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BIM, Visualization, & Lighting Design

  • DIALOG 100-10237 104 Street Edmonton, Alberta Canada (map)

Join the IES for an evening of conversation, snacks, and drinks.  We'll be talking about Building Information Modelling (BIM), how it can streamline the lighting design process, and how it has evolved over the past few years.  We'll also talk about modern visualization techniques that are used to digitally express your lighting design to clients.

This session will cover:

  • An overview of BIM and tools specific to lighting design

  • The information required to start a BIM project

  • Photometric files, 3D Modeling, Surface Reflectance

  • Photometric Calculations in BIM

  • Using BIM to help with NECB/ASHRAE 90.1/LEEDv4 compliance

  • Visualization tools - Realtime Rendering, Virtual Reality, Portable VR

  • Tips and tricks for lighting design in 3D

  • Common challenges and limitations

This is a great opportunity to network with industry members and learn about advancements in computer aided lighting design and visualization!

Hope to see you there!

Schedule of Events:

  • 6:30 - 7:00 PM: Snacks & Drinks

  • 7:00 - 8:00 PM: Presentation

  • 8:00 - 9:00 PM: Networking & Discussion

Ticket prices

$55 for Non-IES members

$45 for IES members



#100 10237 104 Street, Edmonton


Can I use my IES membership for a discount?

  • Yes! Click the "Enter Promotional Code" link in the top right corner of the Select Tickets page and enter your individual IES number to reveal an IES Member ticket including discount.

  • The IES membership discount applies only to the IES member. Additional attendees are to be registered as non-IES members.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

  • Parking is available across the street in the Impark or Precise Parklink lots. The venue is also accessible via ETS Bus and LRT.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

  • No.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

  • Yes, just let us know when you arrive so we can keep track of the attendees.