Category: Industry News

December 19, 2016

Call for Entries: IESBC Vision Awards open January 1, 2017

Call for Entries: IESBC Vision Awards open January 1, 2017 B.C. based designers are invited to submit their lighting projects by February 17, 2017. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada): On January 1, 2017, the Illuminating Engineering Society of British Columbia (IESBC) will be accepting lighting project submissions for their 2017 Vision Awards. All B.C. based interior […]

November 4, 2016

2016 IES Annual Conference

The IES tips its hat as an expression of appreciation to some of the people who helped make the 2016 IES Annual Conference a success. A special thanks goes to Brienne Willcock, Chair of the Annual Conference Steering Committee, for her diligent work during the past year in organizing the 2016 IES Annual Conference. We […]

November 2, 2016

AEFI Alaska 2017

Save the Date! Next year’s AEFI is in beautiful Anchorage, Alaska! March 2&3, 2017 For more details:

September 27, 2016

Professor Lorne Whitehead Recognised as IES Fellow

Every year, IES recognizes members for outstanding technical and service achievements in connection to the Annual Conference. This year a well-known member of our Vancouver Section will be designated as IES Fellow for valuable contribution to the science of illumination. Professor Lorne A. Whitehead of the University of British Columbia is recognized for the advancement […]

January 20, 2016

2016 Illumination Awards

September 23, 2015

UBC Year of Light Celebration

Centennial Celebration | UBC Physics & Astronomy 1:00 – 2:30pm Presentations by Lorne Whitehead – Optical displays: seeing is believing Harvey Richer – Light from the Universe Lukas Chrostowski – Using light for communications David Jones – The secret life of lasers Jeff Young – Quantum optical devices 2:30 – 4:30pm Lab tours Selected labs […]

June 29, 2015

2015 Vision Award Gala

IESBC celebrated the annual Vision Award Gala at the CBC Studio 700. Thank you to all attendees, project submitters, and judges. Congratulations to our winners this year: John Henshaw Architect Inc. – Vancouver Private Residence – Aileen Page Cutler Memorial Award for Residential Lighting Design Lukas Peet Designs – Livestock Chinatown Vancouver – Edwin F. […]

June 3, 2015

2015 Human Centric Lighting Society Conference

The Human Centric Lighting Society is having their first annual Conference in Seattle on June 11th, 2015. The venue is at the Safeco Field – home of the Seattle Mariners. The full day event starts at 8:30am and runs to 5:00pm, featuring 12 professional industry experts as guest speakers. Please visit humancentriclighting for conference registration.

April 17, 2015

LightFair 2015 – NYC

As the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, LFI blends continuing education courses with innovative products ranging from high-end designs to cutting-edge technology. Lightfair conference runs from May 5 – 7 , 2015 in New York City – Javits Center. Visit for conference information and tickets.

March 24, 2015

IMSA BC Section AGM – Spring Technical Sessions & Trade Show

The IMSA, BC Section, is having their Spring AGM and Technical Session on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. A full Trade Show at the Grand Ballroom starts from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Up to 200 people are expected to attend this event from the Lower Mainland municipalities, Vancouver Island, Fraser Valley District and other areas […]