On behalf of All India Occupational Therapist’s Association (AIOTA) and Odisha branch of AIOTA, it gives us an immense pleasure to represent the organizing team and thus inviting you all for the 51st Annual National Conference of AIOTA – ‘OTICON-14’

The theme of the conference “Living Life to the fullest- An Occupational Therapy Perspective” will enlighten each and every participant on the real meaning of Occupational therapy as a treatment method in the social model of health care system. The scientific presentation, poster presentation, Continuing Occupational Therapy Education and the lectures by leading experts around the world will bring a new era in the profession.

Our venue, Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha, is also popularly known as the "Temple City of India". Being the seat of Tribhubaneswar or 'Lord Lingaraj', Bhubaneswar is an important Hindu pilgrimage centre. Hundreds of temples dotted the landscape of the Old Town, which once boasted of more than 2000 temples. Bhubaneswar is the place where temple building activities of Odian style flowered from its very inception to its fullest culmination extending over a period of over one thousand years.

The new Bhubaneswar with its modern buildings and extensive infrastructure perfectly complements its historic surroundings. With facilities to cater to every type of visitors, Bhubaneswar makes an ideal tourist destination.

The conference will be an exceptional opportunity for professional networking and meeting old friends and new ones.

I look forward to meet you all at Bhubaneswar.

Program Overview
07 FEB 2014
Inaugural ceremony& COTE
08 FEB 2014
Scientific Sessions, Cultural night & Banquet
09 FEB 2014
Scientific Sessions & Valedictory function
Theme of the conference
“Occupational Therapy: Living Life to Its Fullest” embraces those variations and crystallizes in a few words what the profession stands for, and the positive impact practitioners have on the lives of those they serve. Occupational therapy enables people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. Readmore