LIGHTFAIR International 2017 @ Pennsylvania Convention Center
May 7 @ 4:00 am – May 11 @ 1:00 pm

Light Fair InternationalThe world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference.

Teachers of Lighting Workshop (TOLW) @ Philips Lighting Application Center
Jun 11 – Jun 16 all-day

The purpose of the workshop is to provide concentrated instruction in design, science and technology of lighting to full time and part time academic faculty who currently teach and have responsibility for lighting education. The workshop curricula assumes some basic lighting knowledge (i.e. participation in lighting workshops, university course work). Click here for more information.

Parsons Summer Intensive Lighting Design Studio @ Parsons Greenwich Village campus
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm

Parsons Summer Intensive Lighting Design StudioParsons Summer Intensive Lighting Design Studio is a week-long immersion experience that exposes students to the working process and application techniques for lighting design. Taking advantage of the expertise in the MFA Lighting Design program at Parsons, participants spend a full seven days in the studio environment working on a lighting design project sited in New York city. Students participate in hands-on exercises that examine the technical and poetic relationship that natural light and electric light have with architecture, while at the same time taking advantage of the vast design resources in the New York metropolitan area and new tools and techniques for lighting design. For professionals, the studio is an opportunity to refresh and re-tool with other practicing professionals in an academic studio environment.

University housing is also available (but not required) in suite-style dormitories from 6/11/17 through 6/20/17.

Tuition: $2,100 Housing: $700
University credits: This is a noncredit program.
Schedule: Monday 6/12/17 to Monday 6/19/17, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., plus some evenings

Location: Parsons Greenwich Village campus

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2017 IES Annual Conference @ Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
Aug 10 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm

IESJoin fellow IES members and colleagues from throughout our industry at the 2017 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Annual Conference.  Don’t miss this special opportunity to remain informed and network with like-minded individuals.

2017 IES Street and Area Lighting Conference @ JW Marriott Austin Hotel
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm

2017 IES Street & Area Lighting ConferenceThe IES Street & Area Lighting Conference is the only conference of its kind dedicated to improving the outdoor lighting business of electric utilities and energy service companies. We continue to provide an open forum for end -users facing the same questions regarding relevant products for specific application, lighting controls, bench marks from other users in the lighting community, and milestones reached by municipalities, utilities and DOT’s. We strive to maintain a small community feel, creating a great opportunity to network with industry peers through seminars with speaker Q+A, breakout sessions to discuss issues in-depth, an exhibit hall and many networking events with speakers and peers in a comfortable and open atmosphere.

The 88th Annual IES Aviation Lighting Committee Technology Meeting @ Hyatt Regency Dallas
Oct 23 – Oct 26 all-day

IES Aviation Lighting Committee

The 88th Annual IES Aviation Lighting Committee Technology Meeting will be held this year at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, in Dallas, TX. Participants will attend over four full days of technical papers, interactive educational seminars and meals. Subjects covered in previous years have included LED lighting, R&D projects, lighting maintenance issues and more. For more information contact: Tara Stewart, or