The International Association of Lighting Designers has announced its lineup for its Enlighten Americas Conference, which will take place Oct. 13 – 15 at the Sheraton Buganvilias Resort + Convention Center in Puerto Vallarta, México. Online registration is still available through Oct. 5. Go to for more information.

The Enlighten conference program features educational seminars by lighting design professionals organized in three concurrent tracks—Art, Science, and Professional Tools. Confirmed speakers for Enlighten Americas include Helen Diemer, The Lighting Practice, Philadelphia; Elias Cisneros, 333 Luxes, Mérida, Yucatán, México; Ulrike Brandi, Ulrike Brandi Licht, Hamburg, Germany; Marcel Dion, Marcel Dion Lighting Design, Toronto; and Panos Andrikopoulos, ACT Lighting Design, United Kingdom. The student workshop at Enlighten Americas will be led by educators Paulette Herbert and Greg Clare, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Ok.

For the full Enlighten Americas conference schedule, click here.

Any questions related to the conference should be addressed to Kelly Ashmore, IALD manager of meetings + professional relations, at