Pleiades National Planetarium Conference 2017


It is currently Mon, Dec 11th 2017 02:34 PM CST

* Events with asterisks will not be streamed.
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06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Welcome Reception*
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08:00 AM - 08:30 AM Welcome and Announcements*
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM Challenges and Opportunities for College and University Planetariums (Panel)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Communicating Controversy in the Dome (Panel)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Making STEM Attainable for All (Panel)
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Revenue Generation with Your Planetarium (Panel)
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08:30 AM - 09:30 AM Pluto!
Presented by: New Horizons Mission Co-Investigator Dr. Paul Schenk
09:40 AM - 10:55 AM Concurrent Paper Session #1
09:40 AM - 09:55 AM Fostering a Questioning Public
Presented by: D. Thompson
Animation in Museums
Presented by: A. DeLattre
09:55 AM - 10:10 AM Asking the Right Questions for the Right Learners
Presented by: C. Sumners
Student Developed Shows and Content Sharing
Presented by: S. Schultz, M. Foley, B. Heaford
10:10 AM - 10:25 AM Respecting the Astrologer
Presented by: B. Bonadurer
CHAOS in the Planetarium
Presented by: A. Trout, J. Salis, E. Porter
10:25 AM - 10:40 AM Cosmic Conversations: Will Audience Members Talk to Each Other?
Presented by: M. Rehnberg
3D Printing in the Classroom - Where to Get Started
Presented by: J. Daleske
10:40 AM - 10:55 AM Just Give 'Em The Facts?
Presented by: D. Weinrich
3D Printed Filar Micrometer for Amateurs and Astronomy Education
Presented by: E. Rull
11:05 AM - 12:20 PM Concurrent Paper Session #2
11:05 AM - 11:20 AM Solar Eclipse at Tellus Science Museum
Presented by: D. Dundee
AR on the Dome
Presented by: T. Butterfield
11:20 AM - 11:35 AM Scale Model of Earth, Moon and Sun
Presented by: J. Bishop
Building the Western Hemisphere's Largest Planetarium or Can I Please Have Stars in my Digital Theater?
Presented by: P. McQuillan
11:35 AM - 11:50 AM Radio Astronomy in a Total Solar Eclipse
Presented by: C. Whitworth, G. Lazich, L. Moran
One Year Later: Lessons Learned from the Flood
Presented by: K. Brandt
11:50 AM - 12:05 PM Activities for Engaging Audiences in Planetary Science
Presented by: C. Shulpa
Update on the new Bell Museum + Planetarium
Presented by: S. Komperud, S. Brummel
12:05 PM - 12:20 PM The Effect of Macular Degeneration on Appreciation of the Total Eclipse
Presented by: S. Schafer
So You Think You Want to Host a Multi-Region Planetarium Conference
Presented by: A. Green
03:25 PM - 04:40 PM Concurrent Paper Session #3
03:25 PM - 03:40 PM Inspiring the Next Generation with Limited Resources in an Increasingly Technological World
Presented by: P. Epstein
Interaction with Clickers in the Dome
Presented by: C. Sumners
03:40 PM - 03:55 PM No Dome Left Behind
Presented by: S. Shanks
The Platform Agnostic Planetarium
Presented by: M. Smail
03:55 PM - 04:10 PM Teaching about Infrared Astronomy
Presented by: G. Holt
Platform Agnosticism Continued
Presented by: R. Wyatt
04:10 PM - 04:25 PM The Art and Science of Celestial Cartography
Presented by: J. Elvert
Creating the To-Night Show: Bringing Comedy News to the Dome
Presented by: S. Mitchell
04:25 PM - 04:40 PM Beyond the 'Show': The Full Planetarium Experience
Presented by: M. Murray
AdlerCaps: A Free and Open-Source Captioning Solution
Presented by: S. Burkland
04:50 PM - 05:15 PM IPS 2018 Invitation
05:20 PM - 06:35 PM Astronomy Update Lecture
Presented by: Dr. Ronald Kaitchuck
08:45 PM - 10:00 PM Concurrent Paper Session #4
08:45 PM - 09:00 PM Science Visualization on the Dome
Presented by: T. Butterfield
Developing New NGSS-Aligned, Live, Interactive School Shows at the California Academy of Sciences
Presented by: M. Holt, D. Tell
09:00 PM - 09:15 PM What is Viz
Presented by: R. Wyatt
Connecting Curriculum to Planetarium Programming
Presented by: T. Stone Wolbrecht
09:15 PM - 09:30 PM The IPS's Data to Dome Initiative
Presented by: M. Subbarao
First Graders in the Planetarium: Three Dimensional Teaching
Presented by: P. Hernandez
09:30 PM - 09:45 PM Sharing Ongoing Planetary Exploration
Presented by: C. Shulpa
The Power of the Introvert in Your Classroom
Presented by: D. Gilmore, P. Seaton
09:45 PM - 10:00 PM Domecasting and Streaming Kavali Lecture Series
Presented by: P. McPike
A Few New Space Songs
Presented by: J. Bell
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08:45 AM - 10:15 AM Regional Business Meetings/Quorums*
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Paper Session #5: The Dome Edition
01:30 PM - 01:45 PM Beyond Brightness and Contrast
Presented by: C. Janssen
01:45 PM - 02:00 PM Free the Orion Nebula!
Presented by: F. Summers
02:00 PM - 02:15 PM Planetary Gatherings, 2018 until the Great Conjunction of December 2020
Presented by: R. Victor
02:15 PM - 02:30 PM Game Night at the Abrams Planetarium
Presented by: J. French
06:45 PM - 08:00 PM Pleiades Banquet
08:00 PM - 09:00 PM Regional Awards
09:00 PM - 10:00 PM Nobel/Spitz/Keynote Lecturer
Presented by: Dr. David Hurd
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09:00 AM - 10:15 AM Concurrent Paper Session #6
09:00 AM - 09:15 AM An Interactive Planetarium Database
Presented by: K. Brandt
Choose Your Own Planetarium Experience
Presented by: D. Demeter
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM Creating a 100-Show Roster
Presented by: D. Smith
Concerts Under the Stars
Presented by: E. Hromi
09:30 AM - 09:45 AM Fighting Inertia - Changing Careers at Every Life Stage
Presented by: J. Mogerman
Harry Potter Science Saturday
Presented by: C. Holmberg
09:45 AM - 10:00 AM Building Teacher Self-Efficacy Through Professional Learning Opportunities
Presented by: P. Seaton, V. Fulton
Tips and Tricks for Space Science Events
Presented by: J. Greenhouse
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Planetarium Community Collaborations - Building Audiences and Expanding Horizons
Presented by: S. Laatsch
10:25 AM - 11:45 AM Special Guest Panel with MAC's Old Team, Engineers on Projects Mercury and Gemini
12:15 PM - 01:15 PM Story Telling, Door Prizes
01:15 PM - 01:30 PM Passing of the Banners & Adjournment