Pac Rim 2024

Virtual Options

The Pac Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity is committed to providing an all-encompassing event to support our commitments to inclusion, accessibility, and belonging. Please see the following ways in which you can participate in Pac Rim 2024 if you are unable to join us in-person.

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Conversations on Disability Studies: An International Forum

Monday, February 26, 2024
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (HST)

Virtual via Zoom

Disability studies directors, researchers, scholars, students, and others interested in exploring current issues


How do we create and advance belonging? This is the question we will explore this year through the lens of Disability Studies, one of the newest disciplines in the academy. As we work towards creating equitable, just, and inclusive spaces, Disability Studies invites us to question our most basic assumptions about disability and to consider the host of factors (including cultural, environmental, and historical) that impact the experience of belonging. 

Join us on Monday, February 26th for this free, virtual event. Come help kick off the 39th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity with this exciting exploration together through the annual Disability Studies Director Summit, Disability Studies Student Panel, Facilitated Conversation on Community Partnerships to Advance the Field, and a hands on workshop on plain language. 

At the end of this event, participant sites will be able to:

  1. To identify innovation in the field of Disability Studies.
  2. To increase understanding of the impact of Disability Studies from the perspective of the student experience.
  3. To become knowledgeable on how to create plain language for complex academic content.
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Virtual 2024 Pac Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Tuesday, February 27 – Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Virtual via the Whova app

All interested Pac Rim 2024 participants


If you are unable to join us in-person at Pac Rim 2024, you will be able to participate virtually via the Whova app! Virtual participants will be able to do the following on the app:

  • View the Pre-Recorded Keynote sessions.
  • View all Pre-Recorded Session presentations (a minimum of 10 will be available for viewing).
  • Access slides, content, and resources for most in-person presentations.
  • Engage in session Q&A via the virtual platform for all sessions.
  • Connect and network with Conference Attendees and Exhibitors via the virtual platform.

Please note that in-person presentation sessions will not be recorded or live-streamed. Virtual participants will only have video access to the pre-recorded presentations and pre-recorded keynote sessions.

How to Register

Registration has now closed.