2018 NASW National Conference

June 20-23, 2018 | Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC

Shaping Tomorrow Together: 2018 NASW National Conference

The meeting of the profession will convene more than 2,000 social workers, like-minded professionals, and social work thought leaders for four days of unparalleled opportunities for professional development, continuing education, networking, and thought-provoking conversations tackling the most pressing issues facing the social work profession across the world.

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We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 NASW National Conference!


Conference registration opens January 2018.

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The Marriott Wardman Park Hotel is offering special NASW Conference rates.

Please note: When making your reservations, be sure to reference National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 2018 NASW National Conference to get the conference rate.

Email naswconference@socialworkers.org with any questions.

What are past attendees saying about NASW National Conferences?

"Coming back to the NASW conference is like coming home to me. I have been truly inspired by all of the good work and new ideas discussed at this annual event and plan to be here for many years to come."
"Ultimately, an NASW National Conference feels more like a rally uniting social workers in our common goal to effect social justice. Attending the conference reminds me that I am part of a larger social work community and that as a group we have the power to bring about change."
"I always leave this conference inspired and excited about being in the social work profession and reminded of why I am a social worker."