Conference was a HUGE success! Thank you, all.

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Michelle DeOliveira at

Cady Mier at


2017 OTAO Annual Conference
“Building on One Hundred Years”

Hope you celebrated our centennial and earned 16 CE's.Pictures to be coming!
  • Keynotes
    • Amy Lamb, OTD, OT/L, FAOTA, AOTA President, AOTA, talking on "Unlocking the Potential of Everyday Activities"
    • Mandy Davis, LCSW, PhD, was such a huge hit last year. She’s back this year, and since 1 hour wasn’t enough, she’s got 3 hours this time to talk about Trauma Informed Care.
    • Keren Brown Wilson, Ph.D., Founder and Senior Adviser, Concepts in Community Living . Karen was the principal architect of the Oregon model of assisted living and has worked with policymakers in other states looking to replicate this model (cited in Atul Gawande's "Being Mortal")
  • 15+ 1- and 2-hour Presentations
  • Poster Session 
  • Vendors/Exhibits/OT Merchandise
  • Legislative Committee and Lobbyist.
  • OT Licensing Board Meeting & Presentation
  • OTAO Annual Meeting with video of OT’s First 100 Years
  • Silent/Live Auction (all proceeds go to student scholarships) - made over $3500!
  • Friday Night Centennial Party!  Silent auction/live auction, awards, special guests, birthday cake, open bar, AND a sing-along hosted by John White