State of Our Arts & Science

When:  Mar 25, 2020 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PT)
Associated with  The IES Calgary Section

Presenter: Shirley Coyle – Leader of the Canadian Business Unit – Cree Inc.

Topic Information:
There’s a new IES Lighting Practice document in town, with art, appearance, environment, reassurance, and comfort in its soul. This session will take you through the design recommendations that are unique to pedestrian areas in parks, civic squares, along waterways, in plazas, restaurants, areas around sports fields, and sculpture gardens. Focal points, colour, safety, visibility of others, consideration for critters, minimizing intrusive light and skyglow… all these issues will be covered including a review of recommendations and supportive tables.

Presenter Bio:
Shirley Coyle is with Cree Lighting, a market-leading innovator of LED luminaires. Shirley is VP & GM of the Canadian business unit for Cree Lighting, as well as VP-Specification Sales for North America. Lighting Certified since 2000, she has more than 30 years’ experience in the lighting industry. Shirley is currently a Director on the Board of Electro-Federation Canada, and a Past President of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), where she spent 7 years on the national Board of Directors. Shirley is active on several IES committees, including the committee on Lighting for Outdoor Pedestrian Spaces, the Roadway Lighting Committee, and the Street & Area Lighting Conference Committee. She is also a member of the Canadian CIE committee and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Visibility.

Location

Holiday Inn & Suites – Calgary South
8360 Blackfoot Trail SE
Calgary, AB T2J 7E1