Events and Meetings

This page is dedicated to the various events / workshops / conferences / meetings which are appropriate to the members of LATA. 

If you have an event that you would like to have posted by the LATA, please contact the LATA Secretary for additional information.

Upcoming events

    • 04/28/2020
    • Louisiana State Capitol Building
    Registration is closed

    Capital Hill Day is April 28th

    Save the Date, Be on the lookout for more info soon!

    Meeting Location/Time & Agenda: 

    • Meet up location and time will be released closer to the event
    • Tentative plans are to meet and greet legislators in the Capitol Rotunda and attend the Plaquemines Parish festivities in the Pentagon Barracks

    Registration: If you plan to attend, please register for the event to assist us to prepare for your arrival and arrange potential visits with your legislator.

    Suggested Dress: Professional business attire

    Parking: Free public parking is best found along the river along River Road near the Capitol Complex.

    Map: See link for the Capitol Complex Map

    • 05/28/2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • 05/30/2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • Covington, LA


    2020 LATA Summer Educational Symposium

    May 28 -  30, 2020

    Covington, LA

    Ochsner - North Shore


    Registration Info

    Early registration for the Symposium will open on April 1, 2020 (Late Registration opens May 17, 2020) and will be based on the individual's current membership status with the LATA (questions regarding membership should be forwarded to BEFORE processing online registration)  If your LATA Membership is "Non-Member / Non-Renewal" please contact the LATA Secretary prior to registering.

    LATA General Symposium Schedule

    • Wednesday, 5/28: Executive Committee Meeting in New Orleans (location details TBA), No CEU's
    • Thursday, 5/29: 1st IV EBP Course 8am-12pm, Committee and General Business Meeting 12 pm, Social Event
    • Friday, 5/30: 8 am CEU Courses, 2nd IV EBP Course, HOF / Awards Lunch, CEUs in afternoon, Hotel Hospitality Room Available at conclusion of education courses
    • Saturday: 8 am CEU Courses (Cat A & EBP), Closing Remarks, Dismissal

    • Full Symposium Agenda Linked Here SOON

    Intravenous (IV) EBP Course Information:

    • Each IV course has a 50 person seating limit.  Slots will be first come, first served with registration timeline.
    • Due to attendance limitations we are offering this course twice.  The Thursday option is the only course offered that day.  The Friday course will overlap Cat A courses offered that morning.  Friday EBP IV attendees will not receive the Cat A CEUs being offered at that same time.
    • This is a four (4) hour EBP Course, 2 hour lecture & 2 hour lab.  Member attendance is required for obtaining CEU credit.
    • There are 3 separate registration tracks due to the uniqueness of this course, please review and read through the options thoroughly.
    • Course and Learning Objectives linked here

    Hotel Information - Comfort Inn & Suites Covington

      • Address: 30 Louis Prima Dr, Covington, LA 70433
      • No Online Reservations Available, members must call: 985-809-1234 extension #2 "Front Desk".  DO NOT DIAL extension for RESERVATIONS
      • Using the code "LATA", room rates are set at $89.00 / night (Rate expires May 7th)
      • Note: Hotel is not same location as meetings.

    Thursday Night LATA Social Info:

    • Location: Columbia St Tap Room, 434 N Columbia St - Covington LA
    • 7 pm - 10 pm: open bar / food,
    • 8 pm DJ Starts
    • 10 pm - 12 pm: Cash Bar

    Educational Symposium Info

    • Location: First Baptist Church, Covington
    • Dates: May 28-30, 2020
    • Up to eleven (11) Cat A CEUs & seven (7) EBPs (if not able to attend IV couse there is 3 EBPs built into general agenda)
    • Learning objectives will be linked here
    • Lecture materials/information will be provided electronically to all participants online closer to symposium date 
    • Speakers include but not limited to: Ron Corsen, Derik Fuse, RT Floyd, and more!

      Executive Committee Meeting Info

      The Executive Committee will be meeting on the afternoon Wednesday May 27th, Time TBD.

        Summer Business Meeting Info

        • Meeting Agenda will be attached here closer to meeting date.
        • Committee Meetings 12-1pm.
        • Business Meeting 1:00 pm - till

        TARGET AUDIENCE:  Athletic Trainers

        According to the educational levels described by the NATA's Professional Education Committee, this continuing education symposia offered is considered to be "Essential/Advanced" Levels

        LATA Cancellation/refund policy:

        • 15 business days prior to the event are 100% refundable.
        • 01-14 business days prior to the event are 50% refundable.
        • NO REFUNDS will be made the day of the event.
        • If participants register and do not attend, they are still responsible for full payment.
        • All refund requests must contact the LATA Treasurer at
        • Refunds will be processed within 5-7 business days from the day the request is received.

        Anti-discrimination Statement:

        LATA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

        BOC Provider Status:

        The Louisiana Athletic Trainers' Association (P311) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.

      Past events

      02/14/2020 2/14/20: Deadline for President-Elect Nominations
      01/18/2020 2019/20 LATA Winter Buisness Meeting
      12/07/2019 Winter Workshop Fundraiser
      07/19/2019 Charlie Martin Classic - 4 Man Scramble
      06/22/2019 Cont Ed Director Elections
      05/30/2019 2019 LATA Summer Educational Symposium
      04/23/2019 LATA Capitol Hill Day April 23, 2019
      03/15/2019 2019 Super Regional Meeting @ ULM
      03/01/2019 Nominations Open for LATA Director of Cont Education
      01/19/2019 UPDATED INFO 2019 LATA Winter Buisness Meeting
      06/28/2018 2018 LATA Social @ NATA
      06/28/2018 2018 LATA Awards Presentation & Summer Business Meeting
      04/17/2018 LATA Capitol Hill Day April 17, 2018
      02/09/2018 Nomination Period for Open Executive Committee Positions - Ends 2/9/18
      01/13/2018 2018 LATA Winter Buisness Meeting
      12/08/2017 2017 LATA HOF Enshrinement of Dr Mike Branch
      06/02/2017 2017 LATA Summer Educational Symposium
      04/19/2017 LATA Capitol Hill Day NOW APRIL 19, 2017
      04/04/2017 2017 LATA Sponsorship Program
      04/03/2017 2017 LATA Summer Syposium Save the Date
      04/01/2017 2017 Student Leadership Conference - Spring Fling
      12/04/2016 2016 LATA Winter Buisness Meeting
      06/22/2016 2016 NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia
      06/01/2016 2016 LATA Summer Educational Symposium
      05/31/2016 2016 EBP Pre-conference Workshop
      05/23/2016 2016 Athletic Training Capital Day
      04/15/2016 2016 LATA Awards and Scholarship Nominations OPEN
      03/21/2016 Voting is open for President and President-Elect
      02/05/2016 Nomination Period for President and Vice President Deadline
      12/12/2015 2015 LATA Winter Meeting
      07/15/2015 Secondary School Services Mapping
      06/23/2015 2015 NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia
      06/02/2015 LATA Injuries in Running Clinic
      06/02/2015 2015 LATA Summer Educational Symposium
      06/02/2015 2015 EBP Pre-conference Workshop
      04/29/2015 Athletic Training Capitol Day
      03/31/2015 "Pair it Together" Shoe Drive
      12/13/2014 2014 LATA Winter Meeting
      06/25/2014 2014 NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia
      06/06/2014 Throwing Biomechanics Break-out Session
      06/05/2014 LATA Committee Meeting
      06/05/2014 2014 LATA Summer Educational Symposium
      04/30/2014 Athletic Training Capitol Day
      04/23/2014 Health and Welfare Committee Hearing
      03/15/2014 Region 1 and 3 Meeting (New Orleans and Baton Rouge)
      03/12/2014 Contact your Legislator NOW!
      03/09/2014 Region 6 Meeting (Lake Charles Area)
      02/15/2014 Manual Therapy of the Upper Extremity
      01/30/2014 Membership Survey
      01/19/2014 The Louisiana Marathon - Volunteer Oppourtunity
      01/10/2014 ACES BOC Preparatory Workshop
      12/14/2013 2013 LATA Winter Symposium
      12/13/2013 Hall-of-Fame Enshrinement Ceremony
      07/20/2013 LATA Treasurer Special Election
      06/24/2013 2013 NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia
      06/07/2013 LATA Vice President Election
      06/06/2013 2013 LATA Summer Educational Symposium
      06/01/2013 Organizational Affairs Committee - Bylaws Review
      05/22/2013 Hit the Capitol Day
      03/08/2013 38th Annual SEATA Clinical Symposium and Members Meeting
      01/31/2013 28th Annual SEATA Athletic Training Student Symposium
      12/08/2012 2012 Winter Symposium and Business Meeting
      12/07/2012 Hall-of-Fame Enshrinement Ceremony
      06/07/2012 2012 Governmental Affairs Fundraiser & Summer Social
      06/07/2012 Governmental Affairs Pre-Conference Workshop: Legislative Grassroots 101
      06/07/2012 LATA 2012 Summer Symposium
      03/25/2012 On-line LATA Awards and Scholarship Applications
      12/15/2011 LATA Shirt Order
      12/10/2011 2011 Winter Symposium and Business Meeting
      07/15/2011 Special Meeting of the Secondary School Committee
      06/21/2011 2011 LATA Awards Reception
      06/20/2011 SEATA Members Meeting (2011 NATA)
      06/20/2011 LATA Business Meeting (2011 NATA)
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