2019 GLPA Conference: Toledo, OH

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October 23-26 in Toledo, OH

hosted by Ritter Planetarium @
The University of Toledo

Conference Notebook (PDF)

List of attendees / Photos of attendees

Invitation Letter (PDF)

To begin the registration process, please look through the links listed in the "2019 Conference" menu at the left.

Conference Cost Quick-reference

Delegate Registration$230
-or- Student / senior / honorary registration$138
Meal package (optional)$130all meals except banquet
Friday Banquet$54
Total (registration, all meals)$414
Conference Hotel$99 (plus tax)one king bed or two double beds
GLIPSA Registration$30

For sponsorship costs, please refer to the "Sponsors" page.


GLPA provides conference scholarships for those who wish to obtain financial assistance in attending conferences. Please apply for a scholarship so that you can join us in October!

Conference Deadlines:

  • August 15 - Scholarship Applications Due
  • September 16 - Regular Registration ends (late fees apply after this)
  • September 16 - Deadline for paper / poster submission
  • October 1 - Unbooked rooms at hotel are released
  • October 9 - Late Registration ends (additional late fees apply after this)
  • October 15 - Electronic text for papers & posters due to proceedings editor
  • October 18 - Last minute registration ends
  • October 23 - Conference starts
  • October 26 - Conference ends

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