69th ALA Congress [CANCELED]

Date
Apr 24 - 26, 2020
City
St. Paul, MN
Venue
InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront
Date
Apr 24 - 26, 2020
City
St. Paul, MN
Venue
InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront

In observance of the recommendations of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and restrictions for the holding of public events in the near future, the American Latvian Association board has resolved to cancel the 69th ALA Congress, which was planned for April 24-26 in St. Paul, Minnesota. 

More information will follow soon.

Let us stay safe and look to the future!

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The ALA Congress is the annual meeting of some of the most active leaders of the Latvian community in the U.S., who assemble to determine shared goals and strategies for ALA operations and for the greater Latvian-American community. Even if you will not be attending as a voting participant, a delegate of a member organization or as an individual member delegate, you are welcome to join the event as a partner and participant! Meet Latvians from all over the U.S. and learn about various cultural, political, educational topics that affect Latvians in the U.S. and abroad.

Delegate Registration Form

If you would like to participate as an Individual Member Delegate or non-voting participant, please email alaprojects@alausa.org or call 301-340-1914 for more information. 


Program:
Program (PDF)

Confirmed Congress participants:

EDGARS RINKĒVIČS, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

ILMĀRS LEJIŅŠ, Brigadier General for the Latvian Land Forces

DAUNIS AUERS, University of Latvia associated professor, Association for Advancement of Baltic Studies President

RŪTA DIMANTA, ziedot.lv Director, expert on trends and developments in the Latvian non-profit sector

CORY MCLEOD, director, artist, virtual reality short film “Pērkons VR” creator


Hotel:

Reserve on the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront website using group code AN9, or call +1 651 292 1900. Hotel group rate – $159.


Flights:

Delta offers a discount for flights to Minneapolis/St. Paul if, when reserving, you enter the following Meeting Code: NMU3F.

Please email alaprojects@alausa.org or call +1 301 340 1914 with questions.