PLEASE NOTE: Student Symposium Registration has closed. However, if you wish to attend the Annual Membership Meeting, you may register onsite.
Student membership in the OPTA is a great opportunity to meet and mingle with future professional colleagues and network with potential employers. It's also an excellent first step toward immersing yourself in one of the fastest growing health care fields in the country.
Attending the 2013 Annual Conference as a student offers educational content relevant to the rise of technology in practice settings as well as access to countless PT professionals from across the state and beyond, who are incomparably enthusiastic about their profession. Additionally, student-specific programming is provided, including:
Friday, April 12:
7:00-8:00 PM | The Oxford Debates (free)
8:00 PM | Ohio Physical Therapy Political Action Committee (OPT-PAC) Wine Tasting/Fundraiser (NOT included in symposium registration)
Saturday, April 13:
7:00AM-7:45AM | Registration & Breakfast
7:45AM-8:00AM | Meeting & Discussion of OPTA Annual Membership Meeting
8:00AM-10:00AM | OPTA Annual Membership Meeting
10:00AM-10:15AM | Large Group Welcome
10:15AM-11:00AM | Exhibit Hall
11:00AM-12:30PM | Morning Session:
- Gait Retraining for the Injured Runner - Translating Evidence into the Clinic (No Longer Available)
- Clinical Decision Making for Therapeutic Video Gaming
12:30PM-1:30 PM | Lunch with OPTA Leadership
1:30PM-2:00PM | Student Networking Break & Student Special Interest Group (SIG) Elections
2:00PM-3:30PM | Afternoon Session:
- Residency and Fellowship Training - The Who What Why and How
- Physical Therapy Needs of Patients in the Military
3:30PM-4:00PM | Incoming / Outgoing Officers Meeting
*Attendance as a student is extremely affordable, with one-day registration starting at $45 for a student member rate.