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

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The Journal of Occupational Science

The Journal of Occupational Science publishes international research on human occupation including societal structuring of occupation and studies of populations, communities and individuals.

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Dalhousie University, School of Occupational Therapy

The School of Occupational Therapy at Dalhousie is known for its theory-driven approach, commitment to social justice and diverse educational approaches. We also provide exceptional support with our welcoming atmosphere, diverse online learning programs and remarkable enhanced learning labs for our on-site entry level occupational therapy students.



The Society for the Study of Occupation:USA is a research society that strives to build the body of knowledge in occupational science to benefit humanity. 

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A.T. Still University Occupational Therapy Department

From the first day of class at A.T. Still University (ATSU), students are immersed in the Occupational Therapy Department’s comprehensive curriculum infused with the professional philosophy of occupational therapy as well as the tenets of osteopathic medicine centered on whole person healthcare that integrates the body, mind, and spirit. This heralded approach optimizes health, well-being, and participation in meaningful activity.

Canadian Society of Occupational Scientists/Société Canadienne de la science de l’occupation

CSOS is dedicated to supporting the generation and application of knowledge regarding occupation, seeing this is vital to the promotion of health, well-being, and justice.

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Towson University Department of Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science

The vision of the Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science is to be a national leader in the development of occupational therapy practitioners and occupational scientists who improve the health and occupational lives of individuals, communities and populations.

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University of Toronto Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is committed to:

  • providing excellence in research and teaching in occupational science and occupational therapy;
  • contributing to the well-being of the population by advancing knowledge regarding engagement in life’s occupations;
  • providing graduate and continuing education programs that enable occupational therapists to be leaders in research, clinical practice and the promotion of health and well-being.

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The Japanese Society for the Study of Occupation

The Japanese Society for the Study of Occupation (JSSO) aims to promote (1) current topics in occupational science research and education, (2) interdisciplinary research focusing on human occupation, and (3) the national and international exchange of ideas surrounding research, education, and policy trends grounded in occupational science.

Individual Donors

With special thanks to our individual donors:

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