Eastern Michigan University

logoLyla M. Spelbring Endowed Lectureship and Conference & OT Program's 75th Anniversary

September 23, 2016; 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

2:00:  Tour of Home Lab, Rackham Hall

3:00:  Program Director Update, Rackham Hall

2:00 - 4:00:  Tours of Campus (will begin in Rackham Hall)

2:00 - 5:00:  Afternoon Tea in the Rackham Hall Lounge

September 23, 2016; 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Reception & Silent Auction

Please join us to celebrate the OT Program's 75th Anniversary!  The event will take place on campus in the McKinney Ballroom.  Dr. Glen Gillen will join us at this celebration and will return on Saturday to present his lecture.  Ticket information for individuals can be found below.

September 24, 2016; 8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Lyla M. Spelbring 6th Annual Lecture and Conference

Cutting Edge Occupational Therapy: Connecting Philosophy, Evidence and Practice will be presented by Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, Associate Director, Professor of Regenerative and Rehabilitation Medicine (Occupational Therapy) at Columbia University Medical Center Programs in Occupational Therapy, Columbia University during the Spelbring lecture and luncheon 11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m
Glen Gillin
Abstract: This lecture will highlight the progress that the occupational therapy profession has made in utilizing evidence to not only support our past and current professional philosophy but to inform practice as well. Barriers to using our philosophy and evidence to support practice will be discussed. Finally, the reality of occupational therapy practice will be described and critiqued.

2016 Workshop Information

Ticket & Corporate Sponsorships 

Individual ticket information (download & print)

Individual on-line registration

Corporate Sponsorship information (download & print)

Corporate Sponsorship on-line registration

History of the Spelbring

Learn about past Spelbring Lecturers and the history of the lectureship and conference.

The Occupational Therapy Program is part of the School of Health Sciences, 313 Everett L. Marshall Building, 734.487.4096