Occupational Science Europe Conference 2019 – Amsterdam


Hello valued partners,

In August we will be hosting the Occupational Science Europe Conference in Amsterdam. Our theme is Europe in Transition: Impact on occupation and health. We have an exciting line-up of keynote speakers and in between speakers we will have inter-disciplinary presentations, research paper presentations and poster debate sessions. We are excited to welcome you in Amsterdam and to share with you the tastes, sounds and sights of our diverse community!

We are happy to announce our first keynote speaker! After recently defending her PhD titled “It’s My Party: Opportunities for older adults to influence everyday activities in a nursing home setting”, Dr. Margarita Mondaca Arriagada will hold a keynote titled: “Towards a Responsive Occupational Science in Europe”

Make sure you submit your abstract on time in order to attend this interesting keynote and the other interesting opportunities of the conference. We would like to officially announce that the abstract deadline has been extended! Deadline for abstracts is now January 20, 2019 at midnight!

All information can be found on our website: www.amsterdamuas.com/ose2019

or our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OSEConf2019

Something that may be very interesting for you is our student prize. The best 5 student abstracts will be awarded a prize which will allow them to attend the whole conference for only 50 euros!! Please share this amongst your network!

And to get everyone attending the conference in the right mindset – we have an exciting pre conference day organized by the International Social Transformation through Occupational Network. 

Please regularly check our facebook and website page for updates on abstract deadlines and registration details! For any questions you can email: oseamsterdam2019@hva.nl

We look forward to seeing you all in Amsterdam and wish you a wonderful New Year!

Best Regards,

Nadine on behalf of the OSE organizing committee


Nadine Blankvoort

Lecturer and International Coordinator Occupational Therapy

Coordinator Minor Global Health

External PhD Candidate AUAS and Maastricht University

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