District Conference
 
   
 
2019 District 5000 Conference
May 17-19, 2019
Hawaii Convention Center
 
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The 2019 District Conference will be held at the beautiful Hawaii Convention Center from May 17 to 19, 2019.  Come and be inspired by motivating speakers, make new friends and reconnect with old ones!  Find treasures and bargains at the Silent Auction and of course, have fun at our Casino Night!  Most of all come and celebrate...Be The Inspiration!
 
Friday, May 17:
4 PM 2018-2019 Club President's Reception with District Governor
6 PM Grand Opening of the House of Aloha and General Reception
7:00pm-Dinner with Past RI Vice President Jennifer Jones and husband Rotarian Nick Krayacich
Club Recognition Presentations
 
Saturday, May 18:
8:30am - Registration, House of Aloha
9:30-noon - General Session II - Brunch Buffet
Jennifer Jones, Brian Rusch, Club Recognition Presentations
Noon-2:00pm - TED Style Talks
    Puanani Burgess
    Ian Kitajima
    Pono Shim
    Many more....stay tuned.
7:00-11:00pm- Casino night, Dinner buffet
 
Sunday, May 19:
8:00am-1:30pm- General Sessions, Brunch Buffet
 
$440 Full registration fee includes Friday dinner, Saturday brunch and Saturday casino night dinner buffet, Sunday Brunch and all the speaker sessions!
 
Ala Carte options: 
$140 - Friday dinner
$100-Saturday brunch
$125-Saturday night casino night
$100-Sunday brunch
$35 for student Saturday sessions (8:30-3pm with box lunch)
 
Prices increase after May 1.

Past RI Vice President Jennifer Jones and husband Nick
RI President Barry Rassin's Representative

Rotary International President Barry Rassin has assigned Past Rotary International Vice President Jennifer E. Jones and her husband Nicolas as his representatives.  Jennifer is a highly sought after speaker and regularly addresses conventions and trainings with attendance in the thousands and tens of thousands.  It is a distinct honor and one you will remember for the rest of your life...
  
Jennifer is the President and CEO of Media Street Productions Inc., an award winning television production company in Windsor, ON. She is proud member of the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland and is a Past District Governor of District 6400.
 

Brian Rusch - our keynote speaker!  

Brian Rusch is the Executive Director of the Human Thread Foundation. Brian is a passionate advocate for human rights for all, and works tirelessly to inspire people, especially young people to become change makers for peace. His work has focused on developing educational youth programs that focus on reshaping conversations about peace, equality, and forgiveness.Brian previously was the Executive Director for the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation, and the  Deputy Executive Director for the Dalai Lama Foundation, where he specialized in developing and managing projects and curricula to guide young people on their own exploration of ethics and peace. Throughout everything he does, Brian is guided by the South African philosophy of Ubuntu or “We are all connected. What affects one of us affects us all.”
 
Puanani Burgess:
Puanani Burgess, consults and does her work One-Peace-At-A-Time. She is also a poet, cultural translator and has been a lecturer with the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawai`i, where she was the first “Community Scholar in Residence.” She is noted for her experience in community, family and values-based economic development, mediation and storytelling processes as part of conflict transformation, and developing community-based organizations.
 
 
Ian Kitajima
Ian is a senior executive at Oceanit, one of Hawaii's largest and most diversified privately‐held technology company, with 160 scientists and engineers. He is responsible for corporatewide marketing and venturing for Oceanit’s award winning innovations, products, and services. His daily job is to explore and fund Oceanit's entry into new emerging markets, and to discover and integrate “Oceanit inside” engineers and scientists, who have led to its entry into Nanotechnology and Advance Materials, Renewable Energy, Cyber Security, Homeland Security, Modeling and Simulation, and Transportation Security.
 
 
See you there!