Call for Presenters! 2024 NASW Chapters Virtual Conference

The NASW-North Dakota Chapter is looking for presenters!

This year's annual conference has been announced! This year's 2024 NASW Chapters Virtual Conference: Empowering Social Workers will be hosted by the NASW-North Dakota, Nevada, and Illinois Chapters, and take place on Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8, 2024.

Presenters are invited to submit 60-minute presentations on a diverse array of topics including (but not limited to) cultural competency and implicit bias as it affects the social work profession. Preference will be given to dynamic presenters whose presentations are creative, interactive, and audience-engaged. All presentations must fulfill requirements for social work continuing education and should lead participants through discussions and peer-sharing about topics relating to social work practice.

There is a maximum of two presenters per proposal. Presentations with more than two presenters will not be permitted.

Presentation Materials to Prepare:

To assist in expediting the process of submitting your proposal, please have the following materials/information assembled before submitting the form:

  • Presenter (and co-presenter, if applicable) digital headshot
  • Presenter (and co-presenter, if applicable) bio
  • Presenter (and co-presenter, if applicable) CV/resume
  • Presentation description
  • Presentation objectives
  • General breakdown of presentation in approx. 15-minute intervals
  • Teaching methods employed for presentation
  • 100-word marketing description of presentation
  • Availability of presenter (and co-presenter, if applicable) to present on conference dates (November 7 & 8, 2024)

Please note that you cannot partially submit the proposal form without all elements completed. We strongly suggest having all of the above information assembled before starting to submit your proposal.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 9am Central Time on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Accepted proposals will be notified in late May and will be expected to confirm their presentation placement within a week.

Concluded - 2023 NASW-ND Conference 

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After the conclusion of the first day of conference sessions, social workers from around the state met at the Blarney Stone in Bismarck for a networking event. Concluding the second night social workers met at the Blue Moose Bar and Grill in Grand Forks for a networking event. These intimate events consisted of self-care bingo and prizes; we look forward to holding more networking events in the future!