17th Annual POWER Conference

The 12 Grand Challenges

for Social Work

March 5 - 6, 2020 

Kansas Star Event Center

Mulvane, Kansas


Call for Abstracts

The Wichita State University School of Social Work and the POWER Conference Committee are soliciting proposals for presentation at the 17th annual POWER Conference March 5- 6, 2020.  Presenting at this annual conference is a great opportunity to educate your peers on your area of expertise!

Submission deadline: August 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

How to submit:

1. Click "Submit Abstract" below to submit online (preferred)
2. Complete the downloadable file and email to Lauren Fontarum, Conference Coordinator, at


Conference Attendees

Registration for the 17th Annual POWER Conference will open in November 2019. 


Exhibitors and Sponsors

Exhibitor and Sponsor registration will open in October 2019.  


Registration Questions & More Information

For questions regarding your registration or the registration process, please contact the WSU Conference Office.

Phone: 316-978-6493
Fax: 316-978-3064
Email: conference.office@wichita.edu