• Programming Highlights

    Dunn, Sharon ChoosePT

    Town Hall with APTA President Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD
    Ask the APTA president anything, and learn about your association.

    Resume

    Resume Reviews
    Get the feedback you need for your resume to stand out in a pile of applications. (Participation in resume reviews is limited. Sign up during registration.)

    To see all programming, click through the tabs at the top of this page. You can also view special events and activites here. Event location information and handouts will be posted to NSC app, which will be available the beginning of September.

     APTA Strategic Business Partners

    NSC programming for Thursday, October 11

     8:00 am - 2:00 pm  

    Preconference Course: At the Crossroads of Global Health, Disability, and Rehabilitation: Understanding and Developing the Role of PTs and PTAs Competencies in Global Service (Limit to 75 attendees)

    Michael Landry, BScPT, PhD

    1:00 pm-4:00 pm

    GoBabyGo! Live Build  

    3:00 pm-7:00 pm

    Registration

    2:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Community Service Project with Special Olympics RI

    5:30 pm-7:00 pm

    Thursday Night Ignite
    Jason Harvey, PT
    Heather Jennings, PT
    Ky Pak, PTA
    Ron Peacock, PT, DPT

    6:00 pm-10:00 pm

    PT Pub Night/Pitt-Marquette Challenge 

    NSC programming for Friday, October 12

    8:00 am-5:00 pm

    Attendee Registration

    8:30 am–10:00 am

    General Session: Town Hall with APTA President Sharon Dunn & Student Assembly Panel Discussion – Candidate Spotlight
    Breakfast Provided

    10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Exhibit Hall Open  

    12:00 pm-1:00 pm

     Keynote: One Thing Dave Davlin

    1:15 pm-2:15 pm

    Educational Sessions: (Choose 1)

    • Sparking Your Passion through Service, Travel, and Innovation Josh D’angelo, PT, DPT and Efosa Guobadia, PT, DPT
    • Rev Up Your Engines: Innovative Approaches to Networking Jeff Konin, PT, PhD, ATC, Jorge Carreno, SPT 
    • Bridging the Gap between Orthopaedic and Neurologic Rehabilitation Lindsay Walston, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic & Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
    • PTNow: Maximizing Your Personal Clinical Toolbox Robyn Culbertson, SPT
    • Traveling PT 101: Make Travel Your Therapy Jessica Renzi, PT, DPT and Gabe Renzi, PT, DPT
    • Building a Sports Specialty Practice from the Ground Up Carol Ferkovic Mack, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
     
    2:30 pm-4:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open 

    4:45 pm-5:45 pm

    Educational Sessions (Choose 1)

    • Sparking Your Passion through Service, Travel, and Innovation Josh D’angelo, PT, DPT and Efosa Guobadia, PT, DPT
    • Rev Up Your Engines: Innovative Approaches to Networking Jeff Konin, PT, PhD, ATC, Jorge Carreno, SPT  
    • Bridging the Gap between Orthopaedic and Neurologic Rehabilitation Lindsay Walston, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic & Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
    • PTNow: Maximizing Your Personal Clinical Toolbox Robyn Culbertson, SPT
    • Traveling PT 101: Make Travel Your Therapy Jessica Renzi, PT, DPT and Gabe Renzi, PT, DPT
    • Building a Sports Specialty Practice from the Ground Up Carol Ferkovic Mack, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
     

     5:45 pm-7:45 pm

    Residency & Fellowship Career Development Reception
    Thinking about applying to a residency or fellowship program? You most likely have questions or need more details. Make plans NOW to attend APTA's Department of Residency and Fellowship Accreditation's reception, and take advantage of the opportunity to speak directly with program directors or their representatives. This event is free. No reservation required.

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Build a Hand Event
    Join APTA, ATI Physical Therapy, and Move Together for a PT Day of Service social event building prosthetic hands for people with amputations who have been affected by landmines and other hazards in developing countries.

    8:00 pm-10:00 pm

    PT-PAC 45th Anniversary Party at The Whiskey Republic 

    NSC programming for Saturday, October 13

    7:00 am-8:00 am

    Faculty Coffee

    8:00 am-2:00 pm

    Attendee Registration

    8:00 am-9:00 am

    FREE Breakfast: Meet the Student Assembly Candidates  

    9:00 am–10:00 am

    General Session: Panel Discussion with APTA Fellows

    Alan Jette, PT, PhD, MPH, FAPTA
    Linda Resnik, PT, PhD, FAPTA
     
    Cynthia Zadai, PT, DPT, MS, FAPTA   

    10:00 am-12:30 pm

    Exhibit Hall Open (Lunch provided)

    11:00 am-12:30 pm

    Resume Reviews (Ticketed event)

    12:30 am-1:30 pm

    Education Session (Choose 1)

    • Cancer Rehabilitation: What Every PT and PTA Needs to Know Stephen Wechsler, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
    • How Did I get this Job? A PT’s Journey to the White House Drew Contreras, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
    • Pediatric Bootcamp: Preparing for a Career in Pediatrics Kenneth Swantek, PT, DPT
    • Millennial and Gen X Association Leaders Share Their Stories Michael Gans, PT, DPT; Heather Jennings, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy; Jason Harvey, PT; Mark Mailloux, PT, MBA Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy; Matt Hyland, PT, PhD, MPA
    • Residency Education after Graduation: Is it for you? Scott Straker, PT, MS, ATC, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy; Kevin Pozzi, PT, DPT, ATC; Kelly Gerrity, PT, DPT; Landon Pillsbury, PT, DPT  
    • PT + Nutrition: The Perfect Combo to Help You Stand Out Joseph Tatta, PT, DPT, CNS
     

    1:45 pm-2:45 pm

    Education Session (Choose 1)

    • Cancer Rehabilitation: What Every PT and PTA Needs to Know Stephen Wechsler, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
    • How Did I get this Job? A PT’s Journey to the White House Drew Contreras, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
    • Pediatric Bootcamp: Preparing for a Career in Pediatrics Kenneth Swantek, PT, DPT
    • Millennial and Gen X Association Leaders Share Their Stories Michael Gans, PT, DPT; Heather Jennings, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy; Jason Harvey, PT; Mark Mailloux, PT, MBA Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy; Matt Hyland, PT, PhD, MPA
    • Residency Education after Graduation: Is it for you? Scott Straker, PT, MS, ATC, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy; Kevin Pozzi, PT, DPT, ATC; Kelly Gerrity, PT, DPT; Landon Pillsbury, PT, DPT 
    • PT + Nutrition: The Perfect Combo to Help You Stand Out Joseph Tatta, PT, DPT, CNS
     

    3:00 pm-4:30 pm

    NSC 2018 Event: EBS Knowledge Bowl  

    5:00 pm

    Student Assembly General Membership Meeting and Swearing-In of New Officers  

    6:00 pm

    NSC Programming Concludes