CLAG 2023

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Conference of Latin American Geography January 3-7, 2023

!Bienvenidos¡ Bem-Vindo!

Welcome to the CLAG 2023 Conference in Tucson!

WHAT: The next conference of the Conference of Latin American Geography (CLAG) will be held January 3-7, 2023. The format will be hybrid with both in-person and remote/virtual sessions.

WHEN: January 3-7, 2023

WHERE: University of Arizona Environment & Natural Resources 2 Building (1064 E Lowell Street) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

Call for Organized Sessions 

The Program Committee for the 2023 CLAG meeting in Tucson, Arizona is pleased to announce the 1st Call for Sessions and Panel Proposals for anyone wishing to organize a session on a specific topic or with a selected group of (invited) speakers.  All presenters need to be CLAG members.  The deadline for requesting an Organized Session or Panel is September 15, 2022.


Registration will open up end of August.  Note: We expect participants to be a member of CLAG (cost is only $70, $20 for students who are then eligible for grants and awards) but have provided a non-member rate.  A discount is offered to those in the 'Global South' who are currently based in institutions or are independent scholars in Latin America or the Caribbean.

In person attendance (includes refreshments, lunches, etc. Conference banquet is additional cost)

Early Registration Deadline: October 15, 2022

CLAG members: $175 ($50 discount for those based in 'Global South') 
CLAG member Students: $100 ($50 discount for those based in 'Global South')

Non CLAG members or guests of participants who wish to attend conference: $200

Banquet/Conference dinner: $50

Late Registration Deadline: November 15, 2022

CLAG members: $200 ($50 discount for those based in 'Global South') 
CLAG member students: $115 ($50 discount for those based in 'Global South') 

Non CLAG members or guests of participants who wish to attend conference: $225 

Banquet/Conference dinner: $50

Remote participation (for virtual presentations and access to live stream of most conference sessions)

Registration Deadline: November 15, 2022

Remote Participants: $75

Conference Schedule Overview

Tuesday, Jan. 3: 
Travel and arrival to Tucson International Airport in Tucson, Arizona (AZ), USA.
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Informal evening gathering/Icebreaker with Cash Bar (at The Moonstone at The Graduate Hotel, ​​930 E 2nd Street)

Wednesday, Jan. 4: 
8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Welcome breakfast (Slot Canyon Café, ENR2 Ground Floor)
9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Conference Opening and Welcome Session
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Paper sessions A
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch (Slot Canyon Café, ENR2 Ground Floor)
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Paper sessions B
3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Paper sessions C
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Poster session (Slot Canyon, ENR2 Ground Floor)
6:00 p.m. Dinner on your own

Thursday, Jan. 5:
7:45 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Light refreshments (Slot Canyon Café, ENR2 Ground Floor)
8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Paper sessions D
9:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Paper sessions E
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch (Slot Canyon Café, ENR2 Ground Floor)
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Paper sessions F
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Paper sessions G

5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Cash Bar and appetizers (Location TBD)
6:30 p.m. Banquet and Awards (Location TBD)                 

Friday, Jan. 6: 
7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Light refreshments (Slot Canyon Café, ENR2 Ground Floor)
8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Paper sessions H
9:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Paper sessions I
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Closing session

Friday, Jan. 6—Saturday. Jan. 7:
Optional Field Trips (requires prior registration)


The CLAG TUCSON 2023 Planning Committee has optional field trip opportunities for conference participants and their guests. Pre-registration will be required.  Field trips will be available at an additional cost.

Guide to Tucson

We have compiled a guide to restaurants and other Tucson activities here Guide to Tucson


General Questions:

Margaret Wilder:

Shelby Smith:

Amanda Percy:

Questions about Sessions, Papers, and the Program:

Kevin Anchukaitis:

Local Planning Committee:

Margaret Wilder and Diana Liverman (Co-Chairs)

Kevin Anchukaitis (Program Chair); Shelby Smith; Amanda Percy; Elizabeth Oglesby; Carl Bauer; Beth Tellman; Adriana Zuniga-Teran; RJ Johnson; Talia Anderson; Sofia Rodriguez McGoffin; Elena Louder; Francisco Lara-Valencia (Arizona State University, ASU); Patricia Solis (ASU).

Thank you to the following colleagues who provided translations: Kevin Anchukaitis, Sofia Rodriguez McGoffin, Carlos Quintero, Jacob Suittes, and Antonio Bacelar da Silva.

Sponsorship:  College of Social and Behavioral Sciences; School of Geography, Development and Environment; Center for Latin American Studies; Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy; Southwest Center