2021 ArizOTA Fall Conference

Welcome to the Fall Conference webpage! Scroll down to register and to view the schedule of sessions and events, rates, discounts, and FAQ.

2021 ArizOTA Fall Conference

Friday-Saturday, October 15-16, 2021

Huntington University + Virtual via Whova Platform

Adult, Pediatric, and General Tracks

Up to 60 CEUs 

Rates & Discounts

Take advantage of Early Bird pricing through Friday, October 1. ArizOTA is proud to extend our member pricing to members of other state occupational therapy associations.

All registrations include the reception (in person) or networking hour (virtual) on Friday evening from 5-6 p.m.

Full Conference Rates

Discounts

Pair & Share the Savings Drawings: Register for both days of 2021 Fall Conference and then refer someone who didn’t attend Fall Conference last year to register as well, and the pair of you will be entered to win $50 each in 4 weekly drawings. FULL DETAILS

Group Discount: Practitioners who register for BOTH days of conference in groups of 3 or more can get a $25 discount per person.

Business Group Discount: 10+ employees of the same company who register for BOTH days of conference can get a $35 discount per person.

To claim either group discount, email office@arizota.org PRIOR to registering for Fall Conference. Your group will be provided with a coupon code to use during checkout.

1-Day Rates

In Person vs Virtual: What You Need to Know

In Person

  • Space is limited, so register early! Registration closes October 8.
  • Registrants must select and attend one track only.
  • Registrants must read and complete a Covid waiver, wear masks regardless of vaccination status, and practice social distancing when possible.
  • Attendees should download the Whova app or access the Whova website via browser at conference.
  • Breakfast, coffee, drinks, and snacks will be provided both days. Lunch will be provided on Friday; lunch on Saturday is on your own.
  • Registration includes the reception at Headquarters Grill Bar Sushi on Friday evening from 5-6 p.m. Attendees will enjoy appetizers and two drink tickets for wine, beer, or soft drinks.
  • Attendees will have the opportunity to visit exhibitor booths and participate in a raffle.
  • Take advantage of ArizOTA’s room block for the Residence Inn Marriott, which is walking distance from Huntington University. The rate is $129 per night and is valid from October 14-17. Book HERE through September 22. 

Virtual

  • Registration for virtual attendance has no cap and will be open up to the start of each day of conference.
  • Registrants can participate in live sessions from any of the tracks.
  • Attendees should download the Whova app or access the Whova website via browser at conference.
  • Attendees will have the opportunity to virtually visit exhibitor booths and participate in a raffle.
  • A virtual networking hour will be available on Friday evening from 5-6 p.m., the same time as the in-person reception.

Both in-person and virtual attendees will be able to access any courses they missed live during conference via Whova through January 16, 2022.

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Conference FAQ

How will I access live and recorded courses?

Both in-person and virtual participants will take part in live courses and pre-recorded poster presentations during the 2-day conference. After the conclusion of conference, all registrants will then be able to access the recorded versions of the sessions and the poster presentations through January 16, 2022. ALL sessions will be recorded.

Can I jump between tracks?

Due to logistical considerations, in-person participants must select and stick to one track per day during conference. Virtual participants can jump between tracks and view any of the live sessions. After conference and through January 16, 2022, all participants can view the recordings of any sessions they may have missed live.

What courses/CEs will I have access to?

Both in-person and virtual participants will have access to all the courses they attend during the two days of conference. Participants will also have access to recordings of all courses through January 16, 2022.

Participants can therefore earn CEUs from both and live and recorded courses, amounting to up to 60 CEUs if all available courses and poster presentations from both days are attended.

How will poster presentations be handled this year?

Poster presentations will be given in-person during conference, but images of the posters and any related content provided by the authors will also be available for viewing on Whova. Virtual participants will be able to discuss the presentations with the authors using interactive discussion boards on Whova.  All participants will be able to access the virtual posters on Whova through January 16, 2022.

 

How is my attendance at each course verified?

ArizOTA will verify attendance both in-person and virtually during Fall Conference. Each participant will complete an attestation form stating the courses attended in order to receive their CEU certificates. 

How will I access handouts and other materials shared by presenters?

Handouts will be available within each course on Whova. 

How will I receive my certificate of attendance?

In-person and virtual participants will attest to the LIVE courses they attended during the 2-day conference and will receive a digital CEU certificate within 2 weeks.
A second digital CEU certificate will be provided to reflect RECORDED courses completed between the end of Fall Conference and January 16, 2022. Once participants have viewed all desired recorded sessions, they will submit a second attestation to ArizOTA. ArizOTA will then send the second CEU certificate within 2 weeks.
Email office@arizota.org with special inquiries or questions.

Who do I contact if I experience technical difficulties during the conference?

For Zoom-related difficulties, visit the Zoom Help Center. For issues with Whova, contact ArizOTA at office@arizota.org or 623-937-0920. 

What is ArizOTA doing to create a safe environment for in-person attendees?

ArizOTA is excited to return to in-person Fall Conference. However, we recognize the severity of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and take seriously our responsibility to meet in the safest way possible. Per CDC guidelines, we will require face masks for both vaccinated and unvaccinated participants. We will also require all in-person attendees to sign and abide by a Covid policy, which includes an agreement to not participate in person if symptomatic, recently exposed, or otherwise at risk of exposing others to Covid. This policy will be available for review and signature during the registration process. 

Please contact office@arizota.org with additional questions.