IES/NASA: Lighting for Difficult Environments, The Role of the Sun on Circadian Rhythm and Other Cha

When:  Feb 28, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  The IES Houston Section

The Illuminating Engineering Society Houston Section and NASA present:

Lighting for Difficult Environments: The Role of the Sun on Circadian Rhythm and Other Challenges to Human Physiology

Mini Conference Includes:

  • General Admission and free parking to Space Center Houston.
  • AIA/IES/PE CEU/LU Opportunities
  • Speakers/Panelists:
    - Ian Ashdown, PE (Ret.), FIES, Senior Scientist (SunTracker Ltd.)
    - Dr. George Brainard, PhD, Director of the Light Research Program (Thomas Jefferson University)
    - Dr. Lee Brown, MD, Health System Sleep Disorders Center (University of New Mexico), Tenured Prof of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Adj. Prof. ECE
    - Toni Clark, PE, NASA JSC HHPC Fellow for Spacecraft Lighting Environments (Leidos, Inc.)
    - Rachel Fitzgerald, CLD, LC, IALD, LEED BD+C, Senior Associate, Discipline Lead, Lighting (Stantec)
    - Martin Valentine, FSLL, MIES, Global Design Director (Ligman Lighting)
  • Presentations by Spacecraft Engineering Systems & Architecture Experts
  • Private Tour of Building 9 (Space Vehicles Mockup Facility)
  • Dinner and presentation by Astronaut Mark Polansky

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Space Center Houston
1601 E NASA Pkwy,
Houston, TX 77058