January 2019 Print


Lighting Jeopardy
Wednesday, January 9

HOST: Gary Dulanski
Join us for a fun and exciting night of lighting trivia - Jeopardy style! Test your knowledge of lighting design! The person with the highest score after three contestant rounds will move on to the Champion's speed round where they have a chance to win a fun prize!

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After the Holidays Networking-Social Event
Thursday, January 10

IESNYC North Program
The IESNYC Programs North Committee is celebrating the start of the New Year with a get together at Aloy's Italian Restaurant for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Meet and mingle with fellow members of the "North" lighting community at this renowned Italian eatery.

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IES Seminar: Electricity for Lighting Practitioners
Tuesday, January 22

PRESENTER: Charles Cameron
Expand your technical knowledge base with the basics of electricity and how it relates to lighting. This is an introductory-level seminar for participants to identify electricity’s definition and sources, as well as the role of the electrical engineer.

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Application Is Open for the IESNYC 2019 Student Lighting Competition
DEADLINE Sunday, February 17, 2019

The IESNYC is celebrating the 19th year of the Student Lighting Competition. This year’s theme, LIGHT & CULTURE, challenges students to construct a three-dimensional study exploring the role of light in rituals, events, or rites of passage.

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DEADLINE Sunday, January 27, 2019

The 2019 Lumen Awards "Call for Entries" is open to interior or exterior architectural lighting design projects designed by a NYC based designer(s) for a project located anywhere in the world. Or the project must be located in NYC regardless of the location of the designer(s). The Lumen Awards publicly recognize excellence, professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design. Click Here for Details and To Apply >

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Message from the President

Say Farewell to 2018 and Hello 2019!
Our 2018 calendar year was a big success with interesting and informative events—as well as great fun programs such as the STUDENT COMPETITION and the IESNYC LUMEN AWARDS.

2019 starts off with our “LIGHTING JEOPARDY” challenge hosted by the ever charming, Gary Dulanski! The fun begins on Wedneday January 9th at BE-Ex. Check our website for time and location.

(Click on the links below for more information)

Don’t forget to register for LIGHTING JEOPARDY. Registration is open.
So come and join in the fun! See you all there

Caleb McKenzie
President, New York City Section of The Illuminating Engineering Society

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Other Events

Registration Is Open for LEDucation 2019

March 12-13, 2019. This annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference will feature leading manufacturers of architectural lighting, controls and related technologies from around the globe showcasing their latest products and technologies. The conference will offer attendees an exclusive opportunity to learn from top industry experts and earn continuing education credits. Visit LEDucation.org for More Information >

IES Annual Conference

August 8-10, 2019
Omni Louisville Hotel
400 South 2nd St., Louisville, KY

The Illuminating Engineering Society’s Annual Conference provides a range of educational programming—including workshops, seminars, immersive experiences, tours, networking, and paper and poster presentations—on the art, design, science, and research of lighting relevant to lighting professionals, educators, and related design disciplines. A broad selection of CEU credits are available through participation at the conference. Visit IES.org for Details >

IES Street and Area Lighting Conference

September 22–25, 2019
Sheraton San Diego
Hotel & Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA

The 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. It's 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. Visit IES.org for More Information >

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