IES/IEEE IAS Combined Monthly Meeting: UMBC Event Center - Lighting Design and Tour

When:  Feb 18, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  The IES Baltimore Section

About the Presentation

This combined IES/IEEE-IAS Baltimore Sections meeting will be held at the recently opened UMBC Event Center. The event will feature a catered reception, and attendees will be treated to a tour of the venue, followed by a presentation by Samantha Hollomon, of Lightwork, the lighting designer for the project. Topics to be covered include the design process for the sports and event lighting program, including technical aspects of the RGBW LED luminaire systems, implementation of NCAA requirements for HD television broadcasts, and control systems. The UMBC Event Center is a NCAA Division I basketball arena and multi- purpose venue at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in Catonsville, Maryland. It is the home of the UMBC Retrievers men's and women's basketball teams as well as volleyball. It has a capacity of 5,000 seats, and is the campus venue for all commencements and concerts.

About the Speaker
Samantha Hollomon - Principal, Lightwork. Ms. Hollomon began practicing lighting design over twenty years ago in New York City focused on institutional and commercial projects with Fisher Marantz Stone and Hayden McKay Lighting Design Inc.

She shifted into whole building environmental design consulting with a strong focus on daylighting and highly-efficient higher education buildings following her move to Baltimore in 2002, where she led an office for London-based Atelier Ten for five years. In 2010, she founded her own firm to focus her attention solely on higher education, sustainable building projects. Recent projects include UDC’s LEED Platinum Student Union, UMCP’s Cole Fieldhouse Indoor Football Practice Field, and University of Florida’s LEED Platinum Reitz Union. She holds a B.A. from Washington & Lee University.

When: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

  • Social Hour - 6pm to 6:45pm
  • Dinner & Tours - 6:45pm to 8pm
  • Program - 8pm to 9pm

Where: UMBC Event Center
             1000 Hilltop Circle
             Baltimore, MD 21250

Cost:       $50 - IES/IEEE Members (Registration Deadline: 2/17/2020)
                $55 - Non-Members/Members Paid-at-Door


UMBC Event Center
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250