Bidding for the 2019

November 24, 2016

Dear all APASWE Colleagues:

It is announced that we open the bidding for the APASWE/IFSW (AP) Joint Regional Social Work Conference 2019. The Regional Conference in 2019 will be co-sponsored by APASWE and IFSW Asia Pacific. Through this conference, we will share and learn about the research, education and practices conducted, as well as develop a wide network.
We are sending the bidding form attaching with this mail so please find it.
If you have problem to open this file please contact us at
For Bidders:

  1. To qualify for consideration, a country must submit bids from both its local IFSW chapter and from the local APASWE member school/institutional member.
  2. The bidder should have made contact with the National Organizations of both Social Work Education and Social Workers in their country, if there is any.
  3. The host country will be announced on the final day of the Joint Regional Conference APASWE & IFSW - Asia Pacific, in Shenzhen, China, October, 2017.
  4. Please send the application form to respective Associations at the same time by 31 July 2017:

Decha Sungkawan, APASWE Secretary, at and
Irene Pui Yiu, IFSW Asia Pacific Honorary Secretary ,at

We are looking forward to collaborating with you.

Sincerely yours,


Fentiny Nugroho, PhD
President to APASWE

Download Form : APASWE-APRC2019 bidding application form(f).docx

Board Members
Fentiny Nugroho
Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia

Zulkarnain Hatta
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Haruhiko Sakaguchi
Ryukoku University Junior College, Japan

Decha Sungkawan
Thammasat University, Thailand

Committee Members
Mark Henrickson
Massey University, New Zealand

Muhammad Samad
University of Dhaka , Bangladesh

Varathagowry Vasudevan
National Institute of Social Development, Sri Lanka

The Immediate Past President
Tatsuru Akimoto
Shukutoku University, Japan

National/Regional Associations:

  • Australian Association for Social Work and Welfare Education (AASWWE)
  • (BCSWE)
  • 中國社會工作教育協會 (CASWE)
  • Council on Social Work Educators in Aotearoa New Zealand (CSWEANZ)
  • Indonesian Association for Social Work Education (IASWE)
  • 日本社会福祉教育学校連盟(JASSW)
  • 한국사회복지교육협의회 (KCSWE)
  • (Philippines) National Association for Social Work Education Inc. (NASWEI)
  • 台灣社會工作教育學會(TASWE)

International Organizations:
International Association of Schools of Social Work