To download the PDF version of the Group Registration form Click Here.
(For special group registration of minimum 3, please contact the Conference Secretariat to receive the special discount code. Not applicable for VCF funding)

To download the PDF version of the Individual Registration form Click Here

To Register Online Click Here

Fees are in Singapore Dollars
(exclude Goods & Services Tax)
Early Bird Fee
(Ends 29th Jan 2016)
Standard Fee
(Ends 29th April 2016)
On-site Fee
CONFERENCE (19th - 23rd June 2016)
Main Conference Delegate 800.00 880.00 950.00
Delegate from Developing Countries (Based on world bank list) 560.00 700.00 750.00
Full Time Social Work Student (limited to first 20 delegates only) 300.00 300.00 300.00
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP B (Thursday, 16th June 2016)
(limited to first 150 delegates only)
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP A (Friday, 17th June 2016 - Saturday, 18th June 2016)
(limited to first 100 delegates only)

AGENCY/ FIELD VISITS (Wednesday, 22nd June 2016)
(limited to 20 persons per visit and can only select one)

Theme 1: Integrated Care for Seniors - Closed
Theme 2: Psychiatric Rehabilitation in Singapore - Closed
Theme 3: Community-Based Services in A Neighborhood - Closed
Theme 4: Supporting Adults with Disabilities - Closed
Theme 5: Residential Care for Seniors - Closed - Closed
Theme 6: Palliative Care - Closed - Closed
Theme 7: Community Walk-about - Closed

GALA DINNER (Tuesday, 21st June 2016) 100.00


VWOs-Charities Capability Fund (VCF) / VCF Funding

Fees are in Singapore Dollars
(exclude Goods & Services Tax)
Early Bird Fee
(Ends 29th Jan 2016)
Standard Fee
(Ends 29th April 2016)
CONFERENCE (19th - 23rd June 2016)
Main Conference: Delegate 160.00 176.00
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP B (Thursday, 16th June 2016)
(limited to first 150 delegates only)
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP A (Friday, 17th June 2016 - Saturday, 18th June 2016)
(limited to first 100 delegates only)

All must register for the main conference before registering for pre-conference workshops and agency field visits.

All conference fees indicated above are subject to and exclude the 7% Goods and Services Taxes currently levied by the Singapore Government

Applicable to Individuals, corporation or businesses in Singapore and overseas individuals and group who are not represented by any overseas corporation or businesses are subject to 7% GST (Prevailing Goods & Services Tax) on the total registration fee and the bank transaction fee

Conditions for Payment by Local Cheque, Credit Card and Telegraphic Transfer:

  1. All local cheques or telegraphic transfers should be made payable to “SASW ICSW 2016” in Singapore Dollars (SGD) of the amount shown.
  2. Please indicate the registrant’s name on the back of the local cheque before sending to the Conference Secretariat.
  3. Please indicate the registrant’s name on the front of the telegraphic transfer advice after payment has been made and email the advice to the Conference Secretariat.

    ICSW 2016: Conference Secretariat & Housing Bureau - 2 Leng Kee Road #03-02 Thye Hong Centre Singapore 159086
    Tel: (65) 6379 5260 (admin) / 6379 5261 (ops) Fax: (65) 6475 2077 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  4. In order for the various rates to be applicable, the payment must be received by the Conference Secretariat as indicated below:
    Type of Rate Payment Deadline for Local Cheque & Telegraphic Transfer To be Received by Conference Secreatariat
    Early Bird Rate Monday, 15th February 2016
    Regular Rate Friday, 29th April 2016
  5. Bank transaction fee
    You are required to add a bank transaction fee of SGD50.00 for telegraphic transfer and the bank transaction fee will be subject to prevailing 7% GST.
    No bank administrative charge for local cheque payment.

How to Register

  • All participants are encouraged to visit www.icsw2016singapore.org for individual online registration.
  • Alternatively, you may complete and sign the PDF registration form include the appropriate payment details and all related correspondence properly enclosed, to the Conference Secretariat at the address stated above.
  • Kindly note that registration form received without payment will not be processed. Delegates may be refused admission if payment is not received prior to the Conference.
  • Only individual registrations will be accepted (one registration form per participant). For Group registration please contact the Conference Secretariat.
  • If you have already registered online or email your registration form with all payment details, please do not mail a copy of this form as it may result in a duplicate registration.
  • All registration fees are not inclusive of hotel accommodation
  • Delegates may be refused admission if payment is not received prior to the Conference date

Registration Fees

  • All delegates who are applying for the VCF grant is required to apply for an approval code first before registering for the conference.
  • All participants are required to make full payment (in Singapore dollars) inclusive of all bank transaction fees and prevailing taxes (if any) as stated on page one (1) of this registration form and will be entitled to the following:

      Full Conference Pass

  • Name badge, conference satchel and programme handbook cum abstract book (only if hardcopy is printed)
  • Admission to all conference & workshop sessions at the ICSW 2016
  • Invitation to opening ceremony, welcome reception & plenary session
  • Main conference, breakout sessions, workshops and exhibition area

Registration deadline

  • Deadline for Early Bird Registration     :     Monday, 29th January 2016
  • Deadline for Standard Registration     :     Saturday, 29th April 2016

Confirmation of Registration

Once payment has been cleared, you will receive the confirmation with full details via email. Please include your email address clearly in the registration form.
To expedite the collection process, please bring along your registration confirmation letter to the registration counters (located at the Foyer of the respective Conference venue) as proof of your payment and registration.

Cancellations and Refunds

  • Any cancellation and request for refunds must be submitted in writing to the Conference Secretariat by Sunday, 31st January 2016.
  • Refund, less 50% of your paid registration fee and bank transaction fee will be made within two months after the ICSW 2016.
  • No refund will be made for cancellations received after Sunday, 31st January 2016.

On-Site Registration

For on-site registration, only cash (Singapore Dollars) and credit card payments (only VISA and MasterCard) will be accepted. The registration counters will be located at the foyer of the Conference venue.


  1. To apply for VCF funding, please log onto the VWO Corner and apply for the grant through the Fund Application System (FAS).  For instructions on how to apply for VCF grant, please go to: https://www.ncss.gov.sg/VWOcorner/pcg_localtraining.asp. (Note: You are able to apply for multiple participants from your organisation.)
  2. Upon successful application of VCF Funding, NCSS will send the VCF approval letters for the participants. Please forward the VCF approval letters and NRIC of the participants to the Conference Secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  3. The VCF code(s) will be generated by the Conference Secretariat and sent to you. Please key in the VCF code(s) into the “Event Promo Code” section when registering for the Conference.
  4. After keying in the VCF code(s) correctly, the invoice will correctly reflect the subsidised rate.
  • All eligible delegates are reminded to sign the attendance sheet at the registration desk daily. Delegates must achieve at least 75% attendance. Delegates are also required to complete the Training Evaluation Form and hand it back to the Conference Secretariat Room at the end of the Conference.
  • Please apply for VCF at this website: https://www.ncss.gov.sg/VWOcorner/vcf.asp

Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

The conference is supported and accredited by SASW, thus  Registered Social Workers-Provisional, Registered Social Workers and Registered Social Service Practitioners with Social Work Accreditation and Advisory Board (SWAAB) are able to submit 1 CPE credit for each contact hour clocked during the conference. For more information on the CPE, you may refer to http://accreditation.sasw.org.sg/mainPage.do?action=showCPE.

Official Conference Venue

Thursday, 16th – Saturday, 18th June 2016

  • Pre-conference Workshops
    Social Service Institute, 111 Somerset Road #04-01, TripleOne Somerset Singapore 238164

Sunday, 19th June 2016

  • Opening Ceremony, Welcome Reception and Plenary Session :
    University Cultural Centre (UCC), 50 Kent Ridge Crescent, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119279

Monday, 20th – Thursday, 23rd June 2016

  • Main Conference, Breakout Sessions, Exhibitions and Workshops NUS University Town (U-Town):
    Stephen Riady Centre, Town Plaza and Education Resource Centre - 36 College Avenue East, #B1-201 North Tower, 138600

Language: The official language of the Conference is English.  No simultaneous interpretations would be available.

Information is correct at time of print and is subject to change without prior notice.

  • Organised by:

    logo SASW
    Singapore Association of Social Workers
  • In Partnership with:

    Logo NUS
    Department of Social Work,
    National University of Singapore
  • Supported by:


    Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple


    Lee Foundation

    Lee Foundation

     Logo MOHMinistry of Health
    Logo MSF
    Ministry of Social &
    Family Development

  • Supported by:

    logo nsssNational Council of
    Social Service

  • logo tote and poolsTote and Pools

  • logo SECB
    Singapore Exhibition and
    Convention Bureau
  • Held in:

    Logo yoursingapore
  • Supported by:

    Logo WDA
    Singapore Workforce
    Development Agency

  • AIC
    Agency for Integrated Care

  • CCF

    Children Cancer Foundation

  • Other Supporting Organisations:


     Care Corner Singapore

  • CGH

    Changi General Hospital

  • IMH

    Institute of Mental Health

  • Other Supporting Organisations:

    KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

  • NCCS
    National Cancer Centre Singapore

  • NHCS

    National Heart Centre Singapore

  • Other Supporting Organisations:

    National University Hospital

  • NG Teng FOng

    Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

  • SIM Uni

     SIM University

  • SGH

    Singapore General Hospital

  • TTSH

    Tan Tock Seng Hospital