The Combined Sections Meeting heads to downtown Washington, DC 1 month earlier than usual in 2019! Mark your calendar for January 23-26, and join us in the nation's capital to
The Combined Sections Meeting heads to downtown Washington, DC 1 month earlier than usual in 2019! Mark your calendar for January 23-26, and join us in the nation’s capital to connect and learn. We are excited to bring over 12,000 caring and committed professionals to DC for the largest physical therapy conference in the country.
At CSM 2019 in DC, you will find your people and connect with the physical therapy community. With programming designed by all 18 of APTA’s specialty sections, you’ll get the information and tools you need to learn and grow.
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This year will bring together over 12,000 innovative and dedicated professionals for the largest conference on physical therapy in the country. With programming designed by all 18 of APTA’s specialty sections, you will not want to miss this upbeat conference!
Immerse yourself in hands-on learning at our 1- or 2-day precons, Tuesday, January 22, and Wednesday, January 23, 8:00 am–5:30 pm each day.
Sessions run Thursday, January 24, through Saturday, January 26, at these times each day:
Learn While You Collect CEUs!
Your attendance is equivalent to up to 1.8 CEUs (18 contact hours/CCUs). The number of CEUs awarded for each session will be listed in the “Schedule at a Glance” available each day and in the APTA Conferences app under CSM 2019. The app will go live in December 2018.
Handouts will be available through the CSM app in January 2019.
The CSM exhibit hall in the convention center will feature more than 450 companies showcasing over 1,000 products and services available to physical therapy professionals. Look for many after-hours product demos.
Exhibit Hall Hours
The exhibit hall hours at CSM 2019 will provide you with opportunities to view posters and to learn about products, services, and technologies that will enhance your practice.
Thursday, January 24: 9:30 am–4:00 pm
Friday, January 25: 9:30 am–4:00 pm
Saturday, January 26: 9:30 am–3:00 pm
Thursday, January 24, through Saturday, January 26: 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
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APTA student members have the opportunity to receive discounted CSM 2019 registration by volunteering for all 3 days of the meeting. The volunteer application process opens September 6. Learn more.
We look forward to welcoming you to DC to connect and learn in the nation’s capital January 23-26!
23 (Wednesday) 8:00 am - 26 (Saturday) 5:30 pm
Washington, DC (downtown)
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Don't miss the innovation showcase @ the Innovation hub. An opportunity for a company to display and demonstrate their new products and innovations to the region’s healthcare decision makers and future
Don’t miss the innovation showcase @ the Innovation hub.
An opportunity for a company to display and demonstrate their new products and innovations to the region’s healthcare decision makers and future shapers. Working together with key influential stakeholders, the hub will provide a dedicated showcase area for start-ups, SMEs, and innovators to participate at the Innovation showcase.
Introducing the Innov8 talks @ the Innovation hub.
Arab Health is calling all start-ups and SMEs focused in the field of healthcare to apply to be a part of our new exciting feature. The Innov8 Talks, taking place in the new Innovation Hub will host 8 pitches, 8 minutes long, across each day of Arab Health. With a dedicated theme revolving around innovation in healthcare, the judging panel will determine the best pitch at the end of each day.
Discover the latest medical supplies and services.
Arab Health 2019 product and services.
Arab Health is the perfect platform to source medical supplies.
Find surgical instruments, orthopedic equipment, medical ventilators, patient monitoring system and any other medical equipment that your organisation requires. Below are a few of our featured products for Arab Health 2019.
january 28 (Monday) - 31 (Thursday)
Abu Dhabi, Dubai
Dubai World Trade Centre