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2017 Annual Conference Course Proposal Application


2017 Annual Conference

October 26-29 | Corpus Christi, TX


Course Proposal Application


Deadline for Submission: Monday, June 12, 2017


Thank you for your interest in offering an education course at the 2017 Annual Conference.


TPTA Course Proposal Information

TPTA is seeking proposals for:

  • Two-hour sessions (Friday & Sunday)
  • Three-hour sessions (Friday & Saturday)
  • Four-hour sessions (Saturday only)
  •  Seven-hour sessions (Saturday only)

Most courses are open to both professionals and students.


Course Room & A/V Information

The conference location offers a mix of large and small course rooms.  Please indicate the size room(s) that the course would be suited for.  Course rooms are typically set in classroom seating but may include theater seating to accommodate participants.


The standard A/V set (lavaliere mic, screen, LCD projector) will be provided in each room.  Speakers are required to bring their own laptop.  WiFi is available throughout the convention center; however, TPTA cannot guarantee the quality.  Course directors may request additional A/V equipment and will be notified if advance whether their request has been granted.  Please note that A/V equipment cannot be added after September 1.


Lab/Demo Session Requests

Please note that limited space and tables are available for lab/demo sessions.  If you are requesting a lab/demo session, please indicated in the “Additional Information” textbox whether this course can be offered without a lab/demo, along with any necessary course changes.  Course directors will be notified in advance whether their request for a lab/demo session has been granted; lab/demo components cannot be added after August 1.


If granted, demo sessions will be set with one (1) table located near the front of the room.  Lab sessions will be set with three (3) participants per table. 


Submission Requirements

The following information is required for applications:

  • Course Title
  • Course Length
  • Practice Area
  • Participant Level
  • Learning Objectives
  • Course Description
  •  Instructional Methods
  • Room Selection (Size)
  • Course Director & Speaker Information

Course Honoraria & Speaker Registration

TPTA provides an honorarium of $125 per contact hour, per course.  If there are multiple speakers teaching a course, the honorarium will be equally divided amongst all speakers.  Please note that no honorarium is available for learning labs. 


TPTA does not reimburse for speaker hotel or travel; however, all speakers will receive complimentary full conference registration.

After attending this session, the participant will be able to:  
Enter the percentage (%) of time for each method.

Lavaliere Mic, Screen,  and LCD Projector are provided in each room. Laptops are NOT provided. All A/V requests must be received prior to September 1, 2017.
I have read and agree to adhere to the course information listed on the instructions page, including A/V, lab/demo, and honoraria information.
I agree to not engage in self-promotion of programs, products, and/or services during the course, as required per Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Rule 341.3(1)(A)(v).

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