Wednesday, June 12, 2013 APTA Learning Center to Host First-Ever Virtual Conference In conjunction with the APTA Conference and Exposition in Salt Lake City, the APTA Learning Center will host its first APTA Virtual Conference on Thursday, June 27, and Friday, June 28. This groundbreaking event enables attendees to connect virtually with professional peers and experts, offering timely educational programming from nationally and internationally recognized experts, virtual participation in hot-topic debates, networking with colleagues and leaders, and review of current scientific research and findings. "APTA is committed to adopting innovative active learning opportunities that will enhance individual and collective abilities to provide optimal and collaborative patient- and client-centered care," explained APTA President Paul Rockar Jr, PT, DPT, MS. "APTA's first-ever virtual conference is a unique way to bring the vital information to a greater number of professionals and to facilitate knowledge exchange." The APTA Virtual Conference will feature educational programming offered through live and on-demand livestreaming on topics ranging from managing neck pain to musculoskeletal tissue healing. In addition, the famed Mary McMillan Lecture and John H. P. Maley Lecture will be streamed. The virtual conference will include a poster hall, networking lounge, resource center, and information booth, all reflecting imagery of a real-world convention center. The deadline to register for live participation is Tuesday, June 26. The recorded content will be available for purchase in the APTA Learning Center beginning July 9.