Annual Meeting

Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association 50th Annual Meeting and Symposium

March 14-17, 2019

Registration will open early January 1, 2019. Please check back.  

Registration will also be available on-site:

  • Wed, March 13th - 1:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Thurs, March 14th - 8:00am – 3:30pm
  • Fri, March 15th - 7:00am – 12:00pm

Please bring ID. We accept: cash, check or credit card.

Please click here for a tentative program.

If you would like to register via mail please send this form and mail it to Chris Schommer at: 210S Eppler Bowling Green, OH 43403.

Exhibitor Floor Plan

Hotel: Westin Chicago North Shore
601 N. Milwaukee Ave. Wheeling, IL

The 2019 GLATA Meeting will be located at the Westin Chicago North Shore.  Use the following link: to make your reservation. The block of rooms will be released on February 16, 2019.

Convention Rate: $123.00/night plus tax

For room reservations, please call (847) 777-6500 and inform them that you are attending the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association Meeting so that you will receive the convention rate. 

2019 GLATA Annual Meeting Learning Objectives

1. Apply evidence-based approaches for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment to patient centered care plans across a variety of clinical populations.

2. Evaluate the psychosocial and environmental barriers to delivering team-based healthcare in collaboration with patients from various settings.

3. Apply information technology to promote practice-based research and conduct quality improvement projects.

4. Apply current best practice in pre-hospital emergency management and acute injuries and illnesses.

5. Assess how athletic training best evidence and practice can achieve the Quadruple Aim - simultaneously improve health care, improve population health, improve provider well-being, and reduce healthcare costs.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

All refund requests must be made to Chris Schommer 210S Eppler, Bowling Green, OH 43403, within 10 days of the conclusion of the meeting. Refund requests not received within 10 days will not be processed. No refunds will be processed on-site. Refunds will be made within 30 days after receipt. There will be a $10.00 cancellation fee.

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

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

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