2019 CAATE Accreditation Conference

CAATE Accreditation Conference: Programmatic Accreditation for Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement 

We are thrilled to take the CAATE Accreditation Conference to Atlanta for the first time!
Join us on October 11-12 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, located in the heart of downtown.


Whether you are part of a professional, post-professional, or residency program, our Accreditation Conference will deliver valuable and actionable content to meet your needs. Through our panel presentations and discussions, you will hear the experiences and insights of speakers from a variety of institution and program-types.

In addition to our educational sessions, you will have the opportunity to engage with likeminded individuals, educators and program administrators. Our Commissioners and CAATE staff will also be ready to answer your questions about our processes or Standards.

*Lunch will be provided for both Friday and Saturday as part of your registration.

*Final Conference Program

*Interested in Sponsorship? More information below.

Planned topics at the 2019 Conference include:

Planned topics at the 2019 Conference include:

  • Core Competencies
  • Immersive clinical experiences
  • Clinical education tracking
  • Starting a residency program
  • Going through substantive change
  • Demonstrating and documenting compliance with 2020 Standards
    And much more!


After a productive day of learning, you will have a chance to unwind, see familiar faces and even make new friends at the CAATE Volunteer Appreciation Reception. You will also join us as we present the Pete Koehneke Award and the Bob and Lynn Caruthers Service Award to outstanding individuals in
Athletic Training. For more information, please visit the Awards section of our website.


Don’t miss out on this year’s conference.

Click here to Register today!

Fee TypeRegular by September 10    September 10 – Onsite
Doctoral Student/Resident*$300$360
Reception Guest Ticket $100$100

*subject to confirmation 


Atlanta Marriott Marquis

265 Peachtree Center Avenue Atlanta, GA 30303

Click here to reserve your room. To get the conference rate, you must reserve prior to September 20th.

Ground Transportation:

  • Alternate transportation: A-National Limousine Service (sedans); fee: 60 USD (one way) ;on request 
  • Estimated taxi fare: $32 (one way) 
  • Bus service, fee: $16.5 (one way) 
  • Subway service, fee: 2.5 (one way) 
  • Uber/Lyft: approx.. $20 (one way)

This hotel does not provide shuttle service. 

Driving Directions:

From the airport, travel north on Interstate 75/85 to exit 248C for Andrew Young International Boulevard. Turn left onto the boulevard then right onto Peachtree Center Avenue. The hotel is two blocks on the right

Traveling south on Interstate 75/85, take exit 249A for Courtland Street. Proceed to the third traffic light and turn right onto Andrew Young International Boulevard. Continue one block to Peachtree Center Avenue and turn right. The hotel is two blocks on the right. 

Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities

Please contact Buffie Winfrey for Gold, Silver or Exhibitor sponsorship information. Don’t miss a great opportunity to connect with conference attendees! Review the 2019 CAATE Accreditation Conference Prospectus here.

Buffie Winfrey
Executive Assistant 
512-733-9700 ext. 701


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