Scientific Program

Scientific Program Overview

Wed, May 31: External Pre-Congress Events on the EASI with Zoe Mailloux, OTD

GSIÖ hosts three events that are free of charge and will introduce you to the new test of sensory integration, the Evaluation in Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI) and the planned normative data collection.


Thu, June 1: Pre-Congress Workshop

with Dr. Erna Imperatore Blanche

"From Evidence-Based Practice To Practice-Based Evidence - How Each of Us Can Contribute"


Fri, June 2: Congress day 1

Opening Ceremony with Opening Keynote Speeches

Parallel sessions with Workshop

Poster Presentation

Exhibition Center


Sat, June 3: Congress day 2

Session Keynotes in the main auditorium

Parallel Sessions with Round Table and Workshops

Poster Presentation

Exhibition Center

Closing Ceremony with Closing Speech

Opening Keynotes

Opening Keynote Speakers
Opening Keynote Speakers

Three highly esteemed colleagues in the OT-SI community will span the arch from evidence-based practice to practice-based evidence in their shared opening keynote. We are excited that Prof. Roseann Schaaf from Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Dr. Helen Lynch from Cork College, Ireland, and Prof. Erna Imperatore Blanche from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, have agreed to open ESIC2017. We are looking forward to three captivating and inspiring opening speeches!


Once you are on the program screen:

  • Choose the timetable view to get an overview of sessions and events. You can double-click on a session and get to the list view of all the presentations and their details.
  • Choose the list view to see individual presentations.
  • Please ignore the time notions of posters! Posters will be exhibited during the whole congress.

As of March 24, 2017,  the scientific program for ESIC2017 is final. Please consider that changes due to withdrawals of presentations are still possible. 


Ensuring a comprehensive and robust ESIC 2017 congress program.