• CSM 2016

    Ride the Wave to CSM 2016

    • Stimulating Days
    • Exceptional Programming
    • Unlimited Networking
    • Packed Exhibit Hall
    • 10,000+ Attendees
    • Disneyland & the Beach

    The Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) will bring together more than 11,000 of the brightest and most innovative physical therapy professionals in the nation. With programming designed by all 18 of APTA's specialty sections, you will not want to miss this signature event.

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    CSM 2016 programming will take place in 3 locations: the Anaheim Convention Center, the Anaheim Hilton, and the Anaheim Marriott. Onsite registration and the Exhibit Hall will be located in the Convention Center.

    While you are in the area enjoy nearby dining, shop at luxury shopping centers, visit world-famous theme parks, or stroll along the Orange County beaches. Whatever you choose, you can find usefull tips, discounts, maps, and more to help you plan your visit to the Anaheim area! And be sure to Get your discounted tickets to Disneyland! But hurry, they are only available for purchase through February 15.


    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. Go here to access the list of available programming.

    Preconference Courses: Tuesday, February 16 and Wednesday, February 17
    8:00 am – 5:30 pm

    CSM 2016: Thursday, February 18 through Saturday, February 20
    8:00 am–10:00 am
    11:00 am–1:00 pm
    3:00 pm–5:00 pm

    CEU Information

    CSM 2016 is worth 1.9 CEUs (19 contact hours). Learn more.

    Exhibit Hall & Poster Presentations

    The exhibit hall will feature more than 300 companies showcasing the latest and greatest in products and services available to physical therapy professionals. View CSM 2016 exhibitors and Exhibit Hall layout.

    The exhibit hall will be housed in 2 halls – Halls A and B in the Anaheim Convention Center.

    Exhibit Hall hours:

    • Thursday, February 18 and Friday, February 19: 9:30 am-4:00 pm
    • Saturday, February 20: 9:30 am-3:00 pm

    Poster presentation hours:

    • Thursday, February 18 through Saturday, February 20: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

    Accessibility Information

    APTA complies with the American with Disabilities Act. Download CSM 2016 Accessibility Information (.pdf).

    For Students

    Review the CSM 2016 Guide for Students (.pdf) to get tips and highlights just for student attendees.