Programme

 



 

The 3rd BICON will consist of plenary sessions, parallel workshops sessions, poster presentations and documentary screening.

DAY – 1

DAY – 2

For more details, write to bicon@udayancare.org

EVOLVING TRENDS IN ALTERNATIVE CARE FOR CHILDREN IN SOUTH ASIA

The 3 rd Biennial International Conference ( 3 rd bicon)
Organized by Udayan Care in collaboration with Amity University, Noida, India
Dates: March16 & 17, 2018 (Friday and Saturday)
Venue: Amity University, Noida NCR (India)
#bicon2018

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Time frame

Theme / Sub theme

8.30-9.30 a.m.

Registrations

9.30 – 10.30 a.m.

Welcome, Objectives and Key Note addresses

10.30 – 11.00 a.m.

Tea break

11 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Plenary session 1

Overview, concepts and strategies

  1. Family Strengthening, sponsorship & gatekeeping in South Asia
  2. Standards of Care in foster care, group foster care, aftercare & child care institutions in South Asia
  3. Deinstitutionalisation: strategy and Implications for South Asia
  4. Deinstitutionalisation: Success and challenges in implementation in eastern Europe
  5. Considerations of mental health care in Alternative Care in South Asia

Open Floor

12.30-1.30 p.m.

Plenary session 2

Non-institutional care in emergency and conflict situations in South Asia

1.30-2.30 p.m.

Lunch break

2.30 – 4.30 p.m.

 

Strategies for prevention and response

Research, evidence building and data availability: gaps and consolidation

Snapshots of social change and care reforms through NGO /Community initiatives or Govt interventions

Break away groups – 3 parallel sessions

Room 1: Family Strengthening, sponsorship & gatekeeping in South Asia

Room 2: Standards of Care in foster care, group foster care, aftercare & child care institutions in South Asia

Room 3: Deinstitutionalisation: strategy and implications for South Asia

4.30 – 5.30 p.m.

Consolidation of group discussions by group leads

Poster presentations

5.30 – 7.00 p.m.

Tea Break

Meeting of small group to take forward the bicon as a regional initiative

7.00 p.m. onwards

Reception Dinner

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Registrations

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Plenary Session 3

Recap of Day 1

Presentation of group work

Open Floor

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Plenary Session 4

Bringing together diverse experiences and sharing of journeys of adoption, foster care and aftercare

11;30 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.

Tea Break

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Mental Health and Counselling

Other considerations including disability, sexuality, culture, traditions etc

Participation of children and young adults

Break away groups

Break away groups – 3 parallel sessions

As per matrix, cross cutting theme

Room 1: Family Strengthening, sponsorship & gatekeeping in South Asia

Room 2: Standards of Care in foster care, group foster care, aftercare & child care institutions in South Asia

Room 3: Deinstitutionalisation: strategy and Implications for South Asia

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Lunch break

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Plenary Session 5: Way Forward

Sharing from groups

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Valedictory Session

Guests

Announcement of 4th Bicon & regional framework