Courtesy IES

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) will hold its fourth research symposium–Light + Human Health: Circadian, Biological + Behavioral–April 8 - 10, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown. The symposium will focus on topics that address the biological effects of light. There are two featured keynote speakers. The first is Samer Hattar, Senior Investigator and Chief, Section on Light and Circadian Rhythms (SLCR), National Institute of Mental Health whose research focuses on light effects on circadian rhythms, sleep, mood and learning. The second keynote will be presented by Craig Zimring, Professor; Director, SimTigrate Design Lab, Georgia Tech, whose work focuses on evaluating “…the relationships between the physical environment of healthcare and other facilities and human satisfaction, performance, and behavior.” The symposium will also include a tour of the SimTigrate Design Lab at Georgia Tech.

Deadline to book rooms is March 25, 2018. Full details can be found on the IES conference webpage.