Mid-Year Meeting 2016

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> WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
> WHERE REAL WORK HAPPENS
> HILTON CHICAGO
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> COGNITIVE REHABILITATION TRAINING

 

WHY ATTEND?

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It's FREE to Members!

This small, intimate meeting is where the real work gets done and professional networks and collaborations develop. The atmosphere is casual and welcoming, yet focused on the important work of ACRM's ISIG and networking groups. It's the perfect time to meet ACRM colleagues face-to-face and help advance the mission of ACRM to IMPROVE LIVES.

If you're new to ACRM, the Mid-Year Meeting offers a great opportunity to get involved with an ISIG or networking group. Check out their task forces to identify the groups best aligned with your interests and expertise and register to attend.

Best of all, registration is FREE to members, but required!

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WHEN: 13 – 14 April 2016 // Cognitive Rehabilitation Training

14 – 16 April 2016 // EXPANDED Mid-Year Meeting

WHERE: Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois

ATTIRE: Business casual

 

CONVENIENCE & SAVINGS at the HEADQUARTERS HOTEL

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720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

 

 

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Discounted ACRM room rates are available ONLY through 21 March or until the room block fills, whichever comes first. If you make reservations by phone, be sure to ask for the discounted ACRM rate.

 

Close to everything. Far from ordinary.

Hilton Chicago is located on Michigan Avenue in the South Loop across from Grant Park, overlooking Lake Michigan and within walking distance of:

  • Millennium Park
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Field Museum
  • Adler Planetarium
  • Lake Michigan
  • State Street Shopping
  • Soldier’s Field
  • and plentiful public transportation

Enjoy the savings and convenience of staying at the headquarters hotel.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

All ACRM members are invited and encouraged to attend the Mid-Year Meeting. In 2016, the following groups are already planning to meet in Chicago and additional meetings are still being scheduled. Check back often to see if your groups will be there!

  • Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (BI-ISIG)
  • Stroke ISIG
  • Spinal Cord Injury ISIG
  • Neuroplasticity Networking Group
  • International Networking Group
  • Pediatric Networking Group
  • Early Career Networking Group
  • MORE meetings are still being scheduled. Please watch your inbox for updates.

 

THIS IS WHERE THE REAL WORK HAPPENS

Apart from the opportunity to register for Cognitive Rehabilitation Training which precedes the Mid-Year Meeting, there will be no formal educational program, no continuing education activities, no luncheons — just an outstanding opportunity to connect with ISIG and networking group members to IMPROVE LIVES.

 

APRIL WEATHER IN CHICAGO

Average daily maximum temperature is between 55 and 63 °F (13 to 17 °C). The average minimum temperature is between 36 and 41 °F (2 to 5 °C). April is the windiest month in Chicago.

 

TRANSPORTATION

2016 Mid-Year Meeting Overview Table

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LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

Bus & Train Schedules

Visit the Chicago Transit Authority website for maps and schedules of the local bus and train service.

Driving to the Mid-Year Meeting?

We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero.

SpotHero is a parking reservation service that connects drivers to discounted, convenient parking. Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app or click the SpotHero button below to find and reserve your parking spot near the Hilton Chicago at a great price!

New users can download the app and enter promo code ACRM for an extra $5 off parking. That's $5 off already discounted rates!

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SAVE 3% ON AIRFARE TO CHICAGO

Book your flight at United Airlines to arrive at the Chicago O'Hare International Airport from 10 to 19 April 2016 and receive a 3 percent discount on airfare. Enter Offer Code: ZVYZ182802 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights.

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provide Agreement Code: 182802 and Z Code: ZVYZ. This offer does not apply to travel from outside of the United States.

 

2016 MID-YEAR MEETING SCHEDULE

*All scheduled meetings are subject to change.

WED, 13 APR

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM    Cognitive Rehabilitation Training    (Paid Registration Required)

 

THU, 14 APR

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM    Cognitive Rehabilitation Training    (Paid Registration Required)

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM    Neuroplasticity Networking Group/ Memory EBR working meeting (By invitation)

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM     Pediatric Rehabilitation Networking Group Kickoff Meeting

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM    Neuroplasticity Networking Group Leadership Meeting (By invitation)

5:00 PM    BI-ISIG Executive Committee Meeting    (By invitation)

 

FRI, 15 APR

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM    BI-ISIG Executive & Task Force Chair Meeting (By invitation) Room: Joliet

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM    Pediatric Rehabilitation Networking Group Meeting
Room: PDR 2

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM    BI-ISIG Business Meeting Room: Joliet

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM    Measurement Networking Group  Business Meeting
Room: 4A

10:30 AM – 1:30 PM    BI-ISIG Cognitive Rehabilitation Task Force TBI/ Stroke Systematic Review (By invitation) Room: 4C

10:30 AM – 5:30 PM    BI-ISIG Disorder of Consciousness Task Force Meeting
Room: 4H

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM    BI-ISIG Community-Based Treatment Task Force Meeting
Room: 4B

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM    Measurement Networking Group Cognition Task Force Meeting (By invitation) Room: 4A

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM    Neuroplasticity Networking Group Motor EBR
Room: Williford C

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM    Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group Business Meeting Room: Marquette

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM    Early Career Networking Group Meeting  Room: Joliet

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM    BI-ISIG Cognitive Rehabilitation Task Force General Meeting Room: 4C

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM    BI-ISIG Pediatric and Adolescent Task Force Meeting Room: 4B

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM    SCI-ISIG Special Presentation and Business Meeting
Room: Williford C

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM    Measurement Networking Group  Early Career Task Force Meeting Room: 4A

3:00 PM – 5:30 PM    International Networking Group Business and Task Force Meeting Room: Williford B

 

SAT, 16 APR

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM    Program Committee Meeting (By invitation) Room: Williford B/C

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM    BI-ISIG Community-Based Treatment Task Force Meeting Room: 4H


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COGNITIVE REHABILITATION TRAINING

13 – 14 April 2016
Preceding the ACRM Mid-Year Meeting
Hilton Chicago

 

Based on the ACRM Cognitive Rehabilitation Manual: Translating Evidence-Based Recommendations into Practice, this introductory training teaches evidence-based interventions for impairments of executive functions, memory, attention, hemispatial neglect, and social communication.

The two-day workshop, led by authors of the Manual, provides an extraordinary opportunity to learn evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation strategies from leading researchers and clinicians in the field.

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