Keynote Speaker

Chow Wing Sun NEW

Nelson Wing-Sun CHOW
Emeritus Professor, Department of Social Work & Social Administration
The University of Hong Kong

Prof. Chow is Emeritus Professor of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at The University of Hong Kong. His research interests include poverty, retirement protection and ageing. He has been a social work educator since the 1970’s, and has played a pivotal role in the development of social work profession and formulation of welfare policy in Hong Kong.

Third Keynote
@ June 28, 09:30 - 10:30

Social work in Hong Kong – Past, Present and Future

Prof. Chow will review the development of social work in Hong Kong in the past 5 decades, give an objective assessment on the current strengths and weaknesses of the profession, and project the opportunities and threats ahead. In particular, the challenges arisen from rapid social and technological innovations will be critically dissect. Prof. Chow’s wisdom and insights can inspire current generation leaders to take the profession forward strategically in the rapidly changing world.

Moderator: Ms Irene Pui-Yiu LEUNG, JP
President, Hong Kong Social Workers Association