Occupational Therapy Australia 28th National Conference and Exhibition 2019


By attending the Conference you can claim the below CPD hours. This is based on the program times that presentations are being made, relevant social events and ePoster/exhibitor viewing time.



Education Day (Tuesday 9 July 2019) - 8.5 hours

Student and New Graduate Networking Drinks (Tuesday 9 July 2019) - 1 hour


National Conference

Day One (Wednesday 10 July 2019) - up to 10 hours

Day Two (Thursday 11 July 2019) - up to 10 hours

Day Three (Friday 12 July 2019) - up to 7.25 hours

TOTAL 3 Conference days attendance: 27.25 hours


You are also eligible to claim hours by completing the following additional activities at the Conference:

  • Interaction and engagement in the exhibition hall
  • Participating and engaging in the e-Poster Display
  • Presenting at the Conference
  • Chairing a session
  • Attending an interest group meeting or similar outside the program.

For the above activities you will be expected to record and provide evidence of your engagement with these activities. As per the CPD Guidelines set by the OTBA, in effect one hour of a professional development activity equals one hour towards your CPD.

Click here to review the OTBA CPD Guidelines.


Recording you CPD

Occupation Therapy Australia encourages you to keep a copy of your program and your receipt or name tag which will specify the days that you have registered to attend. Note the sessions that you attend when you count your CPD hours.

Your attendance at this Conference WILL NOT be automatically recorded on your PD tracker on the Occupational Therapy Australia website. (Conferences are handled separately to CPD events on the website). You will need to do this manually by logging on to the website www.otaus.com.au and going to PD> record ne CPD tab.

You are required to keep a personal reflection record which encourages you to take some time to reflect on the implications of the session for your practice.


Certificate of Attendance

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all Conference attendees. This will be sent out via email after the Conference.


International Delegates

International delegates are encouraged to check in with their respective association to determine whether this Conference adheres to their CPD regulations.

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