ASHT Annual Meeting & Pediatric Specialty Day

2024 Annual Meeting - Call for Sessions

ASHT invites you to submit your proposals for Pre-Conference Institutes, Instructional Concurrent Sessions and Clinical Practice Posters for our 2024 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO. This is your chance to share your innovations, lead the conversations and help shape the agenda for the upcoming conference. 

The 2024 theme – “Integrating Perspectives: Learning, Collaborating and Innovating” – highlights and celebrates the richness of what we can learn from each other within our specialty, as well as from perspectives and disciplines outside of our specialty.

The following documents are intended to help you navigate the Call for Sessions:

  • The Proposal Template provides expanded instructions for the proposal elements and can be used to help you prepare your submission.
  • The Frequently Asked Questions document provides guidance on the submission process, from information on session types through session selection.
  • The Example Proposals document provides examples of accepted proposals from the ASHT 2023 Annual Meeting as well as hypothetical examples of Clinical Practice Posters (a new submission type).
  • The Session Progression Infographic provides an overview of the timeline from the Call for Sessions through the Annual Meeting.

NEW Extended Deadline: March 1, 2024

submit a proposaL FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING 

Pediatric Specialty Day

Thursday, September 26, 2024
8 AM - 4 PM
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, St. Louis, MO

We are excited to announce the inaugural ASHT Pediatric Specialty Day! Join us on a journey beyond the fundamentals, delving into the intricacies of pediatric hand therapy. This specialized full-day Pre-Conference Institute promises an exploration of unique diagnoses, innovative treatments and the myriad triumphs and challenges inherent in the realm of pediatric hand therapy.

Whether you're a seasoned practitioner seeking to deepen your expertise or a newcomer eager to expand your knowledge, ASHT Pediatric Specialty Day is your gateway to a comprehensive understanding of the evolving landscape of pediatric hand therapy.

Embodying the overarching theme of the 2024 meeting, "Integrating Perspectives: Learning, Collaborating and Innovating," this day is designed to foster an environment where professionals can come together to share insights, collaborate on best practices and collectively advance the field. Download the Pediatric Specialty Day Frequently Asked Questions to learn more.

Attendees will be able to register for the 2024 Pediatric Specialty Day as part of their ASHT Annual Meeting registration or as a stand-alone registration. Registration will open in May.

Call for Sessions is Now Open!

Call for Sessions: As we shape this groundbreaking event, we invite you to contribute to the collective knowledge by submitting proposals for instructional and breakout sessions. Share your expertise, unique perspectives and innovative approaches to pediatric hand therapy. Whether you have a case study to present, a new technique to showcase or insights into the latest research, we encourage you to be a part of shaping the educational content of ASHT Pediatric Specialty Day.

  • The Proposal Template provides expanded instructions for the proposal elements and can be used to help you prepare your submission.
  • The Frequently Asked Questions document provides guidance on the submission process, from information on session types through session selection.

NEW Extended Deadline: March 1, 2024


46th Annual Meeting
September 28 - October 1, 2023
Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center
San Antonio, TX

Visit the 2023 Annual Meeting Website

    Content recorded on site is available for viewing in the on-demand platform through September 1, 2024.

    Please note: All attendees must claim their CE certificates by January 31, 2024 to receive credit.

    Program Code of Conduct

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    Future Annual Meetings

    48th Annual Meeting
    October 23-26, 2025
    Salt Lake City, UT

    2025 IFSSH-IFSHT Triennial Congress
    Hosted by ASSH, AAHS and ASHT
    March 24-28, 2025
    Washington, DC
    Learn more

    Past Meetings

    45th Annual Meeting (Hybrid)
    October 13-16, 2022
    Washington, DC

    44th Annual Meeting (Hybrid)
    October 7-10, 2021
    St. Louis, MO

    43rd Annual Meeting
    2020 Virtual Conference

    42nd Annual Meeting
    Washington, DC
    October 3-6, 2019

    41st Annual Meeting
    Dallas, Texas
    September 20-23, 2018

    Contact the meetings staff at or 856-380-6851 for questions related to the Annual Meeting.