The XXXI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association will be held in Washington, DC.
The Congress will be held from May 29 – June 1, 2013
Yes, the theme is “Towards a New Social Contract”. All related information can be found on our website at: http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/eng/congress/
English, Spanish, French or Portuguese are the official languages of the Congress.
Program tracks are the thematic areas in which you can submit your proposals and in which panels are grouped.
That information can be found on our website at http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/eng/congress/tracks.asp.
At this time, individuals can only participate as congress attendees. Additionally, individuals can attend the Film Festival which will be located in the Marriott hotel’s Maryland A and, the Book Exhibit which will be located in the Marriott hotel’s Exhibit Hall A and B-South.
Participants can pre-register at the following link: http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/eng/congress/preregistration.asp. All participants are required to pre-register to be able to participate in the congress. Attendees (with no active role) may register on-site starting on Wednesday, May 29th. Registration will be open during the following hours: Wednesday 29, 2:00 pm – 9:00pm, Thursday 30, 7:00 am – 8:00 pm, Friday 31, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm and Saturday 1, 7:30 am – 2:00 pm. On-site registration fees can be seen at: http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/eng/congress/registration.asp
Each registration fee covers:
All Congress materials will be collected at the moment of check in at the Registration Area in the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, outside the Marriott Ballroom 1. You must bring your check in slip printed which will be sent via email by May 15th, 2013.
No child care will be provided at this Congress. LASA will subsidize the cost of child care for accepted participants who are taking their children to Washington, DC. LASA will provide reimbursements at the rate of US $10.00 per hour for one child, and US $12.00 for two or more children, for a maximum of 10 hours.
LASA maximum responsibility per family will be $ 100.00 for one child and $120 for two or more children. A parent who bills LASA for childcare must be a 2013 member of the Association and a registered attendee of LASA2013. To receive reimbursement, the parent must submit the original bill from the caregiver, with the name(s) of the child(ren), and the dates of the service, to the LASA Secretariat on or before July 15, 2013.
The Washington Marriott Wardman Park is offering a LASA special rate of $199.00 plus tax. (Special pricing for students is available). For more information, please click on the link: http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/eng/congress/accommodations.asp