Webinar – OTs as the Innovators & Developer

March 9, 2017 | By Urban Poling

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Join our presenter she engages participants to:

  • Discover why occupational therapists make the perfect innovators and developers
  • Gain insight into the challenges and hurdles our presenter personally faced during the development of her mobility device
  • Find out about resources for device design – a case study with DesignAbility with the March of Dimes
  • Learn 10 practical and easy tips for promoting your private practice or small business

Target Audience:

  1. OTs who are interested in bringing an idea for a device/book/website/service to market
  2. OTs who want marketing tips for their private practice or small business

About our presenter:

Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA (Gero)  is presently the co-owner of Urban Poling Inc which developed the ACTIVATOR poles (patent pending) which are being prescribed instead of canes, crutches & walkers.  The poles are found in 400 retailers in Canada and now internationally.  The company has been featured in the Globe & Mail, Canadian Living, Zoomer, Ottawa Citizen & CBC.  She also has extensive business experience including; private OT consultant and co-founder of Spectrum Rehab (comprised of 6 community rehab sites).  In 2010, she was a finalist for the YWCA Women of Distinction Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Date: May 24, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Pacific Time
Location: Webinar
Registration: https://www.caot.ca/store/events/registration.aspx?event=SIG24MAY17
Cost:Free for CAOT-BC members
$15 for non-members

Registration takes only a minute in a few easy steps:

1. Click on registration link

2. Log in to your profile
3. Click “Register”
4. Click “Add to Cart”
5. Click “My Cart”
6. Click “Pay Now”
7. Click “Place Order”

You will receive a confirmation letter immediately after completing your online registration. Please check your spam/junk box, as sometimes these letters can be filtered out of regular email. If you still do not receive a confirmation after completing all the steps, please email caotbc@caot.ca for additional support.

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