Posted: August 10, 2013 in Uncategorized


First joint congress of the COTEC & ENOTHE 2016

(Council of Occupational Therapists for European Countries &
European Network of Occupational Therapy in Higher Education)

NUI Galway,

Galway, Ireland
June 2016

The Discipline of Occupational Therapy at NUI Galway is delighted to welcome Occupational Therapists from Europe and from further afield to the first COTEC-ENOTHE joint congress which will be held in NUI Galway in June 2016.

COTEC-ENOTHE2016 will explore a variety of issues in Occupational Therapy. The specific themes will be confirmed nearer the time of the conference but will include aspects of research in Occupational Therapy. Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education in Occupational Therapy and various contemporary issues in Occupational Therapy

NUI Galway’s 260 acre campus will host the event and is an ideal location for conferences. Picturesque grounds, state of the art meeting facilities, excellent accommodation, a choice of restaurants and recreational amenities add to the attractiveness of the venue.

For delegates who wish to combine attendance at the conference with a short holiday in Ireland, a number of pre- and post-event tours will be offered in conjunction with local Tour Companies. Partner programmes will also be offered for the companions of delegates.

The conference will emphasise value for delegates, with subsidised rates for students and participants from developing countries.

The provisional conference outline is as follows:
Day 1 :
Arrival and registration at hotels
Transfer to Welcome Reception

Day 2 :
Morning: Registration
Official Opening – invited dignitary
Plenary session – Keynote speaker(s)
Tea and Coffee break
Parallel sessions
Afternoon: Lunch
Parallel sessions
Evening: Conference Gala Dinner and Céilí,

Day 3 :
Morning: Plenary session – Keynote speakers
Tea and Coffee break
Workshops and Symposia Sessions
Afternoon: Workshops & Symposia
Evening: Evening event

Day 4 :
Morning: Keynote speaker
Parallel sessions
Tea / Coffee
Symposia / Workshops
Afternoon: Exhibition / site visits
Evening: Reception

Day 5 :
Morning: Final workshops
12 noon: Closing session


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