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Fall Conference 2019: Call for Presentation Proposals

  • 28-Sep-2019
  • 29-Sep-2019
  • University of Montana PT Department, Missoula MT


  • Limited seats! Normally $600 but for MT PTs, we'd like to offer this course for early enrollment for $495. Expires Sept 22 or when course is full.
  • Limited seats! Normally $600 but for MT PTs, we'd like to offer this course for early enrollment for less ($495 for members; $545 for nonmembers).Expires Sept 22 or when course is full.

Montana Physical Therapy Summit

2019 MAPTA Fall Conference in Missoula
September 28th and 29th, 2019

Deadline Extended! 

Proposals are now due May 1, 2019

Application can be downloaded here
The Montana Physical Therapy Association (MAPTA) is accepting proposals from Montana PTs/PTAs for its 2019 Fall Conference in Missoula, MT. The MAPTA programming committee wants to encourage submissions from Montana therapists who feel that they have knowledge and expertise that they want to share with their colleagues. We welcome proposals on any topic related to physical therapy in any specialty.

Speaking at the Montana PT Summit is a great opportunity for Montana PTs and PTAs to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with their colleagues in our state.

We encourage speakers from all specialties. Submissions should consider incorporating best practices and strategies. Content may include (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Updates on current research
  • Promotion programs and initiatives
  • Business practice and strategies
  • Payment and policy updates
  • Emerging techniques
  • Hot topics in your specialty
  • Collaborative Care Models
  • Resources to enhance PT practice
  • Pain Management
  • Emerging concepts in PT practice
  • Evidence-based treatment
  • PT/PTA Collaboration


Education Sessions: 90 minute sessions designed to provide education, encourage participation and links evidence and current practices. The committee will consider allowing for shorter presentations, if you would like to share a 90 minute time slot with 1-2 other colleague speaking of similar topics.


Presentation Proposal submissions must include the following:

  • Presentation title, description and learning objectives
  • Content Level
  • Biography of Presenter(s)
  • References and CV

Selection of proposals will be based on evidence provided, proposal clarity, probable interest for participants, and logistical feasibility. Incomplete submissions will not be considered for review. Speaker biographies will appear in promotional materials as submitted to the web-based portal. Proposals should not include any promotional content.


Submissions will be accepted via email. Please download the application here

Application can be downloaded here

Once you have completed the application, you may save it as a PDF and then email it to krayno67@gmail.com. You will receive an email confirmation that your proposal has been received.

Presentation proposals will be reviewed by the Programming Committee and letters of acceptance or denial will be sent via email.

Please see the the MAPTA website for deadlines and dates of notification.

Contact the programming committee at krayno67@gmail.com. Please feel free to contact the committee if you have questions about if your topic is relevant.

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