The Philadelphia Section, part of the Illuminating Engineering Society, is a not-for-profit technical society whose purpose is to advance lighting knowledge and disseminate information for the improvement of the lighted environment to benefit society.

    Upcoming Events

    IES Philly Kick-off Event: Virtual Trivia Night!

    September 30, 2020
    4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    Virtual! Link to be sent upon registration.

    Get ready to kick off the new program year and impress your peers with your general knowledge! The Lighting round will be worth double, of course!

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    2020 IES Fellowship award winners announced!


    The Fellowship of the Philadelphia Section is a self perpetuating honor society, recognizing those members who are giving significantly of their time and energy in the furtherance of the work of the Section. 

    This year the Fellowship Awards went to two worthy recipients, Rob Hammershlag and Laura Adams. Rob & Laura are both on the board of managers, and have served as both officers and committee chairs in their 5+ years of IES volunteership.

    As is tradition, the recipients received their candy jars (this year filled with their own candy!) and they couldn't be happier. Congrats Rob & Laura!


    2020 Emory & mary zimmers golf outing canceled

    Videos by Greg — Greg Schulze Golf Solutions

    To Our Members,

    It is with an abundance of caution, and with great disappointment, that the Section’s Golf Outing Committee
    that we must cancel this year’s event.
    In consultation with the Section’s Board of Managers, some previous corporate sponsors and a number of members
    from our design community, we feel like this is the only decision that makes complete sense.
    The Committee looks forward to welcoming you to the 2021 event, next year. Please reach out with any questions or concerns. 

    Stay safe, stay sane,
    Steve Goldberg
    IESPHL Golf Outing Committee Chair

    2020-2021 officers & board of managers announced

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    Announcing your 2020-2021 Officers and Board of Managers! 

    President - Laura Adams
    Vice President - Laura Zimmerman
    Secretary - Rochelle Spahn
    Treasurer - Julie Panassow
    Board of Managers:
    Sarah Dennie
    Rob Hammerschlag
    Jared Hansken
    Jeffrey Kahn
    Christine Mendez
    Howard Lewis
    Christy Rogers
    Carl Watson
    Evan Wilson

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    National Lighting Bureau - Lighting for Seniors

    Robert Soler of BIOS Lighting and Terry McGowan of the IEEE give an update to Randy Reid on best practices for Senior Lighing.
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    Sleep Better & Feel Better While Working From Home

    The Lighting Research Center - Sleep Better & Feel Better While Working From Home.
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