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The 26th Asia-Pacific Regional Social Work Conference 2021 will be a virtual event, hosted on a state-of-the-art virtual platform.

Full program will be available closer to the conference.

3 days
11-13 Nov 2021

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Over 100 abstract
presentations

4 streams live at
any one time

PRE-CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

Thursday November 11

  • Informal welcome
  • IFSW UN SDG Policy Paper Launch
  • Panel discussion
  • Virtual poster showcase
  • Webinar presentation – Writing for Publication

CONFERENCE DAY 1
AND DAY 2

Friday November 12 and Saturday November 13

  • Dedicated keynote speakers
  • Over 100 abstract presentations
  • 10 interactive workshops and panels
  • Presentations by the IFSW and APASWE
  • Sponsor and exhibitor booths
  • Virtual Awards Ceremony
  • Networking

Amina J. Mohammed

Professor Jioji Ravulo

Professor John Thwaites AM

Meet our MC

“I am honoured to be the Master of Ceremonies for the 26th Asia-Pacific Regional Social Work Conference. Social workers in the Asia-Pacific are vital to addressing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and I am thrilled to be lending my voice and support to a profession that is integral to helping people in our region flourish and thrive in the face of immense challenges.”

Mimi Kwa
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PANELS AND WORKSHOPS

CONFERENCE THEMES

  • Children, young people, families
  • Disability
  • Environment and Climate change
  • Family and Sexual Violence
  • First Nations people
  • Gender Equality
  • Health
  • Housing and homelessness
  • LGBTIQA+
  • Mental Health
  • Older Persons
  • Policy
  • Refugees
  • Social Work Education
  • Social Work Practice
  • Social Work Research
  • Social Work Student experience
  • Children and young people
  • Children, young people, families
  • Disability
  • Environment and Climate change
  • Family and Sexual Violence
  • First Nations people
  • Gender Equality
  • Health
  • Housing and homelessness
  • LGBTIQA+
  • Mental Health
  • Older Persons
  • Policy
  • Refugees
  • Social Work Education
  • Social Work Practice
  • Social Work Research
  • Social Work Student experience

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) is seeking Abstracts for posters from social work practitioners, students or other industry professionals, for the 26th Asia-Pacific Regional Social Work Conference 2021 (Brisbane, Australia) to be held from November 11-13 (online).

Please download the documentation to learn more.

STUDENT EXPERIENCES IN SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION AND FIELD TRAINING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC – SPONSORED BY APASWE

APASWE are looking for students who consider themselves as members of the next generation of social work educators and scholars in the Asia Pacific, and call for abstracts related to the workshop theme of Student Experiences in Social Work Education and Field Training during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The workshop aims to provide opportunities for students to experience international academic exchange, enhance student interest and involvement in APASWE activities, and promote active conference participation by students.

Due Dates:
Submission of abstracts: Friday October 22
Notification of selection results: Friday October 29
Submission of presentation slides based on selected abstracts: Friday November 5