The Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) Annual Conference and Exhibition is the only national conference run by the occupational therapy professional body.

Primarily a scientific-based programme with keynote and plenary sessions, the event also incorporates an exhibition and exhibitor workshops. This year’s Annual Conference is taking place in Belfast, Northern Ireland at the Belfast Waterfront – a prestigious conference venue in central Belfast with excellent public transport links.

Highlights for 2018 Annual Conference

Pre Conference Welcome Drinks
Kick off RCOT 2018 with a bang and start making connections before the conference even begins.

In Conversation with…
Make valuable connections and engage in conversation with our leading keynote speakers and special guests over lunch.

Debates
Take part and make your voice heard on some of the professions most pressing issues – join the in-depth debates.

Occupation Stations
Be sure to stop off at the Occupation Stations – join the practical demonstrations of some of the more traditional occupations and reflect on their use as a therapeutic tools.

Chill out/Zone out Zone
Take a break from the busy conference floor – kick off your shoes, enjoy a massage or just chill out in the Zone Out Zone.

Conference Dinner
Network with other industry professionals over a three-course waiter-service dinner. Later get your dancing shoes on for a boogie on the dance floor!

Exhibition & Exhibitor workshops
Learn about the latest innovations and the products and services that can support the delivery of your work.