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International Planetarium Society


Officers of International Planetarium Society are elected by the members of the organization
in accordance with the Rules and By-Laws of the IPS. The current officers are:


Joanne Young
Audio Visual Imagineering, Inc.
6565 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 2
Orlando, Florida USA 32822
+1 407 859 8166 phone
+1 407 859 8254 fax
+1 321 961 6961 cell

Past President

Thomas W. Kraupe
Planetarium Hamburg
Linnering 1 (Stadtpark)
D-22299 Hamburg
+49(0)40-428 86 52-50 phone
+49(0)40-428 86 52-99 fax
+49(0)40-4279 24-850 e-fax
+49(0)172-40 86 133 cell

President-Elect Shawn Laatsch

Shawn Laatsch
Emera Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Road
Orono Maine USA 04469
Phone: +1 207 581 1341

shawn laatsch photo

Executive Secretary

Lee Ann Hennig
Planetarium, Thomas Jefferson High School
for Science and Technology
6560 Braddock Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22312 USA
+1 703 750 8380
+1 703 750 5010 fax

Lee Ann Hennig photo

Treasurer and Membership Chair

Ann Bragg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics
Director, Anderson Hancock Planetarium
Marietta College
215 Fifth Street
Marietta, Ohio 45750 USA
+1 740-376-4589

Ann Bragg photo

Please notify the Planetarian Editor Sharon Shanks and the Executive Secretary Lee Ann Hennig of changes of IPS officers and affiliate representatives.



Affiliate Organizations

See also detailed listing of IPS Affiliate Organizations.


Current Affiliates (date of affiliation)

Association of Brazilian Planetariums (ABP) (2007)
Association of Dutch Speaking Planetariums (ADSP) (2002)
Association of French Speaking Planetariums (APLF) (1993)
Association of Mexican Planetariums (AMPAC) (1984)
Association of Spanish Planetariums (APLE) (2001)
Australasian Planetarium Society (APS) (1999)
British Association of Planetaria (BAP) (1978)
Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) (1996)
European/Mediterranean Planetarium Association (EMPA) (1978)
Great Lakes Planetarium Association (GLPA)
Great Plains Planetarium Association (GPPA)
Italian Association of Planetaria (IAP) (1992)
Japan Planetarium Association (JPA) (1993) (2007)
Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society (MAPS)
Nordic Planetarium Association (NPA) (1986)
Pacific Planetarium Association (PPA)
Rocky Mountain Planetarium Association (RMPA)
Russian Planetariums Association (RPA) (1994)
Society of German-Speaking Planetariums (GDP) (1994)
Southeastern Planetarium Association (SEPA)
Southwestern Association of Planetariums (SWAP)


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Deadline for 2016 Stratoscript Compendium Ring

12/16/2016 » 12/18/2016
Small Digital Planetarium Workshop

Deadline for "Pages of Stars"

Deadline for Week in the United States

2/22/2017 » 2/26/2017

International Planetarium Society, Inc   
c/o Ann Bragg, Treasurer   
Marietta College, 215 Fifth Street   
Marietta, Ohio 45750 USA