Events

Events

PTAG offers a few annual continuing education opportunities and networking events. The main events are a lobbying day and the annual meeting:

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Neurology Network Presents

The 2nd Annual Neurology Rehabilitation Symposium

We are excited to invite you to join us for the 2nd Annual Neurology Rehabilitation Symposium. The Neurology Network has assembled an outstanding array of distinguished faculty to create an exceptional program.

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Date: October 14, 2017

Location:
The Palisades
3200 Downwood Circle
Atlanta, GA 30327

Course Description: Developed and hosted by the Neurology Network of PTAG, this half-day conference will provide an update by some of the professions leading individuals on current topics in neurologic physical therapy. This symposium was designed as a benefit to PTAG members and potential members to provide updates on current trends in neurologic rehabilitation. Your symposium registration includes breakfast and lunch. Don't miss this opportunity to network with other like-minded professionals!

Schedule at a Glance:

 7:50am-8:20am   Registration & Breakfast
 8:20am-8:30am  Welcome
 8:30am-9:30am  Session: Why Partnered Dance Can Optimize Motor
 Rehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease:
 A Neuroscientific Perspective
 Speaker: Madeleine Hackney PhD
 9:35am-10:35am  Session: Neuroplasticity Induced by Post-Stroke Gait 
 Rehabilitation - What Do We Know and Why Should We Care?
 Speaker: Trisha Kesar PT, PhD
 10:40am-11:40am  Session: How PTs Can Help People with MS Improve Their
 Function and Health
 Speaker: Deborah Backus PT, PhD
 11:40am-12:00pm   Q&A Panel Discussion
 Speakers: Madeleine Hackney PhD, Trisha Kesar PT, PhD  & Deborah Backus PT, PhD
 12:00pm-1:00pm   Lunch

CCH:

Earn up to 3.5 continuing competency hours

Registration Deadline: Online registration closes on Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Registration Fees
Attendee Type Early
(thru Sept. 27)
Regular
(Sept. 28-Oct. 11)
APTA & PTAG Member $20.00 $30.00
Non-Member $40.00 $50.00

 

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2017 PT Day at the Capitol

Attention Physical Therapists, Physical Therapists Assistants, Student PTs & Student PTAs:

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 7:30 am - 2 pm, PTAG is hosting the 2017 PT Day at the Capitol and we need your help! #PTAGURit

Please distribute the survey below to your patients to gather data and feedback for our copay legislative initiative.

FAIR CO-PAY INITIATIVE SURVEY

NEW THIS YEAR - Receive an hour of continuing competence educational credit for attending the session during breakfast. Read more below.

 

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2018 PT Day at the Capitol

It is essential that we have a strong turnout for this event, and you can help!

When: February 13, 2018
Time: 7:30AM - 1:30PM
Where: The Gold Dome
Breakfast Location: Floyd Room 20th floor of the Sloppy Floyd Building, West Tower

Key Events Include:

  • Photo opportunities on the grand staircase with Governor, Lieutenant Governor and/or prominent legislator
  • Recognition by the state legislature and constituent meetings

Click here to download driving and parking information.


Dress Code

The Capitol will be very crowded with legislators, staff, lobbyists and visitors. Please dress in business or business casual attire to maintain the professional atmosphere.


Accessibility

  • Parking: Spaces for visitors with disabilities are located on Mitchell Street. Vehicles may stop briefly at the loading zone to drop off passengers.
  • Entrances: Visitors in wheelchairs may enter the Capitol from the loading zone off of Mitchell Street and from Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive via ramps which provide access to the first (ground) floor.
  • Elevators: The elevators are located on the east and west sides of the Capitol.
  • Restrooms: Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located on the first, third and fourth floors of the Capitol building. Facilities for ladies are located on the first floor, inside the Capitol Avenue entrance and on the third floor in room 342. Mens' facilities can be found on the first floor and on the fourth floor adjacent to the House Gallery.
  • Water Fountains: Accessible water fountains can be found near the first floor restrooms on the east side of the Capitol and inside the Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive entrance.
  • Telephones: Both a TDD and a Volume Control Telephone are located on the first floor of the Capitol in the restroom area.
  • Galleries: Wheelchair spaces are provided in the Senate and House galleries and most legislative committee meeting rooms are accessible.
  • Capitol Grounds: The paths leading to points of interest on the Capitol grounds are paved.

Security

In compliance with security regulations, all visitors must enter the Capitol through a metal detector; the X-ray machine must examine hand-carried items. No weapons, including pocketknives, are allowed in the Capitol. These items should be left in a vehicle because security is not able to hold these items. In addition, off-duty law enforcement officers will not be allowed to carry their weapons while they are inside the Capitol.