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IPS 2016 Conference

International Planetarium Society (IPS) Conference 2016 It is now some 3 weeks since I returned from the IPS2016 Conference in Warsaw and I really did mean to post some blogs on the Conference while I was there.  But somehow it … Continue reading

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Deadline for submitting IPS abstracts has been extended

The IPS 2016 conference is now approaching.  The deadline for submitting abstracts to the conference has now been extended until the 26th of October 2015, 23.59 UTC. Proposals can be submitted on-line via registration form on the website http://www.ips2016.org/.   In the program section … Continue reading

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IPS2018 winner announced

As you know their were four sites, bidding to host the 2018 IPS Conference: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Edmonton, Canada Toulouse, France Arlington, Texas, USA After a hotly contested bidding process I am able to announce the winner is Toulouse, France. … Continue reading

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Melbourne Planetarium Presentations at IPS2014

During the IPS2014 conference all three attendees from Museum Victoria presented papers. Tanya Hill presented – GAMA: A new astronomical dataset exploring cosmology and galaxy evolutions.  This paper was very well received as Tanya demonstrated how planetariums can now work … Continue reading

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Vendors Exhibition Hall at IPS2014

This year at IPS the Vendors Exhibition area has been staged inside an enormous marquee.  Here are a few photos of the area. Fulldome Pro are the new kids on the block, having only been in business for five years, … Continue reading

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IPS2014 Opens in Beijing

The IPS2014 conference kicked off today at the Beijing Planetarium.  Over 370 delegates from43 countries are attending. Dr Jin Zhu, director of the Beijing Planetarium, officially opened the conference.  It was a lovely ceremony, the highlight for me, was the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Warsaw

Congratulations to the Copernicus Science Centre, who are the successful bidders to host the IPS conference in 2016. Maciej and Monika, did a terrific job in their final presentation for the Heavens of Copernicus Planetarium at the IPS council meeting. … Continue reading

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Planetarium South Tyrol

The 2013 IPS council meeting took place at the Planetarium South Tyrol. The planetarim is located in the idyllic village of San Valentino just north of Bolzano and has a spectacular view of the Dolomite Mountains. It was delightful to … Continue reading

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