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Events and Conferences Relevant to the Social Service Workforce

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The Alliance regularly receives updates from members regarding conferences being held by their organization or in their region. Below is a listing of conferences taking place around the world on topics relevant to the social service workforce. To add your conference to this list, please send us information by using this form.

Social Service Workforce Week was celebrated September 24 - 28 under the theme 'A Call to Action for Strengthening the Social Service Workforce to Better Protect Children and Achieve the SDGs." Review the daily blogs, resources and the Call to Action.

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October 11 – 13, 2018

October 14 – 16, 2018

October 15 – 16, 2018

  • The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies are holding a joint roundtable in Nairobi, Kenya.

October 16 – 19, 2018

October 18 – 19, 2018

October 22, 2018

  • The Global Health Mini-U is annually held on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, DC.

November 1 – 3, 2018

November 7, 2018

November 8 – 11, 2018

  • The Council on Social Work Education's 66th annual meeting will take place in Orlando, Florida, USA.

November 19 – 20, 2018

  • The annual Ako Para Sa Bata conference in Manila, Philippines, will be held on the theme "INSPIRED: Eight strategies for ending violence against children."

November 22 – 23, 2018

  • Nordic Association of Schools of Social Work/FORSA Conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland, on the theme "Power and Social Work."

December 2 – 5, 2018

  • The IPSCAN Caribbean Conference on the theme Child Protection Realities within a Changing Caribbean will be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

December 3 – 5, 2018

December 12 – 14, 2018

2019

March 19, 2019

  • World Social Work Day is celebrated annually on the third Tuesday of March. Dates for events at the United Nations have not yet been announced by the organizers. If your organization will be holding an event, please let us know so we can help to promote. Read about events in 2018 and prior years.

April 24 – 26, 2019

May 1 – 4, 2019

  • Savannah, Georgia, USA, will be the site of the 43rd Annual Conference of the National Association of Perinatal Social Workers.

May 7, 2019

  • The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance's Annual Symposium will be held in Washington, DC, and live webcast.

May 8 – 10, 2019

  • The Christian Alliance for Orphans annual conference will take place in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

May 29 – June 1, 2019

June 5 – 7, 2019

June 18 – 19, 2019

  • The ISSA Conference has been announced for 2019 to be held in Leiden, the Netherlands.

July 2 – 4, 2019

  • The National Association of Child Care Workers 22nd Bi-Annual Conference & 4th CYC Net World Conference will take place in Durban, South Africa.

August 27 – 29, 2019

  • The bi-annual REPSSI Forum will take place in Maputo, Mozambique.

September 10 – 12, 2019

September 8 – 11, 2019

  • The IFSW Europe Conference will be held in Vienna, Austria, on the theme social protection and human dignity.

September 18 – 20, 2019

October 29 – 31, 2019

October 24 – 27, 2019

  • The Council on Social Work Education's annual meeting will take place in Denver, Colorado, USA.

2020

June 28 – July 1, 2020

July 6 – 10, 2020

November 8 – 12, 2020

  • The Health Systems Research Conference will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.