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2015 CPTA Annual Conference

September 26-27, 2015

Pasadena Convention Center
and Sheraton Hotel
300 E Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

Registration NOW open for: 

º Attendees º Student Volunteers º Exhibitors º
º Advertising & Sponsorship Information º

Attend the 2015 CPTA Annual Conference with more than 1,000 fellow Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants who will gather at the Pasadena Convention Center to exchange best practices and establish new strategies that will help elevate the profession. Just 16 minutes from Burbank Bob Hope Airport, Pasadena offers chic boutiques, fine dining, resort-style hotels, and priceless art. All this and more can be found in alluring Pasadena. The city is home to 500 restaurants, world-class museums, three shopping/entertainment districts, and a host of recreational opportunities
This year's conference features two days of educational programming packed with more than 25 sessions, panels, and roundtable discussions on the latest physical therapy best practices and tools taught by leading industry experts. The tracks will cover some of the hottest topics in physical therapy right now including pain management, biomechanics of the spine, motor learning, mirroring, motor imagery, exercise and dosing, as well as the annual practice issues forum, peyment forum, and this year six courses designed to meet the ethics, law and regulation requirements for licensure renewal. Looking to network? Mix and mingle in the "Get Connected Lounge" in the Exhibit Hall or join the CAL-PT-FUND Beer & Wine Garden and 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

(Early Registration Ends July 1, 2015)
APTA PT member $225
APTA PTA member $145
Non-member $375
PT/PTA Student Member $119
PT/PTA Student Non-member $175

Information & Forms

Schedule Overview (.pdf) - See who's presenting and plan your schedule!
Registration Form (.pdf) - Download the 2015 registration form!

Advertising & Sponsorship (.pdf)  

Promotional Flyer (.pdf) - Post this flyer in your offices and break rooms to help spread the word!
Direct Mail Brochure (.pdf) - Available in June!
Handouts - Available September 1, 2015
Mobile App - Download the app to network with other attendees, learn about sessions and more!

Conference Events & Activities

CAL-PT-FUND Beer & Wine Garden - Purchase Tickets Now!

"Barrels and Brews" - A year end celebration held at the California Physical Therapy Association's Annual Conference following the Presidential Address and Awards Presentation. This year's event will be in Pasadena, CA on September 26th from 5:30-7:00pm.

CAL-PT-PAC Dinner - Purchase Tickets Now!


A year end celebration held at the California Physical Therapy Association's Annual Conference following the Presidential Address and Awards Presentation. This year's event will be in Pasadena, CA on September 26th from 7:00 -10pm. (Cocktail Hour from 7:00 -7:30pm)

Professional Head Shots

2015 CPTA Conference Attendees are invited to make an appointment with our professional photographer, Josh Edelson, to have a new professional head shot taken for just $15. There are limited appointments available so reserve your appointment today!

Exhibit Hall

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

2015 Confirmed Exhibitors - Check out who's coming this year!

Exhibit Hall Buyer's Guide - Exclusive discounts, promotions and sales for conference attendees!

Transportation & Lodging

  Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
303 Cordova Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 449-4000

Conference rate: $149+tax per night
Group code:
CPTA 2015 Annual Conference
Registration Deadline: September 2, 2015

Maps and Directions

Bob Hope/Burbank Airport 16 miles
Los Angeles International Airport 29 miles
Long Beach Airport 32 miles
Ontario International Airport 37 miles
Hollywood 16 miles
Rodeo Drive/Beverly Hills 22 miles
Santa Monica Beach 25 miles

On-site parking fee: $10 daily / $18 overnight

Call for Abstracts

The Research Council invites all members to share with us your research projects. The Call for Abstract for Research Poster and Podium Presentations is due May 15, 2015.


Call for Abstract form


THANK YOU to Our Sponsors


You can earn up to 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs) for attending the CPTA's Annual Conference this year. There are 10 Contact Hours that can be earned by attending education sessions and 4 Contact Hours that are earned for attending a conference sponsored by the CPTA (1399.94. Authorized Pathways for Obtaining Hours)

Certificates will be emailed to participants no later than October 2, 2015.



Don't forget to follow us @CPTATweets and use the official hashtag #CPTAConference!
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