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Are you seeking events that are intellectually stimulating, engaging, forward-thinking, and insightful? Throughout the year, the Kempe Center hosts a diverse array of learning opportunities, including our Annual Call to Action International Virtual Conference, research and advocacy symposia, virtual webinars, and various training sessions. Join our dynamic international learning community and participate in the impactful work happening at Kempe!

Upcoming Events

May 6, 2024

2024 Catalyst Webinar and Dialogue Series

Since 2020, in early October, Kempe Center faculty and their global partners have organized the Annual International Conference: A Call to Action to Change Child Welfare—a four day virtual event to build and support a global movement of changemakers striving to bring radical and lasting transformation to child welfare practice, policy, systems and research. This five-part Catalyst Webinar and Dialogue Series, with leading scholars and thought leaders, publicly launches the 2024 Call to Action conference offerings.
October 7, 2024

2024 CTA International Virtual Conference

We invite you join us during the 2024 International Virtual Conference: A Call to Action to Change Child Welfare—an unparalleled opportunity to share your wisdom, knowledge, and creativity with a diverse and engaged international learning community. This year’s conference transcends conventional boundaries by delivering an expanded array of captivating topics, thought-provoking themes, and forward-thinking dialogues.
October 30, 2024

Kempe Ignite Presentations

Join us for an exciting event showcasing groundbreaking research at Kempe! This event will feature fast-paced presentations, engaging group discussions and a complimentary lunch.
June 19, 2024

“Race Intelligence™ (RQ)-A Coaching Framework for Brave Conversations about Race”

For decades, professionals striving to promote equity across various disciplines and systems have focused on cultural competency, cultural humility, and cultural awareness training. However, these efforts often fall short of bridging the gap between theory and practice, and from practice to transformation. In this episode, Michelle Davis mentions that true transformation arises from personal impact and making conscious choices to be different by focusing on building empathy, understanding impact, and most significantly, the dynamics of our relationships to bring about systemic change.
August 12, 2024

NACC’s 47th Child Welfare Law Conference

NACC seeks abstracts for its 47th National Child Welfare Law Conference. The annual conference is an opportunity for us to bring together professionals from child welfare law and intersecting fields and further NACC’s mission through the exchange of ideas, information, and collective efforts.
August 18, 2024

ISPCAN Congress: Sweden 2024 Congress

ISPCAN Sweden 2024 invites the global community of researchers, scholars, and practitioners to collaborate and innovate. Central discourse is the imperative of addressing the entrenched issues of racism, colonialism, and bias within child protection and justice systems.
September 27, 2024

2024 SIRC Conference

The Society for Implementation Research Collaboration (SIRC) is a society dedicated to facilitating communication and collaboration between implementation research teams, researchers, and community providers. SIRC aims to bring together researchers and stakeholders committed to the rigorous evaluation of the implementation of evidence-based interventions.