Envision Hawaii: Creating Connections for Change (EnvisionHawaii)

Venue: Hawaii State Capitol

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 14, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 14, 2009
Registration Date: Nov 14, 2009
Early Registration Date: Oct 31, 2009
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Envision Hawai'i Conference
Creating Connections for Change

Envision Hawaii's 5th annual conference, "Creating Connections for Change," will inspire and equip participants to make a positive impact for Hawaii's future.

Session topics include:

The Ethics of Change: A moral compass in a rapidly changing environment
The How-To of Change: Be the change in government, nonprofits, businesses, and the community
Tools for Change: The evolution of mass marketing and social media
The Future of Connections and Change: Looking ahead to realize opportunities
Keynote Speaker:
Paul Zorner, President and CEO of Hawaii BioEnergy

Confirmed session speakers:

Laurie Au, Spokeswoman, Congressman Neil Abercrombie's Office

Pono Shim, CEO of Enterprise Honolulu
Nikki Love, Common Cause Hawaii
Senator Les Ihara Jr., Chair, Legislative Ethics Panel
Kawika Winter, Director, Limahuli Garden and Preserve
Lisa Maruyama, President & CEO, Hawai`i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations
James Koshiba, Executive Director , Kanu Hawaii
Jeff Mikulina, Executive Director, Blue Planet Foundation
Josh Levinson, President & CEO of Community Links Hawaii
Sherry Menor-McNamara, Vice President of Business Advocacy for the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii
Lorenz Sell, Founder, FindMeFit.com

Kevin Vacarello, Executive Director, Sustain Hawaii
Barbra Pleadwell, Partner, Hastings & Pleadwell
Jared Kuroiwa, Director of Interactive Strategy, KGMB9
Roxanne Darling, Partner, Bare Feet Studios

Emi Hart, Musician/Composer & Social Media Entrepreneur
Kealoha, Founder, HawaiiSlam, Youth Speaks Hawai`i, and First Thursdays
John "Prime" Hina, Founder, 808 Urban
Kamuela Enos, Education and Resource Specialist Ma`o Farms
Andrea Dean, Green Business Coach
Dr. Susan Chandler, Hawaii 2050 Initiative
Daniel Dangaran, Student, Luke Center for Public Service at Punahou School
Mark Ing, Student Body President, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Keone Kealoha, Executive Director, Malama Kauai

See the full Conference schedule here.
Stay tuned for more details.

Online Registration for the conference is open. If you plan to register on the day of the event, please bring cash and checks as credit cards will not be accepted at the event.

What is included?
Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, and a reception following the conference. Town Restaurant will provide a delicious, local, organic lunch.

What about a discount?
Envision Hawai'i members may register for the conference at a discounted rate. Membership is $15 for students or $25 for general members - join or renew your membership.

Where do I park?
Street parking around Iolani Palace and public lots downtown.

Hawaiian Electric Company, Tr3ees, and Styrophobia


Additional Information

Early registration (before Oct. 31) $40 members, $50 nonmembers. Late registration/walk-in (after Oct. 31) $70 Student registration $25 (before Oct. 31, must be under 25 years old)