Alabama Athletic Trainers' Association ALATA eBlast News
April 23, 2008
   

Go HERE to view this eBlast as a Web page

In This Issue:
•   ALATA Schedule of Events
•   ALATA Annual Meeting Itinerary
   
   
 
•   Directions to ALATA Annual Meeting
    
   
   
 
ALATA Schedule of Events

Dear Athletic Trainer,

Please join the Alabama Athletic Trainers Association for the annual meeting at the
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on May 16-18, 2008.  We feel that we have several excellent presenters who will provide a quality educational experience.  We will be providing the opportunity to obtain 16 total continuing educational credits.

The registration fee will be $100 for early registration and $130 for late and on-site registration.  This price is for ALATA and Non-ALATA members.  For $100 you get 16 quality continuing education credits.  Room rates start at $139 plus tax and must be reserved by April 25, 2008.  The registration form is available in Word or pdf, respectively at www.alata.org/ALATA2008reg.doc and  www.alata.org/ALATA2008reg.pdf.  The last day to early register is May 1st, 2008 for the ALATA Meeting.  *Remember April 25 is the cutoff date to get discounted room rates so please reserve your room prior to this date.

We hope that you will join us for a good time and the most economical educational opportunity on the coast.

Sincerely,

Bryan Combs
Vice President

 
ALATA Annual Meeting Itinerary
Thursday, May 15
  4:00PM   Hotel Check-in
  4 - 7:00PM   Registration for Conference in Convention Hall Lobby
  7:00PM    ALATA Executive Council Meeting
Friday, May 16
7:15AM -1:00PM   SESSION I (6-CEUs)
  7:00AM -12:00 PM   Registration in Convention Hall Lobby
  7:15 AM - 8:00 AM   Continental Breakfast and Open Forum (Topics: Drug Testing)
  8:00 AM - 8:10 AM   Welcome Remarks - Heloise Jones, ALATA President
  8:10 AM -  9:00 AM  

Amanda Howard - Benefits Coordinator Frontline Insurance
The ins and Outs of Insurance

  9:00 AM -10:00 AM   Dr. Lyle Cain - TBA
  10:00 AM -10:30 AM   Break
  10:30 AM -11:15 AM   Jake Jordan, ATC – Secondary Setting for ATC’S
  11:15 AM -12:30PM   Dr. Curtis White –  An Athletic Trainers Primer: When Good Hygiene Isn't Enough - Strategies to Even the Microbial Playing Field
  12:30PM - 1:00PM   Amanda Andrews – Education Updates
  1:00PM - 2:00PM    EXHIBIT HALL WILL BE OPEN
  2:00PM   Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers’ Meeting - Bill McDonald
  7:00PM - 10:00PM   Welcome Reception
Saturday, May 17
7:15AM - 2:15PM   SESSION II (6-CEUs)
  7:15AM - 8:00AM   Continental Breakfast and Open Forum (Topics:  Supplements)
  8:00 AM - 8:10PM   Introduction of Sponsors/Exhibitors - Arnold Gamber, ATC
  8:10AM - 9:00AM   Dr. Sophia Lal - TBA
  9:00AM - 9:45AM   Todd Hooks, PT, ATC – ACL/PCL Rehab Techniques
  9:45AM - 10:30AM   Alan Ridenoure, ATC – Industrial and Non- Traditional Settings for the ATC
  10:30AM - 12:00PM   ALATA Town Hall Meeting
  12:15PM - 2:15PM   Hall of Fame Luncheon
  2:15PM   Fun in the Sun.  Adjourned for the Day

Sunday, May 18

7:15AM - 11:00AM   SESSION III (4-CEUs)
  7:15AM - 8:00AM   John Burnside, ATC - Graston Technique
  8:00AM - 9:00AM   Dr. Ramone Ylanan - TBA
  9:00AM -10:00AM   Dr. Wolf - TBA
  10:00AM -11:00AM   Shannon Ashe, ATC - Chronic Knee Pain: Back to the Basics
  11:00AM   Closing Remarks - Bryan Combs, ALATA Vice-President
       
 
Directions to ALATA Annual Meeting
Directions from Birmingham to Sandestin:

Total Est. Time: 5 hours, 3 minutes Total Est. Distance: 255.87 miles

1:

Start out going SOUTHEAST on 24TH ST N toward 4TH AVE N.

0.1 miles

 

2:

Turn LEFT onto 3RD AVE N.

<0.1 miles

 

3:

Merge onto US-280 E / US-31 S / ELTON B STEPHENS EXPY / AL-3 S via the ramp on the LEFT.

2.4 miles

 

4:

Merge onto US-280 E / AL-38 E toward SYLACAUGA / ZOO-GARDENS.

4.7 miles

 

5:

Merge onto I-459 S toward MONTGOMERY / TUSCALOOSA / I-65.

4.1 miles

 

6:

Merge onto I-65 S via EXIT 15 toward MONTGOMERY.

82.3 miles

 

7:

Take the US-80 E / US-82 exit- EXIT 168- toward US-231 / SOUTH BOULEVARD / US-331.

0.2 miles

 

8:

Turn LEFT onto US-80 E / US-82 E / W SOUTH BLVD / AL-21 N / AL-6 S / AL-8 E.

1.5 miles

 

9:

Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto US-331 S / S COURT ST. Continue to follow US-331 S.

46.5 miles

 

10:

Turn RIGHT onto US-29 / US-331 / S FOREST AVE / AL-15 / AL-9. Continue to follow US-331 S / AL-9 S.

29.6 miles

 

11:

Turn RIGHT onto US-331 / AL-9.

24.1 miles

 

12:

Turn RIGHT onto E 3RD ST / US-331 / AL-9. Continue to follow US-331.

22.0 miles

 

13:

Turn LEFT onto US-331 S / OLD SPANISH TRL W / US-90 E / FL-10 E.

1.8 miles

 

14:

Turn RIGHT onto FREEPORT RD / US-331 S / FL-83 S. Continue to follow US-331 S / FL-83 S.

16.1 miles

 

15:

Turn LEFT onto US-331 / FL-20 / FL-83.

1.0 miles

 

16:

Turn RIGHT onto US-331 / FL-83.

9.6 miles

 

17:

Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto US-98 W / FL-30 W.

9.0 miles

18:

End at 9300 Us Highway 98 W
Sandestin, FL 32550-7268, US

   
Directions from Mobile to Sandestin:  

Directions

Distance

Total Est. Time: 2 hours, 13 minutes Total Est. Distance: 117.98 miles

1:

Start out going SOUTHEAST on ST JOSEPH ST toward ST MICHAEL ST.

<0.1 miles

 

2:

Turn LEFT onto ST MICHAEL ST.

0.1 miles

 

3:

Turn RIGHT onto N WATER ST.

0.3 miles

 

4:

Merge onto I-10 E toward PENSACOLA.

61.2 miles

 

5:

Take the SR-281 exit- EXIT 22- toward MILTON / GULF BREEZE.

0.2 miles

 

6:

Keep RIGHT at the fork to go on FL-281 S (Portions toll).

11.0 miles

 

7:

Turn LEFT onto GULF BREEZE PKWY / US-98 E. Continue to follow US-98 E.

44.8 miles

8:

End at 9300 Us Highway 98 W
Sandestin, FL 32550-7268, US

 

Hit Counter