Annual GLPA Conference

2015 GLPA Conference

The 2015 conference will be held October 14-17 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We hope you can join us! More information will be posted as it becomes available. There are many benefits of attending a GLPA Conference, check them out here.

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

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2014 GLPA Conference

Special thanks to Ron and Dayna, and all of the vendors for another great conference!

Basic Delegate Information (including costs) can be found here.

The 50th annual GLPA conference in 2014 was hosted in Muncie, Indiana on the campus of Ball State University October 29 through November 1. The conference was organized by Ron Kaitchuck (Director), Dayna Thompson (Assistant Director), volunteers and support staff from the Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Videos from the Conference

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


NEW!  GLPA Conference Scholarship!  NEW!

If you would like to attend the conference, but can not afford it, consider applying for the new scholarship which covers the conference registration fee and the meal package.


2013 GLPA Conference

Special thanks to Sheldon Schafer and his staff for hosting a wonderful conference in Peoria, Illinois. Thank you also to our incredible sponsors!

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.