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BASW UK Social Work Conference, Festival and AGM 2020 | A Social Work for the Future

Social work ethics, practice and policy: the next 50 years

About BASW UK conference and festival 2020

In a time of huge change – new government, relationship with Europe, technology – how should social work respond?  Join BASW to celebrate and learn from 50 years of social work ethics and practice, and to look to the future.

We will explore social work challenges, share emerging new initiatives and best social work practice, examine inspiring partnerships and develop expertise. Help us build social work’s unique role with individuals, communities and society – to empower independence, uphold human rights, and tackle injustice into the future.

It is a must-attend event, led by the voice of social work,  that brings the social work sector together, including; practice leaders, social workers, social work managers, directors, key partners, employers, social work students, policy makers, academics, people with lived experience.

Two day conference: 22 & 23 June 2020


  • Members £50.00
  • Non-members £95.00
  • Student and retired members £25.00

Day one only: 22 June 2020 (Conference & AGM)

  • Members free
  • Non-members £35.00

Day two only: 23 June 2020 (Full day conference)

  • Members £50.00
  • Non-members £80.00

**Exclusive group discounts** are available for groups bookings of six people or more.  Contact us for details.


Not a BASW member yet?  Join BASW today and secure your discounted event ticket and also enjoy free and discounted events across the whole year, including webinars and podcasts. 

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