CE For Therapy is continuously monitoring our sources for Annual Physical Therapy Conferences and Meetings that would be of interest to Physical Therapists and Assistants. If you are aware of any Annual Physical Therapy 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.
Annual Physical Therapy Conferences and Meetings
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM) Annual Virtual Conference 2020, Link to Conference Oct 9 – Oct 11, 2020
2020 Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM) Annual VirtualConference is organized by the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM). The venue has been changed from live to virtual, and additional details will be posted as they become available
Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals 2020 Virtual Educational Conference “One Vision on the Magnificent Mile!” Link to Conference
September 12-13 and September 21-22, 2020
To meet the continuing educational needs of our members and guests, ASCIP has designed a creative virtual format that combines live presentations by our 2020 Keynote and awarded speakers, breakout sessions on a wide range of relevant spinal cord injury topics, and poster presentations. Sessions will be eligible for continuing education credits, including enduring access to recorded sessions to maximize convenience for participants! The conference will take place on September 12-13 and September 21-22, 2020 (Central Time) using the Zoom platform.
Align Virtual Conference 2020 – What’s Next Link to Conference
Aug 28 – Aug 30, 2020
The Virtual Align Conference features an incredible lineup of keynote speakers that have never been brought together in one event. The breakout sessions will empower you to discover what’s next in the areas you’re most passionate about. Open to PTs, OTs, PTAs and other rehab professionals,
September 23-26, 2020 Virtual Conference
The AACPDM Leadership has made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person meeting, and opt for the first ever virtual meeting. By registering for the AACPDM Annual Meeting, you will have the ability to earn over 89 educational credits at your convenience by giving you virtual access to all Annual Meeting sessions until December 31, 2020.
American Academy of Orofacial Pain 2020 Annual Meeting – The Newly Approved Dental Specialty of Orofacial Pain: Bridging Medicine and Orofacial Pain Dentistry Link to Conference
September 4-5, 2020 at the Disney Contemporary Hotel and Conference Center
AAOP’s Annual Scientific Meetings features cutting edge scientific knowledge with clinical take-home value at a significant member discount. The AAOP 2020 Meeting has been rescheduled for September 4-5, 2020 at the Disney Contemporary Hotel and Conference Center. While there is no guarantee that the meeting will take place we are hopeful that the situation will continue to improve in order to allow our members and professional colleagues to come together for continuing education and for an informative update and dialogue on the ADA’s National Commission recognition of Orofacial Pain as the newest dental specialty.
Thursday, October 15 – Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, DC
The AAOM places top priority on the health and safety of our meeting participants and attendees. AAOM continues to monitor developments with COVID-19 and heed advice from public health authorities. AAOM looks forward to the passing of this crisis and are encouraging attendees to plan for AAOM2020. Get a glimpse at the future of Regenerative Medicine. Top speakers will be presenting on “cutting edge topics” including case presentations, research updates, orthobiologics evaluations, functional, spine and sports medicine topics, hands-on workshops and the President’s Reception networking event.
American Academy of Pain Medicine 37th Annual Meeting: EFFECTIVE PAIN CARE IS MULTIMODAL February 3–7, 2021 Phoenix, AZ
Join AAPM 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. More information on the 2021 meeting is coming soon.
September 30 – October 3, 2020 West Palm Beach, Florida.
AACVPR’s Annual Meeting provides attendees with the opportunity to examine current and future trends in cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine, clinical practice, education and research, and connect with experts and professionals who are innovators in the field. Discover how the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation community can come together to provide optimal care and exceptional quality.
October 7-10, 2020 l Orlando, Florida
The AANEM Annual Meeting is the premier educational event for those involved in neuromuscular (NM) and electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine. Earn continuing education credits through interactive workshops, lively discussions, and engaging sessions.
October 22-25, 2020 Virtual Event
Lifestyle Medicine 2020, set for October 22-25, 2020 is a virtual event that will deliver impressive keynotes, workshops, evidence-based educational sessions, research posters, ACLM’s annual member meeting and Awards.
Lifestyle Medicine 2020 is designed to educate, equip and empower a galvanized force of change-agent physicians, allied health professionals, health coaches and health care executives who understand that lifestyle medicine is and must be the necessary foundation of health and health care.
August 25-28, 2020 Virtual Conference
Join leaders in medical quality and digital health innovators for ACMQ’s first-ever Virtual Conference, Medical Quality 2020. Enjoy eight live interactive sessions exploring the Impact on Quality (IoQ) of digital health technologies from a lineup of nationally recognized experts over the course of four purposeful days. Featuring: A dynamic and robust program centered around quality improvement in the age of a digital landscape: Discussion and debate regarding COVID-19 and the impact on the healthcare industry; Happy hour/business meeting to provide attendees the opportunity to network and mingle with colleagues virtually; Recordings of the live sessions to refer back to once the conference concludes.
October 21 -24, 2020 Atalnta, GA
The ACRM Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research, is comprised of the main CORE Conference and the Pre-Conference delivering a total of SIX jam-packed days of evidence-based educational content for the whole rehab team, patients and caregivers. Plan now to submit & be a part of this. LEARN the latest rehabilitation research translated for clinical practice. Earn continuing education credits in your choice of 13 disciplines—up to 42.75 CME/CEUs available — the most of any event in the world.
March 19 – 20, 2021 // DALLAS, Texas USA // Hilton Anatole
Waiting for new info.
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American College of Sports Medicine 2020 Annual Meeting - Bridging Research and Practice for Healthy, Active Lives ↗May 26, 2020 - May 30, 2020
San Francisco, California
This comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science conference is the one place to get it all—programming that covers the science, practice, public health, and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science, and physical activity.
All 2020 educational sessions will take place Moscone Center West. Exercise is Medicine sessions and social events will take place at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, which is the ACSM headquarter hotel.
2021 Proposals Now Being Accepted
Are you interested in presenting at next year's ACSM International Health & Fitness Summit being held in Washington, DC April 8-11, 2021? Proposals are now being accepted through May 8, 2020. Now awaiting new info.
Denver, Colorado at the Westin Westminster Denver-Boulder.
The 8th Biennial International Conference will be March 18-20, 2021 in Denver, Colorado at the Westin Westminster Denver-Boulder.
Lodging will be available from March 17-21, 2021. Waiting for more info.
The American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA) has RESCHEDULED the APWCA 2021 annual conference (Wound Week) for March 11-14, in Philadelphia, PA. More information will be coming soon.
New Orleans, LA New Orleans Marriott
Thank you for the sacrifices you are all making to help slow the spread of COVID-19. We can now share that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, for the first time in ASIA’s 50 year history we have cancelled the 2020 ASIA Annual Meeting scheduled for May 3-6, 2020; the new meeting dates are October 4-7, 2020. We are thrilled that we will still be able to convene our annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana and at the same location as planned. Details are being finalized and will be communicated in the near future.
The Westin Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia
Designed to attract all members of the baseball healthcare team, the course is multidisciplinary. It is attended by physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, coaches, scientists, and players to address common problems. It has traditionally drawn from all levels of the game with good representation from youth, high school, college, university, and professional organizations.
The purpose of the course is to exchange information regarding all aspects of baseball healthcare including mechanisms of injury, conservative and surgical treatment of injuries, rehabilitation, conditioning, nutrition, mental, skill, and injury prevention.
This event is 100% virtual
Your safety is our top priority. That’s why this year’s Ascend conference has been transitioned from an in-person event to an immersive, virtual experience. Ascend recognizes that every individual’s situation is in flux, and the goal is to make it as easy—and safe—as possible for everyone to attend Ascend. And while Ascend won’t meet in person this year, you can still expect the same exceptional content, world-class speakers, cutting-edge products, powerful networking, and innovative experience that Ascend has always delivered. In-depth sessions and workshops will provide you with tons of practical, game-changing takeaways you can immediately apply to improve your business strategy. Plus, therapists can earn CEUs for attending.
Becker's 18th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC + the Future of Spine Conference ↗June 18, 2020 - June 20, 2020
Swissotel, Chicago, IL
Due to the COVID-19 situation, Becker's 18th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC + the Future of Spine Conference scheduled for June 18-20th, 2020, has been cancelled, and replaced by a virtual event.
Please join us for next year's conference being held being held June 17-19, 2021.
Cincinnati SportsMedicine 35th Annual Advances on the Knee, Shoulder and Sports Medicine Conference ↗May 29, 2021 - June 1, 2021
Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Conference features 32 hours of presentations on the latest clinical, surgical and rehabilitation recommendations for orthopaedic disorders of the knee, shoulder, elbow and hip. The internationally recognized, multi-disciplinary faculty will share their experiences, research, and outcomes to stimulate you to rethink your approach to the many musculoskeletal challenges you face on a daily basis.
Knoxville, TN | KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER
The Clinical Outcomes Summit is an annual event hosted by FOTO (Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes) since 1999.
Case studies and best practice talks revolve around effective program launch, managing patient-reported data collection, deepening patient engagement, leveraging outcomes data reports for referral marketing or leading clinical staff, using outcomes data to support enhanced payer arrangements, and more. It's a real-world tour of how rehab therapy pros, like you, implement and maintain outcomes management programs that they leverage into all aspects of the business.
Concussion Across the Spectrum of Injury: The Latest for Diagnosis and Management Seventh Annual Conference ↗February 20, 2020 - February 21, 2020
New York City
NYU Langone Concussion Center will present an exciting and innovative conference highlighting current advances in concussion pathophysiology, diagnosis and management in a case based model. This two day course will address clinical assessment and management, emerging neuroimaging technologies, advances in blood and imaging biomarkers, concussion in the female athlete, advances in headache management, the role of neurocognitive testing in returning athletes to school and play, and rehabilitation. It will provide practical clinical information that may be easily translated to practice. The course will consist of a series of didactic lectures and skills development breakout sessions.
Excellence in Physical Therapy Education: The Key to Unlocking the Quadruple Aim
The Academy of Physical Therapy Education (APTE) and the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) are offering to sponsor registration fees for up to 40 clinical educators and/or clinical administrators to attend ELC 2020. This scholarship is intended for clinicians who spend at least 50% of the time in the clinical setting. The scholarship will cover the cost of the ELC educational sessions. Any additional registration fees for Pre/Conferences and/or travel cost are the responsibility of the registrant.
Stay tuned for more information.
Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 20209 Annual Scientific Meeting: “Turning 75: Why Age Matters." ↗November 4, 2020 - November 8, 2020
The 2020 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from November 4 to 8, 2020, with the theme, “Turning 75: Why Age Matters." The 2020 theme was selected as a celebration of GSA's 75th Anniversary! GSA is celebrating the collective accomplishments of members that have strengthened the field of aging and the mission of GSA. Presentations, programs, and activities will reflect the theme of the 75th year which is "honor the past and enrich the future."
COVID-19 Update: 6/24/20:
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is continuing to move forward with their plans for hosting the GSA 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, from November 4 to 8, 2020.
Canceled: After much consideration and discussion, the Planning Committee has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Healthcare Outcomes Performance Symposium (HOPS) scheduled for June 19-20, 2020 at the JW Marriott in Phoenix, AZ.
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport, Orlando, Florida
This conference is designed for athletic trainers, biomechanists, coaches, sports physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, physiologists, therapists, and all other allied medical personnel that work with football athletes. Various courses will review current concepts of assessment, treatment, functional rehabilitation, and musculoskeletal problems of the football player. Featuring some of the most knowledgeable health care professionals in the NFL and NCAA football.
New York Hilton Midtown, NY
At the Integrative Healthcare Symposium, practitioners from all facets of traditional and non-traditional medicine unite as one, cohesive community. Attendees learn, network, and return to their practices with an enhanced appreciation of the modern patient’s full range of healthcare options. The 2020 schedule includes lectures led by Peter Bongiorno, Anthony Bossis, Mimi Guarneri, Nigel Plummer, Mark Hyman, David Brady and David Perlmutter to name a few! Attendees include: Acupuncturists, Advanced Practice Nurses, Chiropractors, Faculty, Homeopaths, Licensed Herbalists, Massage Therapists, Medical Doctors, Naturopaths, Nurse Practitioners, Nutritionists, Osteopaths, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Physician Assistants, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses, Residents, Traditional Chinese Medicine and other integrative healthcare practitioners.
International Association of Structural Integrators Biennial Symposium 2020 - An Inner-Space Odyssey; The Journey to Embodiment ↗March 26, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Join other passionate members of the SI community as they explore the profession, network, and collaborate with one another. This fun and exciting event only happens every two years. Keynote Speakers include Carol Agneessens -The Embryonic Field:
Touching the Origins of Form; and Tom Myers, BCSI - Being There:
The Unique Contribution of Structural Integration to Spatial Medicine
Hyatt Regency at LAX Airport 6225 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045
This incredible four day event features some of the world's leading experts in physical medicine and rehabilitation for hands-on workshops, education sessions and presentations from three schools of thought.
There are four pre-congress two-day workshops to choose from:
Track 1: DNS Rehabilitation and Training of Athletes -
Presented by: Professor Pavel Kolar, PaedDr, PhD (developer of DNS) and Professor Alena Kobesova, MD, Ph.D.
Track 2: Fascial Anatomy and Manipulation -
Presented by: Professor Carla Stecco, MD
Track 3: Motor Control Training for Low Back and Pelvic Pain -
Presented by: Professor Paul Hodges, DSc PhD MedDr BPhty(Hons) FACP
Track 4: Assessment and Treatment of Baseball Athletes - An Integrated, Multi-Modal Approach
Presented by: Brett Winchester, DC assisted by Neil Rampe, M.Ed, ATC, CSCS, LMT, PRT (Los Angeles Dodgers), PJ Mainville, Jr, MS, ATC (Chicago Cubs) and Andrew Hauser, ATC, CSCS (Los Angeles Dodgers).
International Council on Active Aging Virtual Conference, Leadership Summit and Expo 2020; Aging well: the great disruptor ↗October 27, 2020 - November 6, 2020
The ICAA Virtual Conference, Leadership Summit and Expo is not just a conference—it’s a call to action. This live learning experience is a must for any person or organization embracing opportunities associated with aging well.
Today, more than 100 million Americans desire to live a longer, better life. Four generations of adults 50 and over, science and the media are driving this significant societal shift. The arrival of COVID-19 only emphasizes how crucial it is to make that desire a reality.
The International Council on Active Aging® will bring you together with pivotal thought-leaders on how to drive this shift—such as keynote presenter Ken Dychtwald, PhD, CEO of Age Wave—as well as leaders who are excelling in this time of disruption.
Chicago Marriott, Oakbrook, IL
DNS Yoga Part II, DNS, Exercise Course: Part II, DNS Exercise Course Part III, DNS Women's Health, DNS Manual Therapy, DNS Course: Throwing Athlete
Robert Lardner PT, Brett Winchester DC, Petra Valouchova PHD PT, Alena Kobesova, M.D., Ph.D.,, Professor Pavel Kolar, P.T., Paed. Dr., Ph.D. Martina Jezkova MPT
Recently transitioned to Virtual Conference
The 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting on Pelvic Pain will be offered virtually, and provides practitioners and researchers with an expanded and topical understanding of the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and research of disorders associated with chronic pelvic pain. The meeting emphasizes the multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to the management of chronic pelvic pain. Presentations will combine research findings and clinical care patterns and practices important to the care of persons living with persistent pelvic pain. For providers who need a broader understanding of pelvic neuroanatomy, physiology, and available treatments, additional workshops are available. The meeting will explore four key areas of pelvic pain management.
ISCoS 2020 will attract 800 Spinal Cord Injury professionals with interest and activity in prevention, research, management and/or rehabilitation of persons with spinal cord lesions. In recent years the annual meeting has become more interdisciplinary and brings together a varied group including nurses, neurologists, neurosurgeons, traumotologists, physical therapists, social workers, occupational therapists orthopaedic surgeons, psychologists, sports therapists and urologists.
The educational programme will encourage these delegates to share knowledge and experience as they research the new innovations within their fields. The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS, formerly IMSoP) promotes the highest standard of care in the practice of spinal cord injury for men, women and children throughout the world.
The International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience (ISCN) is an annual conference gathering the leading physicians and researchers in the field, to share their work and understandings of pivotal concepts in clinical neuroscience, which will allow us to further assist our patient populations.
The International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience was created as a scheduled gathering of the top minds in the discipline. 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 2020 Annual Conference - Become the Orthobiologoc Expert ↗February 12, 2020 - February 14, 2020
Registration Coming Soon
Awaiting new info.
Omni Shoreham Hotel - Washington, D.C.
Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO2020) has been cancelled.
Park City, UT
The NASS Evidence & Technology Summit provides both surgical and medical interventional perspectives on spine care. Expert faculty moderate this highly interactive meeting that provides spine specialists with a forum to discuss and debate new technologies, techniques and treatments as well as collaborate with peers on how best to improve patient outcomes.
The Spine Summit takes place in a smaller, relaxed resort setting that provides the perfect atmosphere to openly discuss today’s most important and controversial issues in spine care.
Theme: Exploring Cancer Research for New Treatments and Cures.
35th International Conference on Oncology Nursing and Cancer Care, will be organized around the theme “Exploring Cancer Research for New Treatments and Cures”
Cancer Nursing Congress 2020 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Cancer Nursing Congress 2020
Track 1:Cancer Medical Management
Track 2:Women Health Cancer Nursing
Track 3:Haematology Cancer Nursing
Track 4:Community Oncology Nursing
Track 5:Cancer Pain Management
Pillars of Manual Medicine 2020
Awaiting new info.
Las Vegas, NV
Private Practice Summit 2019 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. You'll walk away with a precise blueprint for marketing, documentation and billing. You will lead with power, conviction, clarity, and authenticity, the factors that make you (and your practice) legendary, iconic, and transformational. Discover how to create cash paying programs and reduce the traditional dependence on insurance companies. Join the new breed of private practice owners who are changing the rules of private practice, and learn from the cream of the crop.
The Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation features renowned researchers and clinicians from around the world, focusing on the emerging field of Regenerative Rehabilitation. This new and innovative approach combines discoveries in tissue engineering and cellular therapies with rehabilitative treatments, resulting in improved functional outcomes for patients. This Symposium encourages the participation of scientists, clinicians and physical therapists who are in the fields of regeneration, physical medicine and rehabilitation. The Symposium agenda is designed to create a platform for bridging these areas of expertise in a setting that fosters discussion, interaction, cross-discipline pollination and networking.
The live in-person Rehab Summit in Las Vegas has been canceled. The 14th Annual Rehab Summit will now be a 100% Virtual Event. Great news, the Full Rehab Summit Agenda will be available virtually! As a Virtual Attendee, you will be able to attend any session on the agenda live, plus have access to all 42 of the virtual conference session recordings. You’ll also get the Best of Rehab Summit video library available with the Virtual Rehab Summit this year, so you can earn more than a year’s worth of self-study CE credit all on your own schedule.
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Society of Clinical Research Associates 2020 Annual Conference - Elevating the Clinical Research Profession and Transforming the World of Clinical Research ↗September 23, 2020 - September 26, 2020
The SOCRA 2020 Annual Conference will be virtual this year. Through a digital platform, the Conference will be offering engaging presentations, insightful Q+A, opportunities for continuing education, and ways to interact and connect with fellow attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors. As always, the 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. SOCRA is committed to its mission of excellence in clinical research and looks forward to bringing the community together to foster the professional development and peer recognition of clinical research professionals.
Waiting for new info.
Online 2-day event
This event has presentations that offer stimulating content that can be applied immediately. The interaction with fellow Touch For Healthers and others via virtual breakout rooms will be enriching and encouraging as we continue to carry the torch of specialized kinesiology in the form of Touch For Health that Dr. John Thie envisioned.
This conference brings together researchers and clinicians from industry, academia, the military and government to present ground-breaking research in a variety of areas related to traumatic brain injury.
This event provides a special opportunity for a variety of stakeholders to present original research and analysis aimed at providing a full picture of the progress being made towards better diagnosis, treatment and long-term care for TBI survivors. At this annual event, physicians, nurses, neurosurgeons, scientists, and drug/diagnostic developers from all over the world network and learn from one another.
Wild on Wounds® is a national wound conference designed for healthcare professionals interested in skin and wound management. Join us LIVE ONLINE September 24-27 for 4 full days of engaging, informative and interactive sessions. Here’s what’s in store for WOW 2020 attendees:
Sessions will run 11 AM – 7:30 PM EDT (8 AM – 4:30 PM PDT) Thursday thru Sunday
Each morning begins with a LIVE Buzz Report, getting you ready for the day with the latest wound care news and insights delivered by Nancy Morgan
All educational sessions will be delivered LIVE, and include Q & A with our speakers. Dedicated trade show time each day to visit our exhibitors, watch product videos, and chat LIVE with their representatives about new products, innovations and offerings! Networking “lounges” to meet and catch up with other WOW! attendees. WOW Poster Session to display and present your research!