2017 Annual Conference

QUALITY Content for the Whole REHAB Team


The ACRM Annual Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research #PIRR2017

23 – 28 OCT 2017 // ATLANTA USA

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...Improving lives

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The ACRM Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR) brings together an inter-professional mix of rehabilitation professionals from around the world to learn about cutting-edge research and its translation into clinical practice to improve the quality of life experienced by people with disabilities.






NONSTOP CONTENT for 18 Focus Areas

Build a diverse personal itinerary by selecting educational sessions from any of the following focus areas, or choose 3 days of NONSTOP content focused on a single diagnosis. YOU pick the content that's right for you.

Programming by focus area:

  • Brain Injury
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Practice
  • Complementary, Integrative Rehabilitation
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Health/disability policy, ethics, advocacy
  • International
  • Limb Restoration Rehabilitation
  • Measurement
  • Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Neurodegenerative disease (e.g., MS, Parkinson's disease)
  • Neuroplasticity (includes neuroscience)
  • Pain
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Arts & Neuroscience
  • Technology (e.g., prosthetics/orthotics, robotics, assistive technology)
  • PLUS cross-cutting topics spanning multiple focus areas

As the largest interdisciplinary conference in the world for rehabilitation research, ACRM:

  • Brings together all members of the rehabilitation team for PEER-TO-PEER learning at its best
  • Provides a platform for critical INTERDISCIPLINARY exchange
  • Translates and disseminates the LATEST RESEARCH findings
  • BRIDGES THE GAP between Research and Practice
  • Promotes a COLLABORATIVE & INCLUSIVE culture
  • Informs EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE and standards
  • Provides CONTINUING EDUCATION credit for 15 disciplines


All rehabilitation professionals, administrators, and caregivers who need to know about the latest advances in research and its impact on evidence-based practice.

  • Administrators
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Bioengineers
  • Biomechanists
  • Case Managers
  • Clinical Epidemiologists
  • Clinical Researchers
  • Movement and exercise specialists
  • Neurologists
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiatrists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physicians
  • Professors/Educators
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Rehabilitation Nurses
  • Rehabilitation Psychologists
  • Rehabilitation/Academic Researchers
  • School Administrators
  • School Nurses
  • Speech-Language Professionals
  • Students/postdoctoral Fellows
  • Teachers
  • All members of the Rehabilitation Team
  • Those with disabling conditions and their families


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*Although significant changes are not anticipated, all schedules, sessions, and presenters posted on this website are subject to change.