Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) Overview

  • The Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) focuses on programming designed by all 18 of APTA's specialty sections.

    CSM 2015 will bring together more than 10,000 physical therapy professionals from around the nation for several stimulating days of exceptional programming, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall filled with products and services in Indianapolis, IN. Here's an overview:

    A Simple Schedule
    Sessions will begin and end at the same time each day to allow for better session planning. There will be ample time between each session block for attendees to arrive at their next scheduled session.

    Tuesday, February 3 and Wednesday, February 4 (preconference courses)
    8:00 am – 5:30 pm

    Thursday, February 5 through Saturday, February7 (education sessions)
    8:00 am–10:00 am
    11:00 am–1:00 pm
    3:00 pm–5:00 pm

    CSM programming and APTA sponsored evening events will occur at 3 locations in downtown Indianapolis.

    CEU Information

    Your attendance is worth up to 1.9 CEUs (19 contact hours/CCUs). The number of CEUs awarded for each session will be listed in the onsite program. More detailed CEU information will be posted here as it becomes available.

    Exhibit Hall

    The CSM Exhibit Hall will feature more than 400 companies showcasing the latest and greatest in products and services available to physical therapy professionals.

    Exhibit Hall Hours
    The Exhibit Hall hours at CSM 2015 will provide attendees with opportunities to view posters and to learn more about the products, services, and technology that can enhance their practice. Exhibits and posters will be in Halls G,H,I,J, and K in the Indiana Convention Center.

    Thursday, February 5 and Friday, February 6
    9:30 am-4:00 pm

    Saturday, February 7
    9:30 am-3:00 pm

    Expanded Poster Viewing Hours
    Poster viewing hours have been expanded. Expanded hours are Thursday, February 5 through Friday, February 7 from 7:00 am to 9:30 am, when the Hall opens.

    Accessibility Information

    APTA complies with the American with Disabilities Act. Download CSM 2015 Accessibility Information (.pdf).

    App and Social Media

    Put programming in the palm of your hand with the CSM 2015 App for smartphones, available in January 2015.