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Nominations have now closed for the positions of IPS President Elect, Secretary and Treasurer for 2021-22. Please see the elections page for details of members who are standing.

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IPS 2020 Virtual Conference was August 3, 5, & 7. See the Conference Home Page. Recordings will be posted to the proceedings page.

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The Planetarian Network

In an effort to find better ways for its members to communicate with one another and share the wealth of knowledge that exists within our field, IPS has started a new community platform. The Planetarian Network has more capabilities than a simple email listserv and is better organized than typical social media or blog-style services, and can have sub-communities in different languages. Please participate, voice your concerns, share your successes, your wisdom, and to ask for help from the international community. To join, visit https://ipshub.mn.co to join the community.

Hot off the ePress:
the June 2020 Planetarian.

This issue is free (unrestricted access) for everyone in this distressful time of pandemic.
Download the June 2020 Planetarian (PDF).

The first IPS elected Board members in the new the IPS governance system became active during the Saturday, June 20 IPS Council meeting.

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2023: The 100th birthday of the planetarium projector

Get ready to celebrate—help make this birthday (invented in 1923) a truly stellar event. Centennial Of The Planetarium logo design contest concluded 8 October 2019.
Read more.

IPS awarded COVID-19 Mini Grants—to assist planetariums and planetarians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2024 IPS Conference Bids

In light of the disruptions caused by the pandemic, the IPS Council has voted to extend the deadline for the submission of bids for the 2024 conference. Bids are now due on September 1, 2020.

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