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  • 2013 Photo Contest Now Open

    APTA invites members to participate in the 2013 photography contest. Each photo submitted should reflect physical therapy practice, education, or research. Winning entries should:

    • Reflect the full scope of practice and depict the strides that contemporary physical therapy practice, education, or research has helped to achieve
    • Depict models of excellence in a variety of settings
    • Portray a diverse population of physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, patients, researchers, faculty, or students
    • Reflect high quality in terms of aesthetics, composition, and technical standards

    Winners will be selected by a distinguished panel of judges. Winning entries will be displayed at APTA headquarters. They also may appear in APTA's online or print publications and on the APTA.org or MoveForwardPT.com websites.

    The first-place winner will receive $500. The second and third place winners will receive $250 each. No cash prizes will be awarded for honorable mentions. Winners will be announced in a future issue of PT in Motion: News Now.

    Contact Courtney Merritt, senior coordinator, academic services, at 800/999-2782, ext 3208, with questions or concerns. All entries must be submitted to Courtney Merritt by Friday, August 30. Winners will be notified by Friday, January 10, 2014.

    Don't miss out on this outstanding opportunity to help identify and preserve the best in contemporary physical therapy practice, education, and research through your own creativity and initiative.

    See the photos that were honored from the 2012 contest.

    Save the Date: 2015 WCPT Congress to Meet May 1-4 in Singapore

    The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) is the largest international gathering of physical therapists, bringing together clinicians, educators, researchers, managers, and policymakers.

    The 2015 congress, which will be held in Singapore May 1-4, promises a high-quality program along with a major international trade exhibition and plenty of opportunities for networking. More than 5,000 physical therapists participated in the 2011 congress held in Amsterdam.

    Are you involved in research, or is there a new project that is due to start this year? Don't forget that your current research and innovation projects may provide an opportunity for you to present in 2015.

    Stay tuned for more information in the upcoming months. Contact René Malone with questions.