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2016 CAATE Accreditation Conference

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education

Friday, October 21, 2016 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

2016 CAATE Accreditation Conference

Registration Information

Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Regular Registration (June 15 - Aug 31)
This registration selection is for all paid attendees. ***NOTE*** for doctoral/PhD students, enter the PROMOTIONAL CODE "doctoral" to receive the discount rate of $300 registration fee. You must provide proof of current enrollment in a doctoral program to ASHLEY@CAATE.NET before October 7, 2016.
43 Registrations Ended $395.00 $0.00
Invited Faculty 23 Registrations Ended Free $0.00
Vendor 20 Registrations Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

Attending the 2016 CAATE Annual Accreditation Conference is a unique opportunity to learn about the standards, gain insight into the latest trends in accreditation, and learn techniques to be a better program administrator. Network with peers, connect with experienced accreditation volunteers and staff, and exchange ideas and best practices in program administration with professionals from around the country at this key CAATE event. The conference will address all levels of AT program administration; professional, post- professional, and residency, and will cater to multiple levels of program administration including Program Directors, Clinical Education Coordinators, Department Chairs, and Deans.

Current programming includes:

  • Plenary Sessions - topics covering best practices and current issues surrounding accreditation of athletic training programs at the Professional, Post-Professional, and Residency levels.
  • Accreditation-level Focused Tracks - Attendees will select their accreditation level for in-depth educational sessions
  • and Breakout Sessions to additionally customize your meeting and address topics relative to your own institution.

There will also be breakout sessions for program administrators to work on their own AT program documents together with help from CAATE volunteers and staff. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity for all the administrators of your program to come together and work on the accreditation questions and concerns specific to your institution.




  • Conference Registration
  • Breakfast all three days (Oct 21-23)
  • Social (Friday, Oct 21 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm)  **Guests can attend for $40 per person**
The host hotel block is now sold out.   The Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown (513 S Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602) have suites available for conference registrants at a reduced price.  The Embassy Suites is three blocks from the Hilton.  This all suite hotel offers free hot breakfast and happy hour from 4-6.   Registration link coming soon, but you may call (813) 769-8300 and let them kow you are attending the CAATE conference to recieve the special $189/night rate for a suite.  


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211 North Tampa Street


Tampa, Florida



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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center - AVAILABLE!!

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center

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513 South Florida Avenue


Tampa, Florida  33602

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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

SHUTTLE SERVICE (from the Tampa International Airport):  Blue One Transportation, the Hilton Tampa Downtown preferred transportation service, offers non-stop transportation to and from the Tampa International Airport. To use this service please call our transportation hotline when walking off of your plane prior to picking up luggage 813-333-3598. Pricing is $13 for single passengers or $11 per passenger for 2 or more guests.

PARKING:  Self-Service (approx. $16/day, on an outdoor lot) and Valet (approx. $20/day) are available at the hotel.  


Since I am driving to the conference, what is the best directions to get to the hotel?

Via I-275N (from south): Take Downtown West exit #44. Stay left on the ramp as the road forks. Merge onto Tampa Street, a one way street. Stay in the left lane. The Hilton Downtown Tampa is eight blocks down on the left side, at the SE corner of Jackson & Tampa.

Via I-275S (from north): Take Downtown exit #45A. Stay right on the ramp as the road forks. Merge onto Tampa Street, a one way street. Stay in the left lane, the Hilton Tampa Downtown is eight blocks down on the left side at the SE corner of Jackson & Tampa.


Can I update my registration information?

Yes.  You can update your registration by logging back into your registration account to modify any information.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We highly recommend you bring your printed registration form with you, but will have electronic and paper methods to confirm your registration check-in.


What is the refund policy?

Refunds are available upon written request using the following schedule. 

100% refund for requests received in writing (email or paper) from June 15 - August 31.    75% refund for requests from September 1 - September 30.  50% refund for requests from October 1 - October 14.  No refunds for requests after October 14.  If your payment was made by credit card, a 10% credit/debit card refund processing fee will be applied for the % refund granted; the processing fee will be calculated before the fee is applied.

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Hilton Tampa Downtown
211 N. Tampa Street
Tampa, FL 33602

Friday, October 21, 2016 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education

The mission of the CAATE is Defining, measuring, and continually improving AT Education.   The Vision is Improving Health by assuring and recognizing excellence in AT education.

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