Canadian Consulting Engineer

Seminars At Light Canada

To be held September 24-25 at the Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, the IIDEX/NeoCon interior design conference and exhibition is now held in conjunction with the Green Building Festival and Light Canada...

August 1, 2009   Canadian Consulting Engineer

To be held September 24-25 at the Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, the IIDEX/NeoCon interior design conference and exhibition is now held in conjunction with the Green Building Festival and Light Canada.

Sponsored by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), Light Canada has a number of seminars presented by or for consulting engineers, with highlights below. For a full schedule, see www.iidexneocon.com

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

8.30-10.30 a. m. LEED and Lighting Design. Presentations by Howard Procyshyn, P. Eng. of Smith Carter on the “SC3” office, Winnipeg, Lana MacInnes of Smith and An-dersen on lighting for sports facilities, and Katharine MacKay of MMM Group on their firm’s LEED Silver head office in Toronto.

11.30 a. m.-12.30 p. m. Out of the Shadows. Abhay Wadhwa, an international award-winning designer and adjunct professor at the Lighting Research Centre at the Rensselaer Polytech-nic Institute in Troy, NY.

1.00-3.00 p. m. Lighting for Architects and Designers. Common issues ranging from lamp types, lighting effects and light-cove sign, to how to avoid scalloping, socket shadows and hot spots. Presented by Paul Boken of Mulvey + Banani Lighting of Toronto and Brad Hindson of KPMB Architects.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

8.30-9.30 a. m. Addressing Dimmable Controls. Presentation by Andrew Parker, Encelium Technologies. Includes integrat-ing lighting controls with other building systems.

8.30-9.30 a. m. Lighting the Way to Global Economic Transformation, One Home at a Time. Presentation by Dr. David Irvine-Halliday of the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering.

10.30-11.30 a. m. Lightpaintings in Art and Architecture. American artist Stephen Knapp designs large-scale works with light.

11.45 a. m.-12.45 p. m. Rethinking Lighting the LED Promise. Evaluating white light LEDs.

2.30-4.30 p. m. Taking it to the Streets: Using LEDs for Outdoor Lighting Applications. Case studies in Canada and the U. S.


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