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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, IAP

Association of Brazilian Planetariums (ABP)
Antonio Augusto Rabello
Foundation CEU - Universe Study Center
Rua Emílio Dalla Déa Filho, s/n. Portão 4
Campos Elíseos - Brotas - SP – Brazil
55 14 3653-4466
55 11 3812-2112
www.fundacaoceu.org.br
riker44@gmail.com
www.planetariodorio.com.br

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
J.A.Vreeling@uva.nl
www.astronomie.nl

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
milene.wendling@unistra.fr
www.aplf-planetariums.org

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
icastrop@hotmail.com

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
javarm@pamplonetario.org
www.planetarios.org

Javier Armentia

Australasian Planetarium Society (APS)
Shane Hengst
UNSW Australia
UNSW Sydney NSW
2052 AUSTRALIA
+61 (2) 9385 4053
+61 (2) 9385 6060 fax
s.hengst@unsw.edu.au
physics.unsw.edu.au
apsplanetarium.com)

photo of Shane Hengst

British Association of Planetaria (BAP)
Lee Pullen
We The Curious
One Millennium Square, Bristol BS1 5DB
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 117 9157 221
lee.pullen@wethecurious.org
www.planetaria.org.uk

Lee Pullen

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

Frank Florian

Chinese Planetarium Society (CPS) )
Dr. Jin Zhu, Director
Beijing Planetarium
138 Xiwaidajie Street
Xicheng District
Beijing 100044 China
+86-10-51583002
+86-13-601369613
+86-10-51583312 fax
jinzhu@bjp.org.cn
bitwg@139.com

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
mak@eef.edu.gr

Manos Kitsonas

Great Lakes Planetarium Association (GLPA)
Mike Smail
Adler Planetarium
1300 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60605 USA
msmail@adlerplanetarium.org
www.glpa.org

 

Mike Smail

Great Plains Planetarium Association (GPPA)
Jack L. Northrup
Omaha, Nebraska 68110 USA
jlnorthrup@fbx.com
www.spacelaser.com/gppa

photo of Jack Northrop

Italian Association of Planetaria (IAP)
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
megrez58@gmail.com
www.planetari.org

Loris Ramponi

Japan Planetarium Association (JPA)
Sumito Hirota
Kawasaki Science Museum
7-1-2 Masugata, Tama-ku
Kawasaki, Kanagawa
214-0032 Japan
hirota@e23.jp
planetarium.jp

Sumito Hirota

Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society (MAPS)
Kevin Williams
Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium
Buffalo State College
Buffalo, New York 14222 USA
+1 716 878 5116
planetarium@buffalostate.edu
www.mapsplanetarium.org

Kevin Williams

Nordic Planetarium Association (NPA)
Aase Roland Jacobsen, Planetarium Curator
The Science Museums
C.F. Moellers Alle 2
University of Aarhus
DK-8000 Aarhus C
Denmark
+45 87 15 54 15
aase.jacobsen@sm.au.dk

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
benjamin.mendelsohn@
wvm.edu

http://www.ppadomes.org

Benjamin Mendelsohn

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

Michele Wistisen

Russian Planetariums Association (RPA)
Yaroslav Gubchenko
Fulldome Film Society
PO Box 103
60310 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
gubchenko@fulldomefilm.org
www.apr.planetariums.ru

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
bjoern.voss@lwl.org
www.gdp-planetarium.org

Bjorn Voss

Southeastern Planetarium Association (SEPA)
John Hare
Ash Enterprises
29 Riverside Drive, Apt 402
Cocoa, Florida 32922 USA
+1 941 730 3434
johnhare@earthlink.net
www.sepadomes.org

photo of John Hare

Southwestern Association of Planetariums (SWAP)
Sarah Twidal
Nobel Planetarium
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107 USA
+1 817 255 9409
stwidal@fwmsh.org

Sarah Twidel

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