Welcome to SSO:USA

SSO:USA Mission

The SSO:USA is a research society that strives to build the body of knowledge in occupational science to benefit humanity. The society values:

  • collegiality;
  • collaboration;
  • critical discourse;
  • the development of researchers;
  • the application of knowledge within a variety of professions;
  • shared occupational experiences;
  • operating in ways that are open, transparent, fiscally responsible, and member and data-driven;
  • researchers, students, and practitioners;
  • members who are formally trained in occupational science;
  • and members who are formally trained in other disciplines and whose work integrates well with occupational science.
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2019 SSO:USA Conference

Every year the members of SSO:USA look forward to the annual conference.  This year's conference will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Registration is now open. Click the following link for more information: 

2019 SSO:USA Conference


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Nominations for Ruth Zemke Lecture in Occupational Science

Nominations for the 2020 Ruth Zemke Lecture in Occupational Science (RZLOS) are now being accepted. The 2020 nomination deadline is June 30th, 2019. Please see the Ruth Zemke Lectureship page for more details. Nominations can be submitted on the 2020 nomination e-form. You may contact Antoine Bailliard, Chair of the RZLOS Selection Committee, with any questions about the nomination process ([email protected]).