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We would like to welcome both members and non-members to join us for the 2021 TOTA Annual Conference: Unmasking the Power of Occupation! This two-day event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Houston on Friday, November 5th and Saturday, November 6th. Registration* will close on November 2nd. *There will not be any on-site registration.

Registration includes:

  • Acces to over 80 CEU hours
  • LIVE courses of your choice PLUS access to the pre-recorded sessions available through December 31, 2021.
  • Full access to the Exhibit Hall, product demos, interviews, live meetings
  • Special events for practitioners and students
  • Networking opportunity within the virtual platform and app
  • Low-cost professional headshots available by Softlight Photograph

SATURDAY – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Keynote Address

Cherry-Steinwender-keynoteCherry Steinwender
Co Executive Director at Center Healing Racism
Mrs. Cherry Steinwender is one of the founding members of the first Healing Racism organizations in the world, which began in 1989. She serves as Executive Director of The Center for the Healing of Racism in Houston, Texas. She is the author of the book "Bread is A Simple Food, Teaching Children about Cultures". Mrs. Steinwender is increasingly called upon for information, consultation, and seminar bookings both nationally and internationally. Over the last fifteen years, she has worked with delegations of dignitaries from at least 50 countries which include Africa, South Asia, Europe, and Brazil. The Center serves as a resource for the guest visitors entering the country through the USA State Department seeking knowledge about the American brand of racism. Cherry has received numerous awards and honors for her steadfast work in dismantling racism. Her life is one of service and she tirelessly contributes in schools with the youngest of our youth to the oldest. 

SATURDAY – 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
TOTF Wisdom and Wine $60 extra fee

Philip Horner, PhDPhilip J. Horner, PhD
Professor of Neuroregeneration, Academic Institute Scientific Director, Center for Neuroregeneration Houston Methodist, Weill Cornell Medical College
Philip J. Horner, Ph.D., received a Ph.D. in physiology from Ohio State University in 1995. He did post-doctoral training with Dr. Fred H. Gage and became a staff scientist in the Lab of Genetics at the Salk Institute in 1998. In 2001, Dr. Horner joined the faculty of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle. He directed a laboratory at the UW South Lake Union Campus and was a member of the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine. In 2015, Dr. Horner became the Scientific Director of the Center for Neuroregenerative Medicine and the Co-Director, Center for Regenerative and Restorative Neurosurgery at the Houston Methodist Research Institute in Houston Texas. Dr. Horner’s research focuses on the role of glial and neural progenitor cells in the regeneration of the injured and aging nervous system.