TOTA 2019 Annual Meeting and International Conference

From Occupation to Health–Bridging Research and Practice

November 2nd- 3rd , 2019

CONFERENCE INFORMATION

HostTaiwan Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA)

Venue: National Taiwan University, School of Occupational Therapy 17, F4, Xu Zhou Road, Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C)

Contact: otaroc@ms13.hinet.net

Important Dates

Call for abstract



CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Taiwan Occupational Therapy Association will host an international conference from Nov. 2nd 2019 to Nov. 3rd 2019. We invite all researchers and clinical practioners to submit abstracts for presentations during the conference.

Presentation types

All abstracts of research findings, case studies, unique practice experiences, professional innovation and issue related to Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences are welcomed. The presentation can be in the format of oral or poster presentation. Please indicate your preference of presentation type while submitting the abstract; the Scientific Programme Committee will consider your preference. However, the Committee reserves

the right to assign oral presentation or poster presentation to the accepted abstract,

depending on its content, time arrangement, and the balance of the abstract categories.

Oral presentation

Either in Mandarin or English

10 minutes presentation followed by 5 minutes of discussion (including question and answer session).

The speaker for the presentation should be from any of the authors listed on the abstract submission.

Poster presentation

Either in Traditional Chinese or English

Authors being accepted will be notified the details of the poster formats.

The presenter should be from any of the authors listed on the abstract submission

Topic Categories

The report contents you submit can be categorized in one of the major areas related to Occupational Therapy as the following:

Child and Adolescents

Physical Dysfunction

Mental Health

Geriatric Care

Community Services

Education in Occupational Therapy

Application of Innovative Technology

Administration, Policy and Marketing

Occupation: Theory and Practice

Others

Abstract submission guidelines

General instructions

Abstracts should be submitted on-line ONLY, please submit your abstracts via the conference website.

The presenter can present in Chinese or English. Please indicate your preferred language while submitting the abstract.

The confirmation e-mail of your submission will be sent to the corresponding author in one week after the submission. If you do not receive the confirmation e-mail, please submit again or contact otaroc@ms13.hinet.net

Submission contents

The submitted contents should not have been published in any public presentation before.

Applicants should indicate the language for presentation. For Chinese presentations, abstracts can be submitted in either Chinese or English; for English presentations, abstracts should only be submitted in English.

Please indicate your preference of presentation type and one major theme of your contents within the above 10 topic categories

Submissions should include the following:

A)Title of the abstract (maximum of 20 words); Chinese abstract should also include its English title.

B)Names of all authors

C)Presenter (can be from any of the authors listed in the abstract)

D)Corresponding author (not limited to the first author)

E)Affiliations and contact details of authors (Including organization/ institution, city and country, e-mail address, work phone number)

F)Contents of the abstract (Maximum 500 words for both written in Chinese or in English)

G)NO images, tables or graphs are allowed in abstract submissions.



CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS

Call for Workshop Proposal

For the first time this year, the Scientific Committee is calling for submissions of proposals for the workshops. We welcome submissions from a wide range of topics which are relevant to Occupational Therapy practice.

Workshop Proposals Submission

Each workshop is 1.5 hours (excluding a half hour tea break) and should be interactive and participative.

Workshop proposals should not exceed 500 words and should include the following headings:

Title

Introduction

Learning objectives (2 to 3 main objectives)

Educational approach/pedagogy

Practice implications

Autobiography

Workshop proposals should be submitted on-line ONLY, please submit your abstracts via the conference website.

The presenter can present in Mandarin or English. Please indicate your preferred language while submitting the workshop proposals.

Complimentary registration for workshop presenters.

The final outcome of the selection is subject to the Scientific Committee’s discretion.