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Call for Poster Presentations Extended for IASW National Social Work Conference 2016

  • 19 May 2016

Posters must be original research or report on a topic and can relate to any area of research carried out by you/your team within your professional role as a social worker (practitioner research). We would also welcome submissions from social work students.



Size: All posters are required to conform to PORTRAIT ORIENTATION. Failure to follow this requirement will mean that the poster will NOT FIT on the allotted board. Poster Board dimensions = 1 m wide x 2.25 m high. If printing on one page, use size A0 PORTRAIT ORIENTATION (0.84 x 1.19 m)

Poster submissions must be received by Wednesday, 8th June 2016. Send to

If you would like your poster displayed on the IASW website after the conference please send a pdf copy with your submission before the conference date.  

Selection and Notification

Acceptance of submissions will be notified by email. This notice will be sent to the lead author.

Conference Registration

At least one author of accepted presentations must register for the conference. Presenters are responsible for expenses such as travel, registration fees.

Details of Title, Author/s and Abstract should be completed using the abstract template on the conference event page at


Please feel free to circulate this notice to social workers you think may be interested. 


Sarah Donnelly, Chair Practitioner Research SIG

Clíona Murphy, Professional Development Coordinator