Thursday, January 24, 2008

Perhaps of Interest

Social Welfare Action Alliance
(formerly Bertha Capen Reynolds Society)

2008 National Meeting and Conference
April 4 – 6, 2008
Houston, Texas
University of Houston Hilton Hotel

Conference Themes:
Katrina Recovery
Social Activism

To respond to this Call for Participation, email a proposal by January 31, 2008
to: Susan Robbins,
Please note that the call for participation has been extended, as has the early bird registration

Agency-based social workers and human service workers, students, faculty, and community activists are all
encouraged to submit proposals. Please include the following:

• Cover page indicating names, addresses, and affiliations of all presenters.
• 250-word proposal linked to the conference themes and/or the principles of SWAA (see
• 50-word abstract for the published program.
• In the proposal, please indicate preferred format – paper, panel presentation, or interactive workshop
– and preference for a 45-, 60- or 90-minute time frame. (In addition, the conference committee is
open to proposals in alternative formats; please be specific if proposing an alternative format.)

Proposal authors can expect notification of acceptance by February 15, 2008. Presentations may be
combined and/or time frames limited for optimal scheduling. Presenters will be required to confirm a
commitment to present and to register for the conference within two weeks of acceptance. Early bird
registration has been extended to February 22nd, so please confirm by that date to get the early bird

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