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2014
Friday, October 17th
4:54 PM

Sex, cancer and quality of life: The perceived occupational possibilities of women with gynecologic cancers

Mackenzi Pergolotti, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kemi Doll, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Charles Frost

4:54 PM - 5:25 PM

Saturday, October 18th
7:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

All Registered Conference Attendees Welcome

Winter Garden & Great Hall

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

CSOS Townsend-Polatajko Lectureship - Work Mobility: Past Meanings and Future Horizons Implications for Canadians and Occupational Science

Lynn Shaw, Western University

Great Hall

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Morning Break

All Registered Conference Attendees Welcome

Winter Garden

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

A critical analysis of the figured world of occupation

Niki Kiepek, Dalhousie University
Shanon K. Phelan, University of Alberta
Lilian Magalhães PhD, Western University

Hiawatha 2

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Crossthreads: Craftwork and Social Justice in a Guatemalan Context

Jennifer (Jenny) L. Womack MA MS OTR/L SCDCM C/PH FAOTA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Laura Daniel OTS, San Jose State University
Sarah R. Jay BS, North Texas University - Anthropology
Marie Miller OTS, Eastern Michigan University
Stephanie Roche, Boston University
Jessica Southard OTS, Winston-Salem State University
Gelya Frank, PhD, University of Southern California

Hiawatha 3

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Ethical considerations for advancing occupational science globally: Starting the dialogue

Melinda J. Suto PhD, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine

Soo Line

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Methodological Innovation to Study Occupation, Environmental Stressors, and Stress in a Post-Industrial Riskscape

Heather A. Fritz, Wayne State University
Malcolm P. Cutchin PhD, Wayne State University Detroit
Cathy Lysack Dr., Wayne State University Detroit

Charles Frost

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The transactional perspective: An appraisal of theory and application in research

Antoine Bailliard, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Virginia A. Dickie, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Luleå University of Technology

Rock Island

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Towards an experience-based Categorisation of Occupation

Hans Jonsson PhD, Karolinska Institutet

Hiawatha 1

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

11:05 AM

Building global partnerships to study the occupational implications of long-term unemployment

Beccy Aldrich PhD, OTR/L, Saint Louis University
Debbie Laliberte Rudman PhD, Western University

Hiawatha 3

11:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Getting published in the Journal of Occupational Science

Mandy Stanley Dr, University of South Australia
Clare Hocking Prof, Auckland University of Technology
Shoba Nayar PhD, Auckland University of Technology

Soo Line

11:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Meaningful connections between disciplines: The occupation of parenting from a life course perspective

Chetna Sethi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hiawatha 2

11:05 AM - 11:35 AM

The Stories They Tell: A Participatory Research Approach to Illuminating Film Representations of Intellectual/Developmental Disability

Rebecca Renwick PhD, University of Toronto
Ann Fudge Schormans PhD, McMaster University

Charles Frost

11:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Theoretical Perspective of Occupational Engagement

Wanda J. Mahoney, Midwestern University - Downers Grove
Sarah Austin, Chicago State University

Hiawatha 1

11:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Understanding the Experience of Fracking through the Model of Occupational Justice.

Kate Barrett, St. Catherine University
Anne Lexon OTS, St. Catherine University
Jill Sohre OTS, St. Catherine University

Rock Island

11:05 AM - 11:35 AM

11:40 AM

Conceptualization of occupation across the health continuum: A critical occupational perspective

Katherine Stewart BASc, MScOT (candidate), University of Toronto
Tess Fischer BA, MScOT (candidate), University of Toronto
Rehana Hirji MScOT, OT Reg. (Ont.), University of Toronto
Jane A. Davis MSc, OT Reg. (Ont.), OTR, University of Toronto

Soo Line

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

Defining occupation: A move towards globalization and interdisciplinary partnerships.

Nikhil Tomar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hiawatha 2

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

Occupation Defined: Worldviews, Philosophical Analysis & Synthesis

Kathlyn L. Reed

Rock Island

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

Quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease: A q-methodology analysis

Tina McNulty, University of Utah

Charles Frost

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

The differential value of symbolic capital: Occupational implications within varying social fields of practice

Suzanne Huot, PhD, University of Western Ontario
Shoba Nayar, PhD, NZROT, Auckland University of Technology
Debbie Laliberte Rudman, PhD, OT Reg (ON), University of Western Ontario

Hiawatha 3

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

To engage or not to engage; the influence of meaningfulness in decision-making.

Laura C. Titus PhD, OT Reg(Ont), Western University
Jan Polgar PhD OT Reg (Ont), Western University

Hiawatha 1

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

12:10 PM

Lunch

All Registered Conference Attendees Welcome

Winter Garden & Great Hall

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

1:10 PM

Conceptualizing Meaning with Semiotic Mediation: Expanding the Conversation

Khalilah R. Johnson, MS, OT/L, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hiawatha 3

1:10 PM - 1:40 PM

Connecting risk and occupation: Problematizing uses of risk in the study of occupation

Silke Dennhardt, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Debbie Laliberte Rudman, University of Western Ontario

Charles Frost

1:10 PM - 1:40 PM

Panel Presentation - Critical occupational science: Ethical, philosophical and political frameworks

Debbie L. Rudman, Western University
Amber Angell, University of Souther California
Lisette Farias, University of Western Ontario
Gelya Frank, University of Southern California

Hiawatha 1

1:10 PM - 2:15 PM

Panel Presentation - Pursuing Health in a Global City: Latino Angelenos' Participation in Health-Related Occupations

Beth Pyatak PhD, OTR/L, University of Southern California
Lucia Florindez MA, University of Southern California
Jesus Diaz OTD, OTR/L, University of Southern California
Jeanine Blanchard PhD, OTR/L, University of Southern California
Erna Imperatore Blanche PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of Southern California

Hiawatha 2

1:10 PM - 2:15 PM

Prisoner at home or active community participant: Exploring factors that influence public transport service provision for persons with disabilities in the eThekwini district, South Africa.

Helga Elke Koch, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Catherine Sutherland, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Development Studies

Rock Island

1:10 PM - 1:40 PM

1:45 PM

A Critical Analysis of Our Knowledge of Participation: Have Occupational Scientists Neglected Key Occupational Domains?

Clare Hocking DipOT, AdvDipOT, MHSc(OT), PhD, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Susan J. Forwell , PhD, FCAOT, University of British Columbia, Canada
Primrose Lentin , PhD, Monash University, Australia
Shoba Nayar , PhD, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Birgit Prodinger , PhD, Swiss Paraplegic Research
Mandy Stanley , PhD, University of South Australia

Charles Frost

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Concept mapping: A dynamic, individualized and qualitative method for uncovering occupational meaning.

Jessie A. Wilson Mrs., Western University
Kaity Gain, Western University
Lilian Magalhães PhD, Western University

Hiawatha 3

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Exploring the Occupational Aspirations of Youth with Motor Impairments

Shannon Moores BSc, Student Occupational Therapist, University of Toronto
Winnie Ly BSc, Student Occupational Therapist, University of Toronto
Jane A. Davis MSc, OT Reg. (Ont.), OTR, University of Toronto

Soo Line

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

The Influence of Occupational Engagement on the Lived Experience of Resilience Among Women who Lived in Poverty During Childhood

Nedra Peter, Western University
Donna Dennis, Western University
Janice Miller Polgar Dr., Western Ontario

Rock Island

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

2:20 PM

Being homeless or being housed: tales of an occupational transition

Catherine Vallée, Université Laval

Rock Island

2:20 PM - 2:50 PM

Digital access and occupational justice among young people with disabilities

Helena Hemmingsson, Linkoping University
Helene Lidström, Linkoping University
Vedrana Bolic, Linkoping University

Hiawatha 3

2:20 PM - 2:50 PM

Meaning of Everyday Food-Related Occupations: A Qualitative Study with Individuals in Cross-Cultural Transition

Dorothea Harth cand. MSc OT, University of Applied Science and Arts, Hildesheim, Germany
Ulrike Marotzki PhD, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Hildesheim, Germany
Silke Dennhardt PhD, Western University

Soo Line

2:20 PM - 2:50 PM

Panel Presentation - Conceptualizing Occupational Justice Globally: Present Understandings and Future Directions

Jyothi Gupta Dr., St. Catherine University
Evelyne Durocher PhD(c), OT Reg. (Ont.), University of Toronto
Robert Pereira, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Hiawatha 2

2:20 PM - 3:25 PM

Panel Presentation - Promoting diversity in qualitative methods: Expanding beyond talking about occupation

Mandy Stanley, University of South Australia
Eric Asaba, Karolinska Institutet
Debbie Laliberte Rudman, University of Western Ontario
Shoba Nayar, Auckland University of Technology
Clare Wilding, Charles Sturt University

Hiawatha 1

2:20 PM - 3:25 PM

2:55 PM

Housing for ageing LGBT people in Sweden: A descriptive study of needs, preferences and concerns.

Anders Kottorp, Karolinska Institutet
Karin Johansson, Karolinska Institute
Lena Rosenberg, Karolinska Institute

Soo Line

2:55 PM - 3:25 PM

Rethinking technology’s role in occupations: partnerships, collaboration and more!

Sumita Rege PhD, OTR/L

Hiawatha 3

2:55 PM - 3:25 PM

Transition: The occupation of changing occupations

Emily Furgang Kertcher PhD, MOT, OTR/L, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rock Island

2:55 PM - 3:25 PM

3:25 PM

Break

All Registered Conference Attendees Welcome

Hiawatha Foyer

3:25 PM - 4:05 PM

4:05 PM

Closing Panel Session

Moderated by Dr. Elizabeth Townsend and Dr. Lynn Shaw

Hiawatha 1, 2, 3

4:05 PM - 4:45 PM