Occupational Science Connections

Occupational Science Events

Inaugural World Occupational Science Conference, 2022 (WOSC)

The Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia ([email protected]) & The International Society for Occupational Science (ISOS) are excited to announce the inaugural World Occupational Science Conference (WOSC) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, August of 2022. This first world conference's theme is titled "Occupation and Society: Global to Local Perspectives for the Future"

For more information, please visit UBC's and ISOS's websites.

Occupational Science Europe (OSE) Online Conference 2021

"We [OSE] want to offer a conference that is inclusive and provide opportunities for many different people and perspectives to come together around the subjects of the conference 'everyday life, living and doing in a changing society.' We want to hear from you about the important questions that need to be raised within this subject. This conference aims to incorporate ideas regarding occupations - the doing of everyday life activities - in connection with areas such as climate change, the pandemic, migration, health and well-being, ageing, etc."

This conference will take place on November 17th, 2021.

For more information, please visit OSE's Conference website.

The 27th USC Chan Occupational Science Symposium

"Occupations, Disrupted: Pandemics and the Reshaping of Everyday Life", will be held on November 5th, 2021. The virtual event will explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the shaped of everyday occupations and intersected with overlapping crises related to systemic racism and inequalities.

For more information, please visit USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy's Conference website.

The Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at UNC's Mitchell Symposium in Occupational Science

The Mitchell Symposium in Occupational Science is named in honor and memory of Dr. Marlys Mitchell, the founder of the master's program in occupational therapy at the UNC School of Medicine, and her husband, Earl, a great supporter of Marlys. Symposium scholars deliver a public lecture and participate in talks, discussions, and meetings with faculty, students, and researchers from throughout the division and the Department of Allied Health Sciences. Initiated in 2011, the Symposium has been made possible through generous gifts from friends and alumni of the division.

For more information, please visit UNC OS/OT's Mitchell Symposium website.

The Lyla M. Spelbring Endowed Lectureship & Conference

The 2021 Lyla M. Spelbring endowed lecture will be given by Dr. Virginia Dickie, PhD, OTRL, FAOTA, on September 18th at 11am EST. The event is virtual and FREE!

To learn more or to register, visit www.spelbringlecture.com 


Occupational Science and Related Publications & Journals

Australian Journal of Occupational Therapy

British Journal of Occupational Therapy


Cadernos Brasileiros de Terapia Ocupacional (Brazilian Journal of Occupational Therapy)

Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy

Journal of Occupational Science

Occupational Therapy Journal of Research: Occupation, Participation and Health

Revista Terapia Ocupacional Galicia

Revista Ocupación Humana

Revista Chilena de Terapia Ocupacional

Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy

South African Journal of Occupational Therapy

International Occupational Science Societies & Resources

International Society for Occupational Science (ISOS)
Website: www.isoccsci.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/InternationalSocietyForOccupationalScience/
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ISOScience

Australasian Society of Occupational Science (ASOS)
Website: www.occupationalscience.wordpress.com/

Austrian Association of Occupational Science (AOS)
Website: www.austrianoccupationalscience.com/
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/groups/12461122/
Twitter: www.twitter.com/AustrianOS
Instagram: www.instagram.com/austrian_os/

Canadian Society of Occupational Science (CSOS)
Website: www.csoscanada.org
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CSOSCanada
Instagram: www.instagram.com/csoscanada/

Japanese Society for the Study of Occupation (JSSO)
Website: www.jsso.jp (Japanese) & www.jsso.jp/indexEn.html (English)

Occupational Science Europe (OSE)
Website: www.os-europe.org/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OSEurope
Twitter: www.twitter.com/OSEurope
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/groups/4119167/

Research in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science (ROTOS)
Website: www.rotosfoundation.eu/

Sociedad Chilena de Ciencia de la Ocupación
Website: www.scienciadelaocupacion.blogspot.com/