Calling All Student Social Workers – Poster Presentations
We are seeking abstracts for posters from social work students at our conference.
This will provide the opportunity for social work students who are undertaking research or other projects, as part of their studies, to contribute and participate in this key event.
If you wish to submit an abstract for consideration by the Conference Program Committee, there will be no cost to attend the conference, however you will be requested to volunteer at the conference.
If selected, you will be invited to nominate one day on which to attend the conference and speak about the poster and your project or research to delegates. Attendance to any other day of the conference will be at your own cost.
Call For Abstracts – Poster Presentation Submission Form.
Please submit your abstract via email to AASW2019Conference@aasw.asn.au
Abstracts will be accepted for poster presentations only.
A poster presentation constitutes a visual display of research projects. Your poster must not be larger than A0 size (841 x 1189 mm). The poster display will be an important part of the program with dedicated times for delegates to interact with poster authors and ask questions.
Full details of the format and display of posters will be detailed within acceptance notifications sent to nominated presenting authors.
The AASW Conference 2019 is seeking abstracts relevant to the conference theme Challenging Inequality: Working together for a just society.
Abstracts will be considered in terms of the following
- Relevance to the conference theme
- Inclusion of new and/or novel approaches, new initiatives, emerging fields, new research, new unpresented material or wisdom of lived experience
- Inclusion of lived experience
- Lessons learned that can be applied in the sector or to specific communities, or practical implications of the work
- Clarity and completeness of proposed presentation
- Professionalism of presentation idea submission (including grammar, spelling and completeness of responses).
Posters that present new and innovative findings and include implications for practice are actively encouraged.
Presenters are responsible for preparing their posters. Posters display the essential contents of the project (ie description, short narrative, enlarged pictures or graphics and brief discussion).
If you have any queries contact Debra Parnell, Conference Program Committee Chair at AASW2019Conference@aasw.asn.au.
Submission closing date – 4 October
Poster submission deadline – 1 November
(Note – An image only of the poster will be required to determine it meets the criteria)
Call for Abstracts
Call For Abstracts has now been completed. Program to be announced shortly.
Abstracts are invited from a wide range of professionals, key industry groups and stakeholders across the health and human services to explore how to collectively address pressing issues of inequality and sustainability.
Topics that will be included in the conference program are
- Poverty and social disadvantage – unemployment, income support, welfare payments and programs, pensions and social inclusion
- Climate change and sustainability – food security, energy and housing and natural disasters
- Human rights – refugees and asylum seekers, justice and prisons, the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: Working towards reconciliation and social justice – Closing the Gap, community-controlled programs and initiatives, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights, health and wellbeing and working in partnership
- Health and mental health – hospitals and community health, drugs and alcohol, mental health reform, primary health networks, suicide prevention, workforce and peer workers, co-design and person-centred services
- LGBTIQA+ rights
- Disability – NDIS, workforce, individualised funding and person-centred services
- Family violence, trauma and abuse – family law, institutional abuse, child abuse and neglect, youth justice, out-of-home care and trauma-informed approaches
- Ageing and aged care – positive ageing, residential and home care, isolation and elder abuse
- Housing – homelessness, youth housing, rental assistance and leaving care
- Social work: Grand challenges and developing the profession – social work practice, research, education and policy practice.
We invite abstracts in response to the above topics, addressing
- Future directions of the profession.
|Abstract Submission Key Dates|
|Call for Abstracts Open||28 May|
|Call for Abstracts Close||8 July|
|Acceptance Notification||Week Beginning 5 August|