University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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USC Chan Occupational Science Symposium | The 26th Symposium

Thursday, September 19, 2019
USC Caruso Catholic Center
Los Angeles, CA

The 26th USC Chan Occupational Science Symposium, “Celebrating the past and mobilizing the future,” will take place on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at USC’s Caruso Catholic Center.

The Symposium will feature presentations from USC Chan faculty and alumni, including:

Grace Baranek

Grace Baranek

PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
University of Southern California
“A Collective Vision of Occupational Science at USC Chan”

Mary Lawlor

Mary Lawlor

ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA
University of Southern California
“An Untold Story: A Unifying Narrative of the Discipline of Occupational Science”

Featured keynote panelists will be:

Florence Clark

Florence Clark

PhD, OTR (retired), FAOTA
University of Southern California

Elizabeth June Yerxa

Elizabeth J. Yerxa

EdD, OTR (retired), FAOTA
University of Southern California

Ruth Zemke

Ruth Zemke

PhD, OTR (retired), FAOTA
University of Southern California

The 2019 Wilma West Lecture will be given by:

Clare Hocking

Clare Hocking

PhD, MHSc, DipOT
Auckland University of Technology
“Occupation in context: A reflection on environmental influences on human doing”

Symposium Agenda

8–8:30am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30am: Program Begins
Morning sessions to include a keynote panel and presentations by USC Chan faculty members
12:00pm: Lunch
1:00pm: Program Resumes
Afternoon sessions to include the Wilma West Lecture, breakout sessions facilitated by USC Chan faculty members, and an international alumni panel
5:30pm: Program Concludes
Reception to Follow

Registration

Register for the 26th USC Chan Occupational Science Symposium.