Annual Conference

Call for Papers

Submission Deadline Extended Through
Monday, May 27th (11:59 AM)

NJOTA will hold its 2019 Annual Conference on Sunday, October 6th at Seton Hall University (Nutley campus).  Keynote speaker, Holly Cohen, OTR/L, ATP, SCEM will present “Creativity, Collaboration, and Curiosity: Shaping Occupational Therapy in the Present and Future.”

Authors are invited to submit their proposal(s) between April 15th through May 27th. Only online submissions will be accepted. It is important that you complete each category of the proposal. When submitting a proposal, make sure to list each presenter’s complete name, professional credentials, and e-mail address. Submissions will be through a new portal designed to make the submissions and review process more streamlined, allowing users to save their submission in progress and complete later.

Presentation Types:

    • Short Course 
    • Poster Session
    • Workshop (3 hours)
  • AV needs – Please provide AV information on the submission form if you are not bringing your own equipment/devices. You will be notified if Seton Hall cannot fulfill your request.


Presenters will receive an e-mail notification regarding the acceptance status of their proposal. At the time registration opens, each presenter must register for the conference at a reduced presenter rate.

All proposal submissions should contain the following:

• Title
• 300-word abstract
• Three learning outcomes for the presentation
• Complete Names of Author(s)
• Affiliations of Author(s) (please identify any student authors)
• Email of Author(s)
• Other contact information for the primary author (e.g., telephone number, address)
• Preferred format choice (Short Course, Poster, Work Shop (3 Hours))