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August 18 2005

ILR Professors Present at the Fifth Regional Congress of the Americas

ILR Professors Lance Compa and Maria Lorena Cook spoke at a plenary session of the Fifth Regional Congress of the Americas, International Industrial Relations Association, in Santiago, Chile, July 26-28. The conference was sponsored by the Chilean Labor Relations Association and the IIRA. This year's theme was "Social Dimensions of Globalization." Attendees included labor lawyers, scholars, and practitioners from throughout Latin America, Europe, North America, and Australia.

Professor Cook also serves on the Scientific Commission for the world congress of the International Industrial Relations Association, which will be held 11-14 September, 2006, in Lima, Peru.