ALOTA Spring Conference is February 9, 2019

Huntsville Hospital Dowdle Center

Proposals are invited for presentation at the 2019 ALOTA Spring Conference. All topic proposals will be considered. 

Proposals are welcomed from occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and occupational therapy students. If these categories do not describe you or your organization, we still invite you to submit a proposal on topic that might be of interest to our group. 

All proposals (both speakers and posters) require the following information be submitted along with your proposal in order to meet requirements for AOTA Approved Provider Continuing Education credits. Submissions which do not include this information will not be considered:

All Proposals:

  • Speaker/poster presenter(s) name, address, phone/fax and email
  • Title of Presentation
  • Abstract (short summary stating purpose and content of presentation)
  • Learning Objectives (should be concise and specific)
  • Educational Value (description of how information applies to advancement or development of participants)


  • Proposals for speaker should include a brief biographical sketch, including your name and credentials as you wish them to appear on published conference materials. 


  • Any audiovisual equipment needs 
  • Any special needs for speaker/presenter
  • Session preference if desired (cannot be guaranteed)

Deadline for submissions is January 1, 2019

Please submit proposals to [email protected]

 Click here for the PDF version of the application


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You insure the most valuable things in your life – things like your house and your car – why would you not insure your job? ALOTA is the only organization dedicated to be your professional advocate as an occupational therapy practitioner (and future practitioners for our students). It takes resources to do this. This is done through your membership dues and attending our continuing education offerings. We regularly offer some of the most cost efficient and highest quality continuing education in the state. But it is more than just continuing education – our events are designed to promote networking and collaboration in settings that encourage a work-play balance. Do your part. Not a member? Join today, it is easy – just click on the link below. Past member but need to renew? Also easy! Just follow the link. And then make sure you join us in the fall at the beach!
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Welcome to ALOTA!

The Alabama Occupational Therapy Association (ALOTA) is a member organization. ALOTA is the state-based professional organization and public voice for the occupational therapy profession within Alabama. Members consist of occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, occupational therapy students, and corporate sponsors who employ occupational therapy personnel. ALOTA is a state affiliate of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), which is the national professional association. ALOTA and AOTA share the common goals of working to advance the profession of occupational therapy, the public’s awareness of and access to needed occupational therapy services, and the contributions of occupational therapy to health, wellness, productivity and quality of life.