Canadian Society of Hand Therapists Annual Conference - Hand Therapy: A Fine Balance

 CSHT 2018 Conference

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Date: April 27th and 28th, 2018
Location: Westin Hotel, Ottawa, ON
Early Bird: Early Bird registration discount deadline is March 26, 2018.
Cancellation Fee: A full refund minus a $100 administration fee is available prior to April 1st, 2018. No refunds are available after April 1st, 2018.
Hotel Information: The 2018 Canadian Society of Hand Therapists will be held at the Westin Ottawa Hotel, located next to the Rideau Canal, and steps away from the Parliament Buildings, the historic Byward Market and the Ottawa River.

The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4
Toll-Free: (866) 716-8101

Individual Room Reservations:
The CSHT conference group rate is $ 180.00 + tax per night for double occupancy.
The final day for delegates to reserve their rooms and receive the discounted rate is Monday March 26, 2018 by 5 pm. After this the rooms and rate will be subject to availability.
Rooms can be booked on-line at CSHT Annual Meeting 2018 (OR copy and paste the following link into a web browser), or by telephone, 1-800-westin1.


If you are a CSHT member, you must log in before registering to receive the member rate.

Conference Registration Form
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(each registrant requires a unique email address)
Home Phone Number*
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Massage Therapist Kinesiologist Athletic Therapist Chiropractor
OT Student PT Student Kinesiology Student OTA/PTA

Type of Registration* (NOTE: members must log in first to receive discounted price)
Member - Two Day ( $495 Early Bird )
Member - One Day ($310)
Non-Member - Two Day ( $595 Early Bird )
Non-member - One Day ($395)
Student/OTA/PTA - Two Day ($345)
Student/OTA/PTA - One Day ($265)
CAOT Member - Two Day ( $495 Early Bird ) - CAOT membership number required for this rate
CAOT member - One Day ($310) - CAOT membership number required for this rate
If registering as a CAOT member you MUST include your CAOT member number:
One Day Registration - If registering for one day only, please choose:*
April 27th, 2018 April 28th, 2018
Dietary Restrictions
Do you have any dietary restrictions for the conference meals (i.e. vegetarian, gluten-free). If so, please indicate:
Social Event
Yes No I plan to attend the Wine and Cheese reception - Friday, April 27
(Included in conference registration fee)
2018 Breakout Sessions*
(Please rank 1 - 3 for each day based on preference)
Please note that every attempt will be made to accommodate your preferred Breakout Sessions. However, space is limited. Accommodations will be made on a first come, first served basis.
Arpil 27th, 2018
Somatosensory Rehabilitation for Neuropathic Pain
            (Tara Packham)
Nerve Gliding/Flossing
            (Ann Porretto-Loehrke)
Splinting Workshop
            (Kyle Lee/Debby Schwartz)

April 28th, 2018
Treatment of the Stiff Hand
             (Shrikant Chinchalkar)
An Eclectic Approach to Taping for the Elbow, Wrist, and Hand
             (Ann Porretto-Loehrke)
Wrist Proprioception Techniques - Hands On Practical Session
             (Dominique Beelen)


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