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IES Announces Speakers for 2020 SALC

The IES has released the official lineup of speakers and their presentations for the 2020 Virtual Street and Area Lighting Conference. See the list and register below.

2020 National Electrical Code Changes That Impact Outdoor Lighting Christopher DeWaal
An Investigation of LED Street Lighting Conversions and Roadway Safety Jason Tuenge
Bridging the Gap: Facilitating Cooperation in Wireless Telecommunications David Witkowski
Bugged by the IES Luminaire Classification System? Understanding the Pros and Cons of BUG Ratings. Paul Mitchell
City of Chicago Smart Lighting Program: From Idea to Realization Steve Taggart
Connected Sparkle – Site Lighting with Artistic Moments Debra Gilmore
Connecting Light and Motion: Field Evaluations of Connected, Sensor-Equipped Parking Lot Systems Ruth Taylor
Cyber Security and Privacy in Connected Lighting Harsha Banavara
Digital Interactive Placemaking Nick Moser
Robb Pope
Exploring the Energy Performance and Susceptibility to Power Quality Issues of Networked Devices Michael Poplawski
Anay Waghale
Facilitating Smart City Attachments on a Utility Streetlight System Jim Cowling
IES Updates Brian Liebel
Martin Mercier
Becky Rainer
Keynote Address: Outdoor Lighting & Technology 5, 10, 20 Years Vision Mark Lien
Lighting For Outdoor Pedestrian Spaces: Meet the new IES LP-2 Lighting Practice Document Nancy Clanton
Lighting for Pedestrians Ron Gibbons
Practical uses of Augmented Reality in Lighting Design Christopher Leone
Road lighting for Lusail City, Qatar (Middle East) – Master plan – Case Studio: Innovation, Energy Optimization, Safety, Comfort and Aesthetic Harmony Nubi Leon-Martinez
Roadway Lighting and its Effects on Health, Alertness, and Safety Rajaram Bhagavathula
Shadows of Light Sima Tawakoli
Take me to the Bridge Graham Whittaker
TECO Case Study – Gun Shot Detection Dave Pacetti

DATES: October 26 – October 28, 2020

TIMES: Official times to be announced shortly


NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION: $399 * There will be reduced rates for Emerging Professionals (EPs) and Student members

EDUCATIONAL “SUNDAY” COURSES: SALC Educational “Sunday” Courses will not be offered this year.

EXHIBITS/TRADE SHOW: The trade show portion will not be offered this year.

By providing a schedule that offers content across three days, registrants will be able to attend all sessions while minimizing their time away from work or other responsibilities. If you are unable to attend a session, the IES has got you covered! Shortly after the virtual SALC takes place, all registrants will be able to access the recorded sessions at no additional cost.

If you have any additional questions, please send an email to

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