Event Dates and Photo Albums

This section has the dates and descriptions of the School's annual events, and contains photo albums showing our faculty, alumni and students at work and play, at the School, on campus and in the community. Events are in order as they appear, from the beginning through to the end of each academic year. Be sure to join the McGill Alumni Online Community to keep your information current, as this ensures you don’t miss out on exclusive offers, news and messages from fellow grads. Mailings about events, Homecoming, Class reunions etc are no longer distributed from Central McGill University Advancement. 


Event Name


September 25, 2020 Director's Homecoming Wine & Cheese Reception

*Due to COVID-19, this will be an online/virtual event - please check back for details! McGill University is hosting an "At-Home Homecoming." Please see more details of the McGill events here.

Alumni, graduates, faculty & staff are invited each year for a Wine & Cheese reception on the Friday of McGill's Homecoming weekend. In 2020 we celebrate reunion years ending in "0" and "5"!

October 2020 McGill Open House

*Due to COVID-19, this will be an online/virtual event - please check back for details!

McGill's annual Open House; SPOT faculty and students staff a very busy kiosk welcoming potential applicants: what's the BEST thing about being an OT or a PT and why McGill is the TOP choice! Pre-register in September at: McGill Open House

November 2020 Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship

*Due to COVID-19, this will be an online/virtual event - please check back for details!

An annual inspirational lecture by a nationally or internationally known person, usually about a topic related to the field of rehabilitation. The lecturer of last year's EAM was Mr Steven Estey, MA, the Interim National Coordinator for the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD). His talk was, "The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Paradigm Shift in Disability Rights." Join Alumni, faculty and friends for this year's event. In 2020 our theme is Mentorship. For past lectures, see here.


April 16, 2020 Name-Tag Ceremony **CANCELLED** Students finishing their undergrad (U3) or their qualifying year (QY) received McGill SPOT name-tags that identify them as McGill OT or PT students, with which to begin their clinical placements.

May 1, 2020

Rehabilitation Research Colloquium

**CANCELLED** Every second year, McGill hosts the best and the brightest for a day of presentations on recent advances in research on rehabilitation. Check here for news about the event!

May 12, 2020 Spring Clinical Day **CANCELLED** Annual full-day event with a morning educational component related to clinical education or clinical practice followed by recognition awards to clinical educators/supervisors. The afternoon component consists of discussion on curriculum and its clinical education components.
June 18, 2020

Health Sciences Convocation 

Spring Health Sciences Convocation Ceremony was an oline event. You can watch the Health Sciences Convocation here.


Strawberries & Champagne Reception

**CANCELLED** SPOT's Convocation and Awards Reception, at which all the Graduates are celebrated, and winners of the Convocation Awards are given their certificates, is usually held immediately following the Health Sciences Convocation Ceremony. However this year it was an online event. Please watch our tribute to SPOT graduating students here.

June 1 & 2, 2020 International KT Conference in Rehabilitation **POSTPONED to 2021** The School of Physical and Occupational Therapy at McGill University is proudly hosting an International Knowledge Translation Conference in Rehabilitation in Montreal, Canada. This conference is relevant for researchers, professional and graduate students, health care professionals, clinical managers/administrators, and decision-makers interested in knowledge translation (KT). Call for abstracts will open in November, see our page. Please straussresearch.spot [at] mcgill.ca (subject: About%20Strauss%20and%20KT) (contact us) if you have any questions.
August 27, 2020 Masters' Research Projects Presentations

*Due to COVID-19, this will be an online event - please check back for details!

Project presentations from the groups of M2 students, prior to the start of their last student placement during their final autumn at SPOT. 

- Excellence Through Growth -

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