• IES Central Illinois is hosting a full-day educational event entitled BRILLIANCE: The Next Level of Lighting and Learning. The course will take place on March 28, 2018 at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. Review the full event description and registration link here.

  • The 2018 IES Chicago Lighting Student Scholarship has been announced! Please refer to the Scholarships page for additional information. Don't delay - applications are due by April 30th.

  • Please note that the date for the March event has been changed from the previously published date. The event will be held on March 22, 2018.

  • Presentation slides from the January 18th event "Information Technology and Lighting Convergence" have been posted here.

  • Is there topic or project you'd like to see covered at an IES Chicago event? Let us know!


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Upcoming Events

Lighting Innovation Hits the Streets

March 22, 2018
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Perkins + Will (The Wrigley Building, North Tower)
410 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60611

Outdoor lighting strategies have changed, energy codes require mandatory outdoor lighting controls; we will review the organizations engaged, standards established and hot topics for the future of outdoor lighting.

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Shedding Light on Horticultural Lighting

April 19, 2018
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Union Station - Founders Room
225 South Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60606

We often speak about how interior lighting affects humans - but how does it affect plants? Join us to learn about Horticulture Lighting and earn AIA/CEU credits.

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IES Fundamentals of Lighting - Spring 2018

April 10, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Steiner Electric
2225 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60612


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Refer to the Events page for a full listing of this season's IES Chicago events.

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Emerging Professionals Events

Annual Sponsors

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