2020 APAHE Conference Schedule at a Glance

Note: APAHE 2020 Conference Cancelled

You can find the 2020 APAHE Conference schedule with both pre-conference and conference sessions workshops below as a PDF or in text!

2020 APAHE Conference Schedule at a Glance (PDF)

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 (Pre-Conference)

8 a.m. Pre-Conference Registration

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. All Day Sessions

  • Option A: AANAPISI’s Are at a Crossroad: Where Do We Go From Here?
  • Option B: Honoring Our Past, Exploring Our Present and Shaping Our Future as Indigenous Pacific Islander Leaders in Higher Education

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Morning Workshops

  • Option C: Student Session – 20/20 Vision: Weaving Our Narratives for Our Flourishing Future
  • Option D: Masters vs. Doctorate: Which and When?
  • Option E: Daring Greatly: From Hurt to Healing – Owning Our Own Stories

12– 1:15 p.m. Lunch on your own

1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Afternoon Workshops

  • Option F: APIDA’s, Do We Self-Care?
  • Option G: Persistence + Grit: Surviving and Thriving Graduate Programs
  • Option H: The ABC’s of Student Activism: Advocate! Believe! Collaborate!
  • Option I: Speed Networking for College Students and Early to Mid-level Higher Education Professionals

Thursday, April 9, 2020

7 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks, Acknowledgements and Recognition Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor

8:45 a.m. Opening Keynote Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Dr. Karthick Ramakrishnan, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, UC Riverside

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Workshops – Group A

  • A01 (Ocean Ballroom, 1st Floor): Animating Revolution Across Generations: Pat Hayashi’s Manga Meets Digital Storytelling Co-Production
  • A02 (Marina, 1st Floor): Developing the Tools to Advocate for Our Own Educational and Career Choices (While Maintaining Peace with Family and Culture)
  • A03 (Barcelona, 3rd Floor): Beyond Instant Ramen – Addressing Food Insecurity Among Community College Students
  • A04 (Casablanca, 3rd Floor): Representation Matters – Spotlighting Non-Traditional Voices in Career Preparation
  • A05 (Melbourne, 3rd Floor): Building Cultural Connections through Storytelling
  • A06 (Palos Verdes, 3rd Floor): More Than Academics: The Transformative Effect of an Identity-based Peer Mentor Program for Asian American STEM Students
  • A07 (Vancouver, 3rd Floor): Pacific Islanders in Higher Education: Why Community Engagement Matters
  • A08 (Tokyo, 3rd Floor): Resiliency and Advocacy: Career Paths through Cultural Centers
  • A09 (Shanghai, 3rd Floor): All Together Now: Learning to Advocate for AANAPISIs
  • A10 (Odessa, 3rd Floor): Getting the Buy-In: Transforming Faculty into Active Stakeholders through AANAPISI Institutional Planning and Implementation

Morning Posters

  • A Tale of Two Worlds: Bridging Student Affairs and Academic Affairs Through Educational Programming and Services for Asian Pacific Islander Student Success
  • Health Equity, Needs and Challenges of Asian Americans

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Concurrent Workshops – Group B

  • B01 (Ocean Ballroom, 1st Floor): The S(Pacifics): Navigating Uncharted Waters as API Women When Working with Predominantly Male Student Populations
  • B02 (Marina, 1st Floor): He ‘aʻaliʻi kū makani mai au; ‘aʻohe makani nana e kulaʻi
  • B03 (Barcelona, 3rd Floor): Breaking Silence: Culturally Relevant Programming for Cambodian American Students through Supplemental AANAPISI Funding
  • B04 (Casablanca, 3rd Floor): Evolution or Revolution: Navigating Our Choices at Work and In Life
  • B05 (Melbourne, 3rd Floor): ELEVATE Representation, Resilience and Revolution through Readers Theater – “This is Us, America” (Part 1 of 2)
  • B06 (Palos Verdes, 3rd Floor): Ua Lawa Mākou i ka Pōhaku: Kīpuka as a Source of Resilience
  • B07 (Vancouver, 3rd Floor): We Desire to ASPIRE! AAPI Students Promoting Inspiration, Resilience, and Empowerment
  • B08 (Tokyo, 3rd Floor): Utang na Loob: Managing Cultural Clash Upon Career and Personal Development Among First-Generation Students
  • B09 (Shanghai, 3rd Floor): Dare to Differentiate
  • B10 (Odessa, 3rd Floor): Persistence and Navigation of Pacific Islanders in STEM

12 – 1:15 p.m. Luncheon Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops – Group C

  • C01 (Ocean Ballroom, 1st Floor):From Admissions to AANAPISI: The History of APAHE – A Story of Representation, Resilience and Revolution
  • C02 (Marina, 1st Floor): Forging Connections, Building Solidarity, Developing Leadership: An Interactive Workshop on Mentoring Circle
  • C03 (Barcelona, 3rd Floor): Faith and Chai: How Desi College Students Explore Belonging and Intersections of their Cultural and Spiritual Identities
  • C04 (Casablanca, 3rd Floor): Transformative Asian American Women Leaders in Higher Education
  • C05 (Melbourne, 3rd Floor): ELEVATE Representation, Resilience and Revolution through Readers Theater – “Turnout 2020″ (Part 2 of 2)
  • C06 (Palos Verdes, 3rd Floor): UCR Asian Pacific Student Programs Presents Student Coordinators Panel
  • C07 (Vancouver, 3rd Floor): Building Intergenerational Bridges: Peer Mentors as Teaching Fellows in the Asian American Mentor Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • C08 (Tokyo, 3rd Floor): Lessons from the Life Stories of Asian Leaders
  • C09 (Shanghai, 3rd Floor): Me, Myself, and PI: Finding Self, Leadership, and Community
  • C10 (Odessa, 3rd Floor): Re-Inscribing College for Us, By Us: Building Resilience Among API Students through ‘Ohana

Afternoon Posters

  • Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi Student Success at University of the Pacific
  • Southeast Asian Women in Higher Education Leadership
  • Understanding the Experiences of Southeast Asian LGB College Students

2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Workshops – Group D

  • D01 (Ocean Ballroom, 1st Floor): Why Community Colleges? Why Leadership? Why YOU?
  • D02 (Marina, 1st Floor): Reclaiming One’s Identity Through Resiliency: Addressing Microaggressions Against Women in Academia
  • D03 (Barcelona, 3rd Floor): Culturally Responsive Allies: Essential for Representation and Revolution
  • D04 (Casablanca, 3rd Floor): Learning to See the In-Between: Developing Strategies for Supporting Asian American Transracial Adoptees in College
  • D05 (Melbourne, 3rd Floor): “I’m Here…Now What?” An Informal Guide for Next Steps of Engagement After APAHE
  • D06 (Palos Verdes, 3rd Floor): Innovative Programming: How Best Practices Can Be Institutionalized
  • D07 (Vancouver, 3rd Floor): “Once Upon a Time…”: Using Storytelling to Build Resilience
  • D08 (Tokyo, 3rd Floor): It’s Not AANAP-Easy: Navigating Uncertainty and Your First Job
  • D09 (Shanghai, 3rd Floor): From Faculty to Administration: The Need for More Asian American Representation in Instructional Leadership
  • D10 (Odessa, 3rd Floor): (K)new (R)evolutions

4 – 4:45 p.m. Closing Keynote Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor

5 p.m. Dinner on your own

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Documentary Screening: Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story

Friday, April 10, 2020

7:15 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:15 a.m. Greetings from the Cal State University System – Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Dr. Timothy White, Chancellor of the California State University System

8:25 a.m. Special Award – Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Honoring Dr. Leroy Morishita, President of California State University, East Bay

8:45 a.m. Keynote #3 Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Asiroh Cham, Chief Administrative Officer, UCLA

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Workshops – Group E

  • E01 (Ocean Ballroom, 1st Floor): Toward an Actionable NHPI Research Agenda: Connecting Research to Practice
  • E02 (Marina, 1st Floor): Manmaga’håga: The Journey to Fulfill a Legacy of Leadership for Indigenous Pacific Women in Higher Education
  • E03 (Barcelona, 3rd Floor): Building Community and Promoting the GLAS Spark through Student-led Storytelling and Outreach
  • E04 (Casablanca, 3rd Floor): A Love Letter to My Ancestors: Decolonizing Leadership Practices in the Workplace
  • E05 (Melbourne, 3rd Floor): Voices of the 1.5 Generation: Cambodian Americans and the Creative Arts
  • E06 (Palos Verdes, 3rd Floor): Imposter Phenomenon Unpacked: Examining the Why, How, and What of a Common Experience from an Empirical Lens
  • E07 (Vancouver, 3rd Floor): Revolutionizing the Way We Support Career Decision-making to Advance Filipinx Identified Students and Staff
  • E08 (Tokyo, 3rd Floor): Classroom Based Support for Asian American English Language Learners
  • E09 (Shanghai, 3rd Floor): Transformative Practices for Minority Student Success: Accomplishments of Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions
  • E10 (Odessa, 3rd Floor): Data to the People, Data for the People: Disaggregating AAPIDA Ethnicities to Inform Equity Initiatives & Build Coalitions

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Concurrent Workshops – Group F

  • F01 (Ocean Ballroom, 1st Floor): Norman Mineta’s Legacy as Curriculum: What Does It Mean to Be an American?
  • F02 (Marina, 1st Floor):Khmer American Student-Community Resilience and Representation in Asian American Studies
  • F03 (Barcelona, 3rd Floor): The Rock vs. Mr. Sulu as APA Sidekick: Are We There Yet?
  • F04 (Casablanca, 3rd Floor): “No, Where Are You Really From?” Navigating Microaggressions as AAPI Student Affairs Professionals
  • F05 (Melbourne, 3rd Floor): From Invisible to Visible: Fijians in California
  • F06 (Palos Verdes, 3rd Floor): Grant Development as Leadership Development: How Participating in the Grant Development Process Develops Leadership Skills
  • F07 (Vancouver, 3rd Floor): The Geography of Student Success: Re-Imagining Cross-Collaborative Research at Minority-Serving Institutions in Southern Nevada
  • F08 (Tokyo, 3rd Floor): Do You Feel Left Out? Build and Enhance Employee Communities at Your Institution
  • F09 (Shanghai, 3rd Floor): Using Yosso’s Cultural Wealth to Debunk the Anti-Deficit Thinking and the Model Minority Myth
  • F10 (Odessa, 3rd Floor): Navigating Systemic Barriers: Resilience and Resistance Through Reflection and Creative Writing

12 – 1 p.m. Luncheon Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Award and Acknowledgement
Honoring Dr. Alexis Montevirgen, President of Los Angeles Pierce College

1 – 1:45 p.m. Keynote #4 Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Stephanie Sajor & Eddy M. Gana Jr. (Steady), Spoken Word Artists

Afternoon Posters

  • Southeast Asian Americans Students’ Perspective on Factors and or Influences that Lead to High School Dropout
  • The Synergy of the Kababayan Learning Community and the Fulbright FLTA Program

2 – 3 p.m. Concurrent Workshops – Group G

  • G01 (Ocean Ballroom, 1st Floor): Faculty and CEO Diversification: From Conversation to Action
  • G02 (Marina, 1st Floor): Using Leadership Coaching to Transform Our Work
  • G03 (Barcelona, 3rd Floor): Do You Ever Feel Like A Fake Noodle? Confronting Imposter Syndrome in Higher Education
  • G04 (Casablanca, 3rd Floor): Reviving Academia through the Empowerment of Indigenous Students: Building Coalition Between Native American and Pacific Islander Students
  • G05 (Melbourne, 3rd Floor): Integrating Talanoa, a Pacific Research Design, into “Voices from the Pacific: Narratives of Pacific Islander Students Attending a California Community College”
  • G06 (Palos Verdes, 3rd Floor): KAPWA: Empowering Filipinx/Filipinx American Students at Skyline College
  • G07 (Vancouver, 3rd Floor): Bridging Identity and Professional Development: Culturally Responsive Student Employment Opportunities
  • G08 (Tokyo, 3rd Floor): The Fourth R: Refusal
  • G09 (Shanghai, 3rd Floor): Using a Cultural and Structural Co-ethnic Model to Explain Diverse Asian American Communities and Educational Outcomes
  • G10 (Odessa, 3rd Floor): How Career Coaches Promote Equity & Inclusion in Community Colleges

3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Concurrent Workshops – Group H

  • H1 (Ocean Ballroom, 1st Floor): Navigating Traditionally White Spaces as Asian American Women
  • H2 (Marina, 1st Floor): Race Matters: Understanding Race through Experience
  • H3 (Barcelona, 3rd Floor): (In)visibility in numbers: Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander College Students and the Need for Data Disaggregation
  • H4 (Casablanca, 3rd Floor): Leveraging Resources and Ethnic Identity: The Case of Southeast Asian, 4th and 5th Generation Japanese American, and Multiracial Asian American College Students
  • H5 (Melbourne, 3rd Floor): Activism: Reflection into Action
  • H6 (Palos Verdes, 3rd Floor): Suab! Voice!
  • H7 (Vancouver, 3rd Floor): Increasing APIDA Visibility on Campus via Senior Capstones
  • H8 (Tokyo, 3rd Floor): Self-Education Before Higher Education: Passion Planning Your Way through Empowerment
  • H9 (Shanghai, 3rd Floor): A Necessary Paradigm for Representation, Resilience, and Revolution: Drawing from Indigenous Knowledge, Cultural Values, and Narratives within the Pacific Islander Community
  • H10 (Odessa, 3rd Floor): Diversity of East, South, and Southeast Asian American Experiences: The Case of Japanese, Punjabi-Sikh, and Vietnamese Communities

4:30 – 6 p.m. Closing Reception and Raffle Drawing Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor