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Connect, advocate, and make an impact alongside fellow physical therapy professionals and students on Capitol Hill from April 14-16. This event is for APTA members and provides an opportunity for you to share and amplify your voice with legislators on Capitol Hill.

Please note that per hotel policy, upon making your reservation, you will be charged one night's deposit. This deposit is refundable up to 72 hours prior to arrival if you must cancel your reservation.

Why Attend?

  • Advocate for our profession: Be a part of influencing policies that shape the future of physical therapy.
  • Meet your representatives: Engage directly with elected officials and their staff to champion our cause.
  • Empower yourself: Receive essential advocacy training and strategic planning sessions on April 15.

Prepare for Your Meetings

As a registered attendee, you'll get access to a webinar on April 10 at 8 p.m. ET. It's your guide to navigating logistics and understanding the issues we'll address. Can't make it? No worries — a recording will be available for registered participants.

Plan Your Trip

Arrive in Washington, D.C., on April 14 to ensure that you're ready for the advocacy training on Monday morning. Schedule your return flight for after 5 p.m. on April 16 to accommodate all Capitol Hill meetings.

Draft Agenda

Sunday, April 14
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Registration

Monday, April 15
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.: Registration
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 am.: Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: Welcome and General Session
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Break
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Value of PT General Session
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Breakout Sessions - 3 sessions to choose from, including a session for students
12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Break and Lunch
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.: Lunch Speaker
1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.: TBA Speaker
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Break
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Mandatory Capitol Hill Meeting Prep Session
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Capitol Hill Visit State Delegation Meetings
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: PTPAC Party at SPIN

Tuesday, April 16
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: Breakfast and Speaker
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Capitol Hill Meetings
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Capitol Hill Debriefing Center Available

Empower Yourself Through Training

The advocacy training on April 15 is mandatory.

Scheduling Your Meetings

Attendees will schedule their Capitol Hill meetings with guidance from their state leads. Expect detailed information once registration closes.

Be the Change

Your participation matters. Don't miss this exceptional chance to be an advocate for our profession and those we serve. Register for APTA Capitol Hill Day and be part of a movement that makes a difference.

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