Annual GLPA Conference




The 2015 conference will be held October 14-17 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We hope you can join us!

There are many benefits of attending a GLPA Conference, check them out here.


     Delegate Information     Vendor Information


Register for the 2015 Conference

If you are a Vendor, please visit the Vendor Registration Instructions instead.


1.   Log into the web site. If you are a current GLPA member, you should already have an account on the web site. New members can click "Create New Account" in the left column.


2.   Review the Workshop Descriptions and make note of which workshops you would like to attend.


3.  If you would like to present a paper or poster, fill out the Paper Submission Form or the Poster Submission Form to share your experience with your colleagues.


4.   Register for the Conference! Answer the question below to get started:


Have you renewed your GLPA Membership for 2015-2016?


Wondering about your membership status? Log into the site, and check your Contact Dashboard.


5.  Hotel Reservation Information:  You can make a reservation at one of the conference hotels over the phone. For more information, visit our Conference Hotels and Reservation Information Page.


2015 Conference Scholarship Application

If you would like to attend the conference, but cannot afford it, consider applying for the new scholarship which covers the conference registration fee and the meal package. The deadline for scholarship applications is September 1.


Video Streaming from the Conference

A live video and audio stream will again be available from many sessions during the conference. To tune into the live stream, go to



2014 GLPA Conference

Special thanks to Ron Kaitchuck (Director) and Dayna Thompson (Assistant Director), volunteers and support staff from the Department of Physics and Astronomy for hosting a fantastic conference in Muncie, Indiana. Thank you also to our incredible sponsors

Several videos from the 2014 conference have been posted here on our web site.




The Great Lakes Planetarium Association is supported by a number of fine companies and organizations. To see the list of current GLPA Sponsors and explore their websites, please visit the GLPA Sponsors page. Their generosity has enriched the experiences of countless persons in the planetarium profession.