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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.


Event Name


October 28, 2016 Homecoming Wine & Cheese Alumni, graduates, faculty & staff are invited to the School for a Wine & Cheese reception on the Friday of McGill's Homecoming weekend. In 2016 we will be especially celebrating reunion years ending in "6" and "1"!
October 30, 2016 McGill Open House 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! Avoid the lines - pre-register at: McGill Open House
November 24, 2016 Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship An inspirational lecture by a nationally or internationally known person, usually having a topic related to the field of rehabilitation. Join Alumni, faculty and friends for this event at McGill's Faculty Club. This year our theme is Global Health. For past lectures, see here
March 11 & 12, 2016 Global Health Rehabilation and Disability Conference More details here
April 8, 2016 - afternoon Name-Tag Ceremony Students finishing their undergrad or qualifying year receive McGill SPOT name-tags that identify them as McGill OT or PT students, with which to begin their clinical placements. This year's theme is Global Health
May 4 & 5 2016 1st National Knowledge Translation and Rehabilitation Conference

Knowing Sharing, Doing: McGill's School of Physical & Occupational Therapy is proudly hosting the 1st National 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). Please contact us if you have any questions: straussresearch [dot] spot [at] mcgill [dot] ca (subject: 1st%20National%20KT%20Conference) .

May 6, 2016 Rehabilitation Research Colloquium Every second year, McGill hosts the best and the brightest for a day of presentations on recent advances in research on rehabilitation. Co-Chairs for the 2016 event are: heather [dot] lambert [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Dr. Heather Lambert) and anouk [dot] lamontagne [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Dr. Anouk Lamontagne)
May 31, 2016

Health Sciences Convocation 

Spring Health Sciences Convocation Ceremony on lower campus starts at 10:00 a.m. and concludes at approximately 12 noon. A reception follow for all grads and their families, on Lower Campus. 

May 31, 2016

Strawberries & Champagne Reception

SPOT's Convocation and Awards Reception, at which the winners of the Convocation Awards are given their certificates, will be held immediately following the Health Sciences Convocation Ceremony, at a location on Lower Campus.

June 8, 2016 Spring Clinical Day 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. To be hosted at Thomson House, McTavish St, Montreal.
August 24, 2016 Masters' Research Projects Presentations Project presentations from the groups of M2 students, prior to the start of their last student pacement during their final autumn at SPOT. 

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