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Call for Posters: AOTA Specialty Conference Older Adults

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This is a wonderful opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise in home modifications, low vision, and fall prevention! AOTA is sponsoring a specialty conference entitle "Improving Health & Participation of Older Adults" on December 4-6, 2014 in Charlotte NC.  AOTA is seeking authors/presenters for posters to be presented on Friday, December 5th from 3:30-5:00pm.  Submissions are to be focused on older adults in one of the three areas

  1. Low Vision
  2. Fall Prevention
  3. Home Modifications. 

Please contact Frank Gainer at fgainer@aota.org for a submission template and submit to conference@aota.org. The firm deadline for all submissions is Monday, September 1st at 12midnight PST.  No exceptions will be made.


There will be room for a total of 30 Posters.   All submissions, will be reviewed by members of the SIS and everyone will be notified the week of September 29th on whether or not their submission has been scheduled for the Specialty Conference.   The review criteria can be found at the end of the submission template.

Please follow this file naming format: lastnameFirstinitial_mmddyy.doc

Please direct any questions to:

Frank E. Gainer, MHS, OTR/L, FAOTA, CAE
Director of Conferences
fgainer@aota.org<mailto:fgainer@aota.org>
301-652-6611 x2051

Hope to see you at conference.

  • I am so hoping to attend! The lessons and resources at one time and place proves more success.