August 2020 Print

Message from the President

Mike Barr, MIES
IESNYC Section President

June brings wonderful news as New York City approaches Phase 1 of reopening. While things are going to be different in the way we interact and do business, we can feel hopeful that we are moving in a positive direction.

This month, Caleb McKenzie, our Nominations and Awards Committee Chair announced the new 2020 Board of Managers. We would like to thank the members of the 2019 Board who have tirelessly given of their time to make our Section one to be proud of. I personally look forward to working with the new Board members. Read More >

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Announcements and Other Events

Virtual Tour of the Lighting Design at the Museum of Modern Art
June 17, 2020. | 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Join Suzan Tillotson, CLD, IALD, MIES, founding partner, and Dagmara Nowak, senior designer at Tillotson Design Associates for a virtual tour of the lighting design at the recently renovated and expanded MoMA. Attendees will virtually visit the Lauder Lobby, the Atrium, Bauhaus Staircase, Studio Gallery, Lounge Areas and the new MoMA store, among several others public spaces and hear about the approach taken for the lighting design. The presentation will be followed by a Q & A.

We are pleased to announce the results of our IESNYC Board of Managers Ballot for 2020-2021. The roster for 2020-2021 is as follows:

Michael Barr, Lutron Electronics Co, Inc.

Vice President
Pete Jacobson, Con Edison

Bradley S. Telias, Enterprise Lighting Sales

Joseph Belfer, Cerberus Consulting
Megan Carroll, New York Digital
Philip Cialdella, Light Abilities
Rinkinson Gohel, Bliss Fasman Inc
Melissa Goren, MGE
Brigid Hardiman, NY School of Interior Design Student
Jeffrey J. Hoenig, CBBLD
Caleb McKenzie, US Lighting Consultants
Randy Sabedra, RS Lighting Design
Kacie Stigliano, SLS Lighting Group

The Section would like to express its thanks to all members of the 2019-2020 Board for their determination and creativity in producing great programs and continuing our goal to educate and inform our community. We look forward to a great year ahead.

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Other Events

Earn Continuing Education Credits and Keep up-to-date with the Latest Discussions in Our Industry through IES Webinars!

Discomfort Glare in Outdoor Nighttime Environments

June 18 | 12:00pm | 1 IES CEU

This IES webinar will cover the basics of glare, methods and research challenges when investigating glare and creating metrics, and the importance of research in this area.

Show Me the Data: Does LED Lighting Influence Roadway Safety?

July 2 | 12:00pm | 1 IES CEU

This IES webinar will share preliminary findings from a new PNNL field study of roadway crash statistics, investigating whether converting to energy-efficient LED roadway lighting with some blue content influences driving safety.

Roadway Photometrics

July 30 | 12:00pm | 1 IES CEU

IES Educational Webinar detailing how photometrics are developed via goniophotometer

Lightfair Offers Virtual Conference

July 21-23, 2020. Registration opens June 24. LightFair will present selected courses from its 2020 Conference program online as “LightFair Connect.” MORE >

LEDucation 2020 to Hold a Virtual Conference and Exhibit Hall

SAVE THE DATES! August 18–19, 2020. LEDucation 2020 is transitioning to a virtual experience. Stay tuned for details.

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