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Celebrate: Special Events in 2021

Our centennial year has included in-person and virtual events. Net proceeds from our centennial events benefit our fundraising campaign to support diversity, equity, and inclusion.

See Highlights of How We Came Together to Celebrate and Give Back in 2021

Watch a special highlight reel of all the wonderful events that took place throughout 2021 in celebration of APTA’s Centennial Anniversary

APTA Centennial Celebration – Washington, DC
Sept. 10-14, 2021

In-person events were held consistent with CDC, state, and venue guidance and restrictions related to COVID-19. Participants were required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours at registration in order to claim their participant badge. See our expectations and requirements document for more information.

Scroll down to view video recaps of APTA Centennial Celebration Events

Friday, September 10

  • Open House at APTA Centennial Center
  • John H.P. Maley Lecture by Tim Flynn
    Recap | Full Video
  • Presidents Forum
    Full Video
  • PTA Caucus Annual Meeting
  • Evening Celebration at APTA Centennial Center
  • APTA’s Centennial Gala at Washington National Cathedral

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Saturday, September 11

Sunday, September 12

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Monday, September 13

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Performance Health
APTA's Private Practice Section
  • PTPAC Reception

Tuesday, September 14

  • Advocacy Day at Capitol Hill

APTA Centennial Lecture Series

This continuing education series features recognized leaders on topics in clinical practice, practice management, payment, and innovation.

(Dates and formats of these events are subject to change, depending on developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic.)

  • Practice Management: Balancing Compliance and Profit
    Kate Gilliard, JD, APTA Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
    Steve Postal, JD, APTA Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
    Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT
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HPSO is a sponsor of APTA directly and is in no way supporting the speakers of this lecture. The U.S. government and its employees do not endorse HPSO for business, nor any other insurance entity or business. HPSO made no contribution to the content of this session and has no affiliation whatsoever with the speakers.  

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APTA Founders’ Day Celebration
Jan. 15, 2021
– Watch the Recorded Event!

On January 15, 2021 we kicked off the celebration of our centennial year with a very special livestreamed 100th birthday party. If you missed it you can watch the recording