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u AOTA/NBCOT National Student Conclave November 11–12, 2011 Providence, Rhode Island www.aota.org/conclave ®

AOTA/NBCOT National Student Conclave

November 11–12, 2011

Providence, Rhode Island

www.aota.org/conclave

u AOTA/NBCOT National Student Conclave November 11–12, 2011 Providence, Rhode Island www.aota.org/conclave ®
u AOTA/NBCOT National Student Conclave November 11–12, 2011 Providence, Rhode Island www.aota.org/conclave ®

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Students, Set Your Sails! Start mapping out your transition from student to practitioner at this
Students, Set Your Sails! Start mapping out your transition from student to practitioner at this

Students, Set Your Sails!

Start mapping out your transition from student to practitioner at this year’s 2011 AOTA/NBCOT National Student Conclave! Here’s why you should attend—

• Evidence-based knowledge about current issues and emerging practice areas

• Exclusive opportunities to speak with leaders and experts

• Perfect chances to meet with job recruiters and have your résumé critiqued

• Valuable information on the NBCOT certification exam

• Super networking with peers from your school and across the country.

See you at the 2011 Student Conclave in Providence!

country. See you at the 2011 Student Conclave in Providence! A Special Word FROM YOUR AOTA
A Special Word FROM YOUR AOTA PRESIDENT AND NBCOT BOARD CHAIRPERSON AOTA and NBCOT are
A Special Word
FROM YOUR AOTA PRESIDENT AND NBCOT BOARD CHAIRPERSON
AOTA and NBCOT are drawing together three powerful paths toward the future of occupational
therapy at the 2011 Student Conclave—
• AOTA leadership advancements in practice, advocacy, education, and research
• NBCOT certification standards for quality practice and public service, and
• Student preparation through learning, interaction, and foresight into the future.
Please join us for two remarkable days as these paths come together for you. On behalf of your leaders
at AOTA and NBCOT, we urge you to meet with us, seek guidance, and be motivated to navigate your
future as an occupational therapy champion!
Sincerely,
Florence Clark, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
AOTA President
Christopher Alterio, Dr.OT, OTR
NBCOT Board Chairperson

Schedule of Events

Rhode Island Convention Center (connected by skywalk from the Westin Providence Hotel)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

from the Westin Providence Hotel) FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 8:00 am–9:00 am: PTE Annual Meeting Registration

8:00 am–9:00 am:

PTE Annual Meeting Registration

9:00 am–TBD:

PTE Annual Meeting

1:30 pm6:30 pm:

Conclave Registration/Exhibits Open

3:00 pm4:00 pm:

Concurrent Sessions

4:30 pm5:15 pm:

#1 Clinical Session: Work and Industry #2 Clinical Session: Children and Youth #3 Social Media and Ethics #4 Level II Fieldwork Welcome

5:30 pm6:30 pm:

Academic Session

5:30 pm6:30 pm:

Research Session

5:30 pm6:30 pm:

Mock Interview and Résumé Critiques (Pre-registration required.)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12

8:00 am6:00 pm:

Registration

8:00 am3:30 pm:

Exhibits Open

8:30 am9:15 am:

NBCOT: Steps Toward Your Essential Credential

9:15 am10:15 am:

Realities and Myths of the OTR® Examination

9:15 am10:15 am:

Realities and Myths of the COTA® Examination

10:15 am10:45 am:

Exhibits Open/Networking Break

10:45 am11:45 am:

Concurrent Sessions

11:45 am12:45 pm:

#5 Clinical Session: Productive Aging #6 Army Occupational Therapy #7 Starting Your Own Private Practice/Entrepreneurship #8 Clinical Session: Mental Health Sponsored Lunch/Networking Break with Fellow Students

12:45 pm1:15 pm:

Exhibits Open/Networking Break

1:15 pm2:00 pm:

Panel of New Practitioners

2:00 pm3:00 pm:

Policy, Advocacy, and the Future of Occupational Therapy

3:00 pm3:30 pm:

Exhibits Open/Networking Break

3:30 pm4:30 pm:

Concurrent Sessions

4:45 pm5:30 pm:

#9 Clinical Session: Rehabilitation, Disability, and Participation #10 How to Land Your First Job—from A to Z #11 Introduction to Documentation & Reimbursement for the New Graduate #12 Clinical Session: Health and Wellness Closing Celebration

7:00 pm9:00 pm:

AOTPAC Night (Westin Hotel, see back cover)

Session: Health and Wellness Closing Celebration 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: AOTPAC Night (Westin Hotel, see
Session: Health and Wellness Closing Celebration 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: AOTPAC Night (Westin Hotel, see
Session: Health and Wellness Closing Celebration 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: AOTPAC Night (Westin Hotel, see
Session: Health and Wellness Closing Celebration 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: AOTPAC Night (Westin Hotel, see
Session: Health and Wellness Closing Celebration 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: AOTPAC Night (Westin Hotel, see
Session: Health and Wellness Closing Celebration 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: AOTPAC Night (Westin Hotel, see
Session: Health and Wellness Closing Celebration 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: AOTPAC Night (Westin Hotel, see

Registration & Housing

Registration & Housing REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE BY SEPTEMBER 30! Early Registration Ends: September 30 AOTA

REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE BY SEPTEMBER 30!

Early Registration Ends: September 30 AOTA Student Members: $90 Nonmembers: $125

Regular Registration Ends: October 28 AOTA Student Members: $100 Nonmembers: $135

• After October 28, contact AOTA for space availability.

• VISA and MasterCard are accepted. Checks should be made payable to AOTA.

• Visit www.aota.org/conclave for program information, cancellation/refund policy, and hotel information.

Questions related to the program or registration can be sent to studentconclave@aota.org.

HOTEL INFORMATION

HOUSING DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14

Westin Providence Hotel, One West Exchange Street, Providence, RI 02903 (Connected by skywalk to the Rhode Island Convention Center at 1 Sabin Street.)

AOTA has reserved a block of sleeping rooms at the Westin Providence Hotel at exceptional rates and with access to high-speed internet. Your Westin reservation supports AOTA’s efforts to bring participants an affordable meeting and helps protect membership dollars by avoiding attrition penalties. Reserve your Westin sleeping room now!

• Room rates: $109 single/double/triple/quad, plus 13% room tax.

• Rollaway beds are allowed in king bed rooms only at no additional cost.

• Guaranteed self-parking for hotel guests only at $18 per day.

Reserve your sleeping room by phone or internet. To reserve by phone, call Westin Providence Hotel at 1-800-WESTIN1 (1-800-937-8461) and identify yourself with AOTA to receive the special meeting rate. To reserve online, go to https://w ww.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/booking/reservation?id=11 06125855&key=6629E. All reservations require a credit card guarantee. Deposits are only refundable for cancellations occurring up to 24 hours prior to date of arrival.

Complete housing instructions and directions are available at www.aota.org/conclave.

AIRPORT AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

T. F. Green Airport (PVD): 10 miles, 15 minutes to Westin Providence Hotel Methods of transportation from airport to Westin Providence Hotel

• Airport Limousine Shuttle—$11.00 per person, one way (http://www.airporttaxiri.com/schedule/index.html)

• Taxi—$25.00, one way

Amtrak Station: one block from hotel

All fares are approximate and subject to change without notice.

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES: Accommodations for individuals with accessibility needs will be available for all scheduled programming. For more information, please contact AOTA by e-mail at accessibilityservices@aota.org or call 800-SAY-AOTA, ext. 2051 (members), 301-652-6611, ext. 2051 (local and nonmembers), or 800-377-8555 (TDD).

Research Tools at Your Fingtertips

or 800-377-8555 (TDD). Research Tools at Your Fingtertips The AJOT is the most highly cited scholarly

The AJOT is the most highly cited scholarly journal in the occupational therapy pro- fession. A primary benefit to all AOTA members, AJOT publishes research to support evidence-based decisions about best practices in occupational therapy; studies on occupational engagement and community participation and health; and articles that provide forums for scholarly debates on education, practice, and research.

Check out current issues, past issues, TOCs, and more at http://ajot.aotapress.net

past issues, TOCs, and more at http://ajot.aotapress.net STUDENT CENTENNIAL COMMITMENT As an occupational therapy
STUDENT CENTENNIAL COMMITMENT As an occupational therapy student, you are one who will live with—and

STUDENT CENTENNIAL COMMITMENT

As an occupational therapy student, you are one who will live with—and carry out—the profession’s Centennial Vision. Right now, as you learn, envision your future, and reach for your goals, it's critical that you understand why your Centennial Commitment is so very important. See you in Providence!

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AOTPAC NIGHT "PRECEPTION" AOTPAC Night Tickets: $20 each Westin Providence Hotel Providence Ballroom Come to

AOTPAC NIGHT "PRECEPTION"

AOTPAC NIGHT "PRECEPTION" AOTPAC Night Tickets: $20 each Westin Providence Hotel Providence Ballroom Come to our

AOTPAC Night Tickets: $20 each Westin Providence Hotel Providence Ballroom

Come to our party before you party the night away! The "PreCeption" will give you the starting point to

Saturday, November 12 7:00 pm–9:00 pm

"Get Ready" by meeting up with friends and making new ones "Get Set" by practicing your dance moves and networking skills "GO!" as you head out to experience Providence's nightlife!

and

We'll supply the music and snacks and a 'cash bar' will be on hand for your beverage of choice! You decide where the post party will be!

Your ticket purchase is a contribution to support the political and legislative purposes of the American Occupational Therapy Association Political Action Committee. Contributions are not deductible for federal income tax purposes.

are not deductible for federal income tax purposes. ® The 2011 National Student Conclave is co-sponsored

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The 2011 National Student Conclave is co-sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Association and the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. EBS Healthcare is an AOTA Partner in Practice and

EBS Healthcare is an AOTA Partner in Practice and the Conclave's primary corporate sponsor.