IES hosts 'light + seniors'.
The IES hosted its first research symposium titled "Light +
Seniors" on March 6-7 in Washington D.C. Over 125 attended and
learned about current research investigating how lighting can be used to
maintain or improve vision, mental health and quality of life in the
aging population. The two-day symposium featured general sessions and
poster presentations delivered by an esteemed group of professionals
from diverse disciplines. Topics covered the areas of vision,
lighting's impact on health, human factors, lighting and interior
design for seniors, regulations and public policy. Proceedings will also
In addition to the IES, the following sponsor partners supported
the symposium: American Lighting Association, International Association
of Lighting Designers, National Institute of Building Sciences, National
Electrical Manufacturers Association, The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting
Education Inc. and Underwriters Laboratories.