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The Toronto Section has an active calendar that includes various educational courses as well as multiple opportunities to network and socialize with industry peers. To keep abreast with our upcoming events follow the calendar below.

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October 2017

IES Technical Luncheon: LED Lighting for Horticultural Environments

October 18, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre, 4 Credit Union Dr
North York, Ontario M4A 2N8 Canada
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$25.00 - $65.00

Both commercial and novice growers are recognizing the benefits of growing plants and vegetables using custom tuned horticultural lighting equipment. While HID lighting equipment has been, and continues to be a popular light source for the grow environment for many years, LED lighting equipment has advanced significantly and offers additional flexibility and advantages. With these advancements, LEDs are quickly making their presence known to the Horticultural grow market, making selecting the appropriate lighting increasingly complicated. This session will explore the…

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IES Toronto Fundamentals of Lighting October 2017

October 20, 2017 @ 9:30 am - October 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm EDT
DIALOG, 2 Bloor St. E #1100
Toronto, Ontario M4W 1A8 Canada
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$650.00 - $750.00

IES Fundamentals of Lighting Fundamentals of Lighting is an introductory course comprised of ten (10) modules which replaces ED-100. The course includes three full days of instructions, course material binder, quizzes, a final exam, and a project. Course Information Date: October 20th to 22nd, 2017 Time: Friday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Program Fee: IES MEMBER: $650.00 (CAD) NON-MEMBER: $750.00 (CAD) Continental Breakfast, Lunches, and Snacks are included.…

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IES Toronto LC Study Group 2017

October 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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CREE CANADA , Unit 3, 6889 Rexwood Rd
Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1R2 Canada
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$375.00 - $425.00

The IES Toronto Section is hosting an LC Study Group for the Fall 2017 LC Exam. This group is designed to assist those who have registered to write the LC Exam prepare for the exam in a structured environment. Facilitator: Gerry Cornwell, LC Early Bird Registration Deadline and Fee: August 8, 2016 $575 USD   Final Application Deadline and Fee: September 19, 2016 $675 USD http://www.ncqlp.org/Certification​​

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November 2017

IES Technical Luncheon: Reconstructing the Business of Light – A Sweeping Response to LEDs

November 15, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre, 4 Credit Union Dr
North York, Ontario M4A 2N8 Canada
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$25.00 - $75.00

Presented by Deborah Gottesman, Principal, Gottesman & Associates We have survived the LED storm of the decade, but it’s not over yet. The lighting industry is under reconstruction, including everything from testing and measurement to fixture construction and procurement. The evolution gives us unprecedented choice, but not without new challenges. This seminar tells the LED story: past, present, and future. Topics include new methods of assessing colour, taming the technical beast, the power of materials, and sole sourcing. Case studies…

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IES Toronto Roadway Lighting Workshop 2017

November 18, 2017 @ 8:30 am - November 19, 2017 @ 4:30 pm EST
Eaton, 5925 McLaughlin Rd
Mississauga, Ontario L5R 1B8 Canada
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$1000.00 - $1200.00

Roadway Lighting Workshop is an Intermediate to Advanced level course encompassing all design requirements for lighting roadways, tunnels and urban areas. This workshop will include two full days of instructions, IES Recommended Practices, Technical Manuals & Design Guides, a site visit, and final hand-in project. This workshop will qualify for 15+ self-directed CEUs where applicable. When: Saturday Nov 18th 2017: 8:30 am – 9:30 pm (site visit included) Sunday Nov 19th 2017: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Program Fee: Non-Member:…

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IES Toronto Emerging Professionals Event

November 23, 2017 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Ryerson University, 350 Victoria St
Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3 Canada
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$15.00

"Connections" Investing in the Future Join us for a panel discussion with our leaders in our industry followed by speed networking. Connect with these lighting professionals and learn about their careers and passions. Join the IES Toronto Section Emerging Professionals (EP's) for a panel discussion followed by an evening of meaningful networking with local lighting industry leaders who will speak directly to you and provide you with some inside perspectives and insights about their role in the lighting industry. They…

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January 2018

IES Technical Luncheon: Beyond Estimation Market Outlook

January 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre, 4 Credit Union Dr
North York, Ontario M4A 2N8 Canada
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Beyond Estimation Market Outlook (A discussion on how to budget for cost escalation in the current economy)... James Vermeulens, Managing Principal, Vermeulens Cost Consultants Tickets

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February 2018

Toronto Light Festival 2018

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
The Distillery District, 30 Gristmill Ln
Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4 Canada
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Tour the Toronto Light Festival Thursday February 8th @ 6pm IES Toronto invites you to join your colleagues for a guided tour of the Toronto Light Festival at the Distillery Historic District*. The Festival exhibits the creativity of local and international artists and is a winter experience designed to entertain and inspire. "Experience magical light sculptures, interactive installations, and cool new light art materials. Discover lighting creations of every size and type." www.torontolightfest.com The tour will take approximately 1 hour.…

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South West Ontario IES Technical Seminar

February 15 @ 5:30 pm EST
Whistle Bear Golf Club, 1316 Dickie Settlement Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4R8 Canada
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Reconstructing the Business of Light - A Sweeping Response to LEDs Description: We have survived the LED storm of the decade, but it's not over yet. The lighting industry is under reconstruction, including everything from testing and measurement to fixture construction and procurement. The evolution gives us unprecedented choice, but not without new challenges. This seminar tells the LED story: past, present, and future. Topics include new methods of assessing colour, taming the technical beast, the power of materials, and…

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IES Technical Luncheon: The Challenges of Dimming LED Lighting Loads

February 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre, 4 Credit Union Dr
North York, Ontario M4A 2N8 Canada
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Dimming LED fixtures can be a nightmare! Daniel Silverstein will provide attendees with insights and a technical review of dimming systems and their relative benefits from the perspective of a lighting fixture manufacturer. He will take a deeper dive into how dimmers actually work, all while examining the dimming technologies that are available on the market today. A predominant objective of this presentation will be placed on understanding the challenges associated with phase cut dimming vs other systems, all in…

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March 2018

IES Toronto LightWalk at the Aga Khan Toronto Site

March 1 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Dr
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1K1 Canada
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The Aga Khan Museum and The Ismaili Centre Toronto

Light was the inspiration for these majestic structures. The architects guidance was to ensure that light is ever-present and animating the buildings. An exceptional level of detailing combined with a commitment to quality and craftsmanship, this is an event not to be missed. Time: Doors open at 5:30 PM. The Reception begins at 6:00 PM, food and drink will be served. Presentations by the architects and lighting designers will be followed with a directed tour of the Museum. We will…

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IES Technical Luncheon: An Experiential Conversation About Colour

March 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre, 4 Credit Union Dr
North York, Ontario M4A 2N8 Canada
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As LEDs evolve to offer us unprecedented freedom of design, the topic of colour has become more complicated and confusing than ever before. As lighting professionals we need to be a knowledgeable resource for our clients, and should be able to answer questions like: What is colour and why do we care? How does light really affect colour and how does understanding colour impact the lighting industry? What does colour preference have to do with choosing a light source? What…

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April 2018

IES Technical Luncheon: OFF is the New ON: Challenging the Assumptions of Lighting Energy Consumption

April 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre, 4 Credit Union Dr
North York, Ontario M4A 2N8 Canada
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Centuries of progress have created the environment we now enjoy….we are the creators of light. And, as is the case with other skills we have attained, it is difficult to recall the thinking we had when we could not create light. In this presentation, the speaker will explore the new perspectives required by “users of light” to embrace the technology features that are the future of lighting systems. She will share thought leader opinions about the future of lighting technologies…

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Fundamentals of Lighting

April 20 - April 22
H.H. Angus & Associates Ltd., 1127 Leslie Street
Toronto, Ontario M3C 2J6 Canada
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IES Fundamentals of Lighting Fundamentals of Lighting is an introductory course comprised of seven modules which replaces ED-100. The course includes three full days of instructions, course material binder, quizzes, a final exam, and a project. Time: Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Program Fee: IES Members: $650.00 Non-Members: $750.00 Continental Breakfast, Lunches, and Snacks are included. Topics: Module 1 - History, Light and Colour, Vision Module 2…

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