2018 GLPA Conference

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October 10-13 in East Lansing, MI

hosted by Abrams Planetarium

Estimated Conference Costs (all prices include taxes and fees)

WARNING: The values we're being given for these costs are changing frequently. These numbers may be useful for you to determine an approximate budget, but they will likely change again before we are given final data.

Registration$~350includes all meals except banquet
Friday Banquet$~50
Total (registration, all meals)$~400
Conference Hotel$~121one bed
$~166one bed and one pull out bed
Overflow Hotel$~135two beds
GLIPSA Registration$~35

NOTE: Conference runs until 6 pm Saturday

Conference Contacts

Janet Beckstrom
Conference Registrar
(702) 907-4572

Workshops, Short Courses, & Panel Discussions
Mark Reed
(517) 745-0219

Development Chair
Dave Leake
(217) 351-2567

Conference Host
Shannon Schmoll
Abrams Planetarium
(517) 884-0039


Why attend a GLPA Conference?

GLPA has compiled a list of Top 10 Reasons to Attend a GLPA Conference.

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.