February 2020 Print

Message from the President

Mike Barr, MIES
IESNYC Section President

It’s already February 2020!

Many of you were able to join us for our Popcorn and a Movie and it was great to see so many in attendance. This latest installment of the T.A.L.K. series was very inspirational. Our History committee continues to work very hard on additional interviews so stay tuned for news about our next presentation. Our Section is grateful to Co-Chairs Addison Kelly and Bill Maiman for their leadership and vision. Our thanks go out to the rest of the committee for their dedication. Read More>


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Upcoming Event

Student Lighting Competition Exhibition and Reception

March 3, 2020. View the talents of our upcoming lighting designers at this Exhibition and Reception and join in the excitement as the winners of the IESNYC Student Lighting Competition are announced. Free Admission for All. Registration Required >



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Upcoming Event

Fundamentals of Lighting Classes Begin

March 3, 2020. Fundamentals of Lighting is an introductory course comprised of ten modules, presented over eight evenings.  In a basic and straight forward style, each module provides up-to-date material on lighting concepts, systems, equipment, calculation procedures and other important design and industry issues. This course is ideal for those who have only a basic awareness of lighting and professionals who want a thorough overview of the field. More >



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Upcoming Event

Luminaires + Optics

Save the Date - Feb 25! The purpose of this program is to introduce the lighting practitioner to the basics of luminaires and optics related to lighting


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Announcements and Other Events

Applications are Being Accepted for the 2020 Student Lighting Competition
Deadline: Sunday, February 16, 2020
The IESNYC invites students from New York City Art and Design schools to participate in a city wide design competition. Students enrolled in an NYC based college or university in fall and spring semester lighting classes are eligible. Monetary prizes are awarded to the top three winners. Learn More >


IESNYC Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2020
Deadline February 24, 2020
The IESNYC will award a merit‐based, single‐year scholarship to recognize and support potential future leaders in the field of architectural lighting. The monetary value of the scholarship shall be $25,000 and includes acceptance into an exclusive mentorship program with the IESNYC, providing valuable opportunities to interact and collaborate with professionals in the architectural lighting industry. The scholarship is open to citizens of the United States, permanent U.S. residents, as well as holders of U.S. student visas (F‐1). Applicants must be students currently enrolled in a full‐time graduate program as a degree candidate in the field of architectural lighting, at an accredited college/university in New York state. Applicants must currently be in their first year of the lighting program. Learn More >


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Other Events

IES Webinar - Lighting Calculations Explained
February 13, 2020. IESNYC Board member, Shaun Fillion, will provide an under-the-hood look at radiosity calculations and raytrace renderings. Learn More >

Registration Is Open for LEDucation 2020
Be part of the excitement at LEDucation 2020 Trade Show and Conference in the heart of New York City March 17–18, 2020! With over 400 exhibitors of architectural lighting, controls and related technologies, an exhibition expansion, a new LED Museum, and a Saint Patrick's Day Light It Up Reception, this is a year you don't want to miss! Learn More >

Call for Speakers IES Annual Conference 2020

Deadline for Speaker submissions is February 16, 2020. The IES invites you to submit your presentation ideas, particularly drawing from the interpretations of the theme Hindsight / Insight / Foresight. Read More


Registration is Open for Lightfair 2020

May 3-7, 2020. LightFair 2020 will mark the 31st year of the show in Las Vegas. Register Today. Early-bird pricing ends March 2, 2020.  More

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