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 www.pacrim.hawaii.edu . 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 www.facebook.com/PacRimHawaii.
● Exhibitors & Sponsors - Limited space is available for organizations to
interact and highlight your most innovative products & services. Partner as
an exhibitor or sponsor by
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.