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IES Events

September 14-17, 2014
Gaylord Opryland Hotel
Nashville, TN
November 2-4, 2014
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel
Pittsburgh, PA


Welcome to the IES Albuquerque Section

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is the technical authority on illumination who caters to all lighting professionals. The IES, a non-profit membership organization, sets out to improve the lighted  environment by bringing together those with lighting knowledge and by translating that knowledge into actions that benefit the general populace. The Illuminating Engineering Society was founded in 1906 to establish scientific lighting recommendations and to advance knowledge of the the lighted environment for the benefit and improvement of society.

The IES's vision is to build upon a century of outstanding excellence to create a premier lighting community that's dedicated to promoting the art and science of lighting to its members, allied profession organizations and to the public through inspiring events and through informative programs, presentations and networking events.

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Albuquerque (Rio Grande) Section
Events, Programs, News & Announcements


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Upcoming Events:

DLC 101 Featured Speaker: Irina Rasputnis

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014, 11:30 am – 1:30pm

Chama River Brewing

What will be covered:

  • About NEEP and DLC
  • History and Background
  • Our Members
  • DLC Resources
  • DLC Structure
  • DLC Processes

About the speaker: Irina Rasputnis is the Commercial Programs Manager at NEEP, managing the DesignLights Consortium(r) Qualified Products List (DLC QPL), a qualification program for commercial-sector LED lighting products. In this role, she is oversees the development and maintenance of technical requirements for product qualification and the accessibility and functionality of the DLC QPL. Irina holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Northeastern University and studied Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University. Irina is Lighting Certified and also sits on the Board of Directors of the NCQLP (National Council for the Qualifications of the Lighting Professions). CEU’s will be offered.

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For further information contact Samantha Johnston, IES Albuquerque Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


The Albuquerque Section of IES holds regular meetings September through May, and occasionally during the summer.

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, please feel free to contact a member of the section's Board of Managers.


Allied Organization Events

NMAEE Banquet

September 23, 2014

5:30 PM MDT - 9:00 PM MDT

Sandia Resort and Casino

30 Rainbow Road NE

Albuquerque, NM 87113


  • NMAEE Members $40
  • Non Members $45 

When registering for this meeting in the "Special Instructions and Comment" section please indicate your meal choice indicated below: 

  • 1-Chicken Plate 
  • 2-Vegetarian Plate 

Sandia Resort and Casino is offering a special rate of $189 for those wishing to stay after the banquet. You must call Sandia at 505-798-3930 prior to August 27th and mention the NMAEE Special Rate. 

Speaker Topic: Hydraulic Fracturing Changing Engineering Landscapes 

Guest Speaker: Dr. J. Winston Porter 

Dr. J. Winston Porter will discuss Hydraulic Fracturing and review the current U. S. energy situation and introduce how pending EPA regulations on power plant's emissions will change America's energy landscape and New Mexico's energy mix specifically. 

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