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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Start TimeEnd TimeLocation
9:00 AM5:00 PMEasternGLIPSAInnovation Lab
5:00 PM5:30 PMEasternNew Member OrientationGlens II

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Start TimeEnd TimeLocation
8:15 AM8:30 AMEasternWelcoming Remarks from GLPA PresidentArcadia
8:30 AM9:30 AMEasternSponsor Showcase (Flatscreen)Arcadia
9:45 AM10:45 AMEasternSponsor Showcase (Dome) - "yellow" group - Part APlanetarium
9:45 AM10:00 AMEasternSSIAPlanetarium
10:02 AM10:12 AMEasternMilwaukee PMPlanetarium
10:15 AM10:20 AMEasternIPS/AAVSO/BSUPlanetarium
10:25 AM10:45 AMEasternZeiss/Seiler InstrumentPlanetarium
11:00 AM12:00 PMEasternSponsor Showcase (Dome) - "yellow" group - Part BPlanetarium
11:00 AM11:15 AMEasternDigitalisPlanetarium
11:17 AM11:22 AMEasternAdlerPlanetarium
11:25 AM11:45 AMEasternCosmPlanetarium
11:45 AM12:00 PMEasternLaser FantasyPlanetarium
12:30 PM1:15 PMEasternState MeetingsMuseum
1:30 PM3:00 PMEasternPaper Session I-AGlens I
1:30 PM1:45 PMEasternJessica Rogers, "Using AllSky Cameras for Dark Sky Awareness"Glens I
1:45 PM2:00 PMEasternErin Brady "Creating a Personalized Experience that is Unique to Your Planetarium"Glens I
2:00 PM2:15 PMEasternJim Sweitzer, "Plein Air Planetarium: Smart Telescopes and Internet for Realtime Astronomy"Glens I
2:15 PM2:30 PMEasternDale Smith, "Lowell's Canals"Glens I
2:30 PM2:45 PMEasternGary Lazich, "A Dome within a Dome"Glens I
2:45 PM3:00 PMEasternKen Brandt, "The Rising Phoenix: A Story of Hope, Inspiration, and Aspiration"Glens I
1:30 PM3:00 PMEasternPaper Session I-BGlens II
1:30 PM1:45 PMEasternDan Tell, "How to Get the Job: Résumé and Interview Tips"Glens II
1:45 PM2:00 PMEasternJesica Trucks, Gloria Lopez, Katie Hinko, Shannon Schmoll, "Comparison of Virtual and In-Person Big Astronomy Planetarium Shows: Preliminary Results"Glens II
2:00 PM2:15 PMEasternRaymond Zich, "Teaching Astronomy with Computational Activities"Glens II
2:15 PM2:30 PMEasternRaymond Zich, "Using Active Learning Techniques to Teach Astronomy Online"Glens II
2:30 PM2:45 PMEasternBob Bonadurer, "Starry Messaging: From Galileo to TodayGlens II
3:00 PM3:30 PMEasternVirtual Sponsor Hall TourKalamazoo
3:30 PM4:00 PMEasternVirtual Poster TourKalamazoo
4:00 PM5:00 PMEasternInvited Speaker: Trice Batson - "Culture of Collaboration"Arcadia

Friday, November 12, 2021

Start TimeEnd TimeLocation
9:00 AM10:30 AMEasternPaper Session II-AGlens I
9:00 AM9:15 AMEasternRenae Kerrigan, "Every Student Initiative: Working with School Districts & Donors for Curriculum Related Field Trips"Glens I
9:15 AM9:30 AMEasternJohn Potts, "Two Low Cost 3D Printed Experiment Kits for Studying Physics in Remote Laboratories"Glens I
9:30 AM9:45 AMEasternMike Smail, "Building a Teen Intern Program with OpenSpace"Glens I
9:45 AM10:00 AMEasternTiffany Stone Wolbrecht, "NEREID: Converge in the Spaces Between"Glens I
10:00 AM10:15 AMEasternMike Murray, "Promoting Your Online Content"Glens I
10:15 AM10:30 AMEasternRyan Wyatt, "Bringing Living Worlds to Life"Glens I
9:00 AM10:30 AMEasternPaper Session II-BPlanetarium
9:00 AM9:15 AMEasternSara Schultz, Tiffany Stone Wolbrecht, Geoff Holt, "Live from the Planetarium: The Sequel"Planetarium
9:15 AM9:30 AMEasternShannon Schmoll, Denice Blair, Stacey Fox, "World Building on Mars"Planetarium
9:30 AM9:45 AMEasternDiana Yoder, "Blending STEM Education and the Dome, Virtually!"Planetarium
9:45 AM10:00 AMEasternJean Creighton, "Extraterrestrial Life through a Black Lens"Planetarium
10:00 AM10:15 AMEasternMelanie Isenbarger, "Within Reach: Accessibility and Finding Community Through Planetariums"Planetarium
10:15 AM10:30 AMEasternSally Brummel, "Traveling Through Inner Space in the Planetarium: Evaluating Audience Engagement"Planetarium
12:00 PM12:45 PMEasternSpecial Interest Groups
12:00 PM12:45 PMEasternSIG: EducationArcadia
12:00 PM12:45 PMEasternSIG: TechnologyGlens I
12:00 PM12:45 PMEasternSIG: Uniview Users GroupGlens II
12:00 PM12:45 PMEasternSIG: Planetarians for the PlanetGlens III
1:15 PM3:15 PMEasternBusiness MeetingArcadia
3:30 PM5:00 PMEasternWorkshops
3:30 PM4:15 PMEasternWorkshop I-A: Ash Enterprises Users GroupGlens I
3:30 PM4:15 PMEasternWorkshop I-B: Cosmic CookbookGlens II
4:15 PM5:00 PMEasternWorkshop II-A: Planetarium Pedagogy in a Virtual WorldGlens I
4:15 PM5:00 PMEasternWorkshop II-B: What's Perserverence without a Little Ingenuity?Glens II
6:30 PM8:30 PMEasternBanquet & AwardsArcadia
8:30 PM9:30 PMEasternSpitz Lecture: Karrie Berglund - "A Voice in the Dark"Arcadia

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Start TimeEnd TimeLocation
9:00 AM10:00 AMEasternAstronomy Update: Dr. Shannon SchmollArcadia
10:00 AM10:30 AMEasternGroup ScreenshotGallery view
10:30 AM12:00 PMEasternWorkshops
10:30 AM11:15 AMEasternWorkshop III-A: Alternative Arts Programming in PlanetariumsPlanetarium
10:30 AM12:00 PMEasternWorkshop III-B: Teaching Global Climate Change SolutionsGlens I
12:15 PM1:15 PMEasternInvited Speaker: Grant Harkness - "Space Talks: Utilizing Meteorites as Keys to Conversation"Arcadia