Portland Lights
Jun
7
8:00am 8:00am

Portland Lights

This next June the IES, PGE and Energy Trust of Oregon will stage the most expansive lighting event of the year. A light fair for Oregon with product booths, seminars, awards, and social interaction. You are cordially invited to attend.

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IES February Luncheon - Industry Technology Panel
Feb
22
12:00pm12:00pm

IES February Luncheon - Industry Technology Panel

IES will present an indispensible construction design technology update.

With the integration of Revit and BlueBeam into the design world, we are seeing more plans and documents shared across disciplines.  What are the benefits, improvements and complications that this brings?  How can we improve the process and the communication from the designer to the contractor? We will have a panel of highly experienced professionals discussing the advantages, complications and logistics of working with BlueBeam, Revit and projects in the Cloud  across disciplines .Our panel guests will include:

  • Shawn Hescock, Principal, IndivRev
  • Olivia Jeffers, Senior Electrical Designer, Rosendin Electric
  • Crawford Smith, LRS Architects
  • Kai Pannu, Myhre Group Architects
  • Moderator, Greg Hansen, HL Stearns
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Portland Winter Light Festival
Feb
1
to Feb 4

Portland Winter Light Festival

Combining art, technology, and community, the Portland Winter Light Festival (PWLF) is Portland’s premier winter arts and cultural event, transforming Portland's night time urban landscape into an illuminated playground. Inspired by light festivals around the world,

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Emerging Professional Happy Hour
Jan
19
4:30pm 4:30pm

Emerging Professional Happy Hour

Join us for the first 2017 IES Emerging Professionals Happy Hour!! An opportunity for EP members, and those new to or curious about lighting to mix & mingle with Portland area lighting industry luminaries (yes, pun intended)! Delicious local beers, craft cocktails and appetizers included. 

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Oct
18
5:30pm 5:30pm

REED PERFORMING ARTS BUILDING TOUR

COST: $10 (INCLUDES APPATIZERS AND DRINKS)

Location:Reed College
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard
Portland, Oregon 97202
The Performing Arts Building is located off of 28th and Botsford Drive (West end of campus) Please see map. 

Join Zachary Suchara of Luma and Paul Kinley from Opsis Architecture for a lighting tour and discussion of the Reed College Performing Arts Building. 

This project represents the first time in Reed’s history, the departments of music, dance, and theater are housed in one building. We will gather in the Atrium for light appetizers and drinks followed by a guided tour of this active and dynamic structure. 

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Sep
13
10:00am10:00am

ENERGY TRUST LIGHTING TOOL TRAINING WEBINAR

This webinar will teach you how to complete the Energy Trust of Oregon Lighting Tool (v3) for commercial, industrial and multifamily lighting retrofit projects.

 You will also gain valuable information about the lighting program process.

Whether you are new to the program or just desiring some additional insight, we hope you will join us. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.  Participation is limited to 100, on a first come, first served basis. If needed, another webinar will be scheduled for the near future.

Reserve your Webinar seat now by clicking here

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May
19
5:30pm 5:30pm

IES ILLUMINATION AWARDS GALA

Ready for the Red Carpet? The lighting community of Portland will celebrate the winners of the Illumination Awards and recognize those who have made a contribution to the advancement of lighting. By the way, we will be having a great party.

The event is also a benefit to fund the  JC Garber Scholarship which will include local students in design and lighting practice.

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Mar
15
12:00pm12:00pm

IES LUNCHEON : What's new in IES Recommended Practices for Exterior Lighting?

Presentation by:  Shirley Coyle, Cree Inc.

We will cover key elements of IES RP-33 Lighting for Exterior Environments.  The recommended practice aims to provide guidance in finding a balance between using the nighttime environment, and constraints created by ordinances and bylaws, as well as other factors such as environmental and health concerns.  IES RP-33 Lighting for Exterior Environments is a key document for practicing designers, as it links various other documents that provide design guidelines for specific outdoor lighting applications, including IES RP-20 Lighting for Parking Facilities, and IES RP-8 Roadway Lighting.

About our Speaker:  Shirley Coyle is with Cree, Inc.  Cree is a market-leading innovator of LED lighting products and LED components.

Shirley is President of Cree’s Canadian business unit.  She has worked for several international lighting companies during her 30 years in the lighting industry.  Lighting Certified since 2000, Shirley is an active member of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), a Past President of the Toronto Section, a past IES District Chair, and after four years on the IESNA Board of Directors, Shirley is now Vice-President (Incoming President), and will become President starting in July of 2016.  She is a member of several IES committees including Roadway Lighting, Outdoor Environmental Lighting, and Street & Area Lighting.  Shirley is also a committee member for several CSA standards committees on lighting including Roadway and Solid State Lighting.

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Feb
17
12:00pm12:00pm

IES LUNCHEON

Panel Discussion on Controls - From Design to Install to Inspection

 
Join our four panelists – manufacturer, engineer, installer and inspector – to talk about the complicated process of getting the correct controls systems on a job.  Each panelist will talk about how they approach their job, what they do and the growing complexity of controls with new codes and lighting systems.  We will then open it up for questions from the audience and the moderator.
 
We will touch on subjects such as:

  • What is limiting and encouraging manufacturers and what we can see in the next year.
  • How do engineers approach a controls system based on the code and lighting design. 
  • How has the installation and understanding of Control Systems gotten more complicated with the new codes and demands.
  • What does an inspector look for when auditing a building
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Jan
20
to Jan 21

TIME CHANGE: January Luncheon : Doesn't Anyone Care About Light Distribution Anymore?

Speakers are Naomi Miller, FIES and Andrea Wilkerson, PhD, LC from Pacific Northwest National Laboratories.

Networking :11:00-11:30

RESERVATIONS CLOSED  PORTLAND ONLY (prepay to avoid lines. Check, credit or debit accepted at door)

Reserve by January 15th at 5:00 p.m.

 

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LIGHT SOURCE COLOR RENDITION - IES TM-30-15
Oct
21
11:30am11:30am

LIGHT SOURCE COLOR RENDITION - IES TM-30-15

 

Michael Royer, Ph.D.  from Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, will be discussing the newly released IES TM-30-15, and the complicated science of accurately quantifying color rendition.   Color fidelity, color discrimination, and color preference are all aspects to be considered during the design process.   Michael will discuss included aspects as well as next steps towards moving towards industry adoption.   He will also give a live demonstration of color-tunable light source.

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About the Speaker:   Michael Royer is a lighting engineer at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), where for the past five years he has worked on the U.S. Department of Energy's solid-state lighting program. He focuses on technology development issues, helping to improve product performance through research, testing, standards development, and engagement with various elements of the lighting industry. Michael is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society's (IES) Color Committee, chair of the IES Color Metrics Task Group, and has served as a guest editor for LEUKOS' special edition on color rendition. Prior to joining PNNL, Michael earned a Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering from Penn State University, receiving the 2013 Taylor Technical Talent Award from the IES for his published work. Michael was named a future leader of lighting by LD+A magazine in 2010, and has authored over 50 journal articles and government reports.

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Sep
10
4:00pm 4:00pm

Catch the Orange - First Light - Tilikum Crossing Bridge Lighting Reveal

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

4:00-5:00 – Networking Time & RefreshmentsLocation: The Ardea – 3720 SW Bond, Community Room

5:00-5:30 or 5:30-6:00 – Volunteer Training on bridge lighting from designers; we will receive printed info to use for reference, orange t-shirts, and name tags. Location: The Ardea – 3720 SW Bond, Community Room

Walk or take Trolley to Zidell Yards (6 blocks away).  Our booth is behind TriMet booth (closer to the river)

6:00 – 10:00 – Meet the Public at our IES booth and mingle with General Public to discuss bridge lighting & International Year of Light.   Location: Zidell Yards - 3030 SW Moody Avenue

Transportation:  There will be no parking near event site, so please bike or take TriMet.   Here is a Map of the South Waterfront Area.

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http://catchtheorange.com/#/events/first-light

 

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Jun
10
8:00am 8:00am

Portland Lights

Attend Portland Lights Lighting Trade Show & Educational Classes to learn about the latest in efficient lighting and controls and see new and innovative lighting products

Featured Speakers

  • Kimberly and Paul Mercier, Lighting Design Innovations Designers, authors and past and current IES Presidents
  • Dr. Steven Lockley, Harvard Medical School Sleep and circadian disorders expert and a designer of the tunable lighting system for the International Space Station
  • John Hwang, PlanLED Collaborated with Dr. Lockley on Safeco Field’s tunable locker room lighting and consultant for their new LED stadium lights

Schedule

  • 8:00–11:00: Tuning the Spectrum: Light, Health and Productivity (continental breakfast)
  • 11:00–12:15: Keynote Session, IES Illumination Awards (lunch)
  • 12:15–7:00: Trade Show & Educational Lighting Classes
  • 5:00–7:00: Networking Reception – Awards & Door Prizes

Why Attend?

• Learn from national and local lighting experts
• See the latest lighting technologies at afternoon tradeshow
• Update your knowledge of LEDs and their impact on the future of lighting
• Learn about available cash incentives and free services for energy efficiency upgrades
• Take advantage of this excellent networking opportunity
• Earn continuing education credits and lighting education units (LEUs, AIA)


Sponsored by
IES Portland Oregon Section and
Portland General Electric

ADMISSION IS FREE! -REGISTER NOW-seating is limited

View and/or download the flyer here

 

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Apr
20
12:00pm12:00pm

IES NATIONAL DAYLIGHTING PRESENTATION COMES TO PORTLAND!!

  • World Trade Center-Plaza Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Christopher Meek, AIA - Assistant Professor at University of Washington

  • $25 Members/ $30 Non-Members/ $5 Students (w/valid ID)
  • 1.5 Hours LUs AIA (HSW)

Description of Discussion:

Designing with daylight requires the interplay of form, space, and materiality derived from the influence of site, climate, regional culture, and the distinct requirements of specific visual tasks. Daylight can make our buildings healthier and more energy efficient, however, designing effective, comfortable daylit buildings remains a challenge.

This ninety-minute seminar will concisely cover design concepts and strategies toward daylighting success that designers can immediately employ in their practice. These concepts will be illustrated by case studies in that represent fundamental activities of daylight design. Project objectives will be described and key components will be evaluated using state-of the-art performance metrics.

Discussion topics will include: Why daylight is important in buildings, programming and criteria development for daylighting design, and examples design strategies and simulation techniques. Special attention will be given to the local climate.

The presentation will include a short segment devoted to the related IES standards (RP-5-13 Recommended Practice for Daylighting Buildings, IES LM-83-12 Approved Method: IES Spatial Daylight Autonomy (sDA) and Annual Sunlight Exposure (ASE), LEM-7-13 Lighting Controls for Energy Management, as well as IES SEM-6-11 Daylighting). The presentation will also provide an overview of newly published IES standards, updated Seminars, and other distance learning opportunities, including the LC Study Group, SALC, and Annual Conference. The presentation will have brief summaries of ASHRAE 2010, Title 24, IECC, and LEED 2012, as they relate to both subject areas, as well as resources on local climate and meteorological data.  

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will learn key integration points for building design, dynamic daylight, electric lighting design, and operational controls. Case studies and discussion will illustrate challenges and opportunities for delivering high-quality luminous environments while meeting energy efficiency goals.

2. Participants will be introduced to current and emerging metrics for daylight performance in buildings being developed by the USGBC and the IESNA.

3. Participants will learn implementation strategies for daylighting design via climate assessment, case studies, and post-occupancy analysis, and through a freely-available web tool for daylighting design decision-making.

4. Participants will be introduced to the current portfolio of resources offered by the IESNA for daylighting design and energy efficient lighting systems. 

About our Speaker:

Assistant Professor, Christopher Meek, AIA.   He consults with design teams in the northwest and nationally, with a focus on building energy performance, daylighting, visual comfort, electric lighting, and climate responsive design.  Mr. Meek also teaches graduate and undergraduate classes on building design, daylighting, electric lighting, and indoor environmental quality at the University of Washington Department of Architecture.   He is a core faculty member of the Integrated Design Lab (IDL) at the University's College of Built Environments.  Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Washington, Mr. Meeks practiced in architecture offices in Washington State, New Mexico, and New Orleans, LA.  He is a frequent speaker at IESNA, AIA, and USGBC conferences, and   is co-author of Daylighting Design in the Pacific Northwest (2012) and Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design (2014).

 

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Mar
19
4:00pm 4:00pm

Emerging Professionals Meet and Greet- (A Party)

All Emerging Professionals are invited to attend a meet and greet event with the Illuminating Engineering Society of Portland. As a bonus for attending the local section will pay for one half of your dues if you decide to join. That's not all: you will be able to meet mentors in the lighting world, get acquainted with your peers and find out about the vibrancy of the lighting scene in Portland. Food and drink is another inducement. 

Coaching By Hand LLC Office 
1255 NW 9th Ave Suite #15, Portland, OR 97209  (on 9th Street between NW Northrup & NW Overton)
 

 

Emerging Professional: In the field for around 5 years or less.

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Mar
18
12:00pm12:00pm

March Building Tour: PNCA - Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design

LOCATION: 511 NW BROADWAY, MEDIATHEQUE THEATER - 1ST FLOOR

Join us for lunch and a tour of this historic building, the original Post Office in Portland, which has been transformed into a hub of creativity for the Pacific Northwest College of Arts.  This building had magnificent bones, numerous skylights, expansive windows, lofty ceilings, and open spaces.   Design focused on adaptive reuse and preservation of key historical features, while introducing contemporary design and dynamic flow into a light-filled core of the building.

We will tour many of the space types in the facility that include art exhibition area, lecture hall, event space, classrooms, production facilities, library, innovation studio, theater, and incubator.

Networking from 11:30-12:00

Lunch and Tour from 12:00-1:30

Tour Guides:  Jesse Smith/Brent Medsker (Glumac), Rashmi Vasavada (Allied Works)

More information here:  

http://www.alliedworks.com/projects/pnca-schnitzer-center-for-art-and-design/

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