25th Asia-Pacific Joint Regional Social Work Conference On

Social Work Partnerships towards an Equal Society – Asia Pacific Perspective

Conference: September 18th to 20th, 2019
Pre Conference Seminar: September 17th, 2019

The date to receive PPTs, posters and full paper for registered abstract presenters is extended to 20th August 2019 in response to the request made by several presenters. Click here for the format to be followed for Full Paper Presentation.



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

  1. Social Work Partnerships
  2. Social Development
  3. Protection and Promotion of Human Rights
  4. Green Social Work
  5. Cultural Diversity and Social Work
  6. Social Policy – Programmes for Public Reach
  7. Children, Youth, Women and Elderly
  8. Correctional Social Work
  9. Health and Wellbeing
  10. Corporate Social Responsibility & Industrial Social Work

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Bank Account Details

Beneficiary Name: INPSWA,

Account No.: 64188274062

Bank: State Bank of India

Account Type: Savings Account

IFSC Code: SBIN0040675

MICR Code: 560002480


Branch: NIMHANS, Bangalore

Note: Those who make payment through NEFT are requested to send a confirmation email with payment details to payments@apswc2019.com

Important dates:

Last date for regular Registration July 31, 2019
Last date for Registration for Non-VISA Countries Aug 25, 2019

Await for future announcements.

Conference Registration fee:

CATEGORY Early Bird (Closed) Regular
Members of IFSW & APASWE USD 400 USD 450
Non Members USD 450 USD 500
IFSW Friends USD 380 USD 450
Developing countries
members of IFSW & APASWE
USD 200 USD 250
Non members from Developing countries USD 230 USD 280
Research Scholars and Students USD 180 USD 200
SAARC Countries USD 100 USD 120
Indians INR 6000 INR 6500
Indians – Corporates and Industries INR 9500 INR 9500
Indians – Research Scholars and Students INR 2500 INR 3000

GST Included

  • Life and regular members of INPSWA affiliates associations, faculty of NIMHANS and Christ can avail INR 500 discount.
  • Please note that those who register as Research Scholars and Students are required to submit valid proof/certificate as may be sought for by the organisers.