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The 55th Japanese Occupational Therapy Congress & Expo 2021 (Sendai)

The Japanese Association of Occupational Therapists (JAOT) sincerely invites occupational therapists of all WFOT member organisations to the 55th Japanese Occupational Therapy Congress & Expo 2021.


On-site: Sep 10 – Sep 12, 2021
On-demand streaming: Sep 13 – Oct 13, 2021

This year’s congress, with a theme of “New Horizons and Specializations in Occupational Therapy - Passing the knowledge and technique baton to a creative generation-” will be held in Sendai (about 350 kilometers north of Tokyo) in a hybrid format - a combination of meetings on-site and online sessions in a thoroughly-controlled environment to prevent COVID-19 infections. Participants can access all the presentation materials (recorded symposiums and presentations in PDF data) during the congress period.

Abstract Submission:

January 12th – February 19th 2021

*We plan to have oral presentations onsite at the venue, while poster presentations will be made available online.

Registration period:

Registration will open in April 2021, to be announced on the congress homepage

More information is available via this link.