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, 2021

Director's Homecoming Virtual Wine & Cheese Reception

The date and format of this event are yet to be determined. SPOT alumni, graduates, faculty & staff are invited to the Director's Wine & Cheese Reception on the Friday of McGill's Homecoming weekend in September 2021. We will be celebrating reunion years ending in "1" and "6"! While alumni of years ending in "1" and "6" are especially welcome, all SPOT alumni are indeed invited!

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Please see more details of the McGill events here.

October, 2021 McGill Open House

The date and format of this event are yet to be determined.

At McGill's annual Open House; SPOT faculty and students host 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, 2021 Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship

The date and format of this event are yet to be determined.

An annual inspirational lecture by a nationally or internationally known person, usually about a topic related to the field of rehabilitation. In 2020, Luca ‘Lazylegz’ Patuelli M.S.M. presented “No Excuses, No Limits - Adapt, stay positive, and learn to do things your own way." « Pas d’excuses, pas de limites - Adaptez-vous, restez positif et apprenez à faire les choses à votre façon » (lecture en anglais)
Luca ‘Lazylegz’ Patuelli is a Canadian break-dancer, and is committed to mentorship and leading in his own unique way. For past lectures, see here.

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April 15, 2021 Name-Tag Ceremony

The precise time of this event is yet to be determined. This will be a *remote* event.

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 2021

Rehabilitation Research Colloquium

**Format to be determined** Every year, McGill University and Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario) host the best and the brightest for a day of presentations on recent advances in research on rehabilitation. The event alternates between Montreal (even years) and Kingston, Ont. (odd years). Check here for news about the event!

May 2021 Spring Clinical Day **Format to be determined** 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 2021

Health Sciences Convocation 

**Format to be determined** Spring Health Sciences Convocation Ceremony was an online event in 2020. You can watch the Health Sciences Convocation here.

June 2021

Strawberries & Champagne Reception

**Format to be determined** 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.  Please view our tribute to SPOT graduating students of Spring 2020 here.

June 2021 International KT Conference in Rehabilitation **Format to be determined** 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 be posted on our page. Please straussresearch.spot [at] mcgill.ca (subject: About%20Strauss%20and%20KT) (contact us) if you have any questions.
August 2021 Masters' Research Projects Presentations

**Format to be determined**

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

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