Novice Courses

  • 2020 IES Leadership Forum

    The purpose of the workshop is to help leaders, at all levels of the Society, effectively work with volunteers and strengthen their leadership skills. A certificate of completion (no CEUs) is available for immediate download after watching the three sessions in their entirety.

  • 2020 IES Society and Staff Update

    The annual update is kicked off with the Strategic Plan, Society Awards including Louis B Marks, Medal, DSA, Fellows, and the Presidential Awards. Immediately following, the IES Staff provides perspective on the year's efforts in Outreach, Research, Education and Standards, ending with a special preview of the IES online Lighting Library.

  • 2021 Light for Life: Astrophotography and Astronomy Heritage

    In this session of Light for Life, IDA presents "Astrophotography and Astronomy Heritage" with Sergio Emilio Montúfar Codoñer. Through the eyes of a photographer, learn about our nighttime, our heritage, and the process behind capturing the sky after dark. As hosts of this collaborative webinar series, the IES facilitated webinars with curated content from partner organizations around the world.

  • 2021 Light for Life: Beyond Illumination - Lighting As a Platform to Improve Our Lives

    In this session of Light for Life, SEEEI presents "Beyond Illumination - Lighting As a Platform to Improve Our Lives". Ian Rubin discusses the right light, at the right time - how to design for it, enjoy it, and why it is important for our well-being. Discover city beautification through intentional lighting with project examples of community-specific lighting installations.

  • 2021 Light for Life: Circling in on the Circular Economy

    In this session of Light for Life, IES Australia and New Zealand present "Circling in on the Circular Economy". With Nikita Kalia, explore ways to consider elements of lighting: packaging, fixtures, replacement parts, etc. through the lens of circular economy and sustainability principles. As of this collaborative webinar series, the IES facilitated webinars with curated content from partner organizations around the world.

  • 2021 Light for Life: Essential Advice for Lighting Design Practice in the SARS-CoV-2 Post-Pandemic Era

    In this session of Light for Life, SLuz presents "Essential Advice for Lighting Design Practice in the SARS-CoV-2 Post-Pandemic Era". Explore the ways that lighting design is a public health issue, and can represent intentional balance of visual effects and biological effects of lighting technology. As design changes to meet the wellness needs of occupants learn about restorative, integrative, and dynamic environments.

  • 2021 Light for Life: Little Sun- The Power of the Sun, Art, and Creativity to Shape a Sustainable Future for All of Us

    In this session of Light for Life, Felix Hallwachs presents "Little Sun- The Power of the Sun, Art, and Creativity to Shape a Sustainable Future for All of Us". Go on a journey through art and inspiration that lead to the creation of LIttle Sun - this small design, big impact solar light that will encourage you to see the access to light and energy around the world in a whole new way. As of this collaborative webinar series, the IES facilitated webinars with curated content from partner organizations around the world.

  • 2021 Light for Life: Moving to a Circular Economy in Lighting

    In this session of Light for Life, SLL presents "Moving to a Circular Economy in Lighting". With Bob Bohannon and Kristina Allison, learn the background of circular economy principles in lighting, assess current progress and adoption considerations, and then discover the future. They cover the SLL Circular Economy Assessment Method in inspiring and encouraging detail.

  • 2021 Light for Life: Science of Light Facilitating Life

    In this session of Light for Life, ISLE presents "Science of Light Facilitating Life" with Mr. Raja Mukherjee. Reconnect with the benefits of sunlight, explore the impact artificial lighting has on the human body, and learn about the impact of heat stress on humans in this informative session. As of this collaborative webinar series, the IES facilitated webinars with curated content from partner organizations around the world.

  • 2021 Light for Life: Starving for Darkness

    In this session of Light for Life, LD+A presents "Starving for Darkness" with Jane Slade. Slade highlights critical answers to questions: How does artificial light and lack of darkness impact wildlife? How does the obstruction of the night’s sky affect bird migration, pollination, and reproduction? Explore darkness as an ever-decreasing resource in this captivating session.