The leading-edge event for physical therapy professionals with trend-setting programming, innovative content, and exclusive access to the profession's forward thinkers.
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New for 2018:
Make the most of your conference with Guides to NEXT 2018 specifically for the individual who is:
Early-Career (.pdf) | Mid-Career (.pdf) | PTA (.pdf)
Register for 1 of these courses for additional CEUs:
Full conference attendance is worth up to 1.8 CEUs (18 contact hours/CCUs). Learn more.
APTA and Shoes4Kids are working together to provide brand new athletic shoes and socks for underprivileged children in the area. Learn how you can make a difference.
Opening Event Featuring Gabby Reece (Wednesday, June 27, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm)
Former pro volleyball star Gabby Reece will share the impact of physical therapist treatment throughout her life and inspire PTs and PTAs to be leaders in shaping a healthier and more active society.
The 49th Mary McMillan Lecture – Wisdom and Courage: Doing the Right Thing (Thursday, June 28, 10:00 am-11:00 am)
Laurita M. (Laurie) Hack, PT, DPT, PhD, MBA, FAPTA
The 23rd John H.P. Maley Lecture – Lifecourse Health Development of Individuals With Chronic Health Conditions: Visualizing a Preferred Future (Friday, June 29, 10:00 am-11:00 am)
Robert J. Palisano, PT, ScD, FAPTA
Honors and Awards Ceremony (Thursday, June 28, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm)
Join your colleagues as we celebrate members' outstanding achievements in the areas of education, practice and service, publications, research, academic excellence, the Catherine Worthingham Fellows of APTA, the Mary McMillan Lecture, and the John H.P. Maley Lecture.
The Oxford Debate: Is Good Nutrition the New Tradition? (Friday, June 29, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm)Will the practice of physical therapy incorporate nutrition as an essential part of treatment? Engage in a lively, innovative and educational debate.
Chair: Charles Ciccone, PT, PhD, FAPTA
The abstracts and proposals submission site for NEXT 2019 is now open. Submission deadline is July 23, 2018. Learn more.
Conference educational programming is scheduled for the following days (Click on the links below to view sessions for that day):
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Last Updated: 6/20/2018
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