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We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to all aspects of the Art and Science of Illumination. Our strength is our diversified membership consisting of engineers, architects, designers, educators, students, contractors, distributors, utility personnel, manufacturers, and scientists, all contributing to the mission of the society: to advance knowledge and disseminate information of the improvement of the lighted environment to the benefit of everyone.

President's Message: Colleen Peach
President's Message

Welcome to our new and improved website. Read here for a welcome statement from the LA section President.

IESLA Speakers Bureay
Coming together for a first-of-its-kind effort, the IES Los Angeles Section, the IALD Southern California Chapter, and WILD Los Angeles collectively see a need to diversify the voices in our industry. Interested in getting involved? Interested in learning more? Click here.

Emerging Professionals
Are you a new professional to lighting? The Emerging Professionals groups is a great place to begin networking and learn about lighting. Interested in learning more? Learn here.

Event Recordings
IESLA now has a Vimeo page! Did you miss a lecture? We try to post lectures about a week after they occur. Past events can be found here.

Russell Cole Memorial Student Lighting Design Competition
Student Design Competition

Are you a student or educator in a lighting related field? Over the last 10 years the IESLA has awarded over $120,000 to more than 30 students. Find out more here.

Fundamentals of Lighting
Each year the section provides intensive learning modules provided by the Society to provide a solid, comprehensive introduction to applied lighting. Interested in attending? Click here.

Russell Cole Memorial Student Lighting Design Competition
Ready for a straightforward, technical lecture with a cup of coffee? IESLA provides cutting edge topics in an early morning lecture format. Click here to see upcoming lectures.

IES is Social
Want to follow IESLA on social media to stay up to date? You can find us on Instagram, Facebook and Linkedin. Connect with us.