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The 1st ICLSMay 20-22, 2005 | Northern Illinois University, USA 

First International Conference on Lao Studies


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Conference Program:

PDF Adobe format 7MB


Audio Clips:

Voice of America (VOA) Interview Aired on March 10, 2005        Approx. 9 minutes (www.voanews.com)

Read article at Voice of America


Radio Free Asia (RFA) Interview Aired on February 12, 2005    Approx. 9  minutes (www.rfa.org/lao)

Read article at Radio Free Asia


Press Release: (SF version)

PDF Adobe format

MS Word doc format


Registration Forms:


On-line Registration (with credit card)

HTML format

MS Word doc format

PDF Adobe format


Posters and Flyers:

Please help us announce the conference by printing and posting the flyers/posters. The flyers/posters are in Adobe PDF file format.



English flyer, size 8.5"x11" (3.09MB)

Lao () flyer, size 8.5"x11" (3.2MB)

Hmoob (Hmong) flyer, size 8.5"x11" (4.5MB)

Hmoob (Hmong) language in HTML format


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English flyer, size 8.5"x11" (27.4MB)

English poster, size 11"x17" (40MB)

These files are very big and might take some time to download and print.


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