Calls for Abstracts/Presentation Proposals

Occupational therapists are encouraged to share their expertise, best practices and research findings. Presenting our programs, best practices, outcomes and the evidence behind what we do is an important way to promote OT and to contribute to the skill development of other OTs!

Consider OSOT Tips for Writing a Successful Abstract as a resource in preparing your abstract.  Pay careful attention to individual program abstract requirements. 

Listing of Current Calls for Abstracts


Call for Presentations - Advantage Ontario AGM and Convention
Call for Presentation Deadline: October 6, 2017

April 16 - 18, 2018

Abstract Submission Details


Call for Papers - Occupational Therapy Now
Call for Papers Deadline: October 16, 2017

Special Issue: March 2018

Abstract Submission Details

Call for Posters - First Annual Medico-Legal Mental Health Summit
Call for Posters Deadline: October 23, 2017
November 24, 2017

Poster Submission Details

Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference
Call for Papers deadline: November 1, 2017
May 1 - 2, 2018
Toronto, ON

We invite you to submit your proposed workshop presentaƟon for the 2018 Canadian SeaƟng & Mobility Conference. The conference will
take place on Tuesday May 1st and Wednesday May 2nd at the  International Plaza Hotel in Toronto. For the past 33 years, the Canadian SeaƟng & Mobility Conference has provided a forum for therapists and industry representatives to explore new products, enhance clinical techniques and develop service delivery acumen. 

Presentation Submission Details


Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists - Conference 2018
Call for Papers deadline: November 1, 2017
June 20 - 23, 2018
Niagara Falls, ON

This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your research to a large gathering of occupational therapists including clinicians, educators, new graduates and fellow researchers.  From June 20 to 23 we will gather in Vancouver, British Columbia, one of the most multicultural cities in the world, where sea and mountains mingle and Canada welcomes the world. This venue offers a unique vantage point to consider occupational boundaries and opportunities. Share your knowledge and strategies for enabling occupation among those who are at the margins of society, delivering health care services in a responsible and economically sustainable manner, implementing cutting-edge interventions and advocating for change. Join us on the edge.

Paper Submission Details


UHN Traumatic Brain Injury Conference 2018
Call for Abstracts deadline: November 27, 2017
February 2, 2018
Toronto, ON

Abstract Submission Details

 International Federation on Ageing 14th Global Conference on Ageing
 Call for Abstracts deadline: December 1, 2017
August 8 - 10, 2018
Toronto, ON

The IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing will be held in Toronto from August 8-10, 2018. The Global Conference will revolve around four categories of themes related to the field of ageing, and will feature prominent experts presenting upon critical issues. The conference is proud to be supported by an international network of partners.

Abstract Submission Details

AdvantAge Ontario Annual General Meeting and Conference
 Call for Soap Box Sessions, Conference Poster Presentations, Conference Presentations and Conference ADED Sessions deadline: Various Dates
August 12 - 14, 2018
Toronto, ON

Abstract Submission Details