CE For Therapy is continuously monitoring our sources for Physical Therapy Conferences and Annual Meetings that would be of interest to Physical Therapists and Assistants. If you are aware of any conferences that we should add, please contact us. We will also post new additions on our Facebook page, if you would like to follow us there.

Physical Therapy Conferences

Academy of Integrative Pain Management Global Pain Clinician Summit 2018 ↗

November 9, 2018 - May 10, 2018
Boston, MA

The inaugural Global Pain Clinician Summit 2018 will take the place of our traditional Annual Meeting as a more focused and interactive assembly of clinicians who treat pain. It is still the country's ONLY professional conference dedicated to integrative pain management. The 2018 Summit will include the Certificate in Nutritional Pain Management Program (CNPM) that was featured at the 2017 annual meeting. One full day will be dedicated to this program that presents evidence for food as a pain management intervention, and provides practical techniques to implement in your practice immediately.

Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals 2018 Educational Conference and Expo ↗

September 2, 2018 - September 5, 2018
New Orleans, LA

Registration Fees:
Member: $575 ($475 before June 30, 2018)*
Non-member: $775 ($675 before June 30, 2018)*
Student: $100*

Align Conference ↗

June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018
Denver, CO

Align Conference is open to all rehab professionals! Join Physical Therapists, Researchers, and Clinicians for a high-energy, hands-on weekend in Denver, Colorado in June 2018. With 3 keynote speakers, 8 lab-intensive sessions (you choose your favorites!) and 8 additional plenary lectures, we’ll align the exposure, education and evidence of our 2018 topic: Nerve Pain.

American Academy of Orofacial Pain 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting ↗

April 26, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Chicago, IL

AAOP’a Annual Scientific Meetings features cutting edge scientific knowledge with clinical take home value at a significant member discount. PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OVERVIEW AAOP 2018 - Evidence Based Treatment for Orofacial Pain: Consensus or Controversy. The AAOP invites members and non-members to submit abstracts to be considered for poster presentation at the AAOP 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. All abstracts must be received by January 31, 2018.

American Academy of Pain Medicine 34th Annual Meeting: Managing Acute & High-Impact Chronic Pain Through Multidisciplinary Care ↗

April 25, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Vancouver, Canada

Join the American Academy of Pain Medicine for the must-attend pain medicine meeting of the year for all clinicians treating patients in pain. Learn from leading experts in the field, network, and hear about the latest scientific and technical advancements in pain.

American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists 2018 Annual Conference ↗

April 12, 2018 - April 14, 2018
Seattle, Washington

The NCS Hands-on Workshop will provide attendees with an interactive learning experience with experts in the field focusing on basic and advanced NCS techniques, and the Comprehensive Lecture Series will feature keynote speakers designed to enhance your knowledge in the field of Nerve Conduction Studies. Up to 20 CE's may be earned at this event.

American College of Medical Quality 2018 Annual Conference - Improving Population Health Through Health Equity and Patient Advocacy ↗

April 12, 2018 - April 14, 2018
Washington, DC

Anticipate 2018 to deliver an intensive, invaluable, high-caliber educational and networking experience designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, health care administrators and managers, students, and patient advocates/friends/family. Faculty line-up includes interim undersecretary for health at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Carolyn Clancy, MD, 2018 ACMQ Founder’s Award winner, Benjamin K. Chu, MD, MPH, MACP, current chair of the Commonwealth Fund, and former banker and now CMO of Office of Quality and Patient Safety at the New York State Department of Health, Marcus Friedrich, MD, MBA.

American Spinal Injury Association 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting ↗

May 2, 2018 - May 4, 2018
Rochester, Minnesota

The ASIA 2018 Scientific Meeting, May 2-4, 2018 will be held at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota. The conference promises a rich and diverse program that will benefit all disciplines working from bench to bedside with patients of all ages. Meeting attendees will include physicians, psychologists, social workers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists.

Ascend 2018 ↗

September 28, 2018 - September 29, 2018
Phoenix, AZ

Ascend is the ultimate business conference designed specifically for the ultimate healthcare discipline: rehab therapy. At this two-day event, attendees get insight and ideas to help boost business and improve their bottom line. We look to provide actionable business wisdom from our superstar speakers, covering topics from leadership and development best practices to regulatory issues and financial trends that will shape the future of outpatient rehab therapy.

Becker's 16th Annual Future of Spine + The Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference ↗

June 14, 2018 - June 16, 2018
Chicago, IL

140 Physician Speakers, Primarily Spine & Orthopedic Surgeons, 222+ Speakers in Total, 109 Total Sessions. More than 1,100 Attendees at this World-class ASC Event Focused on Orthopedics, Spine and Pain.

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting ↗

November 14, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Boston, MA

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary scientific organization devoted to the advancement of gerontological research, learning, and practice. GSA’s 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting will take place November 14-18, 2018 at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts and will focus on the theme, "The Purposes of Longer Lives" chosen by incoming GSA 2018 President, Dr. David Ekerdt, University of Kansas. The Call for Abstracts will open on February 1, 2018 with submissions due on March 15, 2018.

Healthcare Outcomes Performance Symposium (HOPS) 2018 ↗

August 17, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Scottsdale, AZ

This exciting, in-depth program will focus on critical topics in healthcare performance and across the spectrum of orthopedic specialties through a dynamic mix of didactic presentations, interactive case-based discussions, and lively debates. Ample opportunity will be provided to ask our expert faculty any questions you have and get the answers that will improve your practice. Sessions will be devoted to Payor Reform Strategies and the Business of Medicine, Medicolegal and Compliance Issues, and Current Musculoskeletal and Neurological Topics Across All Orthopedic Subspecialties.

Ignition 2018 - The Premier Physical Therapy Business & Leadership Conference ↗

April 20, 2018 - April 22, 2018
Orlando, FL

Ignition 2018 is designed to provide physical therapy private practice owners with specific strategies for marketing, documentation and billing, and the tools needed to become better leaders and business owners. It will forever change the landscape of your private practice. You’ll walk away with a precise blueprint for marketing, documentation and billing.

International AquaCongress 2018- The 5th International Conference on Evidence-Based Aquatic Therapy ↗

April 14, 2018 - April 16, 2018

ICEBAT.US will be an excellent opportunity for aquatic professionals come together, share and learn from one another. Our keynote speakers are leaders in their field, and are passionate about their research. This peer-reviewed conference will be overflowing with experience, the latest research worldwide, and clinical application. The contents of this conference will be centered on practical workshops, supported by the state-of-art evidence. This is also an invaluable medium of networking for the evidence-based aquatic arena. The conference has a growing number of sponsors and donors ( as well as a generous allotment of free raffles and SWAG ( There will be LiveStreaming interviews of registrants, donors, sponsors, and vendors throughout the conference.


International Council on Active Aging Conference 2018 ↗

October 18, 2018 - October 20, 2018
Long Beach, California

Step away from the day-to-day at this year's International Council on Active Aging Conference. Connect with your colleagues and reinvigorate yourself—mind, body and spirit—with a more holistic learning and networking experience.
From preconference workshops to special events to general and regular sessions, delve into an educational program developed with our industry's needs and goals in mind.

International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience, 2018 ↗

May 24, 2018 - May 26, 2018
Orlando, Florida

Fill your mind with cutting-edge expertise in a live 3-day event with the top leaders in clinical neuroscience. This symposium is designed to help you flourish and improve your knowledge and your practice with Clinical Neuroscience. The Clinical Neurosciences depend upon a multidiscipline approach to health care and the ISCN has become recognized throughout the world as a premier clinical, educational program that assists our scholar-professionals to serve humankind with applications that are current, distinct and meaningful.

Interventional Orthopedics Foundation 2018 Annual Conference - The Orthobiologic Singularity ↗

February 14, 2018 - February 17, 2018
Broomfield, Colorado

Attend the annual conference focused on The Orthobiologic Singularity—a paradigm shift that will take orthopedic medicine from invasive to regenerative—and learn how to position yourself to benefit. The general session format will include didactic lectures, interactive discussions, panel discussions, debates, and Q&A sessions, including What’s the Status of the Orthobiologics Research in 2018?, Case Reports – How Would the Experts Treat this, and The Rubber Meets the Road of Adding Regenerative Medicine to Your Practice.

North American Spine Society 2018 Annual Meeting ↗

September 26, 2018 - September 29, 2018
Los Angeles, CA

Exhibit Registration Opens in February

Rehab Summit Vegas 12th Annual Rehab Summit Conference & Expo ↗

July 25, 2018 - July 28, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Rehab Summit Offers:
-A comprehensive opportunity to learn from some of the nation's top rehabilitation professionals
-A chance to discover cutting-edge products, services, and technology from exhibiting companies
-The flexibility to tailor your learning experience with 35 sessions
-The unique opportunity to network with professionals from various specialty areas within the field of rehabilitation therapy
-New ideas and products to better serve your clients
-The opportunity to earn up to 22 Hours of Continuing Education

RockStock 2018 ↗

October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Miami, Fl

RockStock 2018 will create a community of ideas and discussions centered around building RESILIENCE through a variety of mind-body strategies. We will foster dialogue centered around the psychosocial factors related to pain perception, human performance, and recovery. Helping our patients and athletes become more RESILIENT starts with us. RockStock’s unique conference style attracts health and fitness leaders from all over the country who are dedicated to continually upgrading the quality of care they bring to their communities.

Society of Clinical Research Associates 27th Annual Conference - Laying the Foundation for Clinical Research Excellence ↗

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
New Orleans, LA

For the 27th year, SOCRA will welcome clinical research professionals from across the world. Located in New Orleans, LA, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans Hotel, this three day conference will offer current information and tools, best practices, and training to assure that you're up-to-date and compliant in your clinical research practice. The program will feature over 100 academic sessions, a peer-driven poster session, and an exhibit program.

World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography - Regenerative Medicine & Biological Therapies Symposium and Practical Workshop ↗

August 11, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Austin, TX

Upon completionof the Conference, participants will Understand current indications based on current evidence, and potential choices of regenerative therapies; Understand the regulatory landscape; Understand and current utilization of ultrasound and fluoroscopy guidance; Recognize and be able to utilize ultrasound & fluoroscopy for various MSK injections; and understand the basics of marketing regenerative therapies.