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NOTA and NVPTA Joint Conference: Call for Papers Due March 1
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NOTA & NVPTA want to hear from you! We are looking for your representation of occupational therapy and physical therapy interprofessional practice in Nevada. Become a presenter at our first combined OT and PT Nevada State Conference and contribute to the knowledge translation of our professions. 


Please continue with this online form (below) or you may download a word document to submit via email here.


Submissions should consider incorporating best practices and strategies related to:

  • Implementing a full continuum of integrated approaches to supporting interprofessional, behavioral, and community outcomes.
  • Building shared client-community system approaches.
  • Fully involving diverse stakeholders, youth, families, educators, community staff, researchers, policy makers, and others in all aspects of work.
  • Evaluating, implementing, and advancing high quality and evidence-based services.
  •  Enhancing policy, growing resources, advancing research, and expanding programs and initiatives.


During the submission process, speakers must read and agree to the following:

  • Deadline for submission: March 1, 2018
  • NOTA/NVPTA reserve the right to choose topics and format, as well as assign the time that accepted submissions will be scheduled.
  •  All OT, OTA, PT, and PTA speakers whose submissions are accepted for presentation are encouraged to register for the conference. Speakers will receive a reduced rate of 50%.  Non- OT and PT presenters can attend the conference for free.
  • Confirmations will be sent by e-mail by April 13, 2018 regarding acceptance of submissions. Confirmations not acknowledged by the due date April 20, 2018 may result in a session being dropped from the final program.  
  • Standard audiovisual equipment requests must be made by May 1, 2018.
  • Speakers are responsible for bringing their own laptop for presentations and they must have working knowledge of the set up of the LCD projector and cable hook up. Speakers with Mac computers will also need to bring their own VGA adapter to connect to the projector.
  • It is highly recommended that speakers provide handouts for their presentation. Speakers will have the option to post handouts on the NOTA and NVPTA websites, which will be available for download by attendees. These need to be submitted by May 5, 2018.
  • If speakers want to provide printed copies of handouts, the speaker(s) must provide this.

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