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2016
Thursday, September 29th
7:00 AM

Registration Table Open

Extended Lobby

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

7:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

Atlantic Room

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

Alternative Productivity Structures and Reimbursement Models and their Role in Achieving Occupational Justice for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – A Philosophical Conundrum

Rosemary Lysaght, Queen's University - Faculty of Health Sciences
Terry Krupa, Queen's University - Faculty of Health Sciences

Armory Room

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Late Life Unemployment and Life Satisfaction

Maren Voss, University of Utah
Man Hung, University of Utah
Lori Wadsworth, Brigham Young University Department of Psychology
Wei Chen, University of Utah
Wendy Birmingham, Brigham Young University Romney Institute of Public Management

Armory Room

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Using a critical occupational perspective to locate – and begin to fill – “cracks” in public policy

Rebecca M. Aldrich PhD, OTR/L, Saint Louis University
Debbie Laliberte Rudman PhD, OT Reg. (ON), Western University

Armory Room

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

The development of occupational science outside the Anglophone sphere: Enacting global collaboration

Lilian Magalhaes PhD, Federal University of Sao Carlos
Lisette Farias PhD cand, Western University
Natalia Rivas-Quarneti PhD, University A Coruna
Liliana Alvarez PhD, Western University
Ana Paula Malfitano PhD, Federal University of Sao Carlos

Portland Room

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Exploring the Meaning of Recovery to Individuals Diagnosed with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

Lynne M. Anderson Clarke, Rockhurst University

Regency Room

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

The meaning of fighting and hiding for persons diagnosed with mental illness

Jiameng Xu, McGill University
Melissa M. Park PhD, OTR/L, McGill University

Regency Room

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

The unwitting (re)production of occupational ghettos: Reflections on embodiment, (mis)recognition, social (in)justice for persons with lived experience of mental illness

Melissa Park, PhD OT/L, McGill University
Janet Stewart, MSc, certified peer support worker, CIUSSS de l'ouest de l'Ile de Montréal

Regency Room

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Networking Break

Atlantic Room

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Poster Session

Atlantic Room

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Occupational Balance Time - Lunch on your own

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Participation as transaction: The functional coordination of family occupation.

Adrienne F. Miao, MS, OTR/L, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Behavioral Inflexibility in ASD: Impact on family occupations

Chetna Sethi OTR/L, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Wanqing Zhang PhD, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Clare Harrop PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Armory Room

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Photographs and family health: occupational insight and implications

Paula A. Rabaey MS, OTR/L, St. Catherine University
Kristin Carlson MOTS, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Beth DeGrace PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Armory Room

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Expanding ‘conditions of possibility’: Employing critical perspectives in occupational science scholarship

Debbie Laliberte Rudman, The University of Western Ontario
Rebecca Aldrich, St. Louis University
Suzanne Huot, The University of Western Ontario
Alison J. Gerlach, University of British Columbia
Gail Teachman, University of McGill

Portland Room

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Critical thinking about occupation: a framework for guiding pedagogy in occupational therapy

Jennifer S. Pitonyak PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, University of Puget Sound
Lynn Jaffee ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Florida Gulf Coast University
Sarah K. Nielsen PhD, OTR/L, University of North Dakota
Cecille Corsilles-Sy PhD, OTR/L, Pima Medical Institute - Seattle
Shirley P. O'Brien PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Eastern Kentucky University

Regency Room

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Policy and evidence review on work transition interventions and work disruptions of post- secondary student graduates with disabilities: Insights for social and education policy

Lynn Shaw E, Dalhousie University
James O'Brien Dr, Saint Mary's University - Canada
Kristen A. Bishop, Western University

Regency Room

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The experiences and meaning of participating in the co-occupation of peer mentoring

Beth Ekelman PhD, JD, OTR/L, Cleveland State University

Regency Room

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

2016 Townsend & Polatajko Lectureship: Playing in the Sandbox

Susan Forwell, University of British Columbia

Atlantic Room

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

Mug Exchange

Atlantic Room

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

6:00 PM

Occupational Balance Time – Dinner on your own in Portland

6:00 PM