Stay Connected! Social Media at Annual Conference

The official hashtag is #AOTA14 for Twitter and Instagram. 

Follow updates from Baltimore in real-time on our #AOTA14 Live Updates page!

TwitterFor tweets about AOTA's Annucal Conference & Expo, follow @AOTAEvents on Twitter and use the hashtag #AOTA14

Facebook Like ButtonLike AOTA's Facebook page for Conference updates.

InstagramFor photos from Conference (like the ones below from 2013), follow @AOTAinc on Instagram and use the hashtag #AOTA14. 

Photos from Instagram at AOTA13

Social Media Sessions at Conference

Want to learn social media skills? Need to brush up on Twitter? Several sessions at AOTA's Annual Conference & Expo will help you become a social media rock star. 

From Newbie to 2.0: Finding the Right Mix for Social Media (SC105)
Thursday, April 3 at 8 a.m. 
AOTA’s social media team will help participants identify their purpose on social media (e.g., networking, educating the public about the profession, promoting a therapy company or organization, reaching out to journalists, etc.) and how they can confidently achieve their goals.

Spreading the Word about OT Through Public Relations, Social Media, Communications, and Publishing (SC121)
Thursday, April 3 at 10 a.m. 
AOTA staff will present various avenues for spreading the word about occupational therapy, including (1) getting published in both professional and community media, (2) understanding the challenges and opportunities for book and multimedia publishing, and (3) promoting your work and the profession to numerous audiences.

Plenary. Time to Tell Your Story: Tech Tools and Apps to Advance Your Career and Profession
Saturday, April 5 at 11:15 a.m. 
Author Beth Ziesenis, also known as Your Nerdy Best Friend, will help you discover online and mobile technology to create documents, graphics, and videos that help you share what you do with the people who need it most. 

Facilitated Learning Through Social Media (TD312)
Saturday, April 5 at 2 p.m. 
Social media provides another venue to support existing traditional teaching methods and technologies Faculty tend to utilize familiar technologies to communicate with students and to facilitate learning.


Our Plenary speaker Beth Ziesenis created this video about her presentation on tech tools and apps.


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