An Industry Snapshot of Material Transparency & Practices

IES Boston Section

Please join the IES Boston and Rhode Island section for a panel discussion on material transparency and industry sustainability practices. The architectural industry has made large strides in the last 5-10 years in its sustainable product offerings, building practices, cleaner materials, and regenerative ideals. But where does this leave the lighting industry? While some may bring up the substantial reductions in energy usage with LED technology, we must pause and ask ourselves if better efficiency and lower wattage are enough.…


IES Fundamentals of Lighting Course

IES St. Louis Section

This Course is approved for 2 IES CEUs, 20 USGBC CE hours and 2 AIA LUs with Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) credit and 20 pdhs.

$125 – $250