Conference Schedule:




Below you’ll find the conference schedule. While we are still working on which workshop scheduling, we can offer this skeleton version to help with Registration. If you have questions, please contact us at for more information.

Updated: February 12th 2018

Conference Schedule!

Check out the schedule below for Friday and Saturday. The schedule is subject to change


Time                 Room                       Event                                             Description

4PM-5:30PM NASCC 110 Registration
5:30pm-5:45PM NASCC 110 Presentation of Gifts to NASCC
5:45pm-7:10pm: Session 1
NASCC 110 Lilian Ongelungel Marked by Matriarchs: Women in the Pasifika Tattoo Revival
NASCC 170 Joe Enlet Pacific Islander Advocacy and Policy strategies
NASCC 180 Roz Guerrero and Kaina Barba Healing Circles
NASCC 150 Makerusa Porotesano Oppression 101
7:15pm-7:30pm NASCC 110 Dinner
7:30pm – 7:45pm NASCC Opening Remarks
7:45pm-9pm NASCC 100 Talanoa – Jes Phillip
9pm: NASCC 110 Day one closing


Time                        Room                                   Event                          Description

(doors open at 7am) 8:00 AM NASCC 110 Breakfast/ Check in Light Breakfast
8:30AM-10AM Session 1 4 sessions
NASCC 110 – Cap 170 Makerusa Porotesano Navigating PISACON18
NASCC 150 – Cap 20 Roz Guerrero Internalized racism
NASCC 170 – Cap 30 Johanna Working Title
NASCC 180 – Cap 20 Irene Nideo Personal Finance 101
10AM-10:30AM NASCC 110 Morning Tea – Sua Fa’i/Koko Laisa/Panikeke Sponsored by EFKAS Mafutaga Tina- Portland
10:30AM-12PM Session 2 4 sessions
NASCC 110 – Cap 170 Dr. Vui Asiata Toeutu Faaleava Fa’aMatai
NASCC 150 – Cap 20 Virginia Luka Quality over Quantity
NASCC 170 – Cap 30 Dr. Alma Trinidad Filipino and Identify Politics: Pacific Islander, SE Asian, and/or Latino?
NASCC 180 – Cap 20 Kaina Barba Language Revitalization
12PM-1:30PM Lunch/Talanoa with Fenton Lutunatabua  Food brought to us by J-Linas and chef Johnstone of FSM/Palau
1:30-3PM Session 3
NASCC 110 – Cap 170 Dr. Danaiel Eisen Am I local?
NASCC 150 – Cap 20 Toka Valu Art and storytelling
NASCC 170 – Cap 30 Manumalo Ala’ilima & UTOPIA PDX Intersections of LGBTQ and Pacific Islander
NASCC 180 – Cap 20 Jes Phillip  Traveling With a Purpose
3pm-4pm: NASCC 110 Afternoon Tea  Shaved Ice and hurricane popcorn
4PM-5:30PM Session 4 4 sessions
NASCC 110 – Cap 170 Fenton Lutunatabua Pacific Climate Warriors
NASCC 150 – Cap 20 Lilian Ongelungel Island Soldiers: A Glimpse of US Military Influence in Micronesia
NASCC 170 – Cap 30 Will Nu’utupu Giles First Contact: Poems of Culture and Introduction
NASCC 180 – Cap 20 Justin Sipoloa and Simeon Jacob Community Organizing
5:30PM-6:30PM Break
6:30PM-8PM NASCC 110 Dinner/Talent Show
8PM-9PM NASCC 110 Talanoa with Will Giles
9:00 PM NASCC 110 Closing Words and Thank You!

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