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SSWR 22nd Annual Conference
Achieving Equal Opportunity, Equity, and Justice
January 10-14, 2018, Marriott Marquis Washington DC
Washington, DC, USA
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Online Program Schedule
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SSWR 2018 Conference App Now Available – – Download NOW Before Arriving in Washington, DC! Here’s How To Download the App.

Online Program Schedule Now Available!

The online program schedule is searchable by author, day, presentation format, and cluster and topical areas.

Thanks to our 2018 SSWR Sponsors!

The Society for Social Work and Research is grateful to the following schools and organizations for their generous support of the Society and the SSWR 2018 Annual Conference.

Online Registration Now Available!

Register by December 1, 2017, to get the early-bird registration rates!
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Current members: please check your email, sent by SSWR on 10/17 and 11/7, with your Member ID you’ll need to register with the member discount.  

SSR Symposium, 1/14, Open to All SSWR Attendees

Symposium is free, but remember to register if you want to attend!!!

To learn more and to register

Reservation Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2017


Hotel reservation update, 10/23/2017: Wednesday, January 10, 2018, guest rooms at the Marriott Marquis have now been SOLD OUT. Please note the Marriott Marquis Hotel still has guest rooms available Thursday through Saturday. Should you need a room on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, SSWR has contracted with the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel for additional guest rooms.

Hotel reservation update, 8/16/2017:  Tuesday, January 9, 2018, guest rooms at the Marriott Marquis have now been SOLD OUT. 

Due to another conference at the Marriott Marquis prior to the SSWR 2018 conference there were a limited number of guest rooms available on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.  Please note that guest room nights are available from Wednesday, January 10 to Sunday, January 14, 2018.

Please make your hotel reservations at the Marriott Marquis as soon as possible.  The guest room rate for SSWR conference attendees is $206 plus applicable taxes.  For reservations, go online at www.sswr.org or call the Marriott Marquis Washington DC at 1-800-228-9290. Be sure to indicate that you are with the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) in order to receive the special conference room rates.

The deadline to make hotel reservations with the SSWR discount is Friday, December 15, 2017.

Overview of the SSWR Annual Conference

The SSWR Annual Conference offers a scientific program that reflects a broad range of research interests, from workshops on the latest quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to symposia featuring studies in child welfare, aging, mental health, welfare reform, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS. Over 500 symposia, workshop, roundtable, paper and poster presentations. Research methods workshops designed to enhance methods expertise and grant-writing skills and special sessions on research priorities and capacity building that target cutting-edge topics vital to contemporary social work research. Pre-conference programs and a networking reception especially for doctoral students.

Questions? Please contact:

DeeJay R. Garringo, CAE
Director, Conference Program & Membership Services
703-352-7797, ext. 218, dj@sswr.org

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