Date and Location
Wednesday March 20, 2024



Intersectionality: Is Poverty the Missing Link?


A FREE Online International Conference


Wednesday 20th March 2024


9:00 am–12.00 pm (CST) / 2:00 pm-5.00 pm (GMT) / 3.00pm – 6.00pm (CET)


This conference will be of interest to people with lived experience of social work and social care services, social work practitioners, social work students, field instructors/practice educators and social work academics.


To register for the conference please click here.


Abstracts are solicited from service-users/clients, social work practitioners, field instructors/ practice educators, students (of social work or other related disciplines) and academics (of social work or other related disciplines).


Abstracts must address the theme, but presentations on any of the following are particularly welcome:


  • The intersections of Disability and Poverty
  • Housing and Poverty
  • Immigration and Poverty
  • Structural change and Poverty
  • Social Work Regulation, Social Work Professional Standards and Poverty
  • Poverty in Social Work Education
  • Food insecurity and Poverty


The following different categories of abstract are welcome:


▪ Research based; Practice Focused; Policy Focused; Social Work Education Focused; Lived Experience


Abstracts should be of no more than 250 words and include your name, title of presentation, and category (Research based; Practice Focused; Policy Focused; Social Work Education Focused; Lived Experience).


Please submit your abstracts by 11.59pm (CST) 15th January 2024 to:


If you have questions about this event, please e-mail:


This conference is the fifth organised by social work faculty at the Université de Saint-Boniface, Birmingham City University, and the University of Manitoba.