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Compare On-site and Virtual Convention Features and Registration Rates

Thanks so much for your interest in registering for NACSW Convention 2020

from November 5-8, 2020.

This year NACSW is offering two ways to attend our Convention 2020. You can attend our convention either: a) on-site in Reston, Virginia in the Washington, DC area; OR b) virtually (remotely) from your home or office (for 40% off the regular registration rate).

 

Comparing On-site and Virtual Convention Participation

Convention Features On-site Attendance in Reston, VA Virtual Attendance (Remotely via your computer)
3 Keynote Sessions and Worship Yes

(Participate in the keynote sessions live in the hotel ballroom.)

Yes

(Watch a live streamed version of the session from your computer or mobile device)

Workshop Program Yes

Select and attend (live) up to 9 workshops from among 40-50 being offered at the convention hotel

You can watch any of our 20+ posted prerecorded workshops any time during or up to 3 months after the convention.

Yes

Select and participate in up to 9 workshops from among up to 20 workshops being offered remotely in real time via Zoom.

You can also watch any of our 20+ posted prerecorded workshops any time during or up to 3 months after the convention.

Earn CEs Accredited by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Yes

(You will have to receive a score of 80% or better on quizzes designed for any prerecorded convention workshops in order to earn CEs for those sessions.)

Yes

(You will have to receive a score of 80% or better on quizzes designed for any prerecorded convention workshops in order to earn CEs for those sessions.)

Small Group Networking Yes

Participate in face to face group meetings focused on topics of particular interest to Christians in social work

Yes

Participate in virtual breakout rooms (via Zoom) focused on topics of particular interest to Christians in social work

Thursday Evening Reception and Poster Sessions Yes

(Participate in the session live in the hotel ballroom.)

Reception not available virtually

You can watch any of our posted pre-recorded poster sessions any time during or up to 3 months after the convention.

Preconvention Institutes (3 or 6 hour session) Yes Not available virtually
Exhibit Hall Yes Not available virtually

 

Early Bird Registration Rates*

NACSW Member Non-Member**
Full 3-day Registration

(Does not include Preconvention Training Institutes)

On-Site Rate Virtual Rate On-Site Rate Virtual Rate
$280 $170 $370 $225
One Day Registration Only

(Does not include banquet)

On-Site Rate Virtual Rate On-Site Rate Virtual Rate
$142 $85 $185 $110

* After October 16th, 2020 rates go up by $25

**(Non-member rate includes a year of free NACSW membership)

 

5 Reasons to join us for the NACSW Convention 2020

    • NETWORK with hundreds of social work practitioners, educators, counselors, church leaders, and students.
    • EARN UP TO 20.5 CE HOURS (FOR 14.5 CE HOURS FOR VIRTUAL ATTENDEES) during the convention for participating in a variety of workshops and keynote that focus on areas of special interest to Christians in social work.
    • LEARN FROM COLLEAGUES about a wide range of topics, including a choice of dozens of onsite, live remote, and pre-recorded workshops and poster sessions, preconvention institutes, and plenary sessions.
    • BRING BACK NEW IDEAS & RESOURCES to equip you to ethically integrate Christian faith and social work practice.
    • WORSHIP & FELLOWSHIP with NACSW members from a wide variety of Christian denominations and from diverse human service settings across the United States, Canada, and beyond!

For additional information about this year’s NACSW convention, check out Full Convention Information.

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