The Illuminating Engineering Society – New York City Section (IESNYC) has announced the speaker line up for ControlThis! 2011 and that event registration is officially open. Taking place on Thursday, October 20, 2011 in New York City, ControlThis! is holding a lecture series and trades how dedicated to advancing the education of the lighting, engineering and design community on lighting controls systems and energy management technologies. The Lighting Controls Association is a proud sponsor of the event.
“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 trade show 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. Online registration at www.controlthis.org 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 www.controlthis.org for details on registration, speakers and specific sessions.
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 Technologies, Committee Chair for the IES Design Guide Committee and chair of the Lighting Controls Association.
• Selecting a Cost Effective Control Strategy: An analysis of cost and performance. Presented by: Dane Sanders and Darcie Chinnis, Clanton Associates
• 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 Green
• 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.
For more information, visit www.ControlThis.org.