World Occupational Science Conference 2022

WOSC 2022 logo with Vancouver landscape behind it, featuring Vancouver skyline and reflections of the seawall around Stanley Park

August 18–20, 2022
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre



August 18–20, 2022, marked the inaugural World Occupational Science Conference (#wosc2022) in Vancouver, Canada. Explore the program and find out more about this landmark event.

Deadline for paper submission: January 31, 2023.

Latest news

  • WOSC Book of Abstracts published by JOS
    Abstracts from the conference are now available in the Journal of Occupational Science special supplement.
  • Thank you!
    Thank you so much for joining us for #wosc2022, it has been truly remarkable to bring everyone together for such a momentous meeting of minds.

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Grant funding received:

WOSC is supported in part by funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Connection Grants program).



Sponsors are listed (in descending order) according to the amount of their contribution.

JOS logo
DU logo
ATSU logo

CSOS logo
TU logo
UoT logo
JSSO logo

Individual Donors:

  • Elizabeth Townsend
  • Helene Polatajko
  • Debbie Laliberte Rudman
  • Lynn Shaw
  • Catherine Vallée
  • Susan Forwell
  • Khalilah Robinson Johnson
  • Catherine Backman

Images: Background behind logo (Unsplash/@polloperucho), forest path (Unsplash/@sam_werstak), totem image (Unsplash/Manish Tulaskar), campus image (UBC Brand & Marketing), conference attendees (UBC OSOT).