• SoP Annual Conference

  • November 11-13, 2016

  • Keystone Resort Colorado

  • The Best Courses The Latest Research

  • The Most Learning The Biggest Fun

Our Attendees

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

MISSION STATEMENT
The Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference (SoPAC) provides professional development opportunities across all pediatric practice environments.

SoPAC Objectives - Goals of Conference:

  1. Promote APTA's Section on Pediatrics (SOP) and pediatric physical therapy
  2. Provide a pediatric specific forum for physical therapists from all areas of practice (academia, research, clinical, school, hospital, etc)
  3. Provide participants with professional development and networking opportunities
  4. Deliver current, relevant information and ideas and intervention strategies that will advance the practice of pediatric physical therapy and the profession
  5. Promote Section on Pediatrics to 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 Section on Pediatrics 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.
  • Because Keystone Resort's base elevation is 9,280 ft., please check out these high-altitude resources
  • Please note that 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)

 

Future SoPAC Dates

  • SoPAC 2017 | November 17-19 (preconference courses November 15-16) - Cincinnati, OH
  • SoPAC 2018 | Dates & location to be determined
  • SoPAC 2019 | November 8-10 (preconference courses November 6-7) - Disneyland, CA

Exhibitors

Plan to Exhibit at the Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference: November 11-12, 2016

Exhibitor Deadlines

Future SoPAC Dates

  • SoPAC 2017 | November 17-19 (preconference courses November 15-16) - Cincinnati, OH
  • SoPAC 2018 | Dates & location to be determined
  • SoPAC 2019 | November 8-10 (preconference courses November 6-7) - Disneyland, CA

Exhibitor Information

  Click here to download the SoPAC 2016 Exhibitor Prospectus!

  Click here to see Exhibit Hall Map

 

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

SoPAC 2016 Proposal Submission

 Call for Proposals SoPAC 2016 (closes 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, January 7, 2016)

Use this link to submit a session proposal, preconference course proposal, or poster proposal for SoPAC 2016, which will be held November 11-13, 2016, at the Keystone Resort in Colorado. Preconference courses will be held November 9-10, 2016. Speaker Proposal Submissions for SoPAC 2016 will remain open through January 7, 2016. Poster abstract submissions will remain open until May 1, 2016.

Speaker Deadlines

  • Jan 7: SoPAC Proposals Due
  • March 15: Speakers Notified
  • March 30: Speaker Confirmations Due
  • April 15: Speaker Information Due
  • May 1: Poster Applications Due
  • Sept 15: Handouts Due

Housing & Travel

 

Rocky Mountains!

Keystone Resort | Keystone, CO

Rocky Mountain Atmosphere
Perfect Conference Center
Outdoors Everywhere
Incredible Beauty