STSW Annual Conference

The 38 Annual STSW Conference will take place at the

Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, California


Monday October 9th - Pre-Conference

Tuesday October 10th - Conference Day 1

Wednesday October 11th - Conference Day 2

Thursday October 12th - Conference Day 3


We are now accepting abstract applications for presentations posters! 

More information is available on the Abstract Information page.

    2023 Conference Fees

    2023 Conference Fees will be available in spring/summer 2023.

    2022 Conference Fees 

    2023 Conference Location

    Our 2023 38th Annual STSW Conference will take place a the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, CA.  

    Pricing Information

    • Hotel rates starting at $229 plus tax
    • Group rate is available from October 5th - October 16th
    • Group rate closes on September 15, 2023

    Reservations can be made by:

    Loews Coronado Bay Resort | Bay Front San Diego Hotel

    Scholarship Information

    Information on scholarships for our upcoming 2023 conference will be available in 2023, likely in the summer months.

    Conference 2023 - Abstract Applications - Presentation & Posters

    Abstract applications for presentations and posters are now being accepted!  More information is available on our abstract information page.

    Deadline: Monday, March 13th

    Recent Conferences

    2022 ORLANDO CONFERENCE

    The 37th annual STSW conference was held in Orlando, Florida the week of October 10th.   Our 2020 and 2021 conferences were held virtually and we were glad to gather in person again this year.  Over 200 participants attended the conference.    The conference began on October 10th with a pre-conference workshop, Building a Culturally Competent Transplant Program.   Our key note speaker, Dr. Chad Mao opened the conference the following day with his presentation, Building Trust:  Transplant Teams with Diversity, Inclusion and Equity.   We gathered for a Welcome Reception on the 11th, hosted by our Distinguished Exhibitor, COTA.  Eighteen CEU’s were offered.  The conference concluded on Thursday, October 13th.   We thank all those who attended and the support  of our exhibitors.   Attendees commented on the benefits of participating in person and appreciated meeting with fellow transplant social workers.   The 38th annual conference will be held in San Diego, CA the week of October 9th.

    • Slides for presentations continue to be available for those who paid for and attended the 2022 Orlando Conference -  click here to request access.
    • Click here to view the 2022 conference program.

    2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE -

    The 36th annual STSW conference was held virtually in October, 2021. There were over 450 registered participants. We began with a pre-conference and also poster session. We were also pleased that we were able to highlight the support of our exhibitors. The conference began with our Keynote speaker, Nathaniel Kendall-Taylor—Framing for Change: Using Communications to Advance Your Ideas. A total of 18 CEUs were offered with our pre-conference and 3 days of general and break-out sessions.  To view the conference program, click here.

    The conference website - http://stsw2021.secure-platform.com will be available to all attendees until October 2022.   Or, attendees can click here to request access to slides.

    2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

    •  Thank you to all of our 2020 exhibitors, presenters, and committee members.
    •  The 2020 Virtual Conference PowerPoint slides for each presentation continue to be available for those who paid for and attended the 2020 conference - click here to request access.
    •  Click here to view the 2020 conference brochure.
    The 35th STSW Annual conference was held on October 23rd, 24th and 25th 2020. 15 NASW approved CEUs were offered; 5 for each day of attendance. The conference was held virtually, and 422 registrants participated. Those who registered will be able to access the Conference Website and slides for the next 12 months, and information about the conference will remain on the STSW website.

    2019 DENVER CONFERENCE

    • Thank you to all of our 2019 exhibitors, presenters, and committee members.
    • The 2019 Denver Conference PowerPoint slides for each presentation continue to be available for those who paid for and attended the 2019 conference -  click here to request access.
    • Click here to view the 2019 conference brochure.

    Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software