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News from Member Organisations December 2023 - Australia

OT Exchange 2024 – Registration opens in February

The OT Exchange (OTX2024) will be held on 13-14 June 2024 at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre in Western Australia. This two-day professional development conference and exhibition, developed especially for clinicians, brings together participants from across the OT profession and beyond. OTX2024 will focus on the practice areas of Knowledge Translation, Paediatrics, Older Persons, Disability, and Emerging & Innovative Practices.

Registrations for OTX2024 will open on 1 February 2024, with a limited-time member special available on top of regular OTA member discounts. Become an OTA member to access the best pricing, as well as a range of other member benefits by visiting the website.

OTX2024 early bird registration will be offered until 11 April 2024. Both in-person and virtual registration will be available, with both registration types offering access to view the virtual content on-demand for 45 days post-event. For more information, visit the website.

If you’re travelling to OTX2024 from overseas or interstate, get your accommodation locked in early. Special discounted rates have been negotiated for delegates at a variety of Perth hotels and apartments in conjunction with our exclusive accommodation partner, Accommodation Link. For details on booking, visit the website.

Make the most of your time in Perth by exploring the city before or after OTX2024. You can get 20% off a range of tours offered by Oh Hey! WA, including the Perth Small Bar and Street Art Tour, the Ultimate Perth Walking Tour and more. For details, visit the website.

OT Mental Health Forum 2024 – Save the date

We’re excited to announce the OT Mental Health Forum will be held 28-29 November 2024 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The Mental Health Forum is an opportunity for OTs to come together and exchange ideas, share practices and challenges, network and learn from an exciting array of current OT mental health practice and research activity.

The two-day program will offer an extensive selection of plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, workshops, and occupation stations, as well as opportunities to meet with exhibitors and view the latest products and services available.

Registrations will open in mid-2024 with early bird prices available. OTA members will have access to discounted pricing, as well as a limited-time member special price.

If you’re interested in presenting at the OT Mental Health Forum, the call for presentations will open on 13 February 2024 – stay tuned for more information coming soon. Express your interest via the website and follow Occupational Therapy Australia on social media for the latest updates.