IES 2018 Annual Conference

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IES 2018 Annual Conference
Westin Boston Waterfront
Boston, MA

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August 9th – 11th, 2018

Exhibit Hall Hours:

Thurs. 9th 5:00PM Awards Gala
Fri. 10th 8:30AM-5:30PM
Exhibits 12:15PM - 2:15PM
Sat. 11th 7:30AM - 5:00PM
Exihibits 5:30PM - 7:00PM

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About Our Event

The 2018 Annual Conference will endeavor to bring experiences, education, networking and inspiration together to foster personal and career growth. The theme of this year’s conference is “Light Balance.”

 The Illuminating Engineering Society’s Annual Conference August 9-11 in Boston Massachusetts provides a range of educational programming—including workshops, seminars, immersive experiences, tours, networking, and paper and poster presentations—on the art, design, science, and research of lighting relevant to lighting professionals, educators, and related design disciplines. As always, professional education is paramount, with a broad selection of CEU credits available through participation at the conference.

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Booth Staff

Jay Catral
Jay Catral, Chief Technical Advisor (Radiometrics), Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc.

Jay started with Minolta’s Photographic Division in 1992. In 2002 he later transferred to, what was then, Minolta’s Instrument Systems Division as the Master Technician for the Service Department. Jay attended De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines majoring in Electronics Engineering with a minor in Communications. Currently, Jay serves as Technical Sales and Applications Manager for Canada, Texas and Southeastern United States.

Mark Lombardi
Mark Lombardi, Technical Support Manager, Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc.

Mark is a graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey with a B.S. in Business. Prior to joining KMSA in 2014, he was working as a Support Engineer for Carl Zeiss in their North American Optical Sensing Systems, supporting their industrial inline VIS-NIR Spectrophotometer systems in the Glass, Pharma and Chemical industries. Mark was also part of the original Sensing group Minolta Corp. established in the early 1990’s when launching their first Industrial Light meters, Colorimeters and Spectrophotometers. Within the Minolta and now Konica Minolta Sensing America’s, Inc. organization, Mark has held positions as Master Technician, Service Manager and is currently the Technical Support manager of KMSA overseeing a team of Application Engineers that supports all Color and Appearance, Radiometric and Instrument Systems product lines in North America.