Northwest District presents 

Sponsored by Stride Mobility

 October 20-21, 2023 ~ Glass City Conference Center, Toledo, OH

Earn up to 13.5 Contact Hours in person!!

(Poster sessions will be on demand)

Welcome to the 2023 Ohio Occupational Therapy Association State Conference, Filling the Glass with Possibilities. We welcome the occupational therapy practitioners and students who, through research and evidence-based practice, will work to engage individuals, groups, and communities in activities that provide meaning, purpose, and well-being.

Celebrate together as we honor practitioners and students among us who have earned distinction at the Awards Dinner on Friday evening. Network and learn with your colleagues during educational sessions and exhibitor sessions.  Join us for this year's conference, Friday, October 20th, to Saturday, October 21st, at the Glass City Center, Toledo, Ohio.


Pre-Conference Workshop (Friday 9am - 12pm) sponsored by Ohio OTPTAT Board 

Members/Non-Members FREE, Requires Registration 

Full Conference (Friday and Saturday)

Members $260 /  Non-Members $325

Friday ONLY (Includes Exhibit Hall Vendor Reception and Awards Dinner)

Members $150 / Non-Members $185 

Saturday ONLY (Includes Breakfast and Meeting of the Members/Town Hall Lunch)

Members $130 / Non-Members $165


Conference will be held at the Glass City Center in downtown Toledo. 

Glass City Center

Parking Available Downtown, visit HERE for details.

Conference Schedule and Session Info Can be Found HERE

Schedule Highlights

Friday, October 20th, 2023

  • 9:00-12:00pm ~ Pre-conference workshop with Grab & Go Breakfast for Pre-Conference Attendees
  • 12:00-1:00pm ~ Exhibit Hall and Vendors (Includes Box Lunch for Pre-Conference Attendees)
  • 1:00-2:00pm ~ Session 1 (Four concurrent sessions)
  • 2:15-3:15pm ~ Session 2 (Four concurrent sessions)
  • 3:30-4:30pm ~ Session 3 (Four concurrent sessions)
  • 4:45-5:45pm ~ Session 4 (Four concurrent sessions)
  • 5:00-6:30pm ~ Ohio Fieldwork and Capstone Coordinators Consortium Meeting
  • 5:00-6:00pm ~ Ohio Program Directors Meeting 
  • 6:00-7:00pm ~ Exhibit Hall and Vendor Reception
  • 7:00-9:30pm ~ OOTA Annual Awards Dinner (Sponsored by Maxim Mobility)

Saturday, October 21st, 2023

  • 8:00-9:00am ~ Keynote Address: Temor (Tay) Amin-Arsala, OT, MS, OTR ~ 
    • Diverse Lives, Innumerable Occupations: Reclaiming Holistic Practice 
  • 9:15-10:15am ~ Session 5 (Four concurrent sessions)
  • 10:30-11:30am ~ Session 6 (Four concurrent sessions) 
  • 11:30-12:30pm ~ Exhibit Hall and Vendors
  • 12:30-2:00pm ~ Annual Meeting of the Membership & Town Hall (Sponsored by Brain Bright/CNSI Therapies)
  • 2:15-3:15pm ~ SIS Group Roundtables: Pediatrics, Older Adults, Rehab, Mental Health, OT/OTA Education
  • 3:30-4:30pm ~ Session 7 (Four concurrent sessions, including Virginia Scardina Lecture | 2022 Award Winner / Building Practitioner-Faculty Collaborations to Advance Occupational Therapy Research and Practice)

 Opportunities are still available for exhibitors and sponsors at multiple levels.

Please click HERE for more details!