STSW Annual Conference


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

Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center


LATEST NEWS:

  • Applications for a conference scholarship are being accepted through July 5th.  More information is available on our Scholarship Page.

2024 Call for Abstracts

We are no longer accepting abstracts.  Thank you for those who submitted.

2024 Conference Registration

Conference registration is now open!

Register!

2024 Conference Program Information

The 2024 conference Program is available to download.

The 2024 STSW program will offer up to 18.5 CEUS (pending approval by NASW), including up to 8 CEUs with STSW designated ethics content.  Please submit to you state licensure board for consideration of ethics CEUs.

2024 Conference Fees

 Conference Registration is open!


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


Conference Location:

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center

Address: 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703


Accommodations:

Two hotels are available. Book by September 6, 2024, to secure the group rate.


Hilton Madison Monona Terrace

Address: 9 East Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703

Phone: 608-255-5100

Cost: $189/night for 2 queen beds or 1 king bed

Parking: On-site parking is available for $25/day.

Book here: Hilton Madison Monona Terrace


Embassy Suites by Hilton Madison Downtown

Address: 231 South Pinckney Street, Madison, WI 53703

Cost: $209/night for 2 queen beds or 1 king bed

Parking: Valet parking is available for $35/day or self-parking is $27/day at the Wilson Street Garage located at 20 East Wilson Street.

Book here: Embassy Suites by Hilton Madison Downtown


Transportation Information:


From the airport to the hotels or conference center:

  • Madison Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) is located approximately 20 minutes or 5.5 miles away.
    • For Hilton Madison Monona Terrace guests, there is an airport shuttle based on availability. The hotel recommends guests reach out to the hotel directly (608-255-5100) one month prior to arrival to confirm availability.
    • Uber and Lyft are readily available as well as local taxi companies such as Union Cab of Madison Cooperative (608-242-2000) and Madison Taxi (608-255-8294)..
    • Madison car rental information can be found here: Car Rentals - Madison.
  • Milwaukee General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is located 1 hour and 30 minutes or 84 miles away.
    • Milwaukee car rental information can be found here: Car Rentals - Milwaukee.
    • Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is located 2 hours or 134 miles away.
    • Chicago car rental information can be found here: Car Rentals - Chicago.


From the hotel:

  • Take the skywalk from the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace.
  • Walk a few blocks east from the Embassy Suites by Hilton Madison Downtown.



By car:

  • If driving to the convention center, use these coordinates rather than 1 John Nolen Drive: 43.069972, -89.382583. You will arrive at the John Nolen Drive entrance to the Monona Terrace parking ramp. Or, input 1 West Wilson Street to enter the parking structure from Wilson Street or to use the drop-off lane. Ample parking is available. See rates here: Parking - Monona Terrace.

  • Short-term and all-day public parking is provided throughout downtown Madison in various structures and lots. On-street parking is also available for short-term parking in central Madison. See real-time parking availability complete with turn-by-turn instruction here: Parking - City of Madison.

Scholarship Information

We are pleased to announce that we are now taking applications for scholarships for the STSW 2024 Conference - October 7-10th in Madison, Wisconsin.

STSW offers a number of scholarships each year to STSW members.  The scholarship will cover the cost of the registration fee for the pre-conference and conference.  The scholarship does not cover any travel or lodging fees.  To apply, you must have an active STSW membership.  Priority will be given to conference speakers, first-time attendees, credentialed members and those who have not been awarded a scholarship in the past 3 years.  ALL scholarship recipients are required to moderate at least one to two sessions during the conference as directed by the conference committee. 

To submit an application, please complete the form below.  An acknowledgement of your application submission will be sent by email after we receive it. 

The deadline for applications is Friday, July 5, 2024.  Applications received after the deadline, incomplete or from non-members or expired members will not be considered.  Scholarship recipients will be notified during the week of July15th.

Additional Information and the application form is available on the Scholarship Page.

Conference 2024 - Presenter Information

Presenter information will be available summer 2024.

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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