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2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference

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Shoot for the Stars!

Every year, members of the International Dark-Sky Association gather at the Annual General Meeting and Conference where they share lessons learned around influencing policy, advocacy, general education about dark skies, exchange ideas, and explore strategies for protecting our dark and natural nights. The Annual General Meeting and Conference is an opportunity to network with other IDA members, strengthen our work and empower the community of advocates dedicated to the cause.

This year, the AGM theme is Shooting for the Stars. The meeting will focus on peer-to-peer learning by the network of defenders working to protect the natural nighttime environment, and the steps we can take, big and small, to combat light pollution in our communities and protect natural darkness globally. Please stay tuned for updates on programming.


The 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held near IDA headquarters in Tucson, Arizona November 8th & 9th. Dubbed the “astronomy capital of the world” Tucson offers incredible opportunities for stargazing, astrophotography, and observing world-class dark sky friendly lighting. Explore all that Tucson has to offer at

The meeting will be held in the University of Arizona area at the newly updated Tucson Marriott University Park. Reserve your accommodations by Thursday, October 17, 2019 to receive a discounted rate. Book today.

We look forward to welcoming you to Tucson in November!

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