IES ControlThis! 2011 show announces conference agenda

Aug. 22, 2011
Date Announced: 22 Aug 2011 The Illuminating Engineering Society – New York City Section (IESNYC) is proud to announce its impressive speaker line up for ControlThis! 2011 and that event registration is officially open. Taking place on Thursday, October 20th, 2011 in New York City, ControlThis! is holding a premier lecture series and tradeshow dedicated to advancing the education of the lighting, engineering and design community on lighting controls systems and energy management technologies. “We are excited to announce our line-up of speakers for ControlThis! 2011. This versatile program brings together both an informational lecture series with hands on demonstrations organized in two educational tracks.” commented Event Co-Chair, Meg Smith of Philips. “We offer a total of six accredited educational sessions and a new ‘Innovation Place” that will provide attendees with a firsthand look at the latest, innovative and emerging controls technologies. Furthermore, all attendees will have the opportunity to interact with a number of leading controls manufacturers that will be exhibiting their latest systems and innovations at the tradeshow throughout the day". ControlThis! 2011 will be held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City with Exhibit Hours from 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Educational CEU Accredited Presentations beginning at 12:00 p.m. thru 7:00 p.m. On-line registration at has officially opened with discounted admission for IES, DLF, USGBC NY Upstate Chapter and Lighting Controls Association members. Students are encouraged to attend as a complimentary guest with preregistration and ID. To register, simply visit for details on registration, speakers and specific sessions.SPEAKER LINE-UP:The IESNYC is proud to announce the following unparalleled lineup of educational programming on Lighting Control Systems and Energy Management technology: Construction and Commissioning Track• Hands on Wiring Demo and Basic Control Information. This is a unique three hour demonstration event allowing participants a hands-on, one on one opportunity to wire the components of the control systems they usually only see as “one lines”. Facilitated by Steve Mesh, LC, IALD, Lighting Consultant and Educator.• The Commissioning Process: IESNA DG29. Presented by Gary Meshberg, LEED AP, LC, IESNA, Director of Sales for Encelium Technology, Committee Chair for the IES Design Guide Committee.• Selecting a Cost Effective Control Strategy: An analysis of cost and performance. Presented by: Dane Sanders and Darcie Chinnis, Clanton Associates Design Track • Lighting Controls for Humans. Presented by Michael Stiller, Michael Stiller Design • Interactive Urban Lighting. Presented by Pol Pla I Conesa, MIT Fluid Interfaces Group • Meeting the Green Code: Presented by Urban GreenInnovation Place • Table tops of “not ready for market” innovative technology or process • Demonstration of the interactive teaching tool for developmentally challenged students at the Perkins School for the Blind.ABOUT THE IESNYC:IESNYC is a volunteer professional membership organization comprised of individuals who share a mutual appreciation for, and fascination with, all things lighting. They are lighting designers, architects, engineers, consultants, lighting manufacturers, lighting representatives, electrical distributors and allied professionals. IESNYC members are dedicated to promoting the art and science of illumination engineering to their members, professionals, the lighting industry, and the public through inspiring events, informative programs and educational series, social outreach, and networking opportunities. CONTROL THIS! 2011 is supported through the volunteer efforts of IESNYC members.

Committee Chair: Co-Chair – Meg Smith – Philips, LightLabs NA Daniel Rogers – ICF International Committee members: Mike Barr – Lutron Electronics Jay Domper - BPI Shaun Fillion – Osram Sylvania Richard Hurst – Enterprise Lighting Cathy Lambe – Lutron Electronics Bill Maiman - MechoShade Elena Mikoleski – Acuity Brands Tim Milton – Crestron Electronics Brian Smith – HLB Lighting Michael Stiller – Michael Stiller Design Nehal Youssef – Philips Controls

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