• PIRR 2017
  • 2017 Annual Conference

    QUALITY Content for the Whole REHAB Team


    The ACRM Annual Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research #PIRR2017

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    2.5-day Pre-conference + 3.5-day CORE conference
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    SIX days of content
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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
    • Bioengineers
    • Biomechanists
    • Case Managers
    • Clinical Epidemiologists
    • Clinical Researchers
    • Movement and exercise specialists
    • Neurologists
    • Neuropsychologists
    • Occupational Therapists
    • Physiatrists
    • Physical Therapists
    • Physicians
    • Professors/Educators
    • Psychiatrists
    • Psychologists
    • Recreational Therapists
    • Rehabilitation Nurses
    • Rehabilitation Psychologists
    • Rehabilitation/Academic Researchers
    • Speech-Language Professionals
    • Students/postdoctoral Fellows
    • All members of the Rehabilitation Team

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