Committee Detail

Lighting for Seniors and the Visually Impaired Committee

LIGHTING APPLICATIONS

Committee Purpose, Scope and Documents

 
Purpose
This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for lighting in eldercare facilities and senior living environments.
Scope
Included subject matter: The scope emphasizes vision, comfort, and independence for populations with aging or low vision. It engages in activities such as outreach to senior care organizations, state and national regulatory agencies, and professional organizations involved in the development of standards for senior living environments. Research scope includes the dual function of the human eye for vision and circadian entrainment in relation to aging, particularly the timing, duration, color, and intensity of the circadian stimulus for seniors. Excluded subject matter: This committee does not cover the illumination of related public areas outside the industrial project limitations.
Documents

Committee Leadership


Greg Guarnaccia
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Greg Guarnaccia is The founder and principal designer of DoublEdge Design LLC, Greg Guarnaccia, has been practicing lighting design for over 25 years. With a broad base of experience, he has been involved with a variety of project types from mid-rise commercial and residential buildings to mixed-use projects, schools, houses of worship, hotels, entrainment & retail centers, museums and performing arts centers. He is currently a board member of the Baltimore Chapter of the Illuminating Engineering Society and is an active member of two IES national committees; Lighting For The Aged & Partially Sighted for which he serves as the chair and Theatre, TV & Film Lighting. Greg is also a member of the National Institute of Building Sciences’ Low Vision Design Committee where he has contributed to the creation of their first low vision design guideline the “Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment”. Greg also represents the IES on the International Code Council’s A117.1 committee that updates the ICC A117.1 “Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities” document. Mr. Guarnaccia is an adjunct professor teaching lighting design at Morgan State University and Anne Arundel Community College.







Vice-Chair - Erin Schambureck



Members (Voting)

 
  • Paul Mercier
  • Peping Dee
  • Linda J. Sanford
  • Amy Keller
  • Robert J. Dupuy
  • Eunice Noell-Waggoner
  • Mariel Taviana Acevedo
  • Sarah J. Fisher
  • Rebecca Hadley- Catter
  • Joan E. Roberts
  • Kassandra C. Gonzales
  • James Radi
  • Anthony J. Randazzo
  • Doug S. Walter
  • Szucheng CHIEN
  • Asha L. Hegde-Niezgoda
  • Octavio L. Perez

Advisory Members (Non-Voting)

 
  • Larry Weinstein
  • Deborah Burnett
  • Mary Beth Gotti
  • Lynn Davis
  • David Wilburn
  • Craig W. Oty
  • Nastaran Shishegar
  • Hyung Seok Choi
  • David G. Rubin
  • Colleen M. Peach

Advisory Panel Liaisons

 

Board Liaisons

 
 

Staff Liaisons

 
  • Patricia A. McGillicuddy
  • Geomara Flores
  • Zoe Milgram
  • Dawn De Grazio

EP Zoom Platinum Sponsor - $20,000

What’s in it for you?

  •    Sponsor 5 Students/Emerging Professionals and the EP Day presentation platform
  •    Visibility and awareness before breakout rooms and throughout the event
  •    Opportunity to present a live or prerecorded personal closing message (15 seconds-1 minute duration)
  •    Shout-outs throughout the event
  •    Recognition as an EP Program Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference homepage
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference Emerging Professional homepage

EP Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor students and emerging professionals to attend the virtual Annual Conference event or the in-person Street & Area Lighting Conference. Student and EP recipients selected by Emerging Professional Committee.

EP Breakout Room Sponsor - $8,000

What do you get?

  •    Sponsor breakout room for live engagement and networking during EP Day
  •    Opportunity to present a live or prerecorded personal welcome message (15 seconds-1 minute duration)
  •    Visibility and awareness at the start of the schedule
  •    Personalized zoom backgrounds for moderators
  •    Recognition as an EP Program Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference homepage
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference Emerging Professional homepage
  •    Opportunity to provide personalized swag to attendees and moderators

EP Game Sponsor - $5,000

What are the benefits?

  •    Sponsor live interactive game session(s) during EP Day
  •    Ability to use your personal game hosting platform for the game session (IES can provide platform if needed)
  •    Be a Game Co-Host
  •    Opportunity to provide personalized swag or selection of IES publications as prize options

1 X Event Sponsor - $5,000

What’s in it for you?

  •    Visibility and awareness before breakout rooms and throughout the event – graphic image of logo
  •    Opportunity to submit a prerecorded personal opening/closing message (15 seconds-1 minute duration)
  •    Shout-outs throughout the event
  •    Recognition as a Leadership Forum Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the Leadership Forum homepage

6 X Breakout Room Sponsor - $1,000 – (1 for each of 6 Breakout Rooms)

What do you get?

  •    Visibility and awareness at the start of the schedule – [verbal announcement/thank you]
  •    Personalized Zoom background for moderators – [moderators must use if provided by sponsor]
  •    Recognition as a Leadership Forum Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the Leadership Forum homepage

3 X Leadership Forum Kahoot Game Sponsor - $500

What are the benefits?

  •    Sponsor live interactive Kahoot game session(s) during LF Day
  •    Be a Game Co-Host (optional)
  •    Recognition as a Leadership Forum Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the Leadership Forum homepage

1x Gold Sponsor- $25,000

  •    Recognition as a Gold Sponsor in a fourth (1/4) page placement for 2 months in LD+A magazine
  •    Recognition as Gold sponsor on event app and all event communication, excluding Registration and Daily Digest communications
  •    Full registration for two (2) to the Annual Conference
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

2x Keynote Sponsor- $10,000

  •    2-3 minute Opening
  •    Introduce keynote speaker
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

5x Virtual Break Sponsor - $6,000

  •    Provided graphic visible during break duration
  •    Recognition as Virtual Break sponsor on event app and all event communications, excluding Registration and Daily Digest communications
  •    Full Registration for one (1) to the Annual Conference

1x Opening Session Sponsor- $5,000

  •    90-second video prior to session start
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

1x Closing Session Sponsor- $5,000

  •    90-second video prior to session start
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

1x Society Update Sponsor - $5,000

  •    Recognition as Society Update sponsor throughout web
  •    Recognition as Society Update sponsor on event app and all event communication, excluding Registration and Daily Digest communications
  •    Full registration for one (1) to attend the 2021 Annual Conference
  •    90-second video prior to session start

1x Registration Sponsor - $5,000

  •    Visibility as sole sponsor on the registration page and in all registration focused communications
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

1x Daily Digest Sponsor - $5,000

  •    Visibility as sole sponsor in all Daily Digest focused communications
  •    Recognition on event webpage and communications as Daily Digest Sponsor

10x Event App Exhibitor Page Sponsor - $1,000

  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app