2023 Pacific Rim Series
In Person Workshops
University of Hawaii Manoa Campus Center Building | Honolulu, HI | March 15–17, 2023

Pricing Scholarships Hotel Workshop Descriptions Schedule
 

Earn CPE credits!

Join WACUBO in Honolulu, Hawaii for an opportunity to expand your knowledge and network with peers from all over the West coast and Pacific Islands. 

This workshop series will take place over three days at the University of Hawaii Manoa Campus Center Building, and attendees will have the option to choose up to three courses to register for – with catering provided by Sodexo! 

Thank you to our sponsors!

   
   

 


Pricing

Registration Member Rate
Early Bird Pricing
On or before 1/31/2023
Member Rate
After 1/31/2023
Non-Member Rate
1-Day Workshop $375 $425 $525 
2-Day Workshop $525 $575 $675 
3-Day Workshop $675 $725 $825 

 

Register Today!*

*Online registration will close at 11:59 PM PT on Monday, March 6, 2023.
Onsite registration will NOT be available.


Hotel

Ala Moana Hotel
410 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu, HI 96814

*Room Rate: Starting at $169 for single and double occupancy plus tax per night with limited amounts available from Tuesday, March 14, 2023–Friday, March 17, 2023. Special rates will be available 3 days prior and 3 days after the official events based on hotel availability.

Parking: 

Self-parking for hotel guests is $34.50 per night - Unlimited in and out privileges.
Valet is $45 per night - Unlimited in and out privileges.
 

Day rate for self-parking is $3 per half hour and valet remains at $45.

Reservations: Call (800) 367-6025 and say you are with WACUBO. Or reserve your room online today.

Reserve Your Room Today!

*Special room rates expire on February 14, 2023.

Airport Proximity: The nearest airports are Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL) - 13.4 km / 8.3 mi and Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa) - 38.4 km / 23.8 mi.

The preferred airport for Ala Moana Hotel by Mantra is Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL).

Included Amenities: Complimentary standard guest room internet.


Terms, Conditions, and Policies

You must agree to the following policies when you register for this workshop. Please review them before registering.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received by Friday, February 10, 2023 will be refunded, less a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Friday, February 10, 2023. Substitutions can be made at any time. If you have any questions, please contact the office at  [email protected].

Event Code of Conduct:

WACUBO events are community events intended for education, networking, and collaboration. We value the participation of everyone and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout all events hosted in the WACUBO space. To make clear what is expected, all attendees, speakers, Business Partners, organizers, and volunteers at any virtual event are required to conform to the following Code of Conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event. In registering for and/or participating in this event, you consent to comply with the following Code of Conduct. 

Examples of encouraged behavior that contributes to a positive environment include:

  • Using welcoming and inclusive language
  • Being respectful of differing viewpoints and experiences
  • Gracefully accepting constructive criticism
  • Focusing on what is best for everyone at the event
  • Showing empathy towards other participants

We do not tolerate the following:

  • Spam (verbally or in chats), including saying or re-posting the same word/content repeatedly in order to disrupt the conversation
  • Harassment, bullying, and intimidation
  • Harassment and bullying are defined as:
    • Negative comments about race/ethnicity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, physical appearance, citizenship, or other protected categories
    • Intimidation or threats, including sharing images or text especially to threaten
    • Unwelcome sexual attention, including sharing images or text especially to sexually harass
    • Threatening or other endangerment of minors or any persons
    • Any activity meant to convey or cultivate hostility
    • Ad hominem insults or other attacks
    • Encouraging the above behavior

Health & Safety Policies:

WACUBO will adhere to recommendations set forth by the CDC, as well as state/local/venue requirements, whichever is more strict, at the time of the event. WACUBO reserves the right to make safety-related changes as we get closer to the event. WACUBO may require attendees to certify that they are fully vaccinated as defined by the CDC guidelines, or attendees may be asked to produce a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours, or attendees may be asked to produce documentation of recovery from COVID-19, in line with CDC guidelines at the time, in order to attend in-person conference.

Additionally, you may be asked to attest to your health status onsite, prior to participating in the event. If you are not willing to complete this health questionnaire or your responses indicate that you may be at risk for spreading the virus, WACUBO reserves the right to determine your eligibility for a refund.


Scholarship Opportunities

WACUBO offers professional development scholarships to employees of WACUBO member institutions. These scholarships will go toward all or a portion of the registration fees of an annual conference, professional development workshop, or other WACUBO sponsored professional development programs.

WACUBO Members: Professional development scholarships available!

Learn More & Apply

Scholarships DO NOT cover other expenses (e.g. travel, incidentals, etc.).


Schedule At A Glance

This event will take place in the Hawaii Standard Time Zone. Each course takes place throughout the entire day (8:00 am - 5:00 pm).

Attendees can build their ideal schedule based on their allotted time. 

Wednesday, March 15 Thursday, March 16 Friday, March 17
Workshop A: WACUBO Accounting for Non-Accountants Workshop D: Lean Process Improvement Workshop G: Inclusive University Ethics 
Workshop B: From Supervisor to Leader: Taking Your Leadership Skills to the Next Level for Your Institution

Workshop E: Strategy for Higher Education

Workshop H: Design Thinking: Re-Imagining Customer-Focused Solutions
Workshop C: Developing Your Coach Approach Workshop F: Grants Management Workshop I: Facilities & Administration Long Form / Short Form 

 

Three Day Scheduling Examples:
ADG
ADH
ADI
AEG
AEH
AEI
AFG
AFH
AFI
BDG
BDH
BDI
BEG
BEH
BEI
BFG
BFH
BFI
CDG
CDH
CDI
CEG
CEH
CEI
CFG
CFH
CFI

Two Day Scheduling Examples:
AD
AE
AF
AG
AH
AI
BD
BE
BF
BG
BH
BI
CD
CE
CF
DG
DH
DI
EG
EH
EI
FG
FH
FI

One Day Scheduling Examples:
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I


Contact

Jeanette Perez, Arizona State University[email protected]


CPE Credits - Group Live

The Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.