STSW Annual Conference


October 7th - Pre-conference / October 8th - October 10th - Conference

Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center


LATEST NEWS:

  • We are now accepting applications for presentations and posters.  More information and links to applications are available on the Call for Abstracts Page.
  • Information is now available on hotel accommodations  in our Location/Accommodations section.  Reservation links will be coming soon!

2024 Call for Abstracts

We are now accepting Abstracts for Presentations and Posters

(Deadline: March 11, 2024)


For your consideration, below are topics requested based on feedback from STSW members and conference attendees:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion * Health Literacy * Ethics * Social Determinants of Health * Financial Counseling * Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities * Veterans Benefits * Relapse Risk Assessment * Transplant Recipients with Guardians * Social Support * Supervision * Advance Directives * Self-Care * Introduction to Organ Specific Transplant Social Work * Living Donation * Mental Health  * Support Groups * Policies Around Substance Use and/or Toxicology Screening * Psychosocial Assessment Tips * Collaboration with Palliative Care * Secondary Trauma * Transition * Adherence * Pediatric Care * Access to Transplant for Undocumented Immigrants * Neuropsychological Evaluations * Body Image * Mechanical Support * Collaboration with OPO *


Application links are available on our Call For Abstracts Page.

2024 Conference Program Information

CEU information and conference program will be available spring/early summer 2024.

2024 Conference Fees

 Registration is anticipated to open spring/early summer 2024.


Pre-Conference & Conference 


Registration for the pre-conference on Monday, October 7th and the

conference on Tuesday, October 8th - Thursday, October 10th.

$550 STSW Member

$800 Non-STSW Member

$400 Social Work Graduate Student


Pre-Conference & Conference & STSW Membership 


Registration for the pre-conference on Monday, October 7th

and the conference on Tuesday, October 8th - Thursday, October 10th. 

Also includes new STSW membership or renewal of annual STSW membership.

$650


Conference Only


Registration for the conference on Tuesday, October 8th - Thursday October 10th.

This registration DOES NOT include the pre-conference.

$450 STSW Member

$650 Non-STSW Member

$350 Social Work Graduate Student



Conference Only & STSW Membership

Registration for the conference on Tuesday, October 8th - Thursday, October 10th.  This registration  DOES NOT include the pre-conference.  Also includes new STSW membership or  renewal of annual STSW membership.

$550



Pre-Conference Only


Registration for the pre-conference on Monday, October 7th. 

This registration option DOES NOT include attendance to the conference. 

$100 STSW Member

$150 Non-STSW Member



Conference Two Day - Tuesday & Wednesday


Registration for Tuesday, October 8th and Wednesday, October 9th

$350 STSW Member 

$500 Non-STSW Member



Conference Two Day - Tuesday & Thursday


Registration for Tuesday, October 8th and Thursday, October 10th.

$300 STSW Member

$425 Non-STSW Member



Conference Two Day - Wednesday & Thursday


Registration for Wednesday, October 9th and Thursday, October 10th.

$300 STSW Member

$425 Non-STSW Member


Conference One Day - Tuesday or Wednesday Only


Registration for EITHER Tuesday, October 8th or Wednesday, October 9th.

$200 STSW Member

$225 Non-STSW Member



Conference One Day - Thursday Only


Registration for Thursday, October 10th

$100 STSW Member

$125 Non-STSW Member

2024 Conference Location

Our 2024 39th Annual Conference will take place at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, Wisconsin.


Hotel accommodations are available for the conference at the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace and the Embassy Suites by Hilton in downtown Madison. The hotels and conference center are located approximately 15 minutes from Dane County Regional Airport, 1.5 hours from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, and 2 hours from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

The Hilton Madison Monona Terrace is connected via skywalk to the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center while the Embassy Suites by Hilton is located just across the street. The Embassy Suites is a new hotel slated to open in June 2024. Both hotels are within four blocks of the Wisconsin State Capitol and State Street’s shopping, dining, and entertainment.

The conference room rates are $189 per night at the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace and $209 per night at the Embassy Suites by Hilton. Booking links will be available soon!


Scholarship Information

Information on scholarships to the 2024 conference anticipated to be available summer 2024.  

Conference 2024 - Presenter Information

Presenter information will be available summer 2024.  Please see Call for Abstracts page for more information on applications for presentations and posters.

Recent Conferences

2023 SAN DIEGO CONFERENCE

Three hundred social workers attended our 2023 STSW conference in San Diego the week of October 9th!   The program began with a pre-conference workshop given by Dr. Scott Winder, Addiction in Organ Transplant on Monday, October 9th.   Our key note presentation, Four Decades of Transplant Social Work by Kay Kendall, was the opening presentation on the first full day of the conference, October 10th.  The evening of the 10th we gathered for the Welcome Reception, hosted by our Distinguished Sponsor, COTA.   The two and a half day program offered a number of general and break out sessions.  The setting was beautiful and a wonderful opportunity to connect with other social workers.  Attendees appreciated the opportunity to meet with our exhibitors and we thank them for their support of the conference.   Many thanks to our amazing conference planning committee.   We thank you for attending and we appreciate the support of our exhibitors.  

  • Slides for presentations continue to be available for those who paid for and attended the 203 San Diego Conference -  click here to request access.
  • Click here to view the 2023 conference program

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.

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