IALD's DC Chapter Hosts Happy Hour
The IALD's Washington, D.C., chapter is hosting a social happy hour on Thursday, April 3, 2008 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Illuminations in Georgetown, located at 3323 Cady's Alley. As a special feature, local student-designed lighting fixtures will be displayed, and the students will be on...
IESNA Regions Offer Education
The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America's regional affiliates frequently offer educational opportunities and conferences. Here are just a few upcoming events. April 17, 2008, the Los Angeles Section of IESNA offers the seminar "Solid State Lighting Viability." Click through for more...
National Dark-Sky Week Approaches
The sixth annual National Dark-Sky Week (
LightFair Keynote Speakers Announced
Keynote speakers during Lightfair 2008's Daylighting Institute have been announced. They include: Dr. Dave Irvine-Halliday of the Light Up The World Foundation and David Gottfried of WorldBuild. Visit
Claude Engle Gives Feltman Lecture at Cooper Union
Claude Engle, a celebrated lighting designer of more than 40 years, and David Nelson, director of design at London-based architecture firm Foster + Partners, presented their collaborative work in a lecture titled "Drawing Light from Shadow" as part of the Feltman Lecture series on Thursday, Feb. 14...
"Bye Bye Incandescent?" Lecture Series, Part 5: Compact Fluorescents, Mercury, and Writing a Non-toxic Lighting Specification
On Feb. 13, 2008, the New York chapter of the Illuminating Engineering Society held the fifth installment of its "Bye Bye Incandescent?" lecture series. The focus of this segment included critical information and discussion regarding the impact of mercury sources in our landfills, the challenges of...
LightFair Releases Schedule of Seminars, Courses
The commercial lighting trade show and conference LightFair International has announced the availability of its 2008 lineup of courses, seminars, workshops, and keynote luncheons. Scheduled for May 26 to 30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the conference will offer educational and informational...
Lyon's Festival of Lights
Since 1999 Lyon, France, has celebrated light as an art form and cultural event. In early December for four days (Dec. 6-9) the city is transformed into an illuminated urban spectacle.
First Global Lighting Design Convention Makes Its Mark
In an impressive turnout, the professional lighting design Convention (PLDC) attracted close to 1,100 attendees, including lighting designers, architects, students, and lighting manufacturers, at its first global convention, held in London October 24-27, 2007.
20 Presenters, 20 Slides, 20 Seconds
The informal, rapid-fire presentation style known as Pecha Kucha is Powerpoint's hip, younger cousin.