Call for Abstracts

30th Annual OADD Conference
April 8th, 9th, 10th & 11th, 2019
Marriott on the Falls
6755 Fallsview Blvd
Niagara Falls, ON

Resilience and Creativity in Challenging Times

A combined GLS-OADD-RSIG event
OADD presentations will be held April 9th and 10th

Call for Abstracts – now Closed

We would like to thank everyone who submitted an abstract

you will be contacted in early December with the review committee’s decision




Resilience and Creativity in Challenging Times

Resilience and creativity are key components for addressing any kind of change. For our 30th Annual Conference we are looking for presentation abstracts that showcase ways to strengthen resilience in an agency and creatively address issues.


Previous years streams are below

  • Behavioural/Mental Health
  • Support Services
  • Transitions (all ages)
  • Organizational (personnel changes/training/wellness)

Presentations will be categorized by broad topics and may combine aspects of multiple streams. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Deadline for Submissions: Closed

Number of Presenters 
Presentations may have a maximum of three presenters and all presenters will be required to register for the conference. New presenter discounts will be provided.
Presenters as registered participants will be encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to see other presentations, attend networking events and join other participants in provided meals.

How to Submit: Call for abstracts is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted an abstract for consideration.

More information?

If you have submitted an abstract and want to confirm it was received, change something or just check on the review committee’s progress contact the OADD office at:



Vendors are always welcome, for more information please contact the OADD office at: