The Detroit Section has an active calendar that includes various educational courses as well as multiple opportunities to network and socialize with industry peers. To keep abreast with our upcoming events follow the calendar below.
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The adoption of LED lighting has tremendous environmental benefits for its reduced energy use, yet the environmental impact of lighting extends beyond energy use – from the materials used to create a lighting product, to how a product is manufactured, operated, and maintained, to disposal or re-use at end-of-life. This webinar will provide a holistic view of the environmental impacts of LED lighting across its full life cycle, including embodied carbon and emissions, hazardous material concerns, and depletion of resources. Attendees will learn about methods, tools, and resources they can use to develop and support a more sustainable and circular lighting economy.
Webinar participants are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU).
Gabe Arnold, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Gabe Arnold is a Senior Engineer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory where he focuses on development and deployment of emerging lighting technologies. He’s a principal investigator on the advanced lighting team supporting the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lighting R&D and Commercial Buildings Integration programs.
Kate Hickcox, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Kate Hickcox is a lighting research scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. She is a creative thinker in the field of lighting, with over 15 years of experience in both lighting research and lighting design.
Leela Shanker, Borealis Lighting Studio, BR+A
Leela Shanker is a lighting designer with BR+A’s Borealis Lighting Studio and a contributing member to the Green Light Alliance (GLA) – an international network of lighting professionals progressing industry-led standards, research, and advocacy for circular lighting design principles. Her current work with the GLA, AIA’s Committee on the Environment (COTE) and Carbon Leadership Forum New York chapter centers on lighting-specific issues related to Embodied Carbon and Life Cycle Assessment.
The IES Street and Area Lighting Conference appeals to a broad spectrum of attendees with a primary focus of improving outdoor lighting. The conference program provides outdoor lighting training classes, seminars, networking sessions and an exhibit hall. Attendees come from across the country and internationally representing utilities, municipalities, DOTs, consulting and engineering firms, research firms, manufacturing firms and educational institutions. The IES Street and Area Lighting Conference is the only forum specific to the interests and challenges facing outdoor lighting professionals.
IES Street & Area Lighting Conference 2021
October 11-13, 2021
Join us on October 12th at 5:00 for a Spooky Lighting Scavenger Hunt after dinner at the Detroit Shipping Company.
We are so excited to host our first in-person meeting of 2021, a Spooky Lighting Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Detroit!
About this event
Happy October!! Join IES Detroit for dinner and drinks at the Detroit Shipping Company (outdoor seating available), and then test your knowledge and skills of observation in a Spooky Lighting Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Detroit!
6:00pm-9:00pm Scavenger Hunt
This is intended to be DRIVING tour, but weather permitting you can also walk! We encourage you to invite your friends and peers (non-members are encouraged!) to participate. If you’re driving, one person can drive while others navigate and take photos. Otherwise, we will also indicate places to find street parking so you can take photos while stationary. There is free parking at and near the Detroit Shipping Company.
The Scavenger Hunt should take about 1 hour to complete if driving, 2 hours if walking. There are also two MoGo Bikeshare stations a five minute walk from Detroit Shipping Company.
Your Detroit BOM Clues Hotline will be on standby to assist with any questions during the Hunt. Plan to return to Detroit Shipping Company for drinks when you’re finished.
$10 for Students
$15 for Emerging Professional IES Members
$25 for IES Members
$35 for Non-Members
Detroit Shipping Company
474 Peterboro Street
Detroit, MI 48201
Presentation on RTLS, Real-Time Location Systems which provide real time location, visibility and telemetry data for equipment and personnel
About this event
Webinar participants are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU).
With day-to-day problems and challenges in healthcare facilities, such as fast spreading infections, loss of inventory, the need for contact tracing etc. location data is the key to improving operational efficiency and processes. RTLS, Real-Time Location System is a system which provides for real time location, visibility and telemetry data for equipment and personnel throughout a facility. It can be provided by leveraging the lighting infrastructure. A real time location system is comprised of badges/tags, a network of readers/sensors/transmitters, and a location engine. The data is sent to a server which provides the end-user real time location information on patients, caregivers, and assets.
Alan Tangen, MBA is the Head of RTLS Business Development and Sales for Cooper Lighting Solutions. Alan has spent over 20 years working with communication technologies, predominantly in healthcare. He has developed an expert understanding of the challenges facing healthcare and the significant value technology can deliver to overcome them. During his career he has had extensive experience in managing service and sales personnel, as well as selling, installing, and servicing complex solutions including nurse call, wireless communication, and real time locating systems. He is responsible for numerous successful implementations.
Please join the IES Detroit Section as we celebrate 2021’s IES Illumination Award submitted projects, and 2020-2021’s MLHOF Award Winners!
Please join the IES Detroit Section as we celebrate 2021’s IES Illumination Award submitted projects and honor our Michigan Lighting Hall of Fame Recipients for 2020 and 2021. The Detroit Section has a proud history of being at the forefront of lighting design, and despite being home for the better part of 2021, Detroit was still busy at work! There were a total of 5 submitted projects from our design community, 3 of which won an Award of Merit. Join us to find out which jobs made the cut and congratulate the design teams. We will also learn about our 2020 and 2021 MLHOF Recipients and celebrate their contributions to the Detroit lighting community.
Please join the IES Detroit Section as we host our Annual Product Show for 2022. The show will have more than 100 tables of manufacturer displays of the most current technology in Lighting & Controls.
$35 Early Bird by April 15
$45 after April 15 and day of show
$10 Student Ticket
Go to the link below to purchase tickets:
2022 IES Detroit Product Show Tickets – Eventbrite
For Exhibitor Registration:
2022 IES Detroit Product Show Exhibitor Registration
For General information please contact the Product Show Committee: [email protected]
Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Join us in New Orleans on August 18-20, and immerse yourself in the most current lighting education, cutting-edge products, and networking opportunities with your industry peers.
What is the IES Annual Conference?
The Illuminating Engineering Society’s Annual Conference August 18-20, 2022 in New Orleans provides a range of educational programming—including workshops, seminars, interactive experiences, networking, and paper and poster presentations—on the art, design, science, and research of lighting relevant to lighting professionals, educators, and related design disciplines.
The 2022 Annual Conference will endeavor to bring experiences, education, networking and inspiration together to foster personal and career growth.
The theme for the 2022 IES Annual Conference is Lighting the Way. This year’s IES Annual Conference theme focuses on leadership both in the lighting community and by the lighting community. The world around us continues to change in unexpected ways, and lighting professionals are at the forefront of those changes. Through research, code changes, technology advancements and more, lighting professionals are leading the way in this rapidly evolving world, and are dedicated to influencing it for the better.
Location: Hyatt Regency Dallas
300 Reunion Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207
The IES Street and Area Lighting Conference is the only forum of its kind specific to the interests and challenges facing outdoor lighting professionals, with attendees gathering from across the globe to represent utilities, municipalities, DOTs, research firms, and more. This year, we are delighted to welcome Mark Lien as our keynote speaker.
The IES is excited to announce that registration is officially open for the 2022 IES Street and Area Lighting Conference, taking place in Dallas, Texas! As always, the Society’s priority is the health and safety of the lighting community, and we have enhanced our safety guidelines to ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience.
We can’t wait to reconnect with you, and look forward to providing a top-notch educational experience filled with training classes, seminars, networking sessions, and more dedicated to the improvement of outdoor lighting.
Thank you to Clarus Lighting & Controls for sponsoring the Digital Booklet!
The Annual IES Detroit Lighting Product Show is the “must attend” event of our calendar year. Featuring over 100 lighting exhibitors, there will be something to see for everyone. This is your chance to see the latest trends and developments in the lighting industry. Lighting Designers, Architects, Interior Designers, Specifiers, Electrical Engineers, Electrical Contractors, and Distributors are all encouraged to attend.
The trade show features plenty of food and several open bars to enjoy through the evening.
Also be sure to come and buy a raffle ticket at the door for your chance to win great prizes donated by our exhibitors and the IES Detroit Section.
NEW FOR 2023: IES Detroit is proud to offer CEU Presentations at this year’s Product Show.
3pm-4pm :: The Benefits of Warm Street Lighting :: Bob Hahn and Michael Woznicki, Lumecon
4:30pm-5:30pm :: The Science of Color: TM30 :: Bridget Cross, Ecosense
6pm-7pm :: Specifying Sustainable Luminaires :: Anita Majumdar, Acuity Brands