Pacific Rim International Conference 2023 March 6th & 7th – Register Now

Join us at the Premier International Gathering on Disability, in Our 38th Year!

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity
In Partnership with Deaf In Government ( )
March 6 & 7, 2023 – Honolulu, Hawaii – Hawaii Convention Center
Ho’okahi ka ‘ilau like ‘ana. Wield the paddles together.

Opening remarks:
– Jorge Rodriguez, CEO, Sorenson Communications

Keynote Speakers:
– Jonathan Kamakawiwo’ole Osorio, author / educator / musician, Dean, Hawai’inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, University of Hawai’i at Manoa;
– Jamaica Heoli Osorio, Kanaka Maoli wahine artist / activist / scholar / educator / storyteller, University of Hawai’i at Manoa;
– Judy Heumann, Disability Activist (remotely);
– Leslie Wilson, Executive Vice President, Disability:IN Global Workplace Initiatives

With SUPERFEST Disability Film Festival

Register at
$449 Early Bird Special (Until 12/31)

We are Grateful to our Sponsors!

– Gold Level: DD Council Hawaii; Hawaii State Department of Health; Hawaii Self Advocacy Advisory Council; Sorenson Communication

Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa