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IES Annual Conference

  • Wyndham Grand Hotel 600 Commonwealth Pl Pittsburgh, PA, 15222 United States (map)

Please join us at the 2014 Annual Conference; A Confluence of Art and Science. Located in Pittsburgh, PA, the IES will use the context and inspiration of the "City of Bridges" and it's confluence of rivers to epitomize how excitement, energy, and change happen at the confluence of art and technology. Here, professionals from diverse disciplines will come together to explore, present, discuss, debate and exchange best practices in the art and science of lighting. 

Keynote Speakers

Inspiration is found in our work and lives through exposure to new people and experiences. Our hope with our keynote speakers is to provide an event to stir your curiousity and engage your imagination. 

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Director, Hayden Planetarium
Host of TV Series, Cosmos

Paola Antonelli
Design Curator,
New York Museum of Modern Art

Julie Angus
Adventurer, Author and Scientist

Kit Cuttle
Lighting Visionary and Futurist


Earlier Event: October 24
Fundamentals of Lighting Course
Later Event: November 12
Lighting Control for Energy Savings