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.

IES Ottawa Section

The annual IES Ottawa Holiday Party is always a popular event. This year, we've brought the fun and games online so that you can socialize, celebrate, and compete with other members of the Ottawa lighting community! Get ready for a virtual trip around the world, all from the comfort of your own home.  What does that look like? You'll be split into teams as you use the mobile app (linked below) to search for clues across more than 22 countries.…


GK Illumination Awards Seattle 2020

IES Seattle Section

Presenting the 2020 Gloria Koch Leonidas Illumination Awards! Please join us on December 17th for a celebration of this past year’s award-winning projects.

$10 – $20

Webinar: What Happens After the Specification is Written?

IES Los Angeles Section

Please join our panel, Lisa Passamonte Green, Chip Israel, and Archit Jain for a discussion on what happens with a specification after it has been written. Chip, Archit, and Lisa will discuss their processes after a project goes to bid and how they work with their clients to ensure the end result matches the plans. They will speak about their experiences during the purchasing process and how they have seen things change during their careers. The end of the session will…


IES EP Virtual Happy Hour and Scavenger Hunt

IES Denver Section

Join your fellow Emerging Professionals for a virtual happy hour and scavenger hunt! There is no need to be an IES member to attend this event.


Webinar: Integration of Acoustic Control in Lighting

IES Atlanta Section

IES Atlanta invites you to join us Tuesday, January 12th at 2PM for Integration of Acoustic Control in Lighting Fixtures. This seminar is with Janet Cecchettini who is the SR Manager of Lighting and Lighting Controls Education at Acuity Brands. This presentation is registered with AIA for 1 LU | HSW. Certificates will be provided, upon request, after the event.  URL:  United States: +1 (646) 749-3122 - One-touch: tel:+16467493122,,416912533# Access Code: 416-912-533 Description: Contemporary interior design has led to an increase in…


Webinar: Theatre System Design Basics

IES Norfolk/Virginia Beach Section

Join us to learn about criteria needed for designing a theatrical space & the programming needs of a typical educational performance space.


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