Events

The Vancouver Section has an active calendar that includes various educational courses as well as multiple opportunities to network and socialize with industry peers. To keep abreast with our upcoming events follow the calendar below.

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Please contact us at regstration@iesbc.org for past events details

Jan
23
Thu
IES Vancouver Winter Social @ One Under Vancouver
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

IES Vancouver Winter Social

Save the Date! Come take a breather from winter and socialize with your fellow peers. Enjoy the golf simulator and practice your swing!

Tickets:
Members $20
Non Members $25

Tickets include 2 drinks & access to golf simulator.

Feb
20
Thu
Hot Topics in Lighting @ Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre
Feb 20 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

IES Vancouver hosts a succession of presentations covering the latest hot topics in lighting

IES Vancouver hosts a succession of presentations covering the latest hot topics in lighting featuring guest speakers Shirley Coyle, Naomi Miller, and Don McLean. We will cover material from a deep analysis into TM-30 and understanding trade-offs with this method, to the modification of glare metrics leading to better metrics, to responsibly balancing outdoor lighting and the night sky.

Topics:

TM-30 – A New Tool for the Lighting Design Community

LEDs, Glare, Metrics: We’re getting closer!

Dark Skies: Is this a Real Concern?

Street Lighting Visibility and Safety

LED Street Lighting Conversions

Guest Speakers:

Shirley Coyle, LC, VP & GM – Canada – Cree Lighting

Naomi Johnson Miller, FIES, FIALD, LC, Sr Scientist – PNNL

Don McLean, Principal – DMD Associates Ltd.

Schedule:

7:30 – 8:00: Registration & Check-In

8:00 – 9:00: Presentation by Shirley Coyle

9:00 – 9:15: Coffee Break

9:15 – 10:45: Presentation by Naomi Miller

10:45 – 11:00: Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00: Presentation by Don McLean

Worth 3 IES CEU and 1 AIA LU-HSW Credits!

Feb
21
Fri
Hot Topics in Lighting @ Hotel Grand Pacific
Feb 21 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

IES Vancouver hosts a succession of presentations covering the latest hot topics in lighting

IES Vancouver hosts a succession of presentations covering the latest hot topics in lighting featuring guest speakers Shirley Coyle, Naomi Miller, and Don McLean. We will cover material from a deep analysis into TM-30 and understanding trade-offs with this method, to the modification of glare metrics leading to better metrics, to responsibly balancing outdoor lighting and the night sky.

Topics:

TM-30 – A New Tool for the Lighting Design Community

LEDs, Glare, Metrics: We’re getting closer!

Dark Skies: Is this a Real Concern?

Street Lighting Visibility and Safety

LED Street Lighting Conversions

Guest Speakers:

Shirley Coyle, LC, VP & GM – Canada – Cree Lighting

Naomi Johnson Miller, FIES, FIALD, LC, Sr Scientist – PNNL

Don McLean, Principal – DMD Associates Ltd.

Schedule:

7:30 – 8:00: Registration & Check-In

8:00 – 9:00: Presentation by Shirley Coyle

9:00 – 9:15: Coffee Break

9:15 – 10:45: Presentation by Naomi Miller

10:45 – 11:00: Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00: Presentation by Don McLean

Worth 3 IES CEU and 1 AIA LU-HSW Credits!

Feb
28
Fri
Fundamentals of Lighting – February 2020 @ BCIT Burnaby Campus – Building NE22; Room 106
Feb 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

To be more environmentally responsible, the Vancouver Section does not provide the IES FOL-15 course material. You will be required to purchase the IES Fundamentals of Lighting Student Edition course material from the IES website (if you want a hardcopy, please be aware that it takes about 3 weeks to arrive): www.ies.org

Follow the instructions on the IES website to download and open the files. The total number of pages is in excess of 1,000 so you will need some type of device (laptop, Surface Pro, IPad, etc.) to use in class. We typically have supplementary files available through Google Classroom. In order to access all the quizzes and supplementary files, you will need a Google email account for Classroom access. In order to pass the course, you will have quizzes throughout the course and a take home exam given out on the final day.With all the dietary restrictions these days, no food or refreshments will be provided. BCIT has many cafeteria options on Friday but very little on Saturday.

COURSE Location: BCIT Burnaby Campus – Building NE22; Room 106
DATE: February 28, 29 & March 7 : 2020 TIME: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Outline

Day 1 – Friday, February 28
Light Vision & Colour
Lighting Design Guide
Light Sources & Ballasts
Luminaires & Controls

Day 2 – Saturday, February 29
Lighting Metrics, Photometry, Calculations

Day 3 – , Saturday, March 7
Lighting for Interiors
Lighting for Exterior
Energy Management
Take Home Exam

Course Cost: IES Members $300. (includes sustaining member staff) Non IES Members $350. (includes additional handouts to help with learning and understanding– NOT the IES FOL course material) Please complete the registration and pay online at https://vancouver.ies.org

If you plan to pay by cheque, please complete the online information and make your cheque payable to: “IES – Vancouver Section”

The minimum number of students is 15. continued on page 2 IES is a non-profit society so no GST is charged

NOTE: Cancellations must be received 1 full week prior to start of course or full payment is required. Payment required by start of course or attendance will not be permitted. This course is worth CEU, AIA, BGCI, and HSW credits with students in at least 70% attendance. PLEASE NOTE: ON-SITE PARKING is pay parking using a credit card only.

Feb
29
Sat
Fundamentals of Lighting – February 2020 @ BCIT Burnaby Campus – Building NE22; Room 106
Feb 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

To be more environmentally responsible, the Vancouver Section does not provide the IES FOL-15 course material. You will be required to purchase the IES Fundamentals of Lighting Student Edition course material from the IES website (if you want a hardcopy, please be aware that it takes about 3 weeks to arrive): www.ies.org

Follow the instructions on the IES website to download and open the files. The total number of pages is in excess of 1,000 so you will need some type of device (laptop, Surface Pro, IPad, etc.) to use in class. We typically have supplementary files available through Google Classroom. In order to access all the quizzes and supplementary files, you will need a Google email account for Classroom access. In order to pass the course, you will have quizzes throughout the course and a take home exam given out on the final day.With all the dietary restrictions these days, no food or refreshments will be provided. BCIT has many cafeteria options on Friday but very little on Saturday.

COURSE Location: BCIT Burnaby Campus – Building NE22; Room 106
DATE: February 28, 29 & March 7 : 2020 TIME: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Outline

Day 1 – Friday, February 28
Light Vision & Colour
Lighting Design Guide
Light Sources & Ballasts
Luminaires & Controls

Day 2 – Saturday, February 29
Lighting Metrics, Photometry, Calculations

Day 3 – , Saturday, March 7
Lighting for Interiors
Lighting for Exterior
Energy Management
Take Home Exam

Course Cost: IES Members $300. (includes sustaining member staff) Non IES Members $350. (includes additional handouts to help with learning and understanding– NOT the IES FOL course material) Please complete the registration and pay online at https://vancouver.ies.org

If you plan to pay by cheque, please complete the online information and make your cheque payable to: “IES – Vancouver Section”

The minimum number of students is 15. continued on page 2 IES is a non-profit society so no GST is charged

NOTE: Cancellations must be received 1 full week prior to start of course or full payment is required. Payment required by start of course or attendance will not be permitted. This course is worth CEU, AIA, BGCI, and HSW credits with students in at least 70% attendance. PLEASE NOTE: ON-SITE PARKING is pay parking using a credit card only.

Mar
5
Thu
IES Victoria Axe Throwing Social @ Axe and Grind
Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mar
7
Sat
Fundamentals of Lighting – February 2020 @ BCIT Burnaby Campus – Building NE22; Room 106
Mar 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

To be more environmentally responsible, the Vancouver Section does not provide the IES FOL-15 course material. You will be required to purchase the IES Fundamentals of Lighting Student Edition course material from the IES website (if you want a hardcopy, please be aware that it takes about 3 weeks to arrive): www.ies.org

Follow the instructions on the IES website to download and open the files. The total number of pages is in excess of 1,000 so you will need some type of device (laptop, Surface Pro, IPad, etc.) to use in class. We typically have supplementary files available through Google Classroom. In order to access all the quizzes and supplementary files, you will need a Google email account for Classroom access. In order to pass the course, you will have quizzes throughout the course and a take home exam given out on the final day.With all the dietary restrictions these days, no food or refreshments will be provided. BCIT has many cafeteria options on Friday but very little on Saturday.

COURSE Location: BCIT Burnaby Campus – Building NE22; Room 106
DATE: February 28, 29 & March 7 : 2020 TIME: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Outline

Day 1 – Friday, February 28
Light Vision & Colour
Lighting Design Guide
Light Sources & Ballasts
Luminaires & Controls

Day 2 – Saturday, February 29
Lighting Metrics, Photometry, Calculations

Day 3 – , Saturday, March 7
Lighting for Interiors
Lighting for Exterior
Energy Management
Take Home Exam

Course Cost: IES Members $300. (includes sustaining member staff) Non IES Members $350. (includes additional handouts to help with learning and understanding– NOT the IES FOL course material) Please complete the registration and pay online at https://vancouver.ies.org

If you plan to pay by cheque, please complete the online information and make your cheque payable to: “IES – Vancouver Section”

The minimum number of students is 15. continued on page 2 IES is a non-profit society so no GST is charged

NOTE: Cancellations must be received 1 full week prior to start of course or full payment is required. Payment required by start of course or attendance will not be permitted. This course is worth CEU, AIA, BGCI, and HSW credits with students in at least 70% attendance. PLEASE NOTE: ON-SITE PARKING is pay parking using a credit card only.

Mar
30
Mon
Intermediate Lighting Course @ BCIT Burnaby Campus - Building NE22 - Room 106
Mar 30 @ 7:55 pm – 8:55 pm

The Intermediate Lighting Course is broken into three segments. Upon successful completion of all three segments, a certificate will be awarded. This educational program is designed as the “next step” for those who already completed FOL-09 (ED100) or those with a number of years of experience in lighting. This course is a good next step for those preparing for the NCQLP – LC Exam.

Date And Time
Monday March 30 – Monday June 15, 2020
6:00PM to 9:00PM

Please note that session topics are tentative and may change based on instructor availability.

 
Cost
IES Members – $690
Non-Members – $750

Location

BCIT Burnaby Campus – Building NE22 – Room 106
3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2

Please note that 7 of the sessions will be presented via webinar to make it easier for students to arrive to class on time. Ensure that your hardware works with Webex.

Apr
6
Mon
Intermediate Lighting Course @ BCIT Burnaby Campus - Building NE22 - Room 106
Apr 6 @ 7:55 pm – 8:55 pm

The Intermediate Lighting Course is broken into three segments. Upon successful completion of all three segments, a certificate will be awarded. This educational program is designed as the “next step” for those who already completed FOL-09 (ED100) or those with a number of years of experience in lighting. This course is a good next step for those preparing for the NCQLP – LC Exam.

Date And Time
Monday March 30 – Monday June 15, 2020
6:00PM to 9:00PM

Please note that session topics are tentative and may change based on instructor availability.

 
Cost
IES Members – $690
Non-Members – $750

Location

BCIT Burnaby Campus – Building NE22 – Room 106
3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2

Please note that 7 of the sessions will be presented via webinar to make it easier for students to arrive to class on time. Ensure that your hardware works with Webex.

Apr
20
Mon
Intermediate Lighting Course @ BCIT Burnaby Campus - Building NE22 - Room 106
Apr 20 @ 7:55 pm – 8:55 pm

The Intermediate Lighting Course is broken into three segments. Upon successful completion of all three segments, a certificate will be awarded. This educational program is designed as the “next step” for those who already completed FOL-09 (ED100) or those with a number of years of experience in lighting. This course is a good next step for those preparing for the NCQLP – LC Exam.

Date And Time
Monday March 30 – Monday June 15, 2020
6:00PM to 9:00PM

Please note that session topics are tentative and may change based on instructor availability.

 
Cost
IES Members – $690
Non-Members – $750

Location

BCIT Burnaby Campus – Building NE22 – Room 106
3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2

Please note that 7 of the sessions will be presented via webinar to make it easier for students to arrive to class on time. Ensure that your hardware works with Webex.