We are delighted to inform you that the SRM College of Occupational therapy, SRM University , Chennai is Privileged to host the 53rdAnnualConference of The All India Occupational Therapist’ Association (AIOTA) – "OTICON 2016" in Colloboration with the Tamil Nadu Branch of AIOTA.
The theme for this year has been titled as “INNOVATIONS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY – KEY TOWARDS EXCELLENCE”
The Organising Committee with immense pleasure invites you to be a part of the conference at SRM University, Kattangulathur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu from 29th , 30th and 31st January 2016.
The delegates must register for the conference online self served anytime. Submission of abstracts and registering for competitions/Awards must be done online. Technical sessions Authors must pay before they submit Abstracts.
The Organising committee of "OTICON 2016" and SRM College of Occupational Therapy promises to take every effort to make your visit memorable. Looking forward for your cooperation and participation to make the upcoming event a huge success.
''Innovations in occupational therapy: The key towards the excellence”
The theme was selected with the premise that in the present knowledge age, discovery and innovations is the key to progress and leadership. Moreover the global concern for Occupational Therapy is the requirement to increase research capacity by developing methodologies and promoting occupational therapy research. The outcome of the conference could help us understand the top priorities in our field. This could help occupational therapist as well as the policy makers of our profession in future to:
1. Encourage / conduct high quality researches which explore the evidence and conceptual basis of Occupational Therapy in India, its significance as a healthcare profession in India, Health and economic effectiveness of occupational therapy intervention etc…
2.This helps the occupational therapists and policymakers of our profession to enlighten our policy makers in government about our profession and professional needs like the importance and cost effectiveness of Occupational therapy interventions for the society, need of a statutory council for Occupational Therapy etc….
3.To form a uniform research, educational (esp. research education), clinical practices standards in all over India.
4.To obtain funding from government to conduct high quality and/or multicenter studies.