February 5, 2018

Sunday, March 4, 2018 Venue/Room
9:00am - 4:00pm
2018 APPEX Pre-conference (pre-registration required) Convention Center Room 112B
Monday, March 5, 2018 Venue/Room
11:15am - 12:05pm
Racism Online: Racialized Aggressions and Sense of Belonging for Asian American College Students Convention Center Room 120A
2:30pm - 3:20pm
Circle of Wisdom: Perspectives from Senior-Level APIDA Student Affairs Officers Convention Center, Room 120B

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Venue/Room
8:00am - 8:50am
Through Shared Experiences: A Panel for Asian/Pacific Islander/Desi American (APIDA) New Professionals Convention Center, Room 120B

In addition to the sponsored education programs above, we invite you to join us at the following programs and events. All events are open to all conference attendees, and no RSVP is required for the programs below.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

4:00pm - 4:30pm APIKC New Member Orientation (An information session for first time attendees) @ Convention Center Room 112B

6:30pm – 8:00pm Vietnamese/Vietnamese American SAPros Social @ Dim Sum Garden, 1020 Race St.

8:00pm - 10:00pm APIKC Welcome to the Ohana Social (Networking and mingling; Present and past APPEX  participants are encouraged to attend!) @ El Vez, 121 S. 13th Street 

Monday, March 5, 2018

8:00am - 9:30am APIKC Annual Business Meeting @ Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, Philadelphia Ballroom North

POSTPONED due to Justice Sonia Sotomayor's Keynote 10:00am - 11:00am Womxn of Color Hangout @ Marriott Downtown, Room 306 

1:00pm - 2:00pm  Womyn of Color Gathering @Independence Ballroom C - Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

8:00pm - 10:00pm APIKC 20th Anniversary Celebration @ Marriott Downtown, Room 310

9:00pm: #HigherEdDesi Social @ Field House, 1150 Filbert St.

Tuesday March 6, 2018

9:00am - 10:30am APIKC APIDA Scholars Collective (A session re: scholarship for APIDA scholars and professionals) @ Courtyard Saloon III

11:00am - 11:45am Pinxy NASPA 2018 Meet Up: Kape At Usapan @ Overlook Cafe, 2nd Floor Convention Center

12:00pm - 1:30pm APIKC Networking Lunch @ Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodle House, 1022 Race Street (CASH ONLY)

6:00pm - 7:00pm Annual APIKC Awards Reception @ Loews Congress B  as we honor:

  • 2018 Doris Michiko Ching Shattering the Glass Ceiling Award Recipient: Dr. Ajay Nair, Emory University
  • 2018 Henry Gee Outstanding Mentoring Award Recipient: Dr. Christine Quemuel, University of Hawaii-Manoa
  • 2018 Outstanding Mid-Level Professional Award Recipient: Dr. Delia Cheung Hom, Northeastern University
  • 2018 Distinguished Contribution to Research and Scholarship Recipient: Dr. Tracy Poon Tambascia, University of Southern California 
  • 2018 Rising Star Award Recipient: Peter Satugarn Limthongviratn, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • 2018 Future Leader Award Recipient: Varaxy Yi, University of Denver & Joren Plunkett, University of Utah
  • 2018 Very Involved Participant Award Recipients: Susan Huynh, New York University & Melissa Camba-Kelsay, University of Rhode Island

Wednesday March 7, 2018

8:00am - 10:00am Farewell Breakfast in collaboration with Latinx/a/o KC & Undocumented Immigrants & Allies KC @ Down Home Diner, 51 N. 12th St.

We look forward to connecting with you at #NASPA18! Follow us for updates and new additions to the schedule on our Facebook page, or our Twitter Account @NASPA_APIKC, and be sure to visit the 2018 Annual Conference website for more information!

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