Postural Systems & Participation Across the Lifespan 

March 26-28, 2020  /  Pre-Conference: March 26
Westin Chicago Lombard  /  Lombard, Illinois



With a dynamic learning structure, first-class faculty, and a distinct platform for networking with colleagues, the NDTA 2020 Annual Conference is unlike any other industry event.

  • The only conference dedicated to the NDT practitioner. 
  • Relationship building opportunities that range from one-on-one interactions with experts and peers to Q&A periods and shared experiences.
  • Renowned Keynote Speaker: Mary Massery, PT, DPT, DSc
  • Exhibitor Showcase with vendors displaying the latest products and services. 
  • A variety of expert presentations from NDT Instructors and several other disciplines.
  • Continuing Education credits and specialized training to provide you with cutting-edge knowledge and skills.
  • Enticing food and beverage events, including reception and Awards Ceremony.
  • Podium and Poster Presentations featuring the latest evidence in the field.


Breathing Always Wins!

Pre-conference Program / Thursday, March 26  / 8:00am – 3:15pm / 6.0 Contact Hours

Linked by Pressure: Breathing and Posture 

Keynote Session / Friday, March 27 / 8:00am – 12:15pm

Mary Massery, PT, DPT, DSc, received her B.S. in PT from Northwestern University in 1977, her DPT from the University of the Pacific in 2004, and her DSc from Rocky Mountain University in 2011. Her publications and interests focus on linking motor behaviors to breathing and/or postural mechanics in both pediatric and adult patient populations. Dr. Massery has been invited to give over 900 professional presentations in all 50 US states and in 18 countries worldwide, including more than 100 presentations for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Mary has received national APTA awards, including its highest clinical award, The Florence Kendall Practice Award for “outstanding and enduring contributions to the practice of physical therapy.” She has also been honored as Outstanding Alumnus of the Year by each of her three universities and received Northwestern University’s Alumnae Research Achievement Award. Mary continues to maintain a private practice in Chicago specializing in breathing and postural dysfunction. 

CONFERENCE HOTEL: Westin Chicago Lombard

70 Yorktown Center  /  Lombard, IL  60148  /  www.westinlombard.com  

NDTA has secured a discounted rate of $134 + tax Single/Double rooms at the host hotel. The reservations deadline is March 3, 2020, 5:00pm (CT). It is recommended that room reservations are made as soon as possible, as these rates may not be available once the room block is filled. Rates and room availability cannot be guaranteed after March 3, 2020.

Room reservations in the NDTA room block help enhance the overall conference experience and afford the discounted room rates. They also enable NDTA to fulfill the contract with the hotel and help avoid the cost of unsold rooms. These savings are taken into consideration when determining conference registration fees. We ask for your support in booking the Westin Chicago Lombard to ensure our room block is filled.

Book your conference hotel by using only the appropriate housing link. Don’t be misled by others that claim to be our conference housing provider. NDTA does not solicit attendees for housing reservations. Make your hotel reservations: Phone 888-627-8359 or click here to go to secure room block.


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