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  • Boston


    AUGUST 9-11, 2018

Call for Presenters

The Illuminating Engineering Society’s Annual Conference provides a range of educational programming–including workshops, seminars, immersive experiences, tours, networking, and paper and poster presentations—on the art, design, science, and research of lighting relevant to lighting professionals, educators, and other design disciplines.
The 2018 Annual Conference will foster personal and career growth through educational and networking opportunities and enable attendees to earn CEU credits through participation. The theme of this year's conference is "Light.Balance."

To begin your submission application as a Paper Presenter or Poster Presenter, please enter your email address at the bottom of the page. 

Before submitting, please make sure your proposal and timeline comply with our Submission Formats & Relevant Dates.


About the Conference
In addition to a provocative keynote presentation, attendees will hear from noted professionals and subject matter experts as they introduce and discuss topics relevant to the “Light.Balance” theme in a variety of formats. Breakout sessions will allow attendees to gather in smaller settings to participate in seminar and paper presentations.



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