2017 Annual Conference

Energize - Engage - Transform

  Dates: November 11-12, 2017
  View the Full Program
  Registration: Online | (e) Mail or Fax | Group Registration 
  Location: College Park Marriott and Conference Center 
  Parking and Directions
  Special Awards Dinner and Reception - CLOSED
  Exhibitor Gallery
  Become an Exhibitor or Sponsor: Learn more 

Attend the 2017 Regional Annual Conference & Student Conclave with more than 400 fellow Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Students from DC and Maryland, who will gather to exchange best practices and establish new strategies that will help elevate the profession.

  PT/PTA General Admission:
  Saturday and Sunday

   Cost covers conference attendance on Sat/Sun,
   Nov. 11-12, 2017. Includes: welcome bag, lunch
   Saturday, your choice of educational programs
   for two days (1.2-1.4 CE), poster presentations     (.1 CE), and admittance to expo hall.    

   $390  Non-Member Price: $520
   Members Save 25% on all Educational Programming 


 One Day Registration
 Saturday or Sunday

 Cost covers conference attendance on Saturday  or  Sunday. Includes: welcome bag, lunch, your choice  of educational programs for one day  (.6-.7 CE),  poster presentations (.1 CE), and admittance to  expo hall.

  $210  Non-Member Price: $260 
  Members Save 25% on all Educational Programming 

    Saturday REGISTER 


 Non-PT Pro: Saturday and Sunday

  Cost covers conference attendance on Saturday and    
  Sunday, Nov. 11-12, 2017. Includes: welcome bag,
  lunch  Sat., your  choice of educational programs for
  two days  (1.2-1.4  CE), poster presentations (.1 CE)
  and admittance to the expo hall.

  This provides an opportunity for business managers, billing,
  and coding  specialists, and other non-licensed individuals to
  gain knowledge and  understanding about physical therapy
  practice as well as current issues  impacting payment and    



 Students (SPT or SPTA)

 Students have the opportunity to register for the  annual conference on Saturday and or attend the  Student Conclave on Sunday.

  $50 for the Annual Conference  Register
  $40 for the Student Conclave Register


 Life Members

 You make us a stronger and a more vibrant  physical therapy community through your  participation. 

  $100 Register

Register Online Full Conference | Saturday  Only | Sunday Only 
To register it is recommended that you keep the full conference programming page open to view course descriptions as they are not available on the registration portal. You can register for the full conference or you can register for Saturday or Sunday Only. 

Conference Highlights

What's New

  • PT EXPO showcases the latest products, platforms, and services. The PT Expo is OPEN to all DC and MD members for FREE.

  • Celebrate your Colleagues at our Awards Dinner 

  • Annual Membership Recognition
    Meeting & Luncheon

  • New Career Paths in Physical Therapy Roundtable. Beyond Clinical Care.

  • President Sharon Dunn to Join Us Saturday Morning on the State of the Profession.


Saturday, November 11
7:00 am - 8:00 am      Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 am - 8:45 am      Welcome from APTA President Sharon Dunn
9:00 am - 12:00 pm    Morning Tracks
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm    Member Meetings and Lunch
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm      Afternoon Tracks
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm      Exhibit Hall Open
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm      Award Dinner

Sunday, November 12
7:00 am - 8:00 am      Breakfast with Sections
8:00 am - 12:00 pm    Morning Tracks
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm    Lunch with Exhibitors
1:00 pm -5:00 pm       Afternoon Tracks     

Find out how you can enhance your role in your physical therapy profession at the APTAs of DC and Maryland 2017 Annual Conference on November 11-12, 2017.

Parking and Directions

College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.

Address for GPS or map app
3501 University Blvd East,  Hyattsville  MD  20783.
  • You will see signs for the Hotel and Conference Center as you get closer.
The Conference Center has a multi deck garage which is free. You can walk directly to the conference center.

Metro Station
You can call to arrange shuttle transport from the hotel by calling their main number 301 - 985-7300

Cancellations and Refunds

This cancellation policy applies to all elements of the chapter meeting.

  • A $60 fee will be assessed for each registration cancelled between the time of registration and October 28, 2017.
  • There will be a $20 fee to switch registrations (substitute one attendee for another).
  • No refunds will be given after October 28, 2017.