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International Panorama Conferences

The yearly International Panorama Conferences are intense encounters, connecting the past, present and future of the panorama phenomenon worldwide. The conferences are the meeting place of IPC members: architects, artists, collectors, conservators, curators, historians and art historians, librarians, museum directors and staff, 360° photographers, researchers, scientists, spatial designers, tourism developers and virtual and augmented reality specialists.

Upcoming conference

An Official Invitation to attend the 26th IPC Conference at the Queens Museum, New York

The IPC would like to formally invite you to the 26th Conference of the International Panorama Council. This year our Conference is taking place at the Queens Museum in Queens, New York, home of the Panorama of Panorama of the City of New York - September 29th, 2017 thru October 1st, with a post-conference tour in New York on October 2nd, 2017. The theme of the Conference is (Re)Thinking The Panorama and paper presentations will evaluate the criteria that contributed to the panorama’s original definition in an effort to understand how it has affected contemporary media art forms and visual culture today.

Program highlights will include a roundtable discussion of panoramas between presenters and Queens Museum representatives, a tour of the Museum of the Moving Image, a behind the scenes tour of the Panorama of the City of New York, and much more. The Post-Conference tour will include a visit to Gulliver’s Gate, an immersive world of miniatures.

Guests are encouraged to book rooms at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel where a daily shuttle service to and from the Queens Museum will ferry us as a group. Rooms start at $325/night and can be reserved through their website or through travel websites such as Kayak.com or Hotels.com (some discounts can be found).

Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel
135-20 39th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Alternatively, guests are invited to stay at the Holiday Inn at LaGuardia Airport, use the code “IPC” to receive a discounted rate of &169.00+ tax or $181.00+ tax with breakfast (we encourage you to include breakfast! Just call the hotel after booking online or on the phone). No shuttle service to and from the Queens Museum is provided, but it is a short 15-minute walk from the museum and taxis or ride service apps such as Lyft can be used for traveling to and from.

Holiday Inn LaGuardia Airport
37-10 114th Street
Corona, NY 11368


Please contact the secretary with questions: secretary@panoramacouncil.org


Cancellation policy
With your registration you commit yourself to the payment of the conference registration fee.
Cancellation before 29 August 2017 is possible without any charge. No refund is granted in case of cancellation after 29 August 2017.

Please note that conference participants are requested to organize their journey from home to Queens and back as well as their accommodation individually.
Participants are responsible for their usual insurance coverage (health, travel, legal liability).

Conference fee
Standard registration (non-IPC member): USD 340.00
Enrolled IPC member: USD 290.00
Student: USD 250.00
Speaker, delivering a conference paper: USD 250.00

Post-conference tour fee
all participants: USD 70.00

Registration fee includes: Attendance of all conference sessions including coffee/tea breaks, lunches, dinners as indicated on the conference program, transports and expenses for museum visits and guided tours from 29 September - 2 October 2017.
Please note that there is no reduction in fees for partial attendance.


Day passes
The International Panorama Council and the Queens Museum is pleased to offer a limited amount of Student Day Passes ($25/Day or $40/2-Day) and General Day Passes ($50/day or $80/2-Day).

RSVP is required to exhibitions@queensmuseum.org with heading “IPC conference Day Pass”. Please note that Day Passes are for attending conference proceedings only, and do not include lunches, dinners or the post conference tours. Interested parties can also purchase post-conference tour passes here.