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


Critical Care Canada Forum
Call for Abstracts deadline: July 31, 2017
October 1 - 4, 2017
Toronto, ON
The Critical Care Canada Forum is a 4 - day conference focusing on the care of critically ill patients. Internationally recognized, the Critical Care Canada Forum focuses on leading - edge science though informative and interactive sessions. The Scientific Abstract session at the meeting provides an opportunity for investigators, clinicians and trainees in varied disciplines to interact and to exchange and disseminate innovative ideas and technologies. 
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Long-Term Care Clinicians Annual Conference
Call for Posters deadline: September 11, 2017
October 20 -22, 2017
Toronto, ON
Posters should demonstrate a research project, best practice or current trend in Long Term Care.  The Conference Planning Committee invites proposals for the 2017 conference.  
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Research Institute for Aging - Walk With Me 2018
Call for Sessions deadline: September 15, 2017
March 5 - 6, 2018
Niagara Falls, ON
Walk with Me: Changing the Culture of Aging in Canada is a biennial conference put on by the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging, which brings together older adults/residents, care partners, educators, policy makers, students and researchers from all over the country to learn with and from each other about how to enhance the journey of aging across the continuum of care and community living. 
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9th Canadian Conference on Dementia
Call for Abstracts deadline: September 22, 2017
November 2 -4, 2017
Toronto, ON
The Canadian Conference on Dementia is a biennial national conference dedicated to advance knowledge on dementia in scientific research and clinical care. A $500 prize will be awarded to the author of the best abstract. 
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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.
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The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists Conference 2018
 Call for Soap Box Sessions, Conference Poster Presentations, Conference Presentations and Conference ADED Sessions deadline: Various Dates
August 12 - 14, 2018
Toronto, ON
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Call for Papers - Occupational Therapy Now
Call for Papers Deadline: October 1, 2017
Special Issue: March 2018
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