2024 Conference Home

Online Registration  Deadline: 1/9/2024

Download 2024 Printed Program (PDF)
Searchable by author, day, format, and clusters


  • 12/19/2023: SSWR’s hotel block is closed and SSWR will not be adding an overflow hotel.  To find a hotel in the vicinity we suggest you do an Internet search for “hotels near Washington Convention Center.”
  • 11/15/2023: Gain New Skills at SSWR 2024 – Sign-up for Methods Workshops/Capacity Building Sessions Today!
  • 10/26/2023: Online Registration Now Open! Early-bird Ends December 1, 2023.
  • 10/17/2023: SSWR is pleased to announce that the 2024 program schedule is now available online at https://sswr.confex.com/sswr/2024/webprogram/meeting.html. The online program schedule is searchable by author, day, presentation format, and cluster and topical areas. Please note the online program schedule is subject to change. The SSWR program includes four (4) plenary sessions, more than 300 sessions across 25 tracks of original symposia, roundtables, workshops, individual papers, 720 ePosters and 60+ special interest group meetings.

Overview of the SSWR 2024 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 are 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.

The Thursday plenary session and invited symposia are developed by the Vice President/Conference Chair. The Thursday morning workshop sessions are developed by the Vice President-elect. The SSWR Board of Directors and the Conference Committee provide input into the development of all invited sessions.

Conference Venue and Location:

Marriott Marquis Washington DC
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001-4307
Tel: (202)-824-9200, Toll Free: 1-855-821-4281

For questions, contact:

A. DeeJay Hastings, SSWR program director
703-352-7797, ext. 2 | dj@sswr.org

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