International conference calendar

Below you will find an overview of international conferences within the social domain.

XXII International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect
2 September - 5 September 2018, Prague, Czech Republic
Efficient knowledge transfer to the next generation is the key aspect this conference is focusing on; ISPCAN hope to involve the younger generation in the Congress, giving young experts the chance to interact with international colleagues and spark cooperation and the creation of new projects.

ISIRC 2018: Bridging Social and Business Innovation
3 September - 5 September 2018, Heidelberg, Germany
The tenth annual International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC 2018) strives to bridge the as yet largely unrelated research fields of social and business innovation and invites theoretical, methodological and empirical contributions drawing on different disciplines.

Regugees and Forced Immigration '18
18 October 2018, Istanbul, Turkey
III. International Interdisciplinary Conference on Refugee and Forced Immigration Studies in Social Sciences, Humanities and Art

25th IAVE World Volunteer Conference
18 October - 20 October 2018, Augsburg, Germany
IAVE’s work is concentrated in four core functions:advocacy for recognition of the importance of volunteering and creation of an enabling environment that supports it; knowledge development and dissemination through research and organized learning activities; network development such as through our Global Corporate Volunteer Council (GCVC) and our Global Network of National Volunteers Centers and, convening through our world and regional conferences and virtually through webinars.

22nd ILGA-Europe Annual Conference
24 October - 28 October 2018, Brussels, Belgium
For the first time the Annual Conference will take place in Brussels – the capital of Europe and the home of ILGA-Europe. It is organised in close cooperation with three local host organisations: Arc-en-Ciel Wallonie, Çavaria, and RainbowHouse.

Inclusive activation: supporting the social inclusion of people furthest from the labour market
5 November - 6 November 2018, Vienna, Austria
In line with current developments at EU level on active inclusion, the European Pillar of Social Rights and the Social Investment Package, ESN is organising a seminar focussing on how social services can support people furthest from the labour market to find and retain jobs through empowerment and autonomy. Target groups include people with disabilities, disadvantaged young people, people with mental illness, single parent households, migrants and refugees, long-term unemployed and homeless people.

2nd Global Conference Migrations and Diasporas
1 December - 2 December 2018, Vienna, Austria
The conference seeks create a lasting network of professionals in all fields related to this topic, to isolate, discuss and explore the main issues, pressing matters and recent developments in this field of research and activity, to identify areas to be subsequently explored in further depth and to generate collaborative action that will lead to real, lasting change in the way migration and migrants are perceived and approached in institutional and informal settings.