General Information

The 40th ASHT Annual Meeting will be held October 12-15, 2017 at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, California.
700 Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

Conference Syllabus

Handouts for the 2017 Annual Meeting will be available to registered attendees for downloading and printing approximately one week prior to the conference.  All session materials are the original works of the speakers, and reproduction or use of these materials must be cited in any personal use.

PLEASE NOTE: While speakers are encouraged to provide handouts, it is NOT a requirement. Not all sessions will have handouts based on the speakers’ choice.

Meeting App

ASHT will be offering a meeting app to all registered attendees. The app will help you plan your conference program, especially on site, and can be used on your Smartphone, and/or tablet. 

Exhibits and Posters

Educational and informational exhibits will be available for viewing during the ASHT Annual Meeting and representatives will be on hand to answer questions. Please visit the posters and exhibits, as they are an integral part of the meeting. 

Disclosure Statement

All contributors who can affect American Society of Hand Therapists continuing education content (including Leadership, Program Committee, Faculty Members, Moderators, and Staff), in their respective roles, are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that could be viewed as a real or perceived conflict of interest. This policy is in effect to maintain adherence with the conflict of interest guidelines set by American Occupational Therapy Association Approved Provider Program, the Board of Certification, Inc. for Athletic Trainers, and the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.

Attendees will be made aware of any affiliation or relevant financial interest that may affect the development, management, presentation or evaluation of the CE activity and will be printed in the final program and projected in slide format before each presentation. Individuals who refuse to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from being a contributor, and cannot have control of, or responsibility for, the development, management, presentation or evaluation of the CE activity. 

Accessibility Services

The American Society of Hand Therapists wishes to take steps to ensure that no individual with accessibility needs is, excluded, denied services, segregated, or otherwise treated differently than other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids or services. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, or any assistance in registering for this conference, please contact ASHT Meeting Manager, Victoria Converse at 856-380-6938, write to her at ASHT, 1120 Route 73, Suite 200, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, or email

As is our policy, it is the responsibility of the attendee to make any accessibility needs known prior to attendance at the conference. Advance notification provides ASHT adequate time to ensure that it can arrange for requested services.