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Schedule-at-a-Glance

Browse massage therapy continuing education sessions, social events and other programs designed to take your AMTA 2017 National Convention experience and your massage career to the next level. Attendee badges must be displayed at all times.

Monday, September 11

TBA Board of Directors Meeting - Executive Session
7am-5pm Chapter Volunteer Orientation Program (CVOP)

Tuesday, September 12

TBA Board of Directors Meeting
8am-noon Chapter Volunteer Orientation Program (CVOP)
4:30-8:30pm Chapter Presidents Council Meeting

Wednesday, September 13

11am-6pm Registration & Badge Pickup
Pre-Convention Workshops: 8am-5pm | 8 Credit Hours Fundamentals of Fascial Therapy - Pfannerstill FULL
  Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapment Syndromes - McAtee
8:30am-Noon Chapter Leadership Training
1-5pm House of Delegates Meeting

Thursday, September 14

7am-6:30pm Registration & Badge Pickup
9am

Opening Session: Business Meeting & Awards Presentation
Featuring Keynote Speaker Shaun T

11am-2pm Exhibit Hall Open
11am Photos with Shaun T in the Exhibit Hall
11:30am-1pm First-Timers Luncheon
Afternoon Education: 1:30-3:30pm; repeated 4-6pm | 2 Credit Hours Current Research: Massage & Pain - Buckenmaier, Cambron
  Applying Kinesiology & Biomechanics in Massage Therapy - Lowe FULL
  Navigating the Massage Therapy Reimbursement Maze - Simpson
  In Safe Hands: Clients with Diabetes - Goodwin
  Talking to Your Clients About Skin Cancer - Friedrichs
  Pregnancy & Massage - Salvo
  A Massage Therapist's Guide to Malpractice - Flynn, Pierce
5:30-7:30pm Exhibit Hall Opening Night Reception

Friday, September 15

7am-6pm Registration & Badge Pickup
8:30-10am Student Day Registration
Full Day Education: 8am-5:30pm | 8.5 Credit Hours Techniques for Sports Massage Therapists - Jurch FULL
  Techniques for Sports Massage Therapists - Combe FULL
 8am-5pm | 8 Credit Hours Rotational Forces: Their Impact & Massage Therapy - Stang FULL
Morning Education: 8am-Noon | 4 Credit Hours Traditional Thai Massage - Burynski FULL
  Pediatric Massage Therapy: an Innovative Approach for Children's Health Care - Allen
  Pour, Don't Push: How to Massage With Greater Depth & Ease - Lobenstine FULL
  How Does Communication Support Ethical Client-Centered Care? - Fitch
  Expert Panel: Applying Sports Massage Research - Kennedy, Moraska
  Teachers Day: Educators Knowledge Forum & Student Clinic - Making the Most of It  - Bontrager, Ribeiro, Goodwin
10am-4pm Student Day
11:30am-3pm Exhibit Hall Open
Noon-1:30pm Teachers Day: Teachers Networking Luncheon
Afternoon Education: 1:30-5:30pm | 4 Credit Hours The Integrated Body - Agnew
  Clinical Applications of Current Pain Science - Lowe FULL
  Business Head, Healing Heart - Bowers
  Introduction to Headache Relief Techniques - Juczak FULL
  How Does Communication Support Ethical Client-Centered Care? (Repeat) - Fitch
  Teachers Day: The Three Pillars of Education: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment - Salvo FULL
5-7pm Exhibit Hall Open
5:30-6:30pm Teachers Day: Teachers Networking Reception

Saturday, September 16

7am-12:30pm Registration & Badge Pickup
Morning Education: 8am-Noon | 4 Credit Hours Demystifying Complex Neck Conditions - Lowe FULL
  Save Your Hands: Injury Prevention, Ergonomics & Self-Care - Kolodziej
  Moving Your Clients Beyond Low Back Pain After Abdominal Surgery - Mattek
  Building Your Successful Sports Massage Practice - McAtee
  Listening to Your Clients' Bodies - Osborne
  Therapeutic Strategies for Surgeries, Scars & Burns - Whitridge FULL
  Stretching the Fascial Lines - Morton FULL
11am-1:45pm Exhibit Hall Open
Noon Photos with Shawn Achor in the Exhibit Hall
Afternoon Education: 2pm | 2 Credit Hours

Closing Session
The Happiness Advantage: Inspiring Positive Change - Shawn Achor

7pm Dinner Dance
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