LERA 64th Annual Meeting

"Employment Relations and Workplace Representation in the Recovering Economy"

The 2012 LERA Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago, IL, January 6-8, 2012 at The Palmer House® Hilton Hotel. The Preconference Day is January 5, 2012 and will be filled with special programs, meetings, and  workshops.

This 64th LERA Annual Meeting will again be held in conjunction with the ASSA/AEA (American Economics Association). Consequently, registration and hotel accommodations will be addressed online at the ASSA website. Registration opened on September 13, 2011. The most up-to-date information about registration and housing can always be found at the ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting Webpage, which you can find here: http://www.aeaweb.org/Annual_Meeting/index.php.

Basic steps to attend conference -

1. Register - https://gmhost1.gomembers.com/clients/t-aea/etrakWebApp/Login.aspx

2. Reserve your hotel room (if needed) - http://registration3.experient-inc.com/showALL121/Default.aspx

3. Submit your packet pickup form - http://leraweb.org/meeting/lera-64th-annual-meeting/lera-packet-pickup-form

4. Please review program and get more information - You can find the LERA 64th Annual Meeting program (http://leraweb.org/meeting/64th-lera-annual-meeting/64th-lera-annual-meeting-program) online.

LERA 64th Annual Meeting Program Committee -

Gordon R. Pavy, LERA President, Program ChairChair: Gordon Pavy, AFL-CIO (ret.), LERA President

Co-Vice Chairs: Charles Whalen, Cornell University and Congressional Budget Office (Academic) and Bonnie Summers, BlueCross and BlueShield Association (Practitioner)

Members: Ralph Craviso, Ralph Craviso & Associates; Todd Dickey, PhD Student, Cornell University; Jody Hoffer Gittell, Brandeis University; Owen Herrnstadt, International Association of Machinists; Revae Moran, US Government Accountability Office; and Jeffrey Wenger, University of Georgia.

Ex Officio: Eileen Appelbaum, Center for Economic and Policy Research, LERA Past President; William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University, NCAC Chair; Françoise Carré, University of Massachusetts-Boston, LERA Co-Editor-in-Chief; Peter Feuille, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, LERA Secretary/Treasurer; Bob Hoell, Georgia Southern University, Chair, LERA Poster Session and David Lewin, UCLA and LERA President Elect.