The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has extended the deadline for its Call for Proposals for its annual conference—IALD Enlighten Americas 2017—to be held Oct. 12–14, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt Denver in Denver, Colo. The two-day conference is organized around 60 minutes sessions that fall into one of three topic areas: Art, Science, or Professional Tools.

New deadline is now Jan. 16, 2017, and materials can be submitted via the online entry portal: (URL is case sensitive). All questions should be addressed to Theresa Nissen, IALD Director of Training + Professional Development by phone—312.527.3677—or by email: