APOTC.2024 8th Sapporo japan

Scientific Program

Schedule

※Schedule will be updated accordingly.
※Student Forum will be held on Thursday 7th (Day 2).
※The 58th Japanese Occupational Therapy Congress & EXPO in Hokkaido 2024 will be held at the same venue on November 9th (Sat.) and 10th (Sun.).

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Program

Keynote Address 1Interpretation (ENG⇔JPN)
“Community Design:Create a system of the people, by the people, for the people”

  • Wednesday, November 6th 2024 11:00-12:30
Speaker
Ryo Yamazaki, PhD
(CEO of studio-L, JAPAN)
BiographyAbstract

Ryo Yamazaki

Chair
Jumpei Oba
(Chair, The 8th Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress 2024 / Vice President & WFOT Delegate of JAOT /Professor, The Faculty of Rehabilitation Department of Occupational Therapy, Kobe Gakuin University, JAPAN)

Jumpei Oba

Keynote Address 2Interpretation (ENG⇔JPN)
“Occupational Therapy; Thriving on Opportunities”

  • Saturday, November 9th 2024 10:00-11:30
Speaker
Samantha Shann
(President, World Federation of Occupational Therapists, ENGLAND)
BiographyAbstract

Samantha Shann

Chair
Shinichi Yamamoto
(President, Japanese Association of Occupational Therapists / Convenor, 8th Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress, JAPAN)

Shinichi Yamamoto

Sato Memorial Lecture

  • Thursday, November 7th 2024 11:00-12:30
Speaker
Haruki Nakamura
(Deputy Director, Senri Rehabilitation Hospital / Former President, Japanese Association of Occupational Therapists, JAPAN)

Haruki Nakamura

Chair
Ling-Hui Chang
(President, Asia-Pacific Occupational Therapy Regional Group / Convenor, 8th Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress, TAIWAN)

Ling-Hui Chang

Symposium 1
“Empowering Collaborative Community: Community Development”

  • Wednesday, November 6th 2024 13:30-15:00
Speaker
Akie Kawamura
(Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, JAPAN)

Carolyn Unsworth
(Professor, Federation University Australia, AUSTRALIA)

Sk. Moniruzzaman
(Associate Professor & Head, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, BANGLADESH)

Akie Kawamura

Carolyn Unsworth

Sk. Moniruzzaman

Chair
Adam Lo
(Secretary, Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Regional Group / WFOT Delegate, Occupational Therapy Australia / Lecturer, School of Health Sciences and Social Work, Griffith University / Mental Health Clinician, Disaster Recovery Team, Metro South Health, Queensland Government, AUSTRALIA)

Tatsuya Suzuki
(Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Rehabilitation Science, Seirei Christopher University, JAPAN)

Adam Lo

Tatsuya Suzuki

Symposium 2
“Innovative Technology and Occupational Therapy”

  • Thursday, November 7th 2024 9:00-10:30
Speaker
Kounosuke Tomori
(Professor, Tokyo University of Technology, Department of Rehabilitation, Major of Occupational Therapy, JAPAN)

Tsan-Hsun Huang
(Chief advisor, OOPS limited Company / Commissioner, Disability Welfare Institution Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Health and Welfare, TAIWAN)

Kounosuke Tomori

Tsan-Hsun Huang

Chair
Patrick Ker
(Senior Principal Occupational Therapist, Singapore General Hospital / Adjunct Associate Professor, Singapore Institute of Technology, SINGAPORE)

Yuho Okita
(Soaring Health Sports, Wellness and Community Centre, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)

Patrick Ker

Yuho Okita

Symposium 3
“Building Evidence in Occupational Therapy”

  • Friday, November 8th 2024 9:00-10:30
Speaker
Takashi Takebayashi
(Professor, Department of Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Osaka Metropolitan University, JAPAN)

Ling-Yi Lin
(Associate Professor and Department Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy, National Cheng Kung University, TAIWAN)

Bhing Leet Tan
(Associate Professor, Singapore Institute of Technology, SINGAPORE)

Takashi Takebayashi

Ling-Yi Lin

Bhing Leet Tan

Chair
Lynette Mackenzie
(Professor of Occupational Therapy, University of Sydney / Research Program Co-ordinator, World Federation of Occupational Therapists / Vice President, Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Regional Group, AUSTRALIA)

Satoru Amano
(Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Course, Department of Rehabilitation, School of Allied Health Science, Kitasato University, JAPAN)

Lynette Mackenzie

Satoru Amano

Symposium 4
“Innovative Role of Occupational Therapy ”

  • Friday, November 8th 2024 11:00-12:30
Speaker
Atsushi Motohiro
(President, Canvas Inc., JAPAN)

Ji Seokyeon
(Co-director, Center of Sensory Integration toward Social and Occupational being, KOREA)

Ellie Fossey
(Professor, School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University, AUSTRALIA)

Atsushi Motohiro

Ji Seokyeon

Ellie Fossey

Chair
Dan Johnson
(OTNZ-WNA - Occupational Therapy New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND)

Kayoko Takahashi
(Vice-chair, The 8th Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress 2024 / Director & WFOT 1st Alternate of JAOT / Professor, Kitasato University, JAPAN)

Dan Johnson

Kayoko Takahashi

Education Workshop

  • Wednesday, November 6th 2024 13:30-17:00
Speaker
Ling-Hui Chang
(President, Asia-Pacific Occupational Therapy Regional Group/Convenor, 8th Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress, TAIWAN)
​Chair
 

Ling-Hui Chang

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