GOTA Annual Conference and Business Meeting
October 6-7, 2017
Medical Center of Central Georgia (Navicent)
777 Hemlock St, Macon, GA 31201


Speaker & Exhibitor Information 

Are you interested in becoming an Exhibitor and Sponsor for the 2017 GOTA Annual Conference?
Sponsorship/Advertisement provides your organization with direct access to 150-200 Occupational Therapy Students and Practitioners
during conference and online access to several hundred OT practitioners for Platinum, Gold and Silver Sponsors throughout the calendar year.
Space is limited this year so sign up early to secure your booth. Sign up and payment is due by September 8, 2017.
For questions about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities please contact
Additional information can be found on the events tab of the GOTA website under Annual Conference. 

Click Here to Become an Exhibitor/Sponsor 


Award Nominations




The Nominations and Recognitions Committee would like to remind everyone that the 4 Award catergories: 

  • Barbara E. Grant Award of Merit, 
  • Outstanding Occupational Therpay Practitioner of the Year, 
  • Outstanding Occupational Therapy Student of the Year 
  • OT Supporter Award

are posted on the GOTA website at Nominations for these award categories will be accepted all year long. These award recipients will be announced at the Annual Conference and Professional Meeting held at the Medical Center of Central Georgia October 6-7, 2017. However, you do not need to wait until September to nominate a deserving person. Nominate today!


To view award categories and definitions please click the link below or visit the GOTA website


for Occupational Therapy Students


The Linda Stephens Scholarship was established to provide assistance to students who are matriculating in an occupational therapy program and demonstrate a commitment to serving the profession of occupational therapy. The financial amount is variable depending upon the availability of funds, which will generally be 1 half of the amount in the earmarked fund.
Students applying for the scholarship must meet the following requirements:
  • Submit a scholarship application, which includes two completed references from an OT practitioner who is a GOTA member
  • Be a current member of GOTA
  • Submit a brief essay regarding their lifelong plan for service to the OT profession
  • Must not have been a previous recipient of the Linda Stephens' Scholarship.




New to the profession or to GOTA? If you are a first time GOTA member join NOW to receive your first year of
membership for only $45. Please follow the link below to join.

GOTA Membership Application

*Please note this special is only for 2017*

The Benefits of Membership

Marco Coelho Headshot"As a member of GOTA, I have access to a professional network of peers across a broad spectrum of practice areas ranging from pediatrics to older adult services, in both private practice and the public sector. Membership in GOTA not only fosters my career development, it also serves as a platform to advocate for Occupational Therapy across our entire state."

- Marco Coelho, MS, OTR/L

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Volunteer Opportunities

Feel like you need to make a bigger impact in your profession? Want to help advance Occupational Therapy in the state of Georgia? GOTA is the perfect organization to get started! We are actively looking for members to fill different executive board and committee positions. If you would like to get more involved, please click on the link below to learn more.

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