Event Information

6th International Conference on Lao Studies

Start Date:
6/12/2019
End Date:
6/15/2019
Description:
Center for Lao Studies logoThe 6th International Conference on Lao Studies will take place at Carl Becker House located on Cornell University's West Campus. This site will allow you to register for the conference, for optional on-campus housing and for the optional Friday evening dinner.

There are multiple options for registration, so please read carefully.

The Conference

There are two options for conference registration, Conference Attendee, and Student Attendee.
Conference Attendee registration is $150.00. This will increase to $175.00 plus the registration fee after February 15, 2019.

Student Registration is $75.00 which will increase to $100.00 plus the registration fee after February 15, 2019.

On-campus Housing

Carl Becker HouseOn-campus housing for the Lao Studies Conference is available in Carl Becker House, where the conference will take place. This is a residence hall used by students during the academic year. Carl Becker House is set up with both traditional hallway rooms and suite style (4 bedrooms with a small living space and a shared bathroom). Each bedroom has an extra long twin bed, desk, desk lamp, desk chair, dresser, book case, waste basket, and closet or wardrobe. All bedrooms with have shared bathrooms, whether hallway or suite rooms. You may request a roommate for double occupancy rooms during the registration process.

Check- in is from 2:00pm - 8:00pm on June 12, 2019. Checkout by 10:00am on June 16, 2019. If you plan to leave on June 15th, check out is by 2pm. Staff will be on-call for late arrivals (after 8:00pm call 1.607.793.1575)

The single occupancy room rate is $92.70 per person, per night, plus an 8% sales tax, this includes breakfast at the Hans Bethe House Dining Room the morning after each night of your stay.

The double occupancy room rate is $66.70 per person, per night, plus an 8% sales tax, this includes breakfast at the Hans Bethe House Dining Room the morning after each night of your stay.


Each person will receive 2 sheets, a pillow with a pillow case, 2 bath towels, a face cloth, a blanket, and a bedspread. Beds will be made upon arrival,and made daily. Soap, shampoo, conditioner, and a drinking glass will be provided.

Friday Dinner

You may register to attend the Friday evening buffet dinner for a $30.00 fee. You will have the opportunity to share any dietary restrictions during the registration process.

Parking

Parking on the Cornell University campus is restricted to permit or payment at all times. Please read the information below carefully to determine the best way for you to purchase parking:

Advance-Purchase Parking (recommended): Select your conference, pay via credit card, and receive a link to a printable parking permit. Print the parking permit and bring it with you to campus. When you arrive at your specified parking lot, display your printed permit on your dash. Visit Click and Park to purchase parking (the site may not be live until Spring of 2019). You must have access to a printer to use this option.

Parking on Arrival: If you do not pay for parking in advance, you will need to purchase a permit once you arrive on campus using one of the options below:
  • Parkmobile Pay-by-Cell Parking: Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Create a Parkmobile account or download the mobile app at www.parkmobile.com or via the App store.
  • Daily Permits: Stop at an information and parking booth to purchase a one day ($10) or four hour ($6) permit, Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5 pm. These short-term permits are sold for the current day only, and allow access to various campus lots.
  • Pay station parking: Pay-by-license plate parking meters are located around campus and can be paid by the hour or by the day.

For more information about short-term parking options, visit Cornell Transportation.

Accessible Parking: Display your printed dashboard or short-term permit in conjunction with your municipal permit when parking in handicap-accessible spaces on campus. Carefully observe signs when parking; some accessible spaces are reserved for specific license plates. If you need assistance, please call 607-255-4600.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations, changes, and requests for refunds must be made in writing. Refund requests received prior to 2 weeks before the first day of the conference will receive a full refund less a $50.00 administrative fee. Refund requests received later than 2 weeks before the first day of the conference will not be honored.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact Conference Services at confserv@cornell.edu or 607 255-6290.



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Available Options

TypeDescriptionTotalAvailableFee
Dinner - BuffetFriday Buffet Dinner300280$30.00