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The AMTA 2018 School Summit, February 15-16 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, features high quality educational programming designed to strengthen your massage therapy school, your career and your students.

Onsite registration begins on Thursday, February 15 at 8:00 AM!

Review the detailed speaker bios and course descriptions for the AMTA 2018 Schools Summit continuing education sessions.

Wednesday, February 14

4-6 p.m. Exhibitor set-up
5:30-7 p.m. Welcome reception – for those in town, stop by and meet fellow Schools Summit attendees. Thanks to co-sponsors Massage Warehouse and Performance Health!

Thursday, February 15

8-10 a.m. Registration and visit exhibits
10 a.m. - Noon Opening & Keynote: How Can Massage Educators Prepare Students for the Challenges of the Future? - Dr. Chester ‘Trip’ Buckenmaier
Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-3 p.m. Education: Issues Facing the Massage Therapy Profession: Complicated Client Conditions - Rebekah Blowers, Dr. Chester ‘Trip’ Buckenmaier, Julie Goodwin
3-3:30 p.m. Visit Exhibitors and Network
3:30-5 p.m. Education: Understanding and Teaching Pain Management - Brett Baute
5:30-7 p.m. Opening Night Reception

Friday, February 16

7:45-8:15 a.m. Visit Exhibitors and Network
8:30-9:30 a.m. Education: AMTA’s 2018 Massage Profession Research Report - Winona Bontrager, Cynthia Ribeiro
9:30-9:45 a.m. Visit Exhibitors and Network
9:45-11:45 a.m. Education: Teaching in the Fourth Wave: the Value of Learning from Failures - Karen Guerin
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch
1-3 p.m. Education and Closing: The Inner and Outer Body Experience: Teaching Self-Care Skills - Robin Anderson
3-5 p.m.

Exhibitor teardown

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