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The summary conference programme provides details of the keynote speakers and session times over the two days.

A full programme will be published in due course.

JSWEC 2021 Running Order

A running order for all the parallel sessions and a list of posters for JSWEC 2021

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Day one: Thursday 8 July 2021

Conference Introduction9.00 - 9.15Introduction from JUC SWEC Chair and conference organisers
Plenary 1: Keynote Speaker9.15-10.15Reclaiming the role of the 'social' in the care and support of older people, with Alisoun Milne (University of Kent)
Parallel Session A11.00-12.00Presentations and symposiums
Parallel Session B13.00-14.00Presentations and symposiums
Plenary 2: Keynote Speakers14.30-15.30Alliances between universities and service users with Jadwiga Leigh (Lancaster University) and Mellisa Hempenstall (Peer Mentor Lead) from the New Beginnings project.
Parallel Session C16.00-17.00Presentations and symposiums
Fringe Meetings17.00 - 18.00Fringe sessions

Day two: Friday 9 July 2021

Fringe Sessions 8.00 - 9.00Fringe sessions
Plenary 3: Panel Discussion9.00 - 10.00A panel discussion about social work and politics with Mark Drakeford (First Minister of Wales), Hilary Armstrong (former UK Government Minister) and Julie Morgan (Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services in the Welsh Government)
Parallel Session D10.30 - 11.50Presentations and symposiums
Poster Discussion 12.30 - 1.00Poster authors available to discuss their posters (which are on display throughout the conference)
Plenary 4: Keynote Speaker13.00-14.00Intersectionality and social work education: Claudia Bernard (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Parallel Session E14.30-15.50Presentations and symposiums
Plenary 4:
Closing Remarks
16.00 - 16.30 Closing remarks and 2022 conference announcement