Date(s) - 27/06/2019 - 28/06/2019
International Conference on “Change and Innovation for a Better World: The Future of Social Work Profession”.
Hong Kong Social Workers Association will enter its 70th Anniversary in 2019. Our Association moves alongside with the rapidly changing society over past 7 decades. We anticipate even more vigorous changes into an entire new world in coming decade. Social Work profession and social workers are definitely playing a significant role in participating and contributing to the change. Social Work underpinned by a strong foundation of human values, commitment to social justice and faith in change, we shall look forward to the new development of social work profession in meeting the changing environment. It has been such a great pleasure for our Association to co-host with HKU Social Work and Social Administration Department for an International Conference on “Change and Innovation for a Better World: the Future of Social Work Profession” as a joint celebration event for our both 70th Anniversary. We are honored to join with the Social Work Department of 5 local universities, Hong Kong Association of Schools of Social Work and Hong Kong Council of Social Service as partners in organizing this meaningful endeavor. It really demonstrates the solidarity and collaboration of different stakeholders in the midst of the future search for our profession.
Let us welcome you all to this Conference during 27-28 June 2019 in Hong Kong.
Please also visit our Conference website for the conference program and information: http://www.changeinnoconferencesw.hk.
Meanwhile, we shall appreciate your kind support to share the information of our Conference with your colleagues and friends.
Notification of Acceptance of abstracts: 28 February 2019
Early bird Registration: 31 March 2019
Regular Fee Registration: 1 April 2019 onwards
Conference Dates: 27-28 June 2019 & 29-30 June (post-conference workshops/ visits)
Please join us to celebrate our 70th anniversaries by sharing your research and wisdom in social work practice and innovation. We look forward to your participation in the Conference in June 2019.
Ms Irene Leung, JP
Hong Kong Social Workers Association
Professor Terry Lum
Head of Department
Department of Social Work and Social Administration
The University of Hong Kong