International Conference on "Social Work, Social Welfare and Social Policy in Chinese Societies: Cross Cultural Experiences" was held in The Chinese University of Hong Kong on 28-30 May, 2014. To enrich the context of the conference, a half-day Social Work Pre-conference Gerontology Workshop was organised by Department of Social Work, California State University, East Bay before the conference. The conference attracted about two hundred local and overseas participants from different organisations, as well as teachers and students from different universities.


This Conference was jointly organised by CUHK-Nankai Joint Research Centre of Social Policy, The Risk Society and Policy Research Centre of National Taiwan University, Department of Social Work of CUHK and Department of Social Work and Social Policy of Nankai University. It was co-organised by Chung Chi College, School for Policy Studies of University of Bristol, Faculty of Social Work of Wilfrid Laurier University, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work of University of Toronto, School of Social Work of University of Southern California and Social Policy Research Centre of University of New South Wales. It was financially supported by Faculty of Social Science, Chung Chi College, New Asia College, United College and Taiwan Start Up Fund of CUHK.