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2017 CPTA Annual Conference

 Export to Your Calendar 9/16/2017 to 9/17/2017
When: September 16-17, 2017
Where: San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA  92101
United States
Contact: Rita Pierson
(916) 929-2782 ext 105

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

      

Attend the 2017 CPTA Annual Conference with more than 1,100 fellow Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants who will gather at the San Diego Convention Center to exchange best practices and establish new strategies that will help elevate the profession.

This year's conference features two days of educational programming. Select from more than 25 educational sessions and join the discussion on the latest physical therapy best practices and learn from leading industry experts. Looking to network? Mix and mingle at the CAL-PT-FUND Barrels & Brew and the CAL-PT-PAC Dinner.

In addition, the Annual Conference Exhibit Hall showcases the latest products, platforms, and services helping to drive healthcare innovation and cost reduction forward.

Registration Fees

(Advanced Registration Ends September 4, 2017)
APTA PT member $345
APTA PTA member $265
Non-member $495
PT/PTA Student Member $239
PT/PTA Student Non-member $295

 

Single Day Rates

(Advance Registration Ends September 4, 2017)
APTA PT member $195
APTA PTA member $145
Non-member $270
PT/PTA Student Member $105
PT/PTA Student Non-member $145


Exhibit Hall Access Only

$50 Day/$100 for Saturday & Sunday (2 days)

 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests must be received in writing. Full refund less 20% administration fee if cancellation is received by September 4, 2017. 50% refund if received by September 8, 2017. No refunds after September 8, 2017.

Information & Forms

Registration Form  - Download the 2017 registration form!

Promotional Flyer - Post this flyer in your offices and break rooms to help spread the word!
Direct Mail Brochure - NOW AVAILABLE!!
Select Handouts - Available September 1, 2017
Mobile App - Download the app to network with other attendees, learn about sessions and more!

 

Schedule Overview

               2017 Pre-Conference Courses • Friday, September 15

         • Additional fees apply
7:30 - 8:00 am 
 Registration
8:00 - 5:00 pm

 The Hip Joint: Orthopedic Manual Therapy Approach

Yousef Ghandour

Evidence-Based Observational Running Analysis

Rich Souza & Chris DaPrato

 Movement System Impairment Syndromes of the Cervical Spine: the Role of the Shoulder

Shirley Sahrmann


 

        Saturday, September 16

8:00 - 9:00 am  

 Keynote Address: Technology Debate

Shirley Sahrmann PT, PhD, FAPTA and Christopher Powers, PT, PhD, FAPTA

9:00 - 9:30 am
 Presidential Address
9:30 - 10:00 am
BREAK
10:00 - 11:30 am

 Acute Care Clinical Practice Guidelines

Alan Lee

 Preoperative Neuroscience Education for Lumbar Radiculopahty

Adriaan Louw

What Therapies Positively Alter Patterns of Brain Activity After Stroke

Lara Boyd

Serving the Underserved

Kathy Sullivan

11:30 - 1:30 pm
 LUNCH / Exhibit Hall Break
1:30 - 3:00 pm
 Awards Celebration including the Noland Lecture by James Syms
3:00 - 3:30 pm
BREAK
3:30 - 5:00 pm

 Interdisciplinary Comprehensive Arm Rehabilitation Evaluation (I-CARE)

Carolee Winstein

It's All About that Base: Gluteal Function and Activation After Stroke

Walter Weiss

 Mechanisms of Manual Therapy

Todd Davenport

Cultural Competence in LGBT

Karla Bell

5:00 - 6:30 pm
 CAL-PT-FUND Barrels & Brews
6:30 - 9:30 pm
 CAL-PT-PAC Dinner

 

                       Sunday, September 17

 8:00 - 9:00 am

 Keynote Address

Ola Grimsby

 9:00 - 10:00 am   BREAK
10:00 - 11:30 am

 Using FES and Whole Body Vibration to Treat Children with CP

Susan Hastings

 Elbow, Wrist, and Hand

TBD

 LAMP

Peter Kovacek

 Payment Policy

Forum

Stephanie Kaplan,

Rick Katz,

Mitch Kaye,

Dennis Langton

Physical Therapy's Unappreciated Superpower: Opportunities in Prevention and Health Promotion

Dianne Jewell
 11:30 - 1:00 pm  LUNCH / Exhibit Hall Break
 1:00 - 2:30 pm

 FUNctional Fashion & Wearable Technology

Michele Lobo
 

CA PT Ed Talks

Terry Nordstrom

Matt DeBole

Jay Cramer

 Cash Based Physical Therapy

Aaron LeBauer

Practice Issues Forum

Alain Claudel,

Stan Conte,

Alexandra Jensen,

Dianne Jewell,

Kristin Seabury,

Paul Smith

  Research Podium Presentations
 2:30 - 3:00 pm   BREAK
3:00 - 5:00 pm 

 School Based Physical Therapy Services

Susan Effgen

 The Role of Physical Thearpy in Professional Sports

Stan Conte

 

 The Customer Experience in Health Care: The Game Changer

Jerry Durham & John Woolf

 Ethics Forum 

Nancy Byl,

Dawn James,

Chris Reed,

James Syms

 Advancing Rehabilitation Research in Today's Environment

Carolee Winstein & Sam Ward 

CEUs

You can earn up to 13.5 Contact Hours (1.35 CEUs) for attending the CPTA's Annual Conference this year. There are 9.5 Contact Hours that can be earned by attending educational sessions and 4 Contact Hours that are earned for attending a conference sponsored by the CPTA (1399.94. Authorized Pathways for Obtaining Hours)

 

Add a Friday Pre-conference course and you will earn an additional 8 Contact Hours (0.8 CEUs).


Session evaluations must be completed to receive your CEUs. Evaluations will be available online September 16 - December 31, 2017. They can be accessed via the mobile app or online. There will also be a reminder email sent the week after conference with links to the evaluations. Once you have completed an evaluation, your certificate will be immediately available to download.  For CPTA members, your certificates will uploaded to your profile no later than one week after you complete your evaluation.

Conference Events & Activities

CAL-PT-FUND Barrels & Brews

"Barrels & Brews" - A celebration held at the California Physical Therapy Association's Annual Conference immediately following the close of educational sessions on Saturday. This year's event will be in San Diego, CA on September 16th from 5:00 - 6:30pm.
Tickets are available for $40.

CAL-PT-PAC Dinner

A year end celebration held at the California Physical Therapy Association's Annual Conference following the educational sessions. This year's event will be in San Diego, CA at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quater hotel on September 16th from 6:30 - 9:30pm. (Cocktail Hour from 6:30 - 7:00pm). Tickets are available for $100.

Professional Head Shots


2017 CPTA Conference Attendees are invited to make an appointment with our professional photographer to have a new professional head shot taken for just $25. There are limited appointments available so reserve your appointment today!

Exhibit Hall

Interested in exhibiting with us this year? Learn more by CLICKING HERE!

2017 Confirmed Exhibitors

- Check out who's coming this year!

Exhibit Hall Buyer's Guide

- Exclusive discounts, promotions and sales for conference attendees! - - NOW AVAILABLE!!

Transportation & Lodging


Hotel Reservation Links

#1 - Hilton Gaslamp »» SOLD OUT!

Reserve Online

 

#2 - Marriott San Diego Gaslamp

Reserve Online

 

#3 - Residence Inn Downtown/Gaslamp

Reserve Online

 

#4 - Omni San Diego Hotel

Reserve Online

 

#5 - Courtyard San Diego Gaslamp

           Reserve Online


Directions

Driving South on Interstate 5
  • Take Front St. exit.
  • Continue on Front St. until you reach Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance

Driving North on Interstate 5

  • Take Cesar Chavez Pky. exit, turn left.
  • Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on Interstate 8

  • Take Highway 8 (West) to 163 South.
  • Follow into city (will turn into 10th.)
  • Follow 10th Ave. to Market St., turn right.
  • Take Market St. to Front St., turn left.
  • Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on Interstate 94

  • Take 94 West into the city.
  • 94 West will turn into "F" St.
  • Follow "F" St. to 8th Ave.
  • Take 8th Ave. to Market St., turn right.
  • Take Market St. to Front St., turn left.
  • Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

From Coronado

  • Cross Bay Bridge staying in the right lane.
  • Take the National Ave. exit.
  • Turn left on Cesar Chavez Pky.
  • Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

From the Aiport

  • Drive out of parking lot.
  • Follow signs to Interstate 5/Downtown.
  • The ramp will put you on Harbor Drive going south.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

 

See what we did in 2016!

Access last year's conference information here.

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