Call for Applications

16th East-West Center International Graduate Student Conference 2016

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Deadline for Submission is September 12, 2016

Hawaii Imin International Conference Center
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
February 16-18, 2017
Opening Ceremony:  Thursday, February 16, 2017
Conference Paper Presentations:  Friday-Saturday, February 17-18, 2017

The East-West Center invites graduate students from around the world to submit abstracts for the 16th International Graduate Student Conference on the Asia Pacific region, taking place February 16-18, 2017, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. The Conference provides an opportunity to share interdisciplinary perspectivse through presenting and attending panel presentations in a warm and supportive environment.

An abstract up to a maximum of 500 words is all that is required for the submission – no full paper needed. Authors can submit more than one abstract.

Please specify if you would prefer to register to:

(i) a traditional format session with 10- to 15-minute presentations -OR-

(ii) a Pecha Kucha format session (20 slides x 20 seconds per slide — more information on the Pecha Kucha 20 x 20 format is available on the IGSC Facebook page).

Conference Venue and Accomodation

The conference will be held at the Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, at 1777 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96848, which adjoins the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus and the East-West Center residence halls. Refer to the Conference Center website for more information.

A limited number of rooms at the East-West Center residence halls has been reserved for registered conference participants on a space available basis. Special rates will be made available for conference participants but will be applicable only from February 10 to February 15, 2015. (However, once you check out, the special rates will not be applicable if you check in again during the specified period). Make sure that you mention the International Graduate Student Conference when you reserve a room.

The rates per night for the conference participants are as follows:

Hale Manoa & Hale Kuahine
– Single room dorm – $18/night
– Double dorm room – $27/night

Lincoln Hall
– Studio room – $38/night
– Corner Studio room – $50/night
– 1 bedroom w/kitchen room – $60/night

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 16th East-West Center International Graduate Student Conference


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