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Schedule Overview At-A-Glance

Annual Conference Registration

Conference Program Guide

The Onsite Program Guide will be distributed onsite at the Salt Lake Palace during the registration hours listed below. Registered attendees will receive a copy upon check-in. The education program can be accessed online prior to Conference.

Onsite Registration Location 

AOTA’s Conference Registration area will be located in the Salt Lake Palace. See hours for each day below.

Conference Schedule At-A-Glance

Tuesday, April 17

7:00 am–7:00 pm Registration Open (Salt Palace Convention Center)

Wednesday, April 18

7:00 am–7:00 pm Registration Open (Salt Palace Convention Center)

12:00 pm–6:30 pm Pre-Conference Institutes & Seminars

7:00 pm–8:30 pm PTE Advisors’ Workshop

7:30 pm–9:00 pm SIS Networking Reception

8:30 pm–9:30 pm PTE Alumni Reception

Thursday, April 19

6:15 am–7:00 pm Registration Open (Salt Palace Convention Center)

7:15 am–7:45 am First-Timers’ Orientation

7:30 am–9:00 am International Breakfast

8:00 am–10:00 am Poster Session #1

8:00 am–11:30 am Educational Sessions

10:30 am–12:30 pm Poster Session #2

12:00 pm–1:30 pm Vision 2025: The Future of OT

12:00 pm–3:30 pm Educational Sessions

1:30 pm–3:30 pm Poster Session #3

4:00 pm–5:30 pm Welcome Ceremony

5:30 pm–9:00 pm Expo Hall Opening & Reception

Friday, April 20

6:45 am–7:30 am Fitness Event―Zumba

7:00 am–9:00 am AOTF Breakfast with a Scholar

7:00 am–5:30 pm Registration Open (Salt Palace Convention Center)

7:30 am–11:00 am Educational Sessions

9:00 am-11:00 am Poster Session #4

9:00 am–5:00 pm Expo Hall Open

11:15 am–12:00 pm Presidential Address

12:30 pm–2:30 pm Poster Session #5

12:45 pm–1:30 pm #AOTA18 Tweet Up

1:30 pm–5:00 pm Educational Sessions

2:00 pm–4:30 pm AOTF State of the Science Symposium

3:00 pm–5:00 pm Poster Session #6

5:15 pm–6:30 pm Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture

7:00 pm–10:00 pm Friday Night Live

Saturday, April 21

7:30 am–5:30 pm Registration Open (Salt Palace Convention Center)

8:00 am–11:30 am Educational Sessions

8:30 am–10:00 am Plenary―Autism Panel

9:00 am–11:00 am Poster Session #7

9:00 am–2:00 pm Expo Hall Open

11:15 am–12:15 pm AOTA Annual Business Meeting

11:30 am–1:30 pm Poster Session #8

1:30 pm–5:30 pm Educational Sessions

5:00 pm–6:30 pm Knowledge Bowl (Students-Only)

5:45 pm–6:45 pm Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony

7:00 pm–8:00 pm Annual Awards & Recognition Reception

7:30 pm–10:30 pm AOTPAC Night

Sunday, April 22

7:30 am–11:15 am Registration Open (Salt Palace Convention Center)

8:00 am–11:00 am Educational Sessions