Programme

The IAFOR International Conference on Education – Hawaii (IICEHawaii) is a multidisciplinary conference held concurrently with The IAFOR International Conference on Arts & Humanities in Hawaii (IICAH). Keynote, Featured and Spotlight Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds. Registration for either of these conferences permits attendance in both.

This page provides details of featured presentations, the conference schedule and other programming. For more information about presenters, please visit the Speakers page.

Conference Outline

Friday, January 3, 2025Saturday, January 4, 2025Sunday, January 5, 2025Monday, January 6, 2025Tuesday, January 7, 2025

Location: Hawaii Convention Center (3F)

17:00-19:00: Pre-Conference Check-in & Welcome Reception | 319B & Children’s Courtyard Children’s Courtyard

This is a free event open to all registered delegates.
The Welcome Reception is the perfect opportunity for conference delegates to get a head start on the conference and make valuable connections with other attendees. The Welcome Reception will feature live music from Kings Kalohelani.

Location: Hawaii Convention Center (3F)

09:00-10:00: Conference Check-in & Coffee | Room 319A

10:00-10:05: Announcements | 320 Theatre

10:05-10:25: Cultural Presentation | 320 Theatre

10:25-11:00: Welcome Address & Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners | 320 Theatre

11:00-11:45: Featured Interview | 320 Theatre

11:45-12:00: Conference Photograph | Grand Staircase

12:00-13:00: Conference Poster Session 1 | 3F Hallway

13:00-14:00: Lunch Break

14:00-14:45: Panel Presentation | 320 Theatre

14:50-15:35: Panel Presentation | 320 Theatre

15:40-16:25: Panel Presentation | 320 Theatre

16:30-17:30: Conference Poster Session 2 | 3F Hallway

19:00-21:00: Conference Dinner | Roy’s Waikiki
This is an optional ticketed event

Location: Hawaii Convention Center (3F)

08:30-09:30: Check-in & Coffee | ​​Room 319

09:30-11:10: Onsite Parallel Session 1

11:10-11:25: Coffee Break | Room 319

11:25-12:40: Onsite Parallel Session 2

12:40-12:55: Coffee Break | Room 319

12:55-13:45: Onsite Parallel Session 3 (Workshop Session)

13:45-14:00: Coffee Break | Room 319

14:00-15:40: Onsite Parallel Session 4

15:40-15:55: Coffee Break | Room 319

15:55-17:35: Onsite Parallel Session 5

17:35-18:35: Cultural Event | Room 323C
E Hele Mai a Hula: A Hawaiian Music and Dance Workshop (Part 1 of 2)
Carolee Nishi, Hula Hui O Kapunahala (HHK), United States

This is a free event open to all registered delegates.

Carolee Nishi, a kumu hula at Hula Hui O Kapunahala, has dedicated over five decades to teaching Hawaiian Studies and hula at the Nu‘uanu YMCA. Her journey includes a 41-year career at United Airlines, part-time work at Liberty House, and over 20 years teaching Hawaiian Studies in Hawaii's public schools. Carolee's teaching philosophy emphasises inclusivity and gratitude over competition. She imparts life lessons alongside Hawaiian language, music, dance, and cultural values. Recognised as a Living Treasure of Hawaii in 2020, Carolee is celebrated for her commitment to community service and preserving Hawaiian culture.

Location: Hawaii Convention Center (3F)

08:30-09:30: Check-in & Coffee | Room 319

09:30-11:10: Onsite Parallel Session 1

11:10-11:25: Coffee Break | Room 319

11:25-12:40: Onsite Parallel Session 2

12:40-12:55: Coffee Break | Room 319

12:55-14:35: Onsite Parallel Session 3

14:35-14:50: Coffee Break | Room 319

14:50-16:30: Onsite Parallel Session 4

16:30:16:45: Onsite Closing Session | Room 318B

16:45-17:45: Cultural Event | Room 323C
E Hele Mai a Hula: A Hawaiian Music and Dance Workshop (Part 2 of 2)
Carolee Nishi, Hula Hui O Kapunahala (HHK), United States

Location: Online via Zoom

13:10-13:15: Message from IAFOR

13:15-14:55: Online Parallel Session 1

14:55-15:10 Break

15:10:16:25: Online Parallel Session 2

16:25-16:40: Break

16:40-18:20: Online Parallel Session 3

18:20-18:35: Break

18:35-19:50: Online Parallel Session 4

19:50-19:55: Message from IAFOR

The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on November 25, 2024. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.

*Please be aware that the above schedule may be subject to change.

Important Information Emails

All registered attendees will receive an Important Information email and updates in the run-up to the conference. Please check your email inbox for something from "iafor.org". If you can not find these emails in your normal inbox, it is worth checking in your spam or junk mail folders as many programs filter out emails this way. If these did end up in one of these folders, please add the address to your acceptable senders' folder by whatever method your email program can do this.


The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on November 25, 2024. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.

*Please be aware that the above schedule may be subject to change.


Previous Programming

View details of programming for past IICEHawaii conferences via the links below.