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Membership Meetings FAQs

 Learn more about who attends Membership Meetings, what to expect, and how to register.

 

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2022 Delegate Assembly

The Delegate Assembly will be held virtually at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2022. More information coming soon.

2022 Annual Education Meeting

What is the meeting schedule?

We have included a preliminary schedule below, and you can view the complete schedule here.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

9:00 a.m. Registration Desk opens
10:30 a.m. Council of Board Administrators Forum
1:30 p.m. Combined Board Chairs and Administrators Meeting
3:15 p.m. Jurisdiction Board Chair Forum
5:30 p.m. First-Time Attendee Reception
6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception

Friday, October 28, 2022

7:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. Annual Education Meeting events
12:05 p.m. Candidate Forum
5:15 p.m. Board of Directors Liaison Dinner

Saturday, October 29, 2022

7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Annual Meeting events
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Awards Luncheon
4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

Sunday, October 30, 2022

9:30 a.m. PT Compact Commission Meeting

When does registration open?

Registration is now open!

What do I need to do to register?

FSBPT Members: You will need your username (your primary email address) and password to the new FSBPT Portal. If you forget your password, use the “forgot my password” link to receive information via email.
Other Registrants: You may need to create an account in the FSBPT Portal if you do not already have one.
Non-funded Attendees: Please have a credit card available (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) to pay for your registration online.

Do I need to send my COVID-19 vaccination?

Yes. As part of our initiative to keep everyone safe, FSBPT requires that all attendees at in-person meetings provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. The proofs of COVID-19 vaccination will be kept in a secured, limited access file for your privacy. Once the proof of vaccination is uploaded, we will delete your email. If we do not already have your vaccination record on file, please send it to our meeting planner, Paul Delaney.

How do I know if I am a voting delegate or funded alternate delegate this year?

Please contact your board administrator. To serve in one of these three roles this year, your board would have selected you to serve.

What is the difference between being “funded” and having my registration fee waived?

Funded attendees have their registration fee waived and travel expenses covered by FSBPT to attend the Annual Education Meeting.

Am I a “funded attendee”?

You are a funded attendee if you are one or more of the below:

  • 2022 Voting Delegate, Alternate Delegate, or Funded Administrator
  • 2022, 2021, or 2020 Award Recipient
  • 2022 Committee/Task Force Chair
  • 2022 Education or Nominating Committee Member
  • 2022 Candidate for Election
  • 2022 Annual Education Meeting Speaker
  • FSBPT’s Immediate Past President
  • FSBPT’s Honorary Members

Is my registration fee waived?

Your registration fee is waived if you are one or more of the below:

  • Previous Richard McDougall Long Term Service Award Recipient
  • Current FCCPT Board Chair
  • One current APTA Board member and one current APTA staff member
  • The Canadian Alliance President or a Staff Member

My registration fee is not waived, but am I eligible to attend at the member rate?

You are eligible to attend at the member rate if you are one or more of the below:

  • FSBPT member (current member or staff of a state PT licensing board)
  • FSBPT affiliate member
  • FSBPT associate member
  • Canadian Alliance staff
  • Canadian Alliance member

Can I register for just one day?

Yes, the one-day registration fee is $260 for members and $310 for non-members. Please note, funded attendees are expected to attend the entire meeting.

Is there a student discount?

Yes, the student rate is $200. Student registrants must be unlicensed and currently enrolled in an entry-level PT or PTA program. If you are interested in receiving the student discount, please contact communications@fsbpt.org.

My jurisdiction cannot be funded by FSBPT to attend the Annual Education Meeting. How does my jurisdiction pay for my registration fee?

Email communications@fsbpt.org before you register. We will set it up so even funded individuals on your board will need to pay the member price.

What forms of payment are accepted for registration fees?

You can pay via credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) at the end of your registration process.

When will I receive my registration packet?

You can pick up your registration packet at the registration desk beginning Thursday, October 27, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.

I have registered but I want to change my educational sessions. How do I adjust my registration?

  • Log into the FSBPT Portal
  • Select “events”
  • Select the “Annual Education Meeting”
  • Select “Manage Registration” in the top right
  • To the right of your name, select the three dots
  • Select “purchase new sessions” (you will not actually need to “purchase” anything)
  • You will see your agenda and can adjust sessions accordingly

Will I receive a travel authorization?

If you are a “funded attendee”, you will receive a travel authorization via email with information to book your travel to the meeting. Other attendees are responsible for their own travel. You can expect to see your travel authorization via email in mid-August. If you have not seen it in your inbox by August 15, please check your spam folder before contacting us. If you don’t see it in your spam folder, please email us at communications@fsbpt.org.

More information for Funded Attendees

Please note, funded attendees are expected to attend the entire meeting.

How do I know my hotel reservation has been made by FSBPT?

After you book your travel with the travel agency, the travel agency will notify FSBPT staff. FSBPT staff will make your hotel reservations based on your travel itinerary. Once this process is complete, you will receive an email from FSBPT’s Meeting Planner.

Can I arrive earlier and/or later than listed on my travel authorization for personal reasons?

Yes, but please reach out to meetingplanner@fsbpt.org. You will pay for the associated costs.

What can I expect at hotel check-in?

You will be asked to provide a personal credit card and government-issued photo ID when you check in. You will not have a deposit charged to your personal credit card, but it will be used to cover possible incidentals. FSBPT will cover your room charge and taxes. You are responsible for additional charges or additional nights’ stay beyond the Annual Education Meeting dates. If you have questions about check-in times or procedures, please contact the hotel.

When will I receive my expense report form?

YYou can also find a copy of the expense form in the Members Area of the FSBPT Portal under “Meetings.

 

 

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2022 Leadership Issues Forum FAQs

What is the meeting schedule?

The tentative meeting schedule is as follows:

Saturday, July 23, 2022 | Breakfast 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.; Sessions run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. followed by group dinners
Sunday, July 24, 2022 | Breakfast 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.; Sessions run from: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The full meeting agenda will be provided on the event app. Your travel authorization will have a high-level overview of the schedule to support your travel planning.

What’s the registration process?

Registration is limited to funded attendees. Funded attendees are automatically registered by FSBPT once they are selected.
Administrators, please select your funded members by May 1, 2022. Please reach out to communications@fsbpt.org if you are unsure of how to do this.

Where is the meeting?

The meeting will be held at the Westin Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria, Virginia.

Am I a “funded attendee”?

You are a funded attendee if you are one or more of the below:

  • 2022 Voting Delegate or Funded Administrator
  • 2022 Committee/Task Force Chair
  • 2022 Candidate for Election for the FSBPT Board of Directors
  • FSBPT Nominating Committee member
  • FSBPT Resolutions Committee member
  • 2022 Leadership Issues Forum speaker

How do I know if I am a voting delegate this year?

Please contact your board administrator. To serve as a voting delegate, your board would have selected you.

Can someone attend in my place if I cannot attend LIF as the voting delegate?

We encourage your jurisdiction to select individuals who can attend both the Leadership Issues Forum and the Annual Meeting. The meeting content at LIF supports their attendance at the Annual Meeting. If you cannot attend the Leadership Issues Forum, your Funded Alternate Delegate can attend in your place. Please email us at communications@fsbpt.org before May 1, 2022, to make this change.

Will I receive a travel authorization?

Funded attendees will receive a travel authorization via email with information to book travel to the meeting. You can expect to see your travel authorization in early to mid-May. If you have not seen it in your inbox, please check your spam folder before contacting us. If you don’t see it in your spam folder, please email us at communications@fsbpt.org.

How do I know my hotel reservation has been made by FSBPT?

After you book your travel with the travel agency, the travel agency will notify FSBPT staff. FSBPT staff will make your hotel reservations based on your travel itinerary. Once this process is complete, you will receive an email from FSBPT’s Meeting Planner.

Can I arrive earlier and/or later than listed on my travel authorization for personal reasons?

Yes, but please reach out to meetingplanner@fsbpt.org. You will pay for the associated costs.

What can I expect at hotel check-in?

You will be asked to provide a personal credit card and government-issued photo ID when you check in. You will not have a deposit charged to your personal credit card, but it will be used to cover possible incidentals. FSBPT will cover your room charge and taxes. You are responsible for additional charges or additional nights’ stay beyond the Leadership Issues Forum meeting dates.

When will I receive my expense report form?

You will receive a copy of the expense report form electronically after the meeting ends.

 

 

2022 Regulatory Workshop for Board Members & Administrators

 

What is the meeting schedule?

The full meeting agenda will be provided in the event app closer to the date. The event will be held August 19-21, 2022. 

Where is the meeting?

The meeting will be held virtually. 

What’s the registration process?

Please first express your interest in attending by completing this form