IESLA and AIA-Los Angeles Present Light and Health: From Science to Applications, with Mariana G. Figueiro and Tom Hamilton

April 12 [addtoany]


Light and Health: From Science to Applications
Join us for a very special joint presentation of the IESLA and the AIA as we present speakers Mariana G. Figueiro, Ph.D., FIES,
Director of the Lighting Researching Center and
Professor of Architecture and Biological Sciences
at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Tom Hamilton, Vice President of Marketing at Ketra,
as they explore the impact that light has on our health and
discuss how to transform built spaces into modern, healthy environments.
Receive 1.5 IES-CEU credits or 2 AIA-HSW LUs


Guest Speakers



Mariana G. FigueiroPh.D.FIES, is Director of the Lighting Research Center and Professor of Architecture and Biological Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is well known for her research on the effect of light on human health, circadian photobiology, and lighting for older adults. She is the author of more than 100 scientific articles in her field of research. Dr. Figueiro brought attention to the significance of light and health as topic of public interest through her TEDMED talk (


Tom Hamilton is Vice President of Solutions and Services at Ketra, a dynamic LED lighting and controls manufacturer based in Austin, TX. Prior to joining Ketra he was Global Product Manager for LED-based interior accent lighting and general illumination products at Philips Color Kinetics. Prior to that he served as Senior Engineer at ColorLink, Inc. (acquired by RealD in 2007), a manufacturer of optical systems for 3D cinema and video projection applications. He has served multiple terms in Executive Committee roles with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA). Mr. Hamilton received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and received MBA and MS degrees from Boston University.


Event Details


Thursday, April 19th, 2018


6:00pm –  Cocktails and Dinner
7:00 pm – Dinner and PresentationLocation:
Louis Poulsen Showroom
Helms Bakery
8745 Washington Bouelvard, Suite E
Culver City, CA  90232


Free valet parking will be provided.  Garage entrance is on Washington Boulevard east of the entrance to Louis Poulsen showroom.

Paypal Prepaid:
$35 IESLA and AIA members/$40 non-members
$15 students with ID
*Note: Pre-payment is non-refundable.

Cash/Check at the Door:


$40 members/$45 non-members
$15 students with ID


Continuing Education Eligibility:
Please RSVP by April 18th via the following link:
This event will be at capacity!  Please register online and purchase your tickets early as space is limited.  Although at door pricing is displayed, we cannot guarantee space will be available without prior registration.
Thank you for your understanding!
For additional information:  Visit the IESLA website  


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Tuesday, May 1st

IESLA Student Design Competition


Saturday, June 23rd
21st Annual Lumen West Gala