Thursday, September 29, 2022

ASTC to hold annual conference in Raleigh, NC Oct 18-21

The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) will take place at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the Raleigh Convention Center in the city of Raleigh, NC, Oct 18-21. The complete program can be viewed here. Some highlights:

–Screening of the JHWFF Science Media Awards winning entries, Oct 19

–“What if there wasn’t a building?” session led by Eli Kuslansky of Unified Field, Oct 19

–“The Future of Interactivity in Museum Theaters and Planetariums,” session led by Tammy Seldon of GSCA, Oct 19

–Big Screen Day at Marbles Kids Museum, Oct 21


A one-day digital dome demo session will be hosted in the new E&S 8K Digistar theater, “The Dome,” at the Science Museum of Virginia, Oct 22. ASTC delegates will be transported from Raleigh by coach.

See our photos from ASTC 2013.




Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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