Saturday, March 14, 2009

2009 APAHE Conference Information

“Passing the Torch: A New Generation of API Leaders”

Hotel Kabuki - San Francisco

March 25 - 27, 2009

Online registration is now open through the LEAP website:

Registration Fees

  • Full Conference: Preconference Workshops included = $270
  • Conference Only: Thursday and Friday = $195
  • One-Day Conference: Thursday or Friday = $125
  • Preconference Workshops Only = $75
  • Student Conference Rate: Thursday and Friday = $125
  • Student One Day: Thursday or Friday = $75

Registration in advance is highly recommended through the LEAP website. For additional information if paying by an institution check or on site contact Audrey Yamagata-Noji at

Pre-Conference Workshop Sessions

Wednesday, March 25, 2009, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Session I: Professional Development (open to attendees of classified positions or above)

  • Enhancing Your Personal Effectiveness
  • Preparing for Your Next Career Move
  • Writing Proposals for Funding

Session II: LDPHE Advanced Session (for individuals who have completed the APAHE/LEAP Leadership Development Program in Higher Education)

  • Seeking a Promotion: The Ask
  • Assessing When It’s Time to Leave
  • Managing in Times of Chaos

Preconference workshop fee does not include lunch. A host of local eateries in Japantown as well as Hotel Kabuki’s onsite restaurant O Izakaya Lounge is conveniently located within a 5-minute walking distance.

Hotel Reservations (1-800-533-4567)

Hotel Kabuki located in Japantown serves as our primary hotel and conference site.

Conference Room Rates: $169 (March 24-27, 2009)

Be sure to mention the “APAHE/LEAP” rate when maiking your reservation. To view more information about Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco:

Passing the Torch: The Next Generation of APA Leaders

Asian and Pacific Americans in Higher Education (APAHE) is having their annual conference in San Francisco. APAHE has for 20 years been the leading national organization addressing issues such as student admissions, faculty tenure, underrepresentation in hiring and promotion, affirmative action and Asian American Studies. The head of APAHE is Laney's president, Dr. Frank Chong.

When and where is the conference?
Wed, March 25- Fri, March 27, 2009 in San Francisco at Hotel Kabuki (Japan Town District)

**Note: There are full conference and one day conference only, which means you can attend Thursday or Friday or attend both days(full conference).

What is the conference about?
Workshops and panels for student leaders, staff seeking career advancement, admissions issues, demographic data in higher education, and much more... All on Asians and Pacific Islanders!

Who can attend the conference?
Anyone =D

Conference Registration
On-line registration is available through the LEAP website at:

Further more information, please visit: