Presentation on theme: "Guide to CAOT Abstract Review"— Presentation transcript:
1 Guide to CAOT Abstract Review Prepared by the CAOT Conference Scientific Program CommitteeThe CAOT Scientific Program Committee members are:Mary Manojlovich (chair)Jacquie Ripat (past chair and committee member)Susan NesbittNoemi CantinMelissa NanceMelissa CroskeryJoanie PelletierKrista wadeMichelle RyanJoanne HanlonThe committee would like to thank Fern Swedlove, pat committee member and editor of OT NOW for her expertise and assistance in preparing this presentation.
5 Organizational Chart Conference Steering Committee Conference Host CommitteeConference Scientific ProgramCommitteeThe Conference Steering Committee has representatives from the Conference Host Committee, the Conference Scientific Committee and the CAOT National Office. This committee oversees the overall conference planning process. The Host Committee organizes the local social events and volunteers and has a strong voice in decisions regarding the conference theme, keynote speaker, and local promotion of the conference. The Scientific Program Committee plans the scientific program and makes the final decisions about which abstracts are accepted. The Abstract Review Board is made up of CAOT members who volunteer to review abstracts for the committee. Each Review Board member reviews up to 20 abstracts using the Abstract Review Rating Form and submits their ratings to the Scientific Program committee.Abstract Review Board