2023 Lighting & Controls Trade Show

  • IES Ottawa 2023 Lighting & Controls Trade Show
    March 9, 2023
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm


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About the Trade Show

The IES Ottawa 2023 Lighting & Controls Trade Show returns to the Ottawa Conference & Event Centre March 9th.


View the latest and greatest in lighting technology, connect with members of Ottawa-Gatineau’s lighting community, and attend FREE CEU courses from industry leaders.


How to Attend

Event Details

Date: Thursday, March 9th

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre (200 Coventry Rd., Ottawa, K1K 4S3)

CEU Courses: 10:00 am – 11:00 am & 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Connect with members of the Ottawa-Gatineau lighting industry and see what’s new across a wide range of manufacturers, vendors, and solution providers.


The show is free to attend and is aimed at industry professionals, architects, designers, engineers, project managers, contractors, and anyone who is interested in lighting. Light refreshments will be served.


Register now to reserve your spot and ensure your name badge is ready upon arrival. Reservation also helps us gauge numbers for the event, so please do so in advance if possible.


Drop by for a short visit or stay and walk the floor, this is a great chance to see what’s new and exciting in lighting!


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CEU Courses


Want to improve your lighting knowledge? Looking for CEU accredited courses?


We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be hosting CEU courses on-site with industry leading speakers.


Important NOTE

Please see below changes to the scheduled CEU courses

Want to improve your lighting knowledge? Looking for CEU accredited courses?


We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be hosting a CEU course on-site with industry leading speakers.


Course Information

Title: Specifying Sustainable Luminaires (Joining us virtually)

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Course Summary:

This presentation provides an overview of the elements of sustainability and how to best specify sustainably designed luminaires.



Scott Roos is the Vice President, Sustainability & Business Optimization, Specialty Lighting Group at Acuity Brands. 2023 marks Scott’s 45th year in lighting, a career that has encompassed product design, marketing, product management, strategy development and lighting education.

Scott has earned numerous patents and awards including the Industrial Design Excellence Award and LightFair’s Most Innovative Product and Technical Innovation awards. He has always been involved in pushing the envelope for critical topics of the time, from developing the first MR16 low voltage accent lighting products in the 80’s and helping advance CFL general illumination downlighting in the 90s to driving the development of the first commercially viable LED track and recessed solutions in the early 2000s.

Most recently Scott has worked to encourage us to embrace wellness and sustainability as fundamental elements of good lighting. Scott has a BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois and an MBA from De Paul University. He is currently serving as a member of the IES Sustainability Committee which is updating the LP10 Sustainable Lighting Practice document.


Learning Objectives


1. Recognize the key elements of sustainability & their impacts including those from Embodied & Operational Carbon, Materials Responsibility & Workplace Social Responsibility


2. Understand the various methods of assessing sustainability including Life Cycle Assessments & Materials Transparency


3. Gain a working knowledge of the luminaire related sustainability requirements of WELL, LEED and The Living Building Challenge


4. Apply the principals discussed to specify the most environmentally responsible lighting equipment for your project.



(NOTE: If you have already selected a ticket for the courses that were previously offered, you will automatically have access to this course. If you cannot attend, we ask that you let us know at [email protected] or refund the ticket via Eventbrite. 


We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to having you at this exciting course!)

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Important Information


Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1K-4S3

Parking: Parking is available below the event centre for all attendees.

Hotel: The Courtyard By Marriot Ottawa East, attached to the Event Centre, mention IES Ottawa for special rate.


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