Please join us for a day of education and celebration on October 28 at the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel in Richmond, BC

8:00 am   Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am   Key Note Address: Isobel Mackenzie, Seniors Advocate, British Columbia

COTBC invites you to learn about the critical challenges faced by seniors and the pressing health care issues that affect the quality of their health and wellness. Reports released by the Office of the Seniors Advocate provide compelling evidence that our approach needs to change. Isobel Mackenzie will be joined by panel members who will explore the occupational therapy perspective: Dr. Ben Mortenson Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy; Giovanna Boniface, National Director of Professional Affairs and Managing Director, CAOT-BC; and Andrea Bowden, Director, Practice and Policy, COTBC.

10:30 am   Brief Break

10:40 am   cOnnecT with the College Board at COTBC’s Annual General Meeting

11:15 cOnnecT with Regional Research (light snack provided)
UBC is pleased to promote scholarly practice and research by hosting a poster presentation and networking session. Occupational therapists will share posters presented at 2017 national and international meetings to extend your knowledge translation activities. Click here for the Call for Posters.

12:00   cOnnecT with the UBC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

12:15   cOnnecT with CAOT-BC
CAOT-BC will present highlights of CAOT-BC activities, followed by the presentation of the Citation Awards. The day will culminate with Dr. Susan Forwell’s presentation as this year’s winner of CAOT-BC 2017 Outstanding OT of the Year award.

1:15   Closing Remarks

We do not charge for this event, however, no-shows result in catering costs to the College. We request that if your plans change, as a courtesy, please notify the College to cancel your registration for this event. Thank you.