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2018 IPS Election Result

On 1 January 2019 Mark SubbaRao becomes IPS President and Shawn Laatsch the Past President. They are joined by these newly elected officers:

  • President-Elect: Kaoru Kimura, Japan Science Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
  • Executive Secretary: Patty Seaton, Howard B Owens Science Centre and Planetarium, Maryland, USA
  • Treasurer: Ann Bragg, Anderson Hancock Planetarium, Ohio, USA

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

The 2018 IPS Conference in Toulouse France ended July 5.
See conference photos (over 1000).


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The December 2018 issue of the Planetarian, journal of the IPS, is available to members.

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