Annual Conference

2023 GLPA Conference

Bays Mountain logo

June 20-24, 2023 in Kingsport, Tennessee

This “Stars for All” national planetarium conference will be held at Bays Mountain Park, a 3,650 acre nature park and planetarium located on Bays Mountain in Kingsport, Tennessee. Founded in 1971, it features a 44 acre lake and 40 miles of hiking trails, a nature center with a planetarium theater, fire tower, and animal habitats.

Bays Mountain Planetarium houses a 40-foot diameter Astro-Tec dome with 98 seats, a Zeiss ZKP-4 optical star projector, and a 6-channel digital projection system using Zeiss VELVET LED projectors.

Why attend a GLPA Conference?

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

GLPA Conferences are greatly enhanced by the generosity of GLPA's Sponsors.