Program Schedule

Pre-Conference
Venue: Christ (Deemed to be University), Hosuru Road, Bengaluru
Time Program
09:00 AM – 10:05 AM Invocation & Lighting the Lamp
Welcome Address Prof Victor Paul, HoD, Dept. of Sociology and Social Work,
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Inauguration by Prof Rose Henderson
President - IFSW, Asia Pacific Region, New Zealand
Guests of Honor Prof Zulkarnain Hatta, President - APASWE
Prof Ghandi Doss, Chairperson - APSWC 2019, Chairperson - INPSWA
Presided over by Dr Fr Joseph CC
Pro-vice Chancellor, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Guests on-dias Dr. Sekar, Registrar, NIMHANS
Sriganesh M V, Secretary General, INPSWA
Prof. Thirumoorthy A, HoD - Dept. of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS
10:05 AM – 10:30 AM Tea Break
10:30 AM – 01:00 PM Pre-Conference Seminar-I on "Indigenous Social Work"
01.00 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch
02.00  PM – 04.30 PM Pre Conference Seminar-II: on “Role of Social Workers working with Female Domestic Workers Crossing Borders”
Parallel Workshop on “Social Work Relationships Through Cultural Heritage and Creative Expressions”
04.30 PM – 05.30 PM Free Time for Networking
05.30 PM – 07.00 PM Cultural Program
07.00 PM – 09.30 PM Welcome Reception and Dinner

Pre-conference Seminar I
Indigeneous Social Work in Asia and the Pacific

10:15am - 1.00 pm
Welcome Prof Zulkarnain Hatta
President - APASWE
Introduction to the Workshop Dr Tracie Mafile’o
APASWE Board Member & Senior Lecturer/Associate Dean – Pacific,
School of Social Work, Massey University, New Zealand
Presentations Mr Muttaiah
Local Tribal Leader associated with Swamy Vivekananda Youth Movement
Prof Murli Desai
Independent Researcher & Former Professor, TISS, Mumbai
Dr Bindi Bennett,
Senior Lecturer (Social Work), University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia (Gamilaroi)
Dr Vince Okada
Hawaii Pacific University
Open Discussions Dr Tracie Mafile’o
APASWE Board Member & Senior Lecturer/Associate Dean – Pacific,
School of Social Work, Massey University, New Zealand
Final Remarks Prof Rose Henderson
President IFSW, Asia Pacific Region, New Zealand
Pre-conference Seminar II
The Role of Social Workers working with Female Domestic Workers Crossing National Borders
Opening remarks and Moderated by Ms. Rose Henderson, President of IFSW, Asia Pacific Region, New Zealand
2.00 pm to 4.30 pm
Presentations Dr. Evangeline Mahinay- Guinto
National Board Member of Philippine Association of Social Workers Inc, Philippines
Ms. Biak Sung
Child Protection Officer (Capacity Building, System Strengthening) UNICEF Myanmar
Ms. Premawathie Geegana Gamage
Former Asst. Director Planning, Sri Lanka
Ms Irene Leung
Vice President IFSW, Asia Pacific Region, Hong Kong, China.
Final Remarks Prof Rose Henderson
President IFSW, Asia Pacific Region, New Zealand
Parallel Workshop
Change in Social Work Relationship through Cultural Heritage and Creative Expressions

(Participation is limited to 70 Students / Young Social Workers. 40 from Japan & other Foreign Countries and 30 from India. For registration, please write to Dr. Sheeja Karalam at sheeja.karalam@christuniversity.in)

Moderated by Prof. Mariko Kimura, Former President - IFSW, Asia Pacific Region and Professor, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences, Dept. of Social Welfare

2.00 pm to 4.30 pm
Registration & Pre-assessment
Presentations Dr Surinder Jaswal
Professor, Deputy Director, Mumbai Campus Dean - School of Research Methodology Centre for Health and Mental Health, School of Social Work - Mumbai Campus
Mr N A Srinivas
Creative Director, Creative Academy of Theater Sciences (CATS), Mysore
Ms Radha
Program Coordinator, Creative Academy of Theater Sciences, (CATS), Mysore
Tea Break (3.15pm - 3.30pm)
Small Group Exercise Small group exercise on the Cultural methodology applied in Indian social work practice and identification of the similar methodology in Japan social work practice
Key takeaways
Way forward
Closing
thoughts/Synthesis
Presentation, Performance, Reporting and document onway forward. Facilitate the Feedback & Post assessment form
Final Remarks Prof Mariko Kimura
Former President IFSW, Asia Pacific Region and Professor, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences, Dept. of Social Welfare
Day 1 – 18th Sept 2019
Venue: NIMHANS Convention Centre, Hosuru Road, Bengaluru
Time Program
08:00 AM – 09:30 AM Registration
09:00 AM – 09:30 AM Inauguration of stalls
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Inauguration
10.30 AM - 10.40 AM A Glimpse of Yoga & Meditation for Health & Well-being by Dr. Hemant Bhargav, Asst. Professor, Integrative Medicine, NIMHANS
10.40 AM – 11:00 AM Keynote Address by Prof. R. R. Singh, Former Head - Delhi School of Social Work, New Delhi & Former Director, Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS), Mumbai, India
11.00 AM – 11.30 AM Tea Break
11.30 AM – 01.00 PM Plenary Session - I: "Social work partnerships towards an equal society - SDG perspectives"
01.00 PM – 02.00 PM Lunch
02.00 PM – 03.30 PM Parallel Sessions 1
Symposium 1: “Skill Building for Livelihood”
Venue: Hall 1;
Facilitator: Jagadish Naik, DOI FOUNDATON
03.30 PM – 04.00 PM Tea Break
04.00 PM – 05.30 PM Parallel Sessions 2
Symposium 2: “Enhancing Institutional and Community Resilience to Disaster and Climate Change”
Venue: Hall 2;
Facilitator: Dr. Sekar K. and team
IFAP & APASWE Executive Meeting (invitees only)
05.30 PM - 06.30 PM Positive health and Yoga - Activity at Yoga Centre, NIMHANS
(Interested delegates have to register for this on Sept.18, before noon at Registration Desk. Free registration.)
First Plenary
Sub theme: Social Work Partnerships towards an Equal Society

(18th September 2019 - 11.30 to 1.00 pm)
Chaired by:
Prof. Sanjai Bhatt, Dept. of Social Work, University of Delhi & President-NAPSWI
Social Enterprises and Governmental initiatives to achieve SDG’s – South East Asian perspective
Prof. Datuk Dr. Denison Jayasooria, Principal Research Fellow, Institute of Ethnic Studies, National University of Malaysia & Co-chair, Malaysian CSO SDG Alliance, Malaysia
Strengthening Corporate-Social Enterprise Partnerships
Mr. N E Sridhar, CEO - CSR, Titan Company Limited (A Tata Group), Bengaluru
Social Policy and Governmental Initiatives- Present & Future
Dr. Shalini Rajaneesh, IAS, Principal Secretary to Government Planning, Programme Monitoring & Statistics Department, Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru
Social Work Partnerships towards an Equal Societies -Utilisation of SDG’s
Prof Rory Truell, Secretary General- IFSW, Geneva
People's Centred Development - Addressing Inequality
Prof Shajahan, Centre for Community Organisation and Development Practice, School of Social Work & Dean - Academics, Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS), Mumbai
Day 2 – 19th Sept 2019
Venue: NIMHANS Convention Centre, Hosuru Road, Bengaluru
Time Program
08:00 AM – 09:30 AM Interest Group meetings
09:30 AM – 11:00 AM Panel Discussion-I: "Impact of Social Work Education & Practice in Asia -Pacific"
11.00 AM – 11.30 AM Tea Break
11.30 AM – 01.00 PM Parallel Sessions 3
Symposium 3: “Empowerment of Married Adolescent Girls- Challenges
and Solutions: Karnataka (India) a case study”
Venue: Hall 1;
Facilitator: IMAGE Team
Global Agenda Workshop
01.00 PM – 02.00 PM Lunch
02.00 PM – 03.30 PM Parallel Sessions 4
Symposium 4: “Psychosocial Rehabilitation of Children in conflict with the law:
India – Kerala model”
Venue: Hall 2;
Facilitator: Subair K.K., Kavitha P., Sekar K. & Sreejith Kumar
03.30 PM – 04.00 PM Tea Break
04.00 PM – 05.30 PM INPSWA / IFSW-AP / APASWE Open Forum and Book Release
05.30 PM – 07.00 PM Free Time for Networking
07.00 PM – 09.30 PM Gala Dinner
Panel Discussion I
Impact of Social Work Education & Practice in Asia-Pacific

(Social work educators & professionals Invited from different countries in Asia Pacific)
(19th September 2019 - 09.30 to 11.00 AM)
Theme Initiator:
Prof. Victor Paul, HoD - Dept. of Sociology & Social Work, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru
Chair Person and Moderator:
Dr. Manohar Pawar, Prof. of Social Work, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Charles Sturt University, New South Wales Australia
Panellists
  1. Prof. Editha Venus Maslang, Senior Professorial Lecturer of Social Work, University of Philippines, Philippines
  2. Prof. V. Uma, Professor of Social Work & Incharge Vice Chancellor, Sri Padmavati MahilaVisvavidyalayam (Women’s University), Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
  3. Ms. Rose Henderson, President - IFSW-Asia Pacific, New Zealand
  4. Prof.Teoh Ai Hua, Senior Lecturer in Social Work, School of Applied Psychology, Social Work and Policy College of Arts and Sciences University Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia
  5. Prof. Mariko Kimura, Department of Social Welfare, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tokyo
 
Day 3 – 20th Sept 2019
Venue: NIMHANS Convention Centre, Hosuru Road, Bengaluru
Time Program
08:00 AM – 09:30 AM Interest Group meetings
09:30 AM – 11:00 AM Plenary Session - II: "Building Inclusive Societies"
11.00 AM – 11.30 AM Tea Break
11.30 AM – 01.00 PM Parallel Session 5 and IFAP / APASWE General Meeting
Symposium 5: “Model for Police well-being – Tamil Nadu Model, India”
Venue: Hall 1;
Facilitator: Dr. Sekar K. and team
Women Empowerment
01.00 PM – 02.00 PM Lunch
02.00 PM – 03.30 PM Parallel Sessions 6
03.30 PM – 04.30 PM Valedictory
Second Plenary
Sub Theme: Building Inclusive Societies.
(20th September 2019 - 9.30 to 11.00 am)
Chaired by:
Dr. K. Sekar, Co-Chairperson, APSWC 2019 Registrar, NIMHANS
Promoting Rights & Human Relationships in Diverse Societies
Prof. Evelyn Balais Serrano, Professorial Lecturer of Social Work, College of Social Work and Community Development, University of the Philippines, Philippines
Policy initiatives for inclusiveness
Dr. Venkat Rao Pulla, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Charles Sturt University & President, Brisbane Institute of Strengths, Brisbane, Australia
Socio Economic Empowerment of Marginal & deprived sections of society - Key to inclusiveness
Prof. Kripa Ananth Pur Associate Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai
Affordable Health & Education for inclusivenes : CSR initiatives
Mr Rajen Padukone , CEO-Manipal Foundation
Skill Building for employability, Jobs & livelihood
Mr. S.J. Amalan, Regional Director (Retd), Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India, & Adviser, Dept. of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship & Livelihood, Govt. of Karnataka
Policies and Programmes in Building Inclusive Societies -Government of India Initiatives
Dr. Muniraju S.B., Deputy Adviser, Government of India, NITI Aayog, (National Institution for Transforming India Aayog) (SJE, Tribal Affairs & Minorities Division), New Delhi