The Wichita 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.
The Illuminating Engineering Society’s Annual Conference August 8-10, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky 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 related design disciplines. As always, professional education is paramount, with a broad selection of CEU credits available through participation at the conference.
The 2019 Annual Conference will endeavor to bring experiences, education, networking and inspiration together to foster personal and career growth.
The conference begins Thursday evening August 8 — Opening Night — with the Illumination Awards Gala, followed by two exciting days of accredited educational programs, networking, skill sharpening, product demonstrations and time to relax and enjoy the camaraderie of your peers, catch up with old friends and meet new people.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2019
From 11:30am to 1:00pm
Martin Pringle Law Firm
600 E Douglas
Cocoa Dolce Production Facility
235 N St. Francis Ave
Drew Rose, P.E.
Integrated Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Martin Pringle & Cocoa Dolce Facility Tour
Drew will guide us on tours of the Martin Pringle Law Firm and the Cocoa Dolce Production Facility. The Martin Pringle Law Firm is a new 28,500 sq. ft. office space with LED lighting and specialty lighting controls. The Cocoa Dolce facility is a 21,000 sq. ft. renovation that includes a 4,800 sq. ft. production kitchen, industrial coolers/freezers, new retail space, corporate office space, and warehouse/storage space. The production kitchen includes LED lighting, daylight harvesting controls, and bus duct power distribution.
Tours will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Martin Pringle Law Office. We will meet in the front lobby (located on the first level) of the Martin Pringle space. After the Martin Pringle tour, we will move to the new Cocoa Dolce Production Facility. The Cocoa Dolce tour will tentatively begin at 12:20 p.m.
Drew has over 14 years experience in electrical engineering design for commercial buildings. His professional affiliations include IES, USGBC, NCEES, and IAEI. Drew has served as project manager, production coordinator and project engineer on his many projects, which include new construction, renovations, and additions. He has also worked on various other types of mission-critical facilities such as data centers and other commercial facilities.
(Lunch will not be provided)
The IES Street & Area Lighting Conference is the only conference of its kind dedicated to improving the outdoor lighting business of electric utilities and energy service companies. We continue to provide an open forum for end -users facing the same questions regarding relevant products for specific application, lighting controls, benchmarks from other users in the lighting community, and milestones reached by municipalities, utilities and DOT’s. We strive to maintain a small community feel, creating a great opportunity to network with industry peers through seminars with speaker Q+A, breakout sessions to discuss issues in-depth, an exhibit hall and many networking events with speakers and peers in a comfortable and open atmosphere.
We encourage you to make your IES Street and Area Lighting Conference 2019 hotel and air travel reservations as early as possible in order to take advantage of competitive fares. Room Block closes August 29, 2019.
Our attendee base, over 900 and growing, includes managers, technical and marketing specialists, lighting consultants and engineers from electric utilities, municipalities, cooperatives, energy service companies and manufacturers. These outdoor lighting professionals come from across the country and the industry. All are vitally interested in learning about products and services and include decision-makers from investor-owned regulated electric utilities, unregulated marketing affiliates, cooperatives, municipal utilities and independent contractors and consultants.