Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) Overview

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

    CSM 2014 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 at The Venetian in Las Vegas. 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.

    Sunday, February 2 and Monday, Feburary 3 (preconference courses)
    8:00 am – 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, February 4 through Thursday, February 6 (education sessions)
    8:00 am–10:00 am
    11:00 am–1:00 pm
    3:00 pm–5:00 pm

    CSM programming will occur at The Venetian Hotel and Sands Expo Center, a single complex on the Las Vegas Strip.

    All APTA sponsored evening activities will take place at The Venetian Hotel.

    CEU Information

    Your attendance is worth up to to 1.9 CEUs (19 contact hours/CCUs). The number of CEUs awarded for each session will be listed in the onsite program. Learn more.

    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 2014 will provide attendees with opportunities to view posters and to learn more about the products, services, and technology that can enhance their practice. Please note that CSM will be housed in two halls – Hall A and Hall G both in the Sands Expo Center.

    Tuesday, February 4 and Wednesday, February 5
    9:30 am-5:00 pm

    Thursday, February 6
    9:30 am-3:00 pm

    New! Expanded Poster Viewing Hours

    In response to feedback by attendees, poster viewing hours have been expanded. Expanded hours are Tuesday, February 4 through Thursday, February 6 from 7:00 am to 9:30 am, when the Hall opens.

    Accessibility Information

    APTA complies with the American with Disabilities Act. Download CSM 2014 Accessibility Information (.pdf)

    App and Social Media

    Put programming in the palm of your hand with the CSM 2014 app for smartphones, available in January 2014.

    CSM 2015

    Abstract Submissions Dues June 2, 2014 (for posters and platforms)