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

Welcome Drinks

The RCOT 2018 Exhibition kicks off with a bang! Start making connections in a relaxed and informal setting.

In Conversation with…

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

In-Depth Discussions

Take part and make your voice heard on some of the professions most pressing issues – join the debate and discussions being had over the course of conference.

Occupation Stations

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

Zone Out Zone

Take a break from the busy conference floor – kick off your shoes and enjoy some chill out time in the Zone Out Zone.

Conference Dinner

Network with other industry professionals over a 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.