The AMTA 2015 National Convention brings the massage therapy community together for education, networking and inspiration. Join us in Pittsburgh, August 19-22, and be energized by these dynamic keynote speakers.
Olympic Legend and Cancer Survivor Scott Hamilton
Opening Session & Business Meeting | Thursday, August 20, 8:30-11am
Scott Hamilton is an Olympic gold medalist, Emmy Award-nominee, best-selling author, humanitarian and a cancer and brain tumor survivor.
As an Olympic legend and a cancer survivor he is a constant reminder that with fortitude and determination, anything is possible. Renew your passion for your career as Scott shares his professional and personal experiences.
New York Times Columnist and Cancer Survivor Suleika Jaouad with MD Anderson Oncologist Dr. Gabriel Lopez
Closing Session, The Power of Touch: Cancer + Massage | Saturday, August 22, 2-4pm
Suleika Jaouad is an Emmy Award-winning New York Times columnist, cancer survivor and health advocate
Gabriel Lopez, MD, is an assistant professor in MD Anderson Cancer Center's Department of General Oncology, Integrative Medicine Program.
Come together to explore how massage therapy can have a positive impact on those affected by cancer. Gain practical takeaways working with those affected by cancer from MD Anderson Cancer Center oncologist Dr. Gabriel Lopez. Hear cancer survivor Suleika Jaouad’s reflection on how challenges in life provide the opportunity to assess and move forward.
On-Site Registration Hours
Wednesday, August 19: 11am-6pm
Thursday, August 20: 7am-6:30pm
Friday, August 21: 7am-6pm
Saturday, August 22: 7am-12:30pm