2012 OTAO Annual Conference

Friday, October 26, 2012 - Saturday, October 27, 2012

Back to Basics

Join us for this two day CEU packed event

OTAO is pleased to present a weekend of networking and new knowledge that includes:

Friday morning keynote by Dr. Donna Beegle, nationally recognized poverty expert and author of "See Poverty, Be the Difference" and "An Action Approach to Educating Students Who Live in the Crisis of Poverty". Learn how OT's can better serve people of all ages effected by the complex issues that surround families living in poverty. Dr. Beegle has been featured on PBS and has received state and national honors for her work in poverty.

In addition to the 2 hour workshop by Dr. Beegle, "Breaking Barriers: Concrete Tools for Working with Clients and Families Living in Poverty" there will also be:

  • 19 1-, 2- and 3-hour workshops and a dedicated Poster Session
  • OT4OT webinar going from 6PM Friday through 5PM on Saturday
  • 30-minute OTAO business meeting on Friday and 30-minute OT Licensing Board meeting on Saturday
  • Friday night OTAO Award Banquet
  • Vendors/Vendor Drawing
  • Silent Auction benefiting OT Student Scholarship Funds (donations welcome - contact Tori Eaton at: veaton@pacific.edu)


Thursday evening - come for a free regional meeting social event for therapists in the area and those who come in the night before. Contact Liz Johnson for more info at: elizabethjohnson.mail@gmail.com 

Wine tasting featuring local wine, appetizers, a talk by a local vintner & door prizes!
At: White Buffalo Wine Bar & Bistro (2.8 miles west of Best Western). Cost is $35 per person and can be added to your registration, or you can register separately. 

Venue:  Hood River Inn
1108 E, Marina Way
Hood River, OR 97031
(541) 386-2200

Mention OTAO to get the special rate!

Register for conference online or manually:

Manual Registration Form can be mailed to:
PO Box 7133, Aloha OR 97007
or Faxed 503-690-1819

Thank you to our speakers, vendors, volunteers and conference committee-- and thank YOU for your interest. Hope to see you at conference this year!

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