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Affiliates of IPS
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Affiliate Organizations and Representatives

The following is a listing of planetarium organizations around the world that are affiliated with the International Planetarium Society, along with affiliate representatives who, with the elected officers, comprise the Executive Council of IPS.

NEW July 2016: Pages with information about each affiliate are being added to this page as the material is submitted. Links are on the name of the affiliate.
Done to date: AMPAC, APLF, GLPAIAP

African Planetarium Association (APA)
Susan Murabana Owen
The Travelling Telescope's Nairobi Planetarium
105 Riverside Lane off Riverside Drive
Nairobi, Kenya
+254 722 218 267 
email Susan
website: under construction

 Susan Murabana

Association of Brazilian Planetariums (ABP)
Alexandre Cherman
Planetário do Rio de Janeiro
R. Vice-Governador
Rubens Berardo, 100
Rio de Janeiro RJ
Brazil 22451-070
+55 (21) 2088-0536 ext. 208
email Alex

photo of Alexandre Cherman

Association of Dutch Speaking Planetariums (PLANed)
Jaap Vreeling
Nova informatie centrum
Science Park 904
1098 XH Amsterdam
Tel: +31 0 20 525 7480
fax: +31 0 20 525 7484
email Jaap Vreeling

photo of Jaap Vreeling

Association of French-Speaking Planetariums (APLF)
Milène Wendling
Université de Strasbourg
Jardin des Sciences
12 rue de l’Université
Strasbourg F-67000 France
Tel: + 33 0 3 68 85 05 32
Fax: +33 0 3 68 85 04 88
email Milène

Milene Wendling

Association of Mexican Planetariums (AMPAC)
Ignacio Castro Pinal
Ave. San Bernabe 723-Casa 7
San Jerónimo Lídice , C.P. 10200
México City, D.F. México
+52 55 5500 0562
email Ignacio

photo of Ignacio Castro

Association of Spanish Planetariums (APLE)
Javier Armentia
Planetario de Pamplona
Sancho Ramirez, 2
E-31008 Pamplona Navarra SPAIN
+34 948 260 004
+34 948 260 056
+34 948 261 919 fax
email Javier

Javier Armentia

Australasian Planetarium Society (APS)
Shane Hengst
UNSW Australia
+61 (2) 9385 4053
+61 (2) 9385 6060 fax
email Shane

photo of Shane Hengst

British Association of Planetaria (BAP)
Nina Cameron
Glasgow Science Centre
50 Pacific Quay
Glasgow, Scotland G51 1EA
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 141 420 5010
email Nina

Nina Cameron

Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC)
Frank Florian
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton
11211 142 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5M 4A1 Canada
email Frank
CASC website

Frank Florian

Chinese Planetarium Society (CPS) )
Dr. Jin Zhu, Director
Beijing Planetarium
138 Xiwaidajie Street
Xicheng District
Beijing 100044 China
+86-10-51583312 fax
email Dr. Zhu

photo of Jin Zhu

European/Mediterranean Planetarium Association (EMPA)
Manos Kitsonas, Planetarium Director
Eugenides Foundation
387 Syngrou Ave.
17564 P.Faliro, Greece
+30 210 946 9633
+30 210 941 7372 fax
email Manos

Manos Kitsonas

Great Lakes Planetarium Association (GLPA)
Mike Smail
Adler Planetarium
1300 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60605 USA
email Mike;


Mike Smail

Great Plains Planetarium Association (GPPA)
Jack L. Northrup
Omaha, Nebraska 68110 USA
email Jack

photo of Jack Northrop

Italian Association of Planetaria (PlanIt)
Loris Ramponi
National Archive of Planetaria
C/O Centro Studi e Ricerche Serafino Zani
via Bosca 24, C.P. 104
I 25066 Lumezzane (Brescia) Italy
+39 30 872 164
+39 30 872 545 fax
ei Loris

Loris Ramponi

Japan Planetarium Association (JPA)
Sumito Hirota
Kawasaki Science Museum
7-1-2 Masugata, Tama-ku
Kawasaki, Kanagawa
214-0032 Japan
email Sumito

Sumito Hirota

Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society (MAPS)
April Whitt
Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium
Fernbank Science Center
Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA
email April

photo of April Whitt

Nordic Planetarium Association (NPA)
Aase Roland Jacobsen, Planetarium Curator
The Science Museums
C.F. Moellers Alle 2
University of Aarhus
DK-8000 Aarhus C
+45 87 15 54 15
email Aase

photo of Aase Roland Jacobsen

Pacific Planetarium Association (PPA)
Benjamin Mendelsohn, Planetarium Director
West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue
Saratoga, California 95070-5698 USA
+1 408-741-4018
+1 408-741-4072 fax
email Benjamin

Benjamin Mendelsohn

Rocky Mountain Planetarium Association (RMPA)
Michele Wistisen
Casper Planetarium
904 North Poplar Street
Casper, Wyoming 82601 USA
+1 307-577-0310
email Michele

Michele Wistisen

Russian Planetariums Association (RPA)
Yaroslav Gubchenko
Fulldome Film Society
PO Box 103
60310 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Yaroslav Gubchenko

Society of the German-Speaking Planetariums (GDP)
Björn Voss
Planetarium Director
LWL-Museum für Naturkunde
Westphalian State Museum of Natural History
Sentruper Str. 285
48161 Münster Germany
Tel: +49-251-591-6026
Fax: +49-251-591-6098
email Björn

Bjorn Voss

Southeastern Planetarium Association (SEPA)
John Hare
Ash Enterprises
29 Riverside Drive, Apt 402
Cocoa, Florida 32922 USA
+1 941 730 3434
email John

photo of John Hare

Southwestern Association of Planetariums (SWAP)
Levent Gurdemir
Planetarium at the University of Texas at Arlington
Chemistry Physics Building
700 Planetarium Place
Arlington, Texas 76019-0059 USA
email Levent

Levent Gurdemir

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