Change in thought for Exterior Lighting

January 9, 2024 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual - Via Zoom

Please join IES MSP for a “Change in thought for Exterior Lighting” virtual program on Tuesday, January 9 at 12 pm featuring Nick Mesler, PE, Director of Business Solutions at Evari GIS Consulting.

After attending this virtual program, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the benefits of public engagement in developing lighting master plans, emphasizing equity and responsibility in public lighting projects.

2. Learn practical data-driven strategies to support decision-making for city leaders, prioritizing funding for public lighting while considering safety, character, equity, and responsibility.

3. Recognize the intrinsic values of streetlighting and its interaction with various disciplines, understanding its role in supporting social benefits beyond energy savings and standards.

4. Apply practical strategies to integrate streetlighting considerations into comprehensive planning and design processes, balancing competing needs, prioritizing resources, and promoting equitable distribution through collaboration and stakeholder engagement.

Please register by Monday, January 8, 2024

Featured Speaker: Nick Mesler, PE is the Director of Operations at Evari GIS Consulting. Nick graduated from San Diego State University in 2017 and brings seven years of Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering experience to the team. His experience has been focused on traffic operations support for planning and design projects related to active transportation, citywide plans, and private development. He has GIS applicable experience in large-scale data collection, geospatial data analytics, parking demand management, community outreach, safe routes to school, traffic safety plans, and policy development. Nick is based out of Portland, Oregon, and supports clients throughout the Pacific Northwest region and the United States.