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Annual Business Meeting and Symposium

WATA Annual Business Meeting and Symposium

45th Annual WATA Meeting and Symposium
April 4th-6th, 2019
Holiday Inn Stevens Point Conference Center
Call for Proposals
 Please direct any questions to the Annual Meeting Planning Committee Co-Coordinators: Holly Schmies and Kim Calvert



Hotel Information



Program Schedule can be accessed: TBA
Presentation Abstracts and Learning Objectives: TBA



 Here are a few highlights of the upcoming program: 

Special thanks to Chippewa Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for sponsoring the keynote presentation. 

Learning Objectives for the WATA 2018 Annual Meeting:

Participants will be able to appraise and apply current evidence in order to:

  1. Analyze the efficacy of emerging and traditional therapeutic interventions in athletic training and develop appropriate interventions for patient-centered outcomes.
  2. Apply current best practices in the evaluation of pediatric injuries.
  3. Select and implement strategies to prevent injuries through effective functional evaluations and evidence-based strategies.
  4. Evaluate the importance of mindfulness and culturally competent care in the practice of athletic training.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellation and Refund Policy: If a pre‐registrant cannot attend the symposium for any reason, they may notify the WATA in advance by sending an e‐mail to and will receive a full refund if notification is on or before March 29th, 2018. After March 29th, refunds will be made minus a $50.00 fee. No refunds will be issued after April 1st, 2018.


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WATA is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.

No individuals should be denied participation in CE programs offered by the WATA on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or age.