• The APTA Conferences app is the way to navigate your NEXT 2018 experience. It puts all the information you will need conveniently on your phone, tablet, or computer.

    Download the APTA Conferences App

    Downloading the APTA Conferences app is easy! Simply search "APTA Conferences" in the Apple App Store or in the Google Play store. Then, open the app and choose NEXT 2018. You can also access the app from your computer. Note: session handouts are now available only through the NEXT App via each session.


    Know Your App Before You Go!

    Log in to the app at the top of the navigation menu using the same email address you used to register for the conference. Enter the password Orlando2018 to gain access to the NEXT 2018 mobile app to begin building your schedule, editing your profile, and sending messages.  


    Access the main sections of the app from any page within the app. Simply click the “Menu” icon in the upper left-hand corner (looks like 3 stacked horizontal lines) and select the “Home” button to return to the homepage. Search program sessions, attendees, speakers, and exhibitors by using the “magnifying glass” icon in the upper right-hand corner of the search bar.
    NEXT 2018 App Screen 

    Accessing Handouts

    NEXT 2018 handouts are accessible through the NEXT Conference mobile app or via Web. Not all speakers choose to provide handouts.

    Select the desired educational session from the main schedule.

    • Android users:
      - Provided handouts will be listed after the course description
      - Click on the handout document and it will begin downloading.
    • Apple users:
      - Provided handouts will be listed under Resources, before the course description
      - Click on the handout document and it will begin downloading


    Use MY ACCOUNT to edit your profile. Click on the “Menu” icon on the upper left-hand corner and tap the “person” icon next to your email address at the top of the menu list. Click “Edit” in the upper-right hand corner to enter your organization, upload your photo, or input a brief bio.

    A Quick Guide to the App

    • Use AGENDA for all schedule information.
    • http://www.apta.org/WorkArea/edit.aspx
    • MY SCHEDULE allows you to build your personalized schedule of courses ahead of time.
    • Look up poster presentations by using the POSTERS function.
    • Tap into MESSAGES to receive real-time notifications of any schedule or room changes.
    • Find NEXT sponsors and exhibitors with the SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS function.
    • Stay connected through attendee-to-attendee messaging on the ATTENDEE list.
    • Find your way at the event using the MAPS feature.
    • Take notes by clicking on the NOTEPAD icon.
    • Find your favorite speakers and presenters with the SPEAKERS/PRESENTERS function.
    • Participate in live polling for specific agenda sessions with the LIVE POLLS function.
    • Use INFO for logistical information about NEXT 2017 and LINKS for useful URLs.
    • Check out the VIDEOS section to view in-app videos.


    Want to change your password? Log out and click on the "Forgot my password" link on the login screen, then follow the instructions to create a new password.

    Thanks to our NEXT 2018 mobile app sponsor Rusk Rehabilitation!

       Rusk Rehab

  • Last Updated: 6/19/2018
    Contact: conferences@apta.org
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