• 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

  • Top 10 Reasons to Attend SoPAC 2016 at Keystone, CO!
  • Frequently Asked Questions About SoPAC 2016
  • This Year's Social Event!
  • Watch the Video!
     
  • SoPAC 2016 Booth Volunteer Signup - Assisting with the booth is a great way to volunteer and meet other therapists in your field. If you are interested in staffing the booth, please choose a time below and click here to sign up!

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    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 Section on Pediatrics 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.
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    • Are you ready for an Auction? Buy back the Journal title! If you are interested in donating items please contact Ann VanSant or Cindy Miles. Auction Ideas include autographed books, memorabilia, an item unique to your state or region of the country, an item from your company, a fun toy, or a hand-made item. Nothing is too big or too small!

 

Attendee 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 14-17 (preconference courses Nov 12-13) - Disneyland, CA

Exhibitors

Plan to Exhibit at the Section on Pediatrics 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 14-17 (preconference courses Nov 12-13) - Disneyland, CA

Exhibitor Information

  Click here to download the SoPAC 2016 Exhibitor Prospectus!

  Click here to see Exhibit Hall Map

 
  • Please Note:
    • The Section on Pediatrics 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!

    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

    Housing & Travel

     

    Rocky Mountains!

    Keystone Resort | Keystone, CO

    Rocky Mountain Atmosphere
    Perfect Conference Center
    Outdoors Everywhere
    Incredible Beauty

     

    Housing:

    • Click here to book your room at Keystone Resort
      • There are a variety of room types available, in three different hotels at the resort. Attendees may also call Keystone Group Reservations at 800-258-0437 and refer to CK2APT to book lodging via phone.
     
    Travel:
     
    General Information: