Educational Programs, Case Studies, Research Presentation

The APTA of MA 2018 Annual Conference Committee is now accepting proposals for the 2018 Annual Conference, “Physical Therapy: Defining your value in today’s world”. The conference will be held on Saturday, October 27th at the Four Points by Sheraton in Norwood MA.

Proposals for educational sessions, research posters or platforms and case presentations will be accepted until May 28th, 2018.

Links to the submission forms are below and in the left menu.

To assist you in the process for submitting a proposal for an educational, research or case presentation session, we have created many resources that you will find in the menu to the left: 

In addition, you will find examples of previously accepted research presentations. The 2018 Annual Conference Committee is also available to assist and answer any questions you may have regarding the proposal process.

Please contact Debra Bangs, Committee Chairperson at and she will be able to direct you to the appropriate person or resources.


Proposals formats being accepted include:  

Educational Presentations: Presentations designed to enhance participants’ knowledge regarding a topic related to PT. This can include a lab portion.  Presenters of educational programs of 60 minutes or greater will be provided with up to 2 free conference registrations (or the equivelent split among >2 presenters). Honorariums will not be provided. 

Case Study Presentations:  A real life patient scenario is presented in 30 minutes.  It is an intensive analysis of a patient interaction providing participants with realistic, complex and contextually rich situations.  

Research Presentation (Platforms):  An oral presentation of a research project or paper, special interest topic or patient case in a 15-minute presentation.     

Research Presentation (Posters): A Visual report highlighting: research projects, patient cases or other PT related projects. Posters will be displayed during an unopposed vendor and poster time lasting 1 hour. 

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