• APPTAC 2018

  • November 9-11, 2018

  • Chattanooga TN

  • Come Learn With The Leaders

2018 Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference

APPTAC is a 3-day continuing education event to advance pediatric therapy with specialty educational sessions, 2 days of preconference courses, poster presentations, a practice fair, an exhibit hall, fitness activities, social events, and more.

APPTAC 2018 Schedule

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APPTAC Handouts

Pre-Conference Handouts

Submit a Proposal for APPTAC 2019

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APPTAC 2018

November 9-11 (preconference courses November 7-8)

Overview

Click here to see the APPTAC 2018 Schedule or to Register.

APPTAC (November 9-11, 2018) will offer 20 contact hours. You will also have to option to register for these preconference courses for an additional fee:

  • General Movement Assessments (Nov 7 & 8, 8:30-5:30; 15 contact hours) SOLD OUT!
  • Incorporating Resistance Training & Other Intensive Models into Episodic Care to Improve Function & Participation in Youth with CP (Nov 8, 8:30-5:30; 7.5 contact hours)
  • Disability & Posture: Providing Support 24 Hours per Day for Individuals with Motor Impairments (Nov 8, 8:30-5:30; 7.5 contact hours)
  • Skilled (Early) Intervention: Using Flexible, Activity-based, Burst of Support Scheduling to Implement EI (Nov 8, 8:30-5:30; 7.5 contact hours)
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy Faculty Institute (Nov 8, 8:30-5:30; 7.5 contact hours)

Click here to submit a Proposal for APPTAC 2019 - due December 1!

 

Attendee Deadlines

Future APPTAC Dates

  • APPTAC 2019: Disneyland, CA, Nov 15-17 (preconference courses Nov 13-14)
  • APPTAC 2020: Omaha, NE, Nov 12-15 (preconference courses Nov 10-11)

Attendee Registration

APPTAC Events

 

  • APPTAC features a fun, optional social event every year on Saturday night - it's always a great time, so you don't want to miss it! This year's event will be at Southside Social and will feature dinner and activities. It's only $40, so make sure to sign up when you register!
  • If you forgot to register for the Social Event, it's not too late to add it to your registration - just call the Component Registrar at 800/999-2782, ext 3210.


Exhibitors

Plan to Exhibit at the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference: November 9-10, 2018

Exhibitor Prospectus

Exhibitor Deadlines

Future APPTAC Dates

  • APPTAC 2019: Disneyland, CA, Nov 15-17 (preconference courses Nov 13-14)
  • APPTAC 2020: Omaha, NE, Nov 12-15 (preconference courses Nov 10-11)

Housing & Travel

 

Chattanooga, TN

Gateway to the Smokies

Great Outdoor Opportunities
Rock City Gardens, Lookout Mountain
Day & Night Beauty
Awesome Chattenooga
 Welcome to Chattanooga Letter (City Mayor)

 Welcome to Chattanooga Letter (County Mayor)

APPTAC sessions will be at the Chattanooga Convention Center; preconference courses will be held at the Chattanoogan Hotel.

Chattanoogan - Primary Conference Hotel - SOME NIGHTS MAY BE SOLD OUT

    • $149/night; suites $269/night
    • 800/619-0018

 

Staybridge Suites - SOME NIGHTS MAY BE SOLD OUT

    • Studio $139/night; doubles/kings $149/night
    • 423/267-0900 (If you have trouble with the link, call the hotel and let them know you're with the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy conference Nov 7-11)
    • www.staybridge.com

 

Marriott Downtown

 

Transportation Options:


The Chattanoogan Hotel does not have a shuttle service available, but Uber and Lyft will pickup from the Airport and transport into Downtown. The following taxi companies are also available:

  • Mercury Cab (423) 624-1084
  • Millennium Taxi (The hotel often uses a driver with this company to call/request transportation for their guests) (423) 267-2008
  • Nation Taxi (423) 987-9918
  • Nooga Taxi (423) 458-2701

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