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IPS 2020 Program Selection Committee
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You can help make IPS 2020 an amazing and successful conference

We are excited to host IPS 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada from June 18 - 25, 2020. As we prepare to receive the multitude of abstract submissions from the community, we would like to put a call out to fellow IPS members who are interested in being a part of the program selection committee. For 2020, the six program themes are as follows:


  • Public Relations, Marketing & Fundraising
  • Education
  • Live Shows: Storytelling, Engagement & Training
  • Technology, Science Visualization & Data to Dome
  • Creative uses of the Dome
  • Portable Planetariums


The program selection committee will consists of two members for each theme who will review the relevant abstracts and make the final selection in consultation with the program team from TELUS World of Science – Edmonton.  


Key dates:


May 20, 2019 – Call for abstracts opens


July 5, 2019: The program team from TELUS World of Science - Edmonton will select from those who express interest to participate on the selection committee, notification will be sent out to all those who have expressed interest. 


October 15, 2019 – Abstract Submission Deadline  


October to December, 2019 – Selection Process [it will be during this time we will require your participation]


December 15, 2019, Abstract Notifications


Please email Mirabelle Prémont-Schwarz at by June 28, 2019 to signify interest, making sure to include which of the above themes you’d be interested in reviewing. 


We thank you for your interest and help making IPS 2020 a successful conference

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