Social Work Symposium

Education and Humanities: Social Work Symposium

In conjuction with INSITE 2019


December 7, 2019

10:15AM – 4:00PM

The Social Work Symposium gathers groups and individuals in a forum for discussion, sharing of promising practices and tools, and exchanging innovative approaches toward advocacy, all with the aim of strengthening the social service workforce. The symposium is designed with the intent to raise awareness and support for the important role that social workers play in the lives of vulnerable families and communities.



­To hear from our social workers about how they are responding to challenges through community engagement and innovative practice

­To promote the social work profession through the events occurring in the nation and globally

­To highlight its synergies with social development: shared commitments to social justice, inclusive development and human rights

­­To create an environment to foster the free exchange of ideas and practices


Programme Schedule

Time Activity Venue
10.15am – 11.00am Registration Level 9 UNIEC Space
11.00am – 11.15am Welcoming Address by Pn. Siti Nor Amira Binti Baharudin, Director of UNITAR Foundation School Level 9 UNIEC Inspire
11:15am – 12.00pm Keynote Address by Dato Aliyah Karen CEO MAA Medicare Charitable Foundation Level 9 UNIEC Inspire
12.00pm – 12.30pm Parallel Session 1 by Ms. Karina Mohamed Kamal
Parallel Session 2 by Ms. Deborah Priya Herman
Level 9 UNIEC Inspire
Level 9 UNIEC Engage
12.30pm – 1.00pm Parallel Session 3 by Mr. Jeffrey Phang
Parallel Session 4 by Ms. Carrie Baber
Level 9 UNIEC Inspire
Level 9 UNIEC Engage
1:00pm – 2.15pm Lunch Level 2 Cafe
2.15pm – 3.30pm Forum discussion on the theme “Empowering Humanity for Sustainable Development into The Future” Level 9 UNIEC Inspire
3.30pm – 4.00pm Refreshment
End of Social Work Symposium 2019
Level 9 UNIEC Space

Keynote and Parallel Session Speakers

Forum Panels

­The symposium will be running together with the main programme of INSITE 2019. There is no fees for the symposium however you are required to register.

­Please register as participants here:

Registration Google Form

­Deadline for Registration: 22nd Nov 2019