ENOTHE at OSE Conference 2017

The OSE Conference 2017 was held at HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hildesheim, Germany, on September 8th – 9th 2017. This was a great opportunity for occupational therapists and scientists to come together that are interested in Occupational Science from around the world.

ENOTHE’s presence at the Conference was represented by Vice President and Project Coordinator, Johanna Stadler-Grillmaier. Members of the occupation-based social transformation and participatory citizenship ENOTHE project groups were actively engaged in the programme, as well as ROTOS.


The Occupation-based social transformation project group organised a 2nd Think Tank as a Pre-Conference day on September 7th – and 82 persons registered!


Before working efficiently in small groups there was an informative and inspiring keynote from Lisette Farias. More keynotes followed from Debbi Rudman, Gail Whiteford and Claire Hocking.


Members of the Occupation-based social transformation project group presented a 2nd Think Tank.


The Citizenship project group gave an interesting presentation on participatory citizenship as a topic for Occupational Science.


Occupational Therapy Europe organised a workshop about research domains of OS and OT within the OT-EU research arm under the lead of Esther Steultjens.

OSE Call for Nominations of Board Members and Registration for Elections 2017


“The work of the network is coordinated by the Executive Board which consists of seven members.
As well as the Chair person, Secretary, Treasurer and one General Member the chairperson of each of the three committees are also members of the board. The committees are Website/Social Media Committee, Conference Committee and Research Committee. The positions on the board are decided between the members of the board following election.
We aspire to a diverse membership of the board, to include persons from the East, South, West and North of Europe, and to include at least one person who is from a discipline other than occupational therapy and one student.”

We look forward to hearing from you!

“A number of positions are becoming available on the board in September 2017. We are therefore inviting nominations from those interested to join the Board and to forward the work of the network (see nomination form).

  • Please submit your nomination form to occupationalscienceeurope@gmail.com by 15th September 2017. Please attach a short statement (one paragraph) to support your application. This will be available to members on our website during the election period.
  • Names of nominees will be posted on the website and voting will take place over a two week period (20th September – 4th October).
  • All those wishing to vote should email occupationalscienceeurope@gmail.com to register. This will also ensure that we have your correct contact details.
  • Voting will be via Google polls and details will be sent to all those registered to vote.
  • Results of the election will be announced by October 15th, 2017 with new board members taking up their posts immediately following the announcement.”- text from Occupational Science Europe.

Occupational Science Europe is a network for people interested in exchanging ideas, developing the knowledge base and keeping in touch with colleagues with an interest in occupational science.

ICED 2018 Call for Abstracts


The Academy for Eating Disorders is pleased to announce that the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED) will be held April 19 -21 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown-Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois, USA, with a Clinical Teaching Day and a Research Training Day being offered on April 18th.
“In preparation for ICED 2018, we invite you to submit abstracts for consideration for workshops, Special Interest Group panel discussions, and paper and poster presentations. Abstract submissions will be accepted from July 1 – September 2, 2017″.- text from aedweb.org.

Occupational Science Europe – Early Bird ends on July 1st


The Occupational Science Europe committee are pleased to announce their three keynote speakers for the 4th conference of Occupational Science Europe “Meeting in Diversity – Occupation as a Common Ground”. 

“We are very excited that three prestigious speakers with diverse backgrounds in and understandings of occupational science have accepted our invitation to inspire us with their perspectives on occupational science’s past and future!

Be with us, when Professor Emerita Ruth Zemke, Ph.D. (USA), Professor Debbie Rudman, Ph.D. (Canada), and Professor Dr. Anne Roberts (GB) share their perspectives on occupational science on September 8th and 9th in Hildesheim, Germany.”-text from the OSE Blog.

Early Bird ends on July 1st – don’t miss this deadline!
Register now.

2017 Thailand International Conference

The theme for the 2017 Thailand conference is to bring together innovative academics and industrial experts to a common forum.

The aim of the conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet and share cutting-edge development in the field.

Registered Papers (IRED Extended paper guidelines applicable) will be published in the various issues of International journals.

Prospective authors are invited to submit full (original) research papers; which are NOT submitted or published or under consideration anywhere in other conferences or journals; in electronic format via email.

DateConference TitleCitySubmission Deadline
23-24 Sep, 20177th International Conference on Advances in Computing, Control and Networking - ACCNBangkok28 June, 2017
23-24 Sep, 20177th International Conference On Advances in Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering - ACSMBangkok28 June, 2017
23-24 Sep, 20177th International Conference On Advances in Applied Science and Environmental Technology - ASETBangkok28 June, 2017
23-24 Sep, 20177th International Conference On Advances in Economics, Social Science and Human Behaviour Study - ESSHBSBangkok28 June, 2017

WFOT Congress 2018 – Call For Papers


Due to popular demand the WFOT Congress 2018 Programme Committee would like to advise you that the ‘Call For Abstracts’ deadline has been extended to Thursday 18 May 2017. Submit now.

With over 1,000 abstracts expected to be submitted from all over the globe, this is shaping up to be an engaging program with a diversity of international perspectives.

“The congress theme, Connected in Diversity: Positioned for Impact, invites reflection on key areas where occupational therapists are or could be positioned so as to connect to and with people, towards addressing issues of social and occupational injustice, health and well-being.”- text from WFOT Congress 2018 website.

Register your interest to receive updates about the congress.

Links: Call For Abstracts | Registration | Keynote Speakers | Facebook

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