The 2018 Conference Committee, on behalf of the Australian Hand Therapy Association, invite you to join us at the 2018 AHTA National Conference, Reaching for the future: Innovation and technology in hand therapy practice 

The conference will include an exciting line-up of expert clinicians and researchers. Cutting edge presentations and diverse sessions will ensure that therapists take home current practical ideas for clinical intervention, research and practice management. 

Join us in Melbourne from the 19th - 21st October 2018, to learn, be inspired, network with colleagues and enjoy everything Melbourne has to offer. 

The 2018 Committee is currently hard at work, inviting speakers and working on a new and exciting program. Registrations will open in March 2018. In the meantime, join our mailing list by clicking the button below and also watch the website for conference updates!

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Crown Melbourne

Located in the heart of Southbank, the Crown Melbourne will host Australian Hand Therapy Association National Conference 2018.

Crown Melbourne is Australia’s largest destination venue and offers state-of-the-art conferencing and
banqueting venues as well as full recreational and leisure facilities. Walking distance from luxurious accommodation, restaurants and many of Melbourne's main attractions we trust that your experience at the Crown Melbourne will be great.


Crown Promenade Melbourne

This luxury accommodation in Melbourne's Southbank features a king size bed, large desk/dining table, ISD telephones with data-port and high speed Internet access, in-house movies, PayTV and an ottoman window seat to take in the city and bay views.

We invite you to support the 2018 AHTA National Conference.

Sponsoring the AHTA National Conference provides an exciting opportunity for your company or organisation to be part of the unique specialty of hand therapy and their associates in physiotherapy and occupational therapy.

Current sponsorship opportunities:

Trade Display
Conference Dinner
Coffee Cart
Conference Lanyards, USBs, Pens & Pads
Satchel Insert

By sponsoring the AHTA National Conference, you are giving your organisation an excellent opportunity to promote your name, support your brands and maintain a high profile within the industry before, during and after the conference.

Our delegates are keen to improve their skills and knowledge. Aligning your company with this powerful education experience demonstrates your commitment to assisting their development.

For more information, and to view our sponsorship prospectus, please click the link below to contact the Conference Secretariat.

Sponsorship Prospectus

2017 Presentations

The 2017 conference presentations are now available for download.  Please use the password that was to 2017 conference delegates by the Conference Secretariat.

Open the program by clicking the button below and then hover over the name of the Presenter. 

Please note not all Presenters have given permission to share their presentations. The Presenters in green have been linked to their presentations.

Presentation Download