• APTA's NEXT Conference and Exposition is the only conference that offers diverse, forward-thinking programming that features interactive sessions where you can engage directly with the profession's forward thinkers and experts.

    Here's a sneak peek into what you will experience at 2018 NEXT Conference & Exposition:

    Exceptional programming

    • Crisis Recovery Session, featuring the Florida and Texas Physical Therapy Associations
    • Experience Zone with hands-on technology demonstrations
    • What Would You Do? Case presentations with audience polling
    • 4 preconference courses for additional educational opportunities

    Opportunities to connect and reconnect

    • First Timers Event – Navigating the Conference
    • Welcome Reception and Opening Event
    • Networking Coffees – Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
    • Research presentations in the Exhibit Hall

    Trending topics

    • A Head Case: Injury to Integration
    • Beyond #ChoosePT: Physical Therapy and the Opioid Crisis
    • Emerging Issues in Payment
    • Integrating the Movement System Into Practice
    • Medical Screening
    • Mentoring our Future
    • Off the Plinth and on the Field: Progressing the Young Athlete
    • Pains, Brains, and Strains
    • Rural Rehabilitation Services
    • Translating Evidence into Practice

    New Programming Schedule

    Conference programming begins on Wednesday, June 27, at 4:00 pm and concludes on Saturday, June 30 at 12:30 pm.

    Conference educational programming is scheduled for the following days:

    • Wednesday, June 27 - 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
    • Thursday, June 28 - 8:00 am–4:30 pm
    • Friday, June 29 - 8:00 am–6:00 pm
    • Saturday, June 30 - 7:30 am–12:30 pm

    Experience this and more when you plan to attend the 2018 NEXT Conference and Exposition—Register Today!

    Justify Your Attendance

    Share this letter (.pdf) with your employer to provide justification for attending the 2018 NEXT Conference & Exposition and the professional growth you receive by attending.

  • Last Updated: 12/5/2017
    Contact: conferences@apta.org
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