ACWA 2018 Conference

Monday, August 20, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, August 22, 2018 (All day)
International Convention Centre
Darling Harbour
Sydney NSW

On behalf of the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA), we invite you to join us at the ACWA 2018 Conference .

The ACWA Conference is widely regarded as the premier event on both national and international calendars for child and family practitioners, policy makers, researchers and academics with a wide range of internationally recognized speakers excelling in research and practice related to children’s wefare.

We are pleased to announce our international keynote speakers:

Harriet Ward;  Professor of Child and Family Research, Loughborough University

John Simmonds;  Director of Policy, Research and Development, CoramBAAF

Nina Biehal;  Professor of Social Work, University of York

Andy Kendrick;  Professor of Residential Child Care, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Karen Broadhurst, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University

Carmel Devaney;  UNESCO Child & Family Research Centre, University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

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The ACWA Conference is run BY the sector FOR the sector and provides exceptional research based learning and networking opportunities not offered at any other child welfare conference or seminar.

You will not want to miss out!