Events

The District of Columbia 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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Dec
1
Thu
Webinar: LD+A Series: Beautiful Light – Transforming Residential Spaces
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Beautiful Light explores the transition in residential lighting from incandescent light sources to LEDs; provides grounding in the fundamental qualities of light; and shows LED applications in residential lighting following the enduring principles of good lighting design. It explains how LEDs differ from older light sources, with innovative graphics that show how to design with light layers, light people, and balance daylight and electric light. Learn to successfully navigate the new era of LEDs in residential lighting.

Beautiful Light is available from Routledge Press.

Webinar participants are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU).
PRESENTER:
Randall WhiteheadRandall Whitehead
One of the foremost authorities on residential lighting, Randall has written six books on the subject. Beautiful Light will be the seventh. His work has appeared in many publications including Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Esquire, Horticulture and Architectural Record. He writes a monthly column for Furniture, Lighting and Décor Magazine called The Lighting Doctor where he discusses lighting trends and addresses lighting dilemmas. He has given presentations for LightFair, LightShowWest, Strategies in Light, the American Society of Interior Designers, (ASID), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), the American Lighting Association (ALA) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). He has also appeared as a guest expert on HGTV, the Discovery Channel, CNN and Martha Stewart Living Radio.

Clifton Stanley LemonClifton Stanley Lemon
Clifton is CEO of Clifton Lemon Associates, a consultancy providing strategy, marketing, and education services to the lighting and energy industries. He was formerly Program Director for the LightSPEC and Strategies In Light conferences; Business Development Director for the California Energy Alliance; Marketing Communications Manager for Soraa; Director of Business Development at Integral Group; and founder and CEO of BrandSequence. Clifton is an active writer and speaker and has extensive experience in curricula development for professional training in lighting and energy efficiency. He is a past President of the Illuminating Engineering Society San Francisco Section.

Mar
20
Mon
The 4th Annual Top Golf Fundraiser @ Nation Harbor Top Golf
Mar 20 all-day
The 4th Annual Top Golf Fundraiser @ Nation Harbor Top Golf

Our 4th Annual Top Golf Fundraiser will be hosted at the Nation Harbor, Oxon Hill, Top Golf location on Thursday, March 20th, 2023.

Interested in Sponsoring? Please reach out to us at [email protected]

Jun
22
Thu
9th Annual Candela Awards @ The Hamilton Live
Jun 22 all-day
9th Annual Candela Awards @ The Hamilton Live

DAVE THE DATE

Our 9th Annual IES DC Candelas will be hosted at The Hamilton Live, Thursday, June 22, 2023.

Interested in Sponsoring? Please reach out to us at [email protected].