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Virtual Conference

Join us on Thursday, March 26 and Saturday, March 28 for virtual "conference" events, including:


COTAD-ED Virtual Lunch & Learn


Keynote Address by Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L

2nd Annual COTAD Awards

COTAD Chapter "Chat & Chill"

Virtual Expo Booth


Leadership Meet & Greet


Connecting with individuals, organizations, and others to get the word out about occupational therapy and issues related to diversity and incusion


Matching OT students and new practitioners from under-represented backgrounds with mentors who provide professional guidance and support

cotad chapters

Establishing COTAD Chapters on campuses across the country to better equip student leaders for careers as culturally humble and inclusive practitioners


Sharing ideas, resources, and support for those in academia to improve faculty training, recruitment, and retention