Annual Conference


October 5-7th, 2018 

Online registration is closed


Join us in Jekyll for the 2018 GOTA Annual Conference!

GOTA is excited to present a fun filled 3 day conference at the beach. Earn up to 14 Continuing Education Contact Hours. Be sure to check out our brochure for a list of sessions offered. Don't forget to check out some of the family activities and fishing excursions at Jekyll.

Register by September 6th for early bird pricing!


Registration closed September 26, 2018



Due to planning constraints, GOTA will not be able to issue refunds after September 6th.

2018 GOTA Conference Keynote Speaker 


GOTA is pleased to announce that our keynote speaker for the 2018 Annual Conference will be Dr. Amy Lamb, President of the American Occupational Therapy Association. 

Keynote Address: Sparking Change 

Saturday, October 6th


Dr. Lamb has previously served the American Occupational Therapy Association on its Board of Directors as its President-Elect from 2015-2016 and Vice President from 2012-2015. Dr. Lamb is an Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy at Eastern Michigan University, and owner of AJLamb Consulting.  She is a past chair of the American Occupational Therapy Political Action Committee (AOTPAC) from 2006-2012.  She brings with her the valuable combination of clinical practice as a licensed occupational therapist combined together with health care policy experience at the state and federal levels.  Dr. Lamb’s expertise includes health policy, prevention and wellness, and occupational therapy as a career. Dr. Lamb’s clinical expertise spans from private practice, school based pediatrics, acute care, and older adults. 
Please join us for Dr. Lamb’s Keynote Address on Saturday morning, October 6, at the 2018 GOTA Annual Conference! 



2018 GOTA Conference

Hotel Accommodations:

Hotel rooms must be booked by September 7th to receive the discounted pricing

Conference and hotel rooms all held at the Westin for Friday, October 5th and Saturday, October 6th. To book your room now please click here

Room Rates:

Island View $189 per night

Ocean View $209 per night







Interested in being an Exhibitor or Sponsor for our 2018

Annual Conference and Business Meeting?


This conference is a vehicle to assist GOTA and its membership in addressing and achieving its strategic goals. Some of these goals will explore alternative practice opportunities, changes and challenges to serving future populations, service delivery within the community and industrial environments, reviewing research-based clinical techniques and equipment, alternative funding resources, grant writing, and developing partnerships for research. Please consider serving as an exhibitor and sponsor at this conference by sharing your products, services and expertise that will assist our membership in pursing professional growth and excellence. GOTA expects the conference attendance will reach approximately 150 practitioners. Exhibits are scheduled to run Friday, October 5th through Saturday, October 6th, 2018.

Please review our revised packages and sponsorship opportunities for our 2018 Annual Conference and Business Meeting. CLICK HERE TO VIEW PACKAGES

Exhibitor and Sponsorship forms are due by Friday, September 14, 2018.

Early bird pricing for exhibit tables ends March 31, 2018.





New to the profession or to GOTA? If you are a first time GOTA member join NOW to receive your first year of
membership for only $45. Please follow the link below to join.

GOTA Membership Application

*Please note this special is only for 2017*




The Benefits of Membership

Marco Coelho Headshot"As a member of GOTA, I have access to a professional network of peers across a broad spectrum of practice areas ranging from pediatrics to older adult services, in both private practice and the public sector. Membership in GOTA not only fosters my career development, it also serves as a platform to advocate for Occupational Therapy across our entire state."

- Marco Coelho, MS, OTR/L

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Volunteer Opportunities

Feel like you need to make a bigger impact in your profession? Want to help advance Occupational Therapy in the state of Georgia? GOTA is the perfect organization to get started! We are actively looking for members to fill different executive board and committee positions. If you would like to get more involved, please click on the link below to learn more.

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