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April 10th — IES Detroit - New Rules and New Tools for Emergency Lighting Control

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New Rules and New Tools for Emergency Lighting Control


In the last five years, there have been significant emergency lighting changes in both the NEC and UL standards. This presentation will explore relevant new sections of the 2017 NEC and new equipment and system designs that are needed to comply with these changes.


We’re excited to be hosting this event at Otus Supply, The New American restaurant with great food and amazing ambiance in fabulous Ferndale. If you haven’t been there yet, now is a great time to check it out! We received such a great response we are having it there again!


About the Presenter:


Steve Terry


Steve is currently the Director of Standards & Industry Relations at ETC. From 2004-2017, he was the Vice President of Research & Development at ETC, where he led the group that is responsible for global development of new products.


Steve founded the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) National Electrical Code Committee in 1980 and was its original chair. This committee has authored many successful changes to the theatrical and motion picture/TV sections of the US National Electrical Code. He was appointed a member of National Electrical Code Panel 15 in 1994, and has served as the USITT representative to Code Panel 15 ever since. He is a member of many UL Standards Technical Panels including those for UL924—Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment, UL1008—Transfer Equipment, and UL8750—LED Equipment for Use in Lighting Products.


He chaired the USITT Committee that wrote the internationally-accepted DMX512 standard for digital communications in lighting systems in 1986. He was inducted as a Fellow of the USITT in 2006.


Steve is currently a member of the ESTA Technical Standards Council, and the ESTA Electrical Power Working Group. He is an ETCP Certified Electrician and an ETCP Recognized Trainer, as well as a member of the ETCP Council and the subject matter expert groups for the ETCP electrical certifications.


Meeting Schedule:


5:00 - 5:30 Gather and Network

5:30-6:30 Dinner


6:30-8:00 Presentation


Meeting fees:

$10 for Students

$15 for Emerging Professional IES Members

$25 for IES Members

$35 for Non-Members


For discounted fees, please provide Student ID or proof of Association Membership at the door.


Meeting Location Details:

Our event will be held at Otus Supply in Ferndale. There is a small parking lot adjacent the building, and city parking lots across the street from the restaurant. 


Ticket sales end at noon on Friday, February 6th!


Meeting Location Details:

Otus Supply

345 E. 9 Mile Road

Ferndale, MI 48220


See this link for your convenience: Otus Supply



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