Loading Events
  • This event has passed.



The theme of this year’s conference is “My Light,” bringing focus to the impact of light on our personal health and well-being. The objective of this conference is to provide educational sessions on the art, design, science, & research of lighting relevant to lighting professionals, lighting educators, and other design disciplines.

The 2017 Annual Conference fosters personal and career growth through educational and networking opportunities and allows lighting professionals to earn up to 14 CEU credits through participation.

Keynote Presenter – Steven Squyres

Keynote Presenter: Steven Squyres

Principal Scientist for the Mars Exploration Rover Project, Dr. Steven Squyres is the James A. Weeks Professor of Physical Sciences at Cornell University and the acclaimed principal investigator for the science payload on the Mars Exploration Rover Project. He is best known as the face and voice of NASA’s mission to Mars and the pioneering drive across its surface by two high-tech robotic rovers named “Spirit” and “Opportunity.”

Program and Agenda

In addition to this year’s keynote presentation, attendees will hear from noted professionals and subject matter experts from the industry as they present topics relevant to the “My Light” theme in a variety of formats. There will be presentations and panel discussions along with breakout sessions to allow attendees to gather in a smaller setting to participate in 14 seminar and 14 paper presentations.

We look forward to seeing you at the IES 2017 Annual Conference.

If you have any general questions, or just wish to speak with someone at IES about the Annual Conference, Conference, please contact the office at 212-248-5000 or email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities at the IES Annual Conference, please contact Jennifer Marotta Collin at email hidden; JavaScript is required.