• YOUR Career. YOUR Profession. YOUR Community

    APTA's NEXT Conference & 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. Check out these 2017 programming highlights:

    • Clinical Reasoning for Physical Rehab in Critical Care. Learn how to bring the elements of expert clinician experience, interprofessional collaboration and education, and evidence-based tools together.
    • Creative Mobility Technology for Improved Outcomes. An interactive, hands-on, practical series that focuses on a variety of patient-handling technologies.
    • Finding Your Purpose – Across the Generations. Across the generations, our perspective on our own purpose in life changes. Hear different perspectives on the broad spectrum of a career in physical therapy.
    • Health System Innovations and Best Practices. A series of presentations and roundtable discussions from various health system leaders that will provide the tools needed to replicate best practice models in a facility setting.
    • Improving Pain Treatment with Mindfulness. Explores the role mindfulness plays in relieving pain and improving function.

    Need another reason to attend? View news and video highlights from NEXT 2016

    Ignite your physical therapy spark and discover Boston at NEXT 2017, June 21–24, Boston, Massachusetts.

    Justify Your Attendance

    Share this letter with your employer to provide justification for attending the NEXT Annual Conference and Exposition and shares the value of they receive from the professional growth you receive by attending.

    Accessibility Information

    APTA is committed to making the 2017 NEXT Conference and Exposition accessible to all persons. Learn more about how you can request accommodations in order to participate in NEXT 2017.

    Guides to NEXT

    These guides contain hand-selected educational sessions and conference highlights for PTAs and early-career PTs and PTAs.

    NEXT 2017: Child Care & Family Resources

    Local Boston information on parent resources (child care, Mother's Milk, etc.), pharmacy, and hospital information during NEXT 2017. Download family resources (.pdf).

    Boston the Right Way

    View savings, attractions, and events all centered around NEXT 2017. Visit Boston's NEXT 2017 site.

  • Last Updated: 6/9/2017
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