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Read below to learn more about COTAD events, projects, and presentations taking place at the AOTA Annual Conference & Expo.

COTAD Events at #AOTA20
Thu, Mar 26
Westin Boston Waterfront (Hancock Room)
COTAD-ED "Discussions on Diversity" Lunch & Learn
Join COTAD-ED leaders Dr. Cristina Reyes Smith, Dr. Stephanie Lancaster, and Alexia Rebne to connect and collaborate on diversity-related topics.
Fri, Mar 27
Boston Convention Center - BCEC Room 203
2020 COTAD Community Engagement Project
Make your AOTA20 experience matter! Join COTAD leaders and members in serving a local nonprofit and educating community partners about the value of OT.
Sat, Mar 28
MGH Institute of Health Professions
6th Annual COTAD Breakfast & Awards
Join COTAD leaders and supporters for breakfast, awards, and a thought-provoking keynote discussion by Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L. $15 - OT/A Practitioners & Guests || $10 OT/A Students

Registration for the 2020 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo AND COTAD events is open! We look forward to meeting current and future members, sharing knowledge, and growing our network of diversity supporters in Boston.


Register now to ensure access to exciting COTAD community events, conference sessions, and conversations!

6th Annual COTAD Breakfast with

Keynote Speaker Dr. Varleisha Gibbs

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Sponsored by MGH Institute of Health Professions

$15 OT/A Practitioners & Guests || $10 Students

Pre-conference Institute - Moving Towards Vision 2025: Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Occupational Therapy Academic Programs


COTAD-ED Lunch & Learn Discussion


Inclusion & Diversity-related Conference Sessions & Workshops


2020 COTAD Community Service Project & COTAD Chapter Challenge

Sponsored by Washington University at St. Louis Occupational Therapy Program, West Coast University Alumni, & TheraPeds


COTAD Booth & Swag at the Expo