&patrnbsp;
 
My Account Home
Individual Directory
Organization Directory
Upcoming Events
Online Store
Contact Us
Committees Leadership
Login
Donate to AMTA

2019 AMTA Conference - Innovate! Integrate! Motivate!

Nov 18, 2019 08:00am -
Nov 24, 2019 02:00pm
(GMT-6)


Event Type: Conference
Category: Annual Conference

Registration Instructions

Registration Rates

Early Registration Rates (Postmarked by 8/6/19)

  • Conference Registration - $655
  • AMTA Member Discounted Registration - $380
  • Full-time Student Registration Discounted Registration - $365
  • AMTA Student Member Discounted Registration - $245
  • One day Registration - $580

Regular Registration Rates (Postmarked by 10/11/19)

  • Conference Registration- $755
  • AMTA Member Discounted Registration - $480
  • Full-time Student Registration Discounted Registration - $365
  • AMTA Student Member Discounted Registration - $245
  • One day Registration - $580

Late Registration Rates (Postmarked after 10/11/19)

  • Conference Registration - $855
  • AMTA Member Discounted Registration - $580
  • Full-time Student Registration Discounted Registration - $400
  • AMTA Student Member Discounted Registration - $280
  • One day Registration - $580

Conference Policies

Conference Code of Conduct: The American Music Therapy Association expects that all AMTA annual conference attendees will promote a safe and ethical environment along with a culture of civility and kindness, treating all with dignity and respect. Harassment, bullying, or discrimination of any kind is not tolerated. Please use professional behavior with all – including friends, colleagues, volunteers, conference attendees, guests, hotel staff, and anyone you come into contact with, so that everyone can enjoy this conference to the fullest extent possible. Volunteers and staff work hard to ensure everyone has a positive conference experience.  Attendees at the AMTA conference should expect to hold to a professional code of conduct that is consistent with the AMTA Code of Ethics and represent the music therapy profession in a positive light.  Attendees should be prepared to adhere to directions and signs provided for safety concerns, respect open and closed special events or sessions, follow CBMT guidelines for earning CMTE credits, and participate as outlined in special events run by volunteers and staff, etc.  Remember that special guests, clients, students, and others not affiliated with the conference may be in the hotel and their perception of the music therapy profession is affected by the way music therapists present themselves.  AMTA reserves the right to remove anyone found not in compliance with the Code of Conduct.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Activities are planned in advance based on the number of registrants.  Full refunds cannot be made. Processing fees are non-refundable. Refunds for cancellations of any conference activities (including all additional courses) are available by written request only and must be mailed to the AMTA national office. 80% of fees will be refunded if the request is postmarked no later than 10/01/19, 50% if the request is postmarked 10/02/19–11/01/19. NO REFUNDS will be made after 11/01/19, so please plan ahead. Refunds are processed within approximately 5 days after the conclusion of the conference. Usually. this will occur in Nov./Dec./Jan.  You are responsible for providing a valid postal address where your check may be sent. Please present this check to your bank for payment as soon as possible in order to insure you are able to access the funds.  Note that most banks will not cash checks older than 90 days so you should plan to present your check for payment as soon as you receive it.  Checks uncashed after 120 days will be voided.

Additional/Add-On Courses for CMTE or CEU Credit: Additional courses for CMTE credit are offered at a low-cost rate in conjunction with conference registration. To enroll in an additional course, you must be registered for the conference on at least the day the course is scheduled. Please remember that you are required to follow all the CBMT, presenter, and proctor guidelines and instructions in order to obtain your Certificate of Attendance for CMTE or CEU credit.  In some cases, courses are offered for free to current AMTA  members and others.  While the registration for these indicated courses is free, there is a $20 processing fee required to ensure attendance and participation, as well as cover the cost of handling your registration.

Statement of Relationship to CBMT: This conference is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 5 Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) credits. Additional courses are approved by the CBMT for the specified number of CMTE credits.  AMTA (#P-051) maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.  Sound Birthing Music (#P-131) maintains responsibility for Sound Birthing Training. 

Complete session information, learning objectives, pre-requisites, qualifications and credentials of instructors, will be posted in the conference registration module under each session's description as soon as available.

LCAT CEU Hours: Approval for NY State LCAT CEU hours is pending for some sessions under provider #CAT-0055.

What to Wear: Temperatures in hotel meeting rooms often fluctuate dramatically from hot to cold. We suggest you dress in layers so that you can adjust your apparel for different room temperatures. Dress for the conference is business casual.

Seating: There will be adequate space for each conference attendee to attend a session at each time block. However, seating is limited in individual rooms.  Please arrive early for sessions if you wish to guarantee a seat. Be courteous to other attendees when entering or leaving a session. We cannot assure participation in specific, individual concurrent sessions.

Services for Persons with Disabilities: AMTA is committed to insuring full participation for conference attendees with disabilities, i.e., physical, visual, hearing, etc.  Every attempt is made for full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you should require special accommodations to participate in the conference, please indicate your needs by contacting the AMTA National Office at least one month prior to the conference.  If you require an accessible room, inform the hotel at the time that you make your reservations.  Every effort will be made to ensure satisfactory participation.

A Word about Children: Conference sessions and evening events are designed for a professional audience. Children may not find these events and activities interesting.  Please plan to be considerate of other attendees. If you need childcare, the hotel concierge can give you information about a licensed childcare agency in the area. AMTA has not reviewed the quality of these services and accepts no responsibility. You are responsible for payment involved.

Smoking Policy: Smoking is not allowed in the sessions, meeting rooms, or the Exhibit Hall.

Copyright Information: Copyright © 2019. American Music Therapy Association® and its logo are registered trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. Reference herein to any specific commercial firm, commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by AMTA.

Information subject to change. 

 


Early registration ends on 8/6/2019.
Regular registration starts on 8/7/2019 and ends on 10/12/2019.
Late registration starts on 10/12/2019.
All times are 12:00am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).

 

Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Professional Registration Fee
Member Fee: $380.00$480.00$580.00
Non-Member Fee: $655.00$755.00$855.00
 Graduate Student Registration Fee
Member Fee: $245.00$245.00$280.00
Non-Member Fee: $365.00$365.00$400.00
 Student Registration Fee
Member Fee: $245.00$245.00$280.00
Non-Member Fee: $365.00$365.00$400.00
 One Day Registration-Thursday
Member Fee: $580.00$580.00$580.00
Non-Member Fee: $580.00$580.00$580.00
 One Day Registration-Friday
Member Fee: $580.00$580.00$580.00
Non-Member Fee: $580.00$580.00$580.00
 One Day Registration-Saturday
Member Fee: $580.00$580.00$580.00
Non-Member Fee: $580.00$580.00$580.00
 One Day Registration-Sunday
Member Fee: $580.00$580.00$580.00
Non-Member Fee: $580.00$580.00$580.00

 


© 2019 Community Brands Holdings, LLC. All rights reserved.