April is OT Month

21 OT practitioners and friends celebrated OT Month at Shepherd Spinal Hospital with food and fellowship. OT and OTA graduates from Augusta University, Brenau University, Chattahoochee Technical College, Georgia State University, Boston, Indiana, Illinois, Massachusetts, and Washington universities exchanged thoughts, ideas, info on their practice areas, job postings, research interests and upcoming GOTA Conference in September. Many thanks to those attending, ATL Region hosts, and Shepherd Spinal Center as venue. HAPPY OT MONTH!!!

   

 

 


 

SAVE THE DATE FOR 2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS MEETING

 

  

September 27-29th, 2019 

Join us at

Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa

In Young Harris, GA

 

Call For Proposals Now Open

In keeping with our conference theme “Change, Challenge, Conquer” we are seeking to develop a conference schedule that includes a balance of sessions in a range of practice areas.  We need YOU to submit a presentation proposal and to encourage your colleagues as well.  We are seeking proposals that relate to any areas of interest to occupational therapy practitioners.  These may relate to practice, education and/or research.  Presentations that provide the audience with knowledge that can be used for improved service delivery are highly encouraged. Successful proposals will:

 

  • Clearly articulate learning outcomes
  • Appropriately identify teaching strategies that match proposed learning outcomes
  • Provide current and relevant information and evidence to support proposal

 

TO SUBMIT YOUR CALL FOR PROPOSAL PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

Deadline to Submit has been EXTENDED TO APRIL 15, 2019

 

 To preview the submission form please click here. **This is a preview form only**

 


 

NOW ACCEPTING SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

 

This conference is a vehicle to assist GOTA and its members in addressing and achieving its strategic goals. Some of these goals will explore alternative practice opportunities, changes and challenges to serving future populations, service delivery within the community and industrial environments, reviewing research-based clinical techniques and equipment, alternative funding resources, grant writing, and developing partnerships for research. 

Please consider serving as an exhibitor and sponsor at this conference by sharing your products, services and expertise that will assist our members in pursing professional growth and excellence. GOTA expects the conference attendance will host approximately 150 practitioners. Exhibits are scheduled to run Friday, September 27th through Saturday, September 28th, 2019.

Please review our revised packages and sponsorship opportunities for our 2019 Annual Conference and Business meeting. CLICK HERE TO VIEW PACKAGES

Exhibitor and Sponsorship forms are due by Friday, September 13, 2019.

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE EXHIBITOR AND SPONSORSHIP FORM

 

CONFERENCE HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Booking Your Room:

Special rates have been secured for GOTA at Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa. 

Book by August 5th to take advantage of the discounted rates.

Room rates start at $199*

(tax and resort fees not included)

To book a room with one of the following features, please call 1-800-201-3205

BALCONY ROOMS

FIREPLACE ROOMS

COTTAGES

 

Click Here to book your room now: GOTA 2019

OR Call 1-800-201-3205 

*Let them know you are part of GOTA

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

CALL FOR PAPERS TO OPEN JANUARY 30th 2019.


 

Thank you to all who came out and spent time with GOTA in Jekyll Island for our

2018 Annual Conference and Business Meeting!

 

Click Here to view the photo gallery from the 2018 Conference

 

A special Thank You to our conference sponsors!

 


 

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 2018*

 

 

 

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

 Learn More

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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