PacRim 2019 Call for Participation

March 4, 2019 - March 5, 2019
Hawaii Convention Center

SUCCESSABILITY! #PacRim2019 Call for Participation

The place to be to learn about smart practices, glimpse the future, and become a change agent for people with disabilities in your community!

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Center on Disability Studies will host the 34th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity at the Hawaii Convention Center, March 4 and 5 , 2019. We have an action-packed conference planned – home-grown experts, some from the Mainland, and others from more than 10 countries. In its 34 th year, PacRim has always been about disability and diversity, a place to gather, learn, network, and be empowered with ideas that work.

PacRim 2019 has a flexible format that is user and presenter friendly – there are 60-minute options, multi-hour workshops, keynote speakers, exhibitors, interactive poster presentation reception, and special events. Our call for participation includes:

● Last Call for Proposals - Conference strands include: 1) accessibility, 2) Early Learning & Education, 3) Health & Wellbeing, and ) 4) postsecondary education & Employment. Presenters will address these four strands by highlighting cross-strand themes of 1) Disability Studies, 2) Interdisciplinary Teams Transitions across the Lifespan, 3) Social Emotional Development, and 4) Transitions across the Lifespan. Submit a proposal to present at . The deadline for proposals is December 3, 2018.

● Registration - Educators, Health Service Providers, Advocates, and Decision-Makers may register online or contact us for special rates. Learn more about our accepted presentations at

● Exhibitors & Sponsors - Limited space is available for organizations to interact and highlight your most innovative products & services. Partner as an exhibitor or sponsor by contacting

We are committed to offering you an experience that will not only give you something to think about, but to act on when you get home. By being in a place where you can meet people who think outside the box, brainstorm with others, reflect, and discover a new level of energy and a clear mission – you will be equipped to make a difference in your communities.

Call: 808-956-8816
Fax: 808-956-4437

Event Sponsor
Center on Disability Studies, Mānoa Campus

More Information
JoAnn Yuen, (808) 956-5462,

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