The 2019 Asia-Pacific Regional Conference will be held in Bangalore, India next year on September 18th to 20th. A pre-conference seminar will also be held on 17th September.
The theme of the conference is ‘Social Work Partnerships Towards an Equal Society”
Sriganesh MV said on behalf of the local organizing committee, ‘This will be a great opportunity for social work academics, researchers, practitioners, students, policymakers and others wishing to share, exchange, deliberate, debate, learn and evolve social work responses.’
IFSW Secretary-General Rory Truell said, ‘This conference will be significant for social workers globally. Some of the most interesting social work models come from India and the Asia-Pacific region and this conference will be an opportunity for learning, sharing information and for participants to take home a personally and professionally enriching experience.’ Silvana Martinez, IFSW President commented, ‘I personally look forward to the opportunity to participate in this conference and support the work of the IFSW Asia-Pacific region as well as meeting new colleagues and friends. I send in advance my congratulations to all the organizations and people who have worked hard in planning the conference, – all your actions lead to the realization of universal human rights and a better world.’
The conference organizers are expecting around 800-1000 delegates of which half will be from India. To learn more about the conference: https://apswc2019.com