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General information

Registration fee includes

  • Access into all conference keynote and plenary sessions
  • Welcome early-bird meet-and-greet session
  • Conference lunches
  • Conference tea/coffee
  • Conference material
  • Conference programme / book of abstracts
  • Conference name badge

Communication

The Conference Secretariat will send an invoice or letter of confirmation to delegates who request this service. Please note that the letter does not obligate the Conference Organising Committee or the Conference Secretariat to provide any financial support to attend the Conference. Letters will not be issued unless we are in receipt of your registration form and payment of registration fees.

Official language of the conference

The official language of the Conference is English. Please note, all abstracts must be submitted in English.

Venue

The venue is the Middle Campus at the University of Cape Town (UCT), which is located between Rondebosch and Newlands in Cape Town. UCT is located just 10 minutes from Cape Town International Airport.
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Letter of invitation

The Conference Secretariat will send a letter of invitation to delegates who request this service, e.g., for a visa or funding application. Please note that the letter of invitation does not obligate the Conference Organising Committee or the Conference Secretariat to provide any financial support to attend the Conference. Letters of invitation will not be issued unless we are in receipt of your registration form and payment of registration fees. Registration details will be included in the 2nd Call for Papers.

Conference theme

Promoting healthy human relationships

Sub-themes

There are 13 sub-themes for scientific presentations of 15 minutes (plus 5 minutes discussion) or poster presentations:

  1. Building social work partnerships and interdisciplinary collaborations
  2. Field instruction in social work education
  3. Building healthy relationships against cultural and racial divides
  4. Research and interventions into issues of gender
  5. Children, youth and the elderly
  6. Intimate relationships, marriage, families & relationship transitions
  7. Mental health and well-being
  8. Protection and promotion of human rights
  9. Social policy and human relationships
  10. Promoting healthy and sustainable communities
  11. Promoting healthy relationships against gangsterism, violence and crime
  12. Social work interventions against substance abuse
  13. Social work interventions against substance abuse
  14. Teaching in the fourth industrial revolution