IES Street & Area Lighting Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
September 21 - 24, 2025
The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Street and Area Lighting Conference appeals to a broad spectrum of attendees with a primary focus of improving outdoor lighting. The conference program provides outdoor lighting training classes, seminars, networking sessions and an exhibit hall. Attendees come from across the country and internationally representing utilities, municipalities, DOTs, consulting and engineering firms, research firms, manufacturing firms and educational institutions. The IES Street and Area Lighting Conference is the only forum specific to the interests and challenges facing outdoor lighting professionals.
The conference features a blend of technical sessions, seminars, and exhibit booths. Attendees can expect to learn about the latest technologies, best practices, and case studies, focusing on outdoor lighting applications. Key topics often include advancements in lighting design, impact on human and environmental health, and issues related to lighting controls and systems.