• Up, Up, and Away! Launch Your Career at NSC 2019

    Thursday, October 31, to Saturday, November 2, 2019
    Downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the Albuquerque Convention Center


    Go Southwest and experience the excitement and fun of the only conference for students, by students. A thousand students will come together for 3 days to bring physical therapy to life. Hobnob with some of the profession's leaders, make new friends, learn a few things, and jump start your career! Take part in electing leaders—better yet, become one.

    You won't want to miss:

    Hands On Labs at NSC!
    • Keynote speaker Joanna Lohman who will help you understand the how to “find your cool” and make an impact.
    • Free headshots. Bring your best gear and sign up for a professional headshot. Look for an email closer to the conference and sign up.
    • Key sessions that will help you create unique pathways, market your value as a new graduate, and set you up for success.
    • Albuquerque – it will impress you with its culture, charisma, charm, and affordability. Check out these generous discounts and coupons!
    • The Knowledge Bowl on Saturday, November 2. Ten schools go head-to-head for prizes and bragging rights. Be there and cheer them on. Details will follow.
    • APTA president, and recently appointed dean, Sharon Dunn, will inspire you and make you laugh at her town hall meeting.
    • 25% discount off the registration price, if you register by Wednesday, September 25.

    Remember to bring:

    • Creativity for working on a service project
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Your résumé for the résumé review session
    • Headshot-worthy gear
    • A refillable water bottle and travel mug
    • Business casual clothing
    • Your passion for physical therapy


    We look forward to seeing you in beautiful New Mexico this fall for NSC 2019.

  • Last Updated: 7/25/2019
    Contact: conferences@apta.org
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