25th Asia-Pacific Joint Regional
Social Work Conference On
Social Work Partnerships towards
an Equal Society – Asia Pacific Perspective
About The Conference
The 25th Asia-Pacific Joint Regional Social Work Conference (2019) will be held at Bengaluru, Karnataka State, India, between 17th and 20th of September 2019. This is a biennial Joint Regional Conference of International Federation of Social Workers – Asia Pacific (IFAP ) and Asian and Pacific Association for Social Work Education (APASWE) and hosted by INPSWA – India Network of Professional Social Workers’ Associations in collaboration with the Dept. of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, and Dept. of Social Work, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru.
The Asia-Pacific Joint Regional Social Work Conference is held every two years in Asia-Pacific countries and is recognised as the most significant international conference in the area of Social Work Education and Practice in the region. In 2019 more than 1000 professional Social Work educators, practitioners, policymakers, research scholars and students from around 30 countries in Asia-Pacific region and from around the world are expected to converge at Bengaluru, India, to exchange and share experiences, ideas, challenges, methods and successful innovative interventions during this Regional Joint Conference on Social Work.
The main theme of the 2019 conference is ‘Social Work Partnerships towards an Equal Society Asia-Pacific Perspective’.
The main theme will be discussed under 10 sub – themes
- Social Work Partnerships
- Social Development
- Protection and Promotion of Human Rights
- Green Social Work
- Cultural Diversity and Social Work
- Social Policy – Programmes for Public Reach
- Children, Youth, Women and Elderly
- Correctional Social Work
- Health and Wellbeing
- Corporate Social Responsibility & Industrial Social Work
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Participants are invited to submit abstracts on topics related to the conference theme and sub-themes for oral presentation and poster presentation.
|Registration commences||Oct 15 , 2018|
|Abstract submission commences||Oct. 15 , 2018|
|Last date for submission of abstracts||Feb. 15 , 2019|
|Notification to Accepted authors||April 30 , 2019|
|Early Bird Registration closes on||May 30 , 2019|
|Last date for regular Registration||June 31 2019|
|Last date for Registration for Non-VISA Countries||Aug 25 2019|
Await for future announcements.
Conference Registration fee:
|Members of IFSW & APASWE||$ 400||$ 450|
|Non Members||$ 450||$ 500|
|IFSW Friends||$ 380||$ 450|
members of IFSW & APASWE
|$ 200||$ 250|
|Non members from Developing countries||$ 230||$ 280|
|Research Scholars and Students||$ 180||$ 200|
|SAARC Countries||$ 100||$ 120|
|Indians||INR 6000||INR 6500|
|Indians – Corporates and Industries||INR 9500||INR 10000|
|Research Scholars and Students||INR 2500||INR 3000|
- Life and regular members of INPSWA affiliates associations, faculty of NIMHANS and Christ can avail INR 500 discount.
- There will be a limited number of scholarships for deserving participants from developing countries. Await announcement.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Await for announcements.