Live Training

Live Training

ALA offers a variety of live training opportunities throughout the year. From webinars, to seminars during Lightovation and Conference, to an intensive Lighting Specialist training course. Here, you can view and register for all of ALA's upcoming live training opportunities.

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Upcoming Live Webinars

On Demand - March 21 - Common Lighting Mistakes and What You Need to Know
Aired: - March 21
On Demand - 2/28/19 - On Demand - How to Calculate How Much LED lighting is Appropriate for Spaces Throughout the House
Aired - February 28, 2019
On Demand - On Demand Webinar: Fundamentals of Lumens, Candlepower and Footcandles and How to Use These Concepts in your Lighting Consultations
Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, IES Aired: Thursday January 24, 2019 Time: 11:00 Central Time
On Demand - Webinar - On Demand Webinar - Residential Lighting and the New ALA/IES RP-11 Standard
Terry McGowan, ALA Director of Engineering, Eric Borden and Doreen Le May Madden, co-chairs IES Residential Lighting Committee Aired: Thursday, October 25, 2018.
On Demand Webinar - On Demand Webinar: Everything Your Customers Need to Know About LED Light Bulbs
Joseph A. Rey-Barreau, AIA, IES Aired: Thursday, October 18, 2018
On Demand - On Demand Webinar - How to best price products for optimizing inventory turns, sales, margins and profits
James Fleming Aired September 6, 2018
On Demand - On Demand Webinar - Increase Margins
Mark Okun Sales webinar Session - Aired August 2018
On Demand Webinar - Evaluating Recessed Lighting – Part 2
Peter Romaniello, IALD ALA Technical lighting webinar - Aired July 2018
On Demand - On Demand Webinar - Evaluating Recessed Lighting Part 1
Peter Romaniello, IALD Aired: June 2018
On Demand - May - On Demand Webinar (Aired May 2018) - What challenges and opportunities with Integrated vs. Non-integrated LED
May 17, 2018 Instructor: Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, IES CLC: 1 Credit Hour



Residential Lighting Training Course

The next four-day Residential Lighting Training Course will be hosted this June at Acuity Brands Lighting in Des Plaines, Ill. This intensive course, taught by Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, IES, takes participants through the ALA Residential Lighting Training Manual. At the end of the course, upon successful completion of a final exam, participants will receive their Lighting Specialist designations. 


**Students will also need to purchase the Residential Lighting Training Manual & Bring to Class


Date and Time:
Monday, June 3 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) through Thursday, June 6 (9 a.m. - 2 p.m., exam at ~12 p.m.)


Acuity Brands Lighting
1300 Wolf Road
Des Plaines, Ill. 60017
Onsite Contact: 800-817-9880

Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, IES

Recommended Hotel:
Residence INN by Marriott

Chicago O'Hare
7101 Chestnut Street
Rosemont, IL  60018
Phone: 847-375-9000

Rate: $128 Plus Tax

Hotel Cut off Date: May 9, 2019

Book Your Hotel Here

Transportation to and from the course will be provided from the recommended hotel.

Recommended Airport:
Chicago O'Hare



Lightovation Seminars

During June Lightovation ALA and DMC will host courses in The SMART Center, TM 4826. Additional information will be posted as the courses are scheduled. 



ALA Conference Seminars


The ALA Conference is hosted annually and features a variety of in-person education and training opportunities. The next conference will be hosted in Phoenix, Ariz., Sept 15-17, 2019. To register for the 2019 Conference, click here.