2008 International Planetarium Society Conference

Chicago, IL
Friday, June 27, 2008

IPS2008:  Explore The Edge


2008 International Planetarium Society Conference
Friday, June 27, 2008 - Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605

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We are pleased to invite you to participate in IPS2008: Explore the Edge, the 19th International Planetarium Society Conference, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, from June 27 - July 2, 2008.

The conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place and the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum and will feature an opening reception, renowned speakers, an exhibition hall, a vendor showcase, panels, papers, and workshops.

The IPS2008 Delegate early registration fee is $425.00 USD and includes: the opening reception, five continental breakfasts, four lunches, two dinners, all breaks, and the hospitality suite.

The IPS2008 Spouse/Companion early registration fee is $350.00 USD.  The above fee allows a spouse or companion to accompany the delegate to the meals outlined above.

We hope to see you in Chicago at IPS2008: Explore the Edge!

For Vendor Exhibition information and Vendor Registration, please contact Mark Webb.


Contact Information

  • Email: info@ips2008.org

    Vendor Information & Registration:  Please contact Mark Webb.

Payment Instructions

  • Please send U.S. checks, money orders or purchase orders to:
    Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, IPS 2008
    1300 South Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL 60605 USA

    Send questions to

    If you miss the early registration deadline: May 15, 2008
    • You may not be able to give a paper/panel/workshop/poster
    • You may not be able to attend workshops
    • You must pay the late fee of $25

    If you miss the late registration deadline: May 31, 2008
    • You may not be able to purchase any conference meals (including the banquet)
    • You must register online or on-site
    • You may not receive a registration confirmation
    • You may not be listed on the delegate list
    • Bring your check or charge card with you to the conference
    • You must pay the late fee of $50
    • You may not be able to attend the conference if the Conference Host is not notified in advance

    Refund Policy
    • If registration canceled before April 30, 2008, all but $50.00 will be refunded.
    • If canceled between May 1 and May 31, 2008, 25% of total will be refunded.
    • No refunds after May 31, 2008.
    • Late fees are not refundable.

Please note that all prices are USD.  Click here for a currency converter.

*All Delegates must be IPS members.  Please click here to become an IPS member or download your IPS membership form here.
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