• SoPAC 2016

  • November 11-13, 2016

  • Keystone Resort Colorado

  • The Best Courses The Latest Research

  • The Most Learning The Biggest Fun

Our Attendees

The Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association is pleased to invite you to our Annual Conference:
SoPAC 2016: Climb to New Peaks of Pediatric Excellence

Vision Statement 

To optimize movement and maximize participation of all individuals and their families. 

Mission Statement 

To engage learners in exemplary, innovative, evidence-based educational experiences to support the mission of APPT. 

Goals and Objectives: 

  1. Provide an educational forum to challenge pediatric physical therapists to transform practice, research, and education. 
  2. Deliver innovative, evidence-based knowledge, skills, and intervention strategies for translation to practice, research, and education. 
  3. Promote the health and wellness of participants and the individuals they serve. 
  4. Integrate pediatric physical therapy practices with other health care providers through professional development and networking opportunities.   
  5. Promote APPT to pediatric physical therapists with a focus on engaging students and new professionals. 

 

SoPAC 2016

November 11-13 (preconference courses November 9-10)

Climb to New Peaks of Pediatric Excellence

Important News & Information

  • Frequently Asked Questions About SoPAC 2016
  • What is the Social Event at SoPAC This Year?
    • This has not yet been determined, but as you know from past years, we'll come up with something great! Make sure to register for the Evening Social Event when you sign up for SoPAC (or add it to your existing registration by calling 800/999-2782).
  • Family of Four Application Process
    • Free Trip to Keystone for a Family & Free SoPAC Registration for You! Applicants must be referred by a PT, PTA, SPT, SPTA who is a member of the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy of APTA.  The applicant must be between the ages of 3 and 21 and have a developmental delay or an impairment. To find out more about our Family of Four Application Process, click here.
  • Pediatric  Neuromuscular Recovery Scale
  • If you are considering attending the preconference course "Pediatric Neuromuscular Recovery Scale: Competency-based Course for Conducting and Scoring," please review this document.
  • Please Note:
    • The Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy is now the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy, so in 2017 SoPAC will become the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference (APPTAC), with a new website and a new look! Information will be shared as it becomes available, or contact pediatrics@apta.org.

 

Future APPTAC Dates

  • APPTAC 2017 (SoPAC) | Nov 17-19 (preconference courses Nov 15-16) - Cincinnati, OH
  • APPTAC 2018 (SoPAC) | Nov 19-21 (preconference courses Nov 17-18) - Chattanooga, TN
  • APPTAC 2019 (SoPAC) | Nov 8-10 (preconference courses Nov 6-7) - Disneyland, CA

Exhibitors

Plan to Exhibit at the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference: November 11-12, 2016

Exhibitor Deadlines

Future APPTAC Dates

  • APPTAC 2017 (SoPAC) | Nov 17-19 (preconference courses Nov 15-16) - Cincinnati, OH
  • APPTAC 2018 (SoPAC) | Nov 19-21 (preconference courses Nov 17-18) - Chattanooga, TN
  • APPTAC 2019 (SoPAC) | Nov 8-10 (preconference courses Nov 6-7) - Disneyland, CA

Exhibitor Information

  Click here to download the SoPAC 2016 Exhibitor Prospectus!

  Click here to see Exhibit Hall Map

 
  • Please Note:
    • The Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy is now the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy, so in 2017 SoPAC will become the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference (APPTAC), with a new website and a new look! Information will be shared as it becomes available, or contact pediatrics@apta.org.
  • Be the first to have your logo placed here by becoming a SoPAC sponsor!

    Be the first to have your logo placed here by becoming a SoPAC sponsor!

    SoPAC Speaker & Poster Submission

    The best speakers, the best topics, and expertise in the target areas you need to know about for your practice

    About Our Speakers

    Each year, the SoPAC Planning Committee assembles the most knowledgeable speakers from across a wide range of pediatric disciplines to instruct our attendees. Speakers originate from across the country to bring you the latest, most valuable instruction, and may be invited or selected using our online submission system.

     

    Download SoPAC Speaker Toolkit

  • Please Note:
    • The Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy is now the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy, so in 2017 SoPAC will become the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference (APPTAC), with a new website and a new look! Information will be shared as it becomes available, or contact pediatrics@apta.org.
  • Speaker Deadlines

    • Aug 1: Call for 2017 Submissions Opens
    • Sept 15: Handouts Due
    • Jan 8, 2017: 2017 Submissions Due
    • Feb 5, 2017: Committee Reviews Due

    Housing & Travel

     

    Rocky Mountains!

    Keystone Resort | Keystone, CO

    Rocky Mountain Atmosphere
    Perfect Conference Center
    Outdoors Everywhere
    Incredible Beauty