Here is the calendar of MOTA-sponsored and other promotional events. 

If you would like to advertise an event on our calendar, please send an email to Rebecca Cook - rabowling@gmail.com

Cancelation and refund policy: For events requiring a registration fee payable to MOTA, the policy is specific to each individual event and is found at the bottom of the event details page.  For extenuating circumstances, we try to accommodate our members as much as possible.  Please contact us at all4mota@gmail.com for questions or concerns.


    • 10/04/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • DoubleTree Columbia 5485 Twin Knolls Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
    • 23


    Vendor/Exhibitor/Sponsorship Opportunities 

     39th Annual MOTA Conference

    October 4th, 2019

    The Maryland Occupational Therapy Association Conference Committee would like to invite you to explore various sponsorship options available at the 2019 MOTA Conference.  We welcome the opportunity for your company to highlight its products and/or services.    

    Sponsorship is available if you are unable to make it to our conference.  We want to be able to offer the most cost effective packages for our sponsors.  We also hope to recruit some new vendors this year and initiate a more intimate, yearly relationship with all our friends of MOTA.

    New Registration Process:  Please refer to the MOTA website (http://www.mota.memberlodge.org/Events) to sign up as a vendor! 

    Exhibition Opportunities

    Exhibitor Bronze  $300

    • Unopposed vendor time will be offered
    • Showcase your company’s products and/or services by securing a table in the Exhibit Hall.
    • Incentives for attendees to visit all exhibits will be provided by MOTA.
    • Listing in conference program as an exhibitor.
    • Two conference lunches include in the price (additional lunches are $25.00 per person, per day).

    Exhibitor Silver  $400

    • Exhibitor Bronze Benefits PLUS:
      • Half page ad in the Conference Brochure (which will be posted to the MOTA website)

    Exhibitor Gold    $500

    • Exhibitor Silver benefits PLUS:
      • Full Page ad in the Conference Brochure (which will be posted on the MOTA website)
      • Advertisement on MOTA website for 4 months after conference as “GOLD SPONSOR”

    MOTA is also accepting donation of our silent auction benefitting the

    Henrietta Price Scholarship Fund

    For more information, please email Lauren Carls



    Advertising space in the conference brochure AND program:

    • Full page, camera ready: 7” x 9”                                                   $250
    • Half page, camera ready: 7” x 4.5”                                               $200
    • Quarter page, camera ready 3.5” x 4.5”                                      $150

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    ** Please remember that you do not need to attend conference if you choose one of our sponsorship opportunities**

    Luncheon Sponsor  $600

    • We will place a tabletop sign at the food station and all dining tables to notify attendees your company generously supplied lunch.

    Conference Bag  $600

    • Each attendee will receive a bag at conference upon registering.  Have your company logo join MOTA’s logo on this year’s conference bags!  This opportunity is only available to one company.
    Breakfast Sponsor   $400
    • We will place a tabletop sign at the food station to notify attendees your company generously supplied breakfast.
    Break Outs   $300
    • Provide water and an afternoon snack to our attendees at our afternoon break outs 
    Pads and Pens   $300
    • MOTA is responsible for printing of pads and pens for our attendees to use at all of our conference events.
      • 10/04/2019
      • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbia, 5485 Twin Knolls Rd, Columbia, MD 21045

      Maryland Occupational Therapy Association’s

      39th Annual Conference

      October 4th, 2019

      MOTA is now advertising for presentation submissions for this year's Conference!  

      Conference theme:  "Quantity to Quality: Transitioning to Value-Based Therapy"

      Registration Open:  May 10th - July 5th

      (Proposals will not be accepted after July 5th)

      Benefits of Presenting at Conference

      1.  Enhance your resume/CV

      2. Build your network with fellow like-minded therapists 

      3.  Share your expertise 

      4. Attend high quality educational sessions 

      5.  Earn an extra 1.0 contact hour for every hour presented

      Important Details:

      • Submissions are due by July 5th and will be reviewed based on accuracy, completeness, currency of topic and currency of evidence based references.
      • Submissions will be reviewed and all presenters will be notified of their presentation status by July 19th
      • After submissions are accepted for presentation by the conference committee, presenters will receive a contract to sign and return by July 26th in order to confirm participation and agreement with the terms and conditions of the 2019 MOTA conference.

      Audio Visual Needs:

      • Presenters (excluding posters) will be provided with a screen and LCD projector
      • Presenters will need to bring own laptop
      • Any additional equipment needs must be supplied by the presenter

      **Please note: The advertisement and/or sale of items or business during conference presentations is prohibited.

    Remodel vs Adapt?

    How Occupational Therapists can help clients choose a Home Modification Plan that meets their needs

    July 11, 2019

    2:00 – 5:00

    8820 Monard Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910

    Target Audience: OT’s and OTA’s

    Level: Intermediate level. 

    Fee: $89

    CEUs: 3 AOTA CEU’s or 3.0 Contact Hours

    The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA


    Tori Goldhammer, MS, OTR/L, ATP, ECHM, CAPS, CEAC has been the owner of Living at Home Consultations for 10 years.  Currently she is the Clinical Manager of multi-million dollar grant based home modification program she launched in Washington DC in 2016.  Tori has been an occupational therapist for 19 years. Tori has authored numerous articles, co-authored a chapter in Occupational Therapy text book and standardized, evidence based Occupational Therapy assessment.  She has been interviewed by local newspapers, NPR’s Marketplace the American Occupational Therapy Association.  Recently she is co-author of an article in peer review journal as part of a Johns Hopkins team assessing home safety.  Tori has extensive training in fall prevention and environmental modifications for physical, sensory and cognitive disabilities. 


    Through discussion of evidenced based research and a local home modification program, occupational therapists (OT’s) will learn how to advocate for their services as part of a comprehensive home modification and accessibility plan.  OT’s in all areas of practice will be able to utilize the concepts learned at this class for discharge recommendations, short term impairments and long term disabilities.  The course will be held in a contractor’s showroom. Participants will have hands on experience with many of the solutions discussed during the class.

    Bring examples of cases where your patient was limited by their home environment.


    • 1.      Identify 2-3 adaptations to a home that can be used for accessibility vs. remodeling
    • 2.      Provide 1-2 recommendations for specific impairments for safety and accessibility
    • 3.      Identify 2-3 funding sources for home modifications
    • 4.      State 2-3 reasons why it is important to incorporate a therapist in a home modification plan


    1:30                   Registration

    2:00-3:30           Lecture

    3:45-4:45           Case Studies

    5:00pm              Course Adjourns

    Click on the Link for Complete Brochure

    Living at Home.docx

    (c) Maryland Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    PO Box 131
    Stevenson, MD 21153-9998
    Rules of Use are explained in our Website Disclaimer.

    Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software