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If you would like to change your membership category based on the latest membership structure, please contact IPS Treasurer, Ann Bragg.

Call for 2020 IPS Awards, Fellows

IPS honors its own during its biennial conferences. Nominations for the service and technology awards and to be named an IPS Fellow are due by 1 June 2019 in order to be considered during the off-year council meeting later in June. Go to the Awardees and Fellows page for more information.

The next IPS conference takes place 18–25 June 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
World of Science, Edmonton


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The March 2019 issue of Planetarian, the IPS journal, is available to members.

What's good inside:
Vision 2020 update
Why do teachers take planetarium field trips?
A backpacking planetarian in South America

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Zeiss Model 1 planetarium projector

2023: The 100th birthday of the planetarium projector

The planetarium was invented in 1923. Get ready to celebrate—help make this birthday a truly stellar event. Read more.

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5/8/2019 » 5/10/2019
Canadian Association of Science Centres

International Museums Day

5/22/2019 » 5/25/2019
13th FullDome Festival in Jena, Germany

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