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

May
3
Sun
LIGHTFAIR International 2020 @ Las Vegas Convention Center
May 3 – May 7 all-day

LightFair 2020Join the lighting industry’s largest annual event from May 3—7, 2020 in Las Vegas. Equip yourself with the knowledge, connections and ideas you need to boost your professional growth and business. 24,000+ professionals from over 70 countries attend LightFair every year. If you are in the industry, you don’t want to miss LightFair.

LightFair 2020 Highlights 

Learn. Take advantage of 85 conference sessions, over 150 speakers, 200+ hours of accredited courses, six specialized learning tracks and the opportunity to earn up to 37.5 CEU credits.

Get inspired. World-renowned industry experts Sir David Adjaye and Karim Rashid will deliver the keynote and opening-day addresses respectively. Over 500 exhibitors will showcase their latest products, designs and solutions.

Connect. Expand what you know and whom you know. Network with over 500 exhibitors, 150+ conference speakers, design and technology leaders, peers and prospects from across the industry.

Discover. Participate in engaging Design Synergist presentations, guided pavilion tours, exhibitor-led presentations and numerous networking opportunities. 

If you are serious about growing your business and/or giving your professional development and career advancement a boost, register for LightFair 2020 today.

Who attends LightFair?

This is the 31st year of LightFair. Each year, 24,000+ professionals from over 70 countries attend the event, including 

  • Lighting Designers, Specifiers, Architects, Consultants, Representatives 
  • Lighting and Electrical Distributors 
  • End Users, Utilities, ESCOs 
  • Electrical Contractors, Electrical Specialists, Construction/Real Estate Professionals and more
  • See below for admission policy

Why attendees return to LightFair every year:

“This is the best place to see the amazing growth of the lighting industry! You can quite literally see just about everything that’s related to today’s lighting market under one roof.” – M. Sestak, Sestak Lighting Design

“It’s really nice to be able to sit and talk ‘light’ with people. You’ve got to see what’s out there. If we’re going to push lighting forward everywhere, this is the place to start.” – Ian Martens, Architectural Lighting Consultant, SMP Engineering

“LightFair is an opportunity for people to see the latest research, the latest ideas and to be aware of what’s going on.” – Mariana Figueiro, Professor & Director, Lighting Resources Center-RPI

May
4
Mon
Intermediate Lighting Course @ BCIT Burnaby Campus - Building NE22 - Room 106
May 4 @ 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.

May
11
Mon
Intermediate Lighting Course @ BCIT Burnaby Campus - Building NE22 - Room 106
May 11 @ 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.

May
25
Mon
Intermediate Lighting Course @ BCIT Burnaby Campus - Building NE22 - Room 106
May 25 @ 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.

Jun
1
Mon
Intermediate Lighting Course @ BCIT Burnaby Campus - Building NE22 - Room 106
Jun 1 @ 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.

Jun
8
Mon
Intermediate Lighting Course @ BCIT Burnaby Campus - Building NE22 - Room 106
Jun 8 @ 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.

Jun
15
Mon
Intermediate Lighting Course @ BCIT Burnaby Campus - Building NE22 - Room 106
Jun 15 @ 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.