NSWM Recommended Calls & Events

Fast Company Innovation Festival

October 22 – 26, 2018 – New York City, NY

The annual Fast Company Innovation Festival brings together thousands of forward-thinking creators, makers, inventors, entrepreneurs, and emerging leaders from across the country and around the globe who are embracing change, blazing new trails, and moving our world forward.

Throughout this live-storytelling event, you will experience more than 150 dynamic sessions covering everything innovation—from tech to design, leadership to creativity, fashion to healthcare, and more.

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Council on Social Work Education – 64th Annual Program Meeting

November 8 – 11, 2018 – Orlando, FL

CSWE’s Annual Program Meeting (APM) is the place where social work education influencers collaborate, learn, teach, and grow. The 64th APM will be held November 8–11, 2018, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. The 2018 APM theme is “Expanding Interprofessional Education to Achieve Social Justice.” Contact us with questions about the 2018 APM.

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Society for Social Work and Research 23rd Annual Conference 

January 16 – 20, 2019 – San Francisco, CA

The SSWR Annual Conference offers a scientific program that reflects a broad range of research interests, from workshops on the latest quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to symposia featuring studies in child welfare, aging, mental health, welfare reform, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS. Over 500 symposia, workshop, roundtable, paper and poster presentations. Research methods workshops designed to enhance methods expertise and grant-writing skills and special sessions on research priorities and capacity building that target cutting-edge topics vital to contemporary social work research. Pre-conference programs and a networking reception especially for doctoral students.

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Global Social Welfare Digital Summit 2019

March 19 -22, 2019

Four day virtual conference:

  • Day 1: World Social Work Day Celebration
  • Day 2: Advocacy and Activism
  • Day 3: Trauma Informed Care
  • Day 4: Self-Care and Healing
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2019 NASW-CA Legislative Lobby Days

April 8 – 9, 2019 – Sacramento, CA

Legislative Lobby Days is a two-day event that educates students and professionals about important legislation affecting clients and the social work profession. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the legislative process and to get a “hands-on” lobbying experience talking with state legislators and/or their staff about important issues.

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CWLA 2019 National Conference

April 9 – 13, 2019 – Washington, DC

The CWLA 2019 National Conference, Advancing Excellence in Practice & Policy: Meeting the Challenge of the Family First Prevention Services Act, will be held April 9 – 13 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. With the framework of the CWLA National Blueprint for Excellence in Child Welfare, this conference will highlight successful strategies and practices organizations and communities are using that can be leveraged to meet the challenges and opportunities of the Family First Prevention Services Act and help ensure that children and families flourish.

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Call for Proposals – The Global Social Welfare Digital Summit 2019

Deadline: November 17, 2018

The Global Social Welfare Digital Summit 2019 hosted by Social Work Helper, PBC is requesting submissions to present at the Four Day Virtual Conference on March 19th – 22nd. Presenters will be live streamed from their location and can present from anyplace in the world with internet access. Using the hashtag #GSWDS2019, the conference theme each year will always center around improving outcomes for children and families.
We are looking for presentations from the micro to macro perspective to fit on the following days:

  • Day One – World Social Work Day Celebrations
  • Day Two – Advocacy and Activism
  • Day Three – Trauma Informed Care
  • Day Four – Self-Care and Healing
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