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ACRM Anual Conference Offering up to 44 Hours of Continuing Education

ACRM Welcomes International Colleagues

International Reach

 More than a Conference, ACRM is planning for…

  • 6 days of NONSTOP CONTENT — all under one roof
  • Powerhouse speaker line-up — renowned names in rehab
  • NETWORKING — The place for everyone interested in rehabilitation research
  • CME / CEUs for 15 Disciplines
  • Earn up to 44 credit hours — more than any other event!
  • 250+ educational sessions, symposia & lectures
  • 600+ Scientific papers & poster presentations
  • Exciting ACRM Rehab EXPO
  • Dozens of ACRM community group meetings
  • Inter-professional, international audience
  • Cooperative inclusive environment where whole rehab team is welcome


SCHEDULE OVERVIEW: ACRM Annual Conference // Progress in Rehabilitation Research #PIRR2017 // 23 – 28 OCT 2017 // ATLANTA USA


Conference Venue: Hilton Atlanta, GA, USA

LOCATION: 255 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, Georgia USA  30303

Atlanta is lovely & Welcoming

This high-rise convention hotel in downtown Atlanta is a 12-minute walk from The World of Coca-Cola and a 14-minute walk from Georgia Aquarium. Learn more about the Hilton Atlanta >>

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ACRM International Membership

ACRM is proud to represent a diverse international membership of rehabilitation professionals working and collaborating across international borders to advance our shared mission to IMPROVE LIVES through research. In recent years, ACRM has engaged members, subscribers, authors, faculty and attendees on every continent in the world (except Antarctica) and more than 65 countries.Fofi Constantinidou

If you value an international perspective, or just like to meet new colleagues who share your interests, we invite you to check out the ACRM International Networking Group. Led by Fofi Constantinidou, PhD, CCC-SLP, FACRM, the first international member to serve on the ACRM Board of Governors, the group is one of the most vibrant and long-standing within the ACRM Community.





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WED 25 OCT – SAT 28 OCT 2017

  • NONSTOP content for 18 focus areas
  • PLUS dozens of cross-cutting topics spanning multiple diagnoses/focus areas
  • 600+ scientific paper & poster presentations
  • Access to DOZENS of ACRM Meetings: interdisciplinary special interest groups, networking groups & task forces—join us!
  • Chat with the Experts
  • Poster Grand Rounds
  • Product Theater

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Brucker International Symposium



International Networking Group



THE PRE-CONFERENCE PROGRAM is comprised of longer courses, workshops, and training to help you dive deep into special interest topics and pile on the maximum continuing education credits — up to 44 hours available!  Learn More >>

Instructional Courses

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23 – 24 OCT 2017

This course is NOT INCLUDED in the WORLD PASS.

Cognitive Rehabilitation Training Course

The ACRM Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (BI-ISIG) literally wrote the book on evidence-based strategies for cognitive rehabilitation. And — they turned it into this popular two-day course. More…



23 – 24 OCT 2017

This course is NOT INCLUDED in the WORLD PASS.

Certified Brain Injury Training: The Official Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS) Course




255 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, Georgia USA  30303

The Hilton Atlanta is within walking distance to:

  • Centennial Olympic Park    208 Marietta St. NW // 0.9 mi // +1.404. 223.4412
    Not only does the Centennial Olympic Park serves as a legacy of the 1996 Olympics, it is also the center of a thriving tourist district. There is no shortage of things to do and see in this downtown park.
  • SkyView Atlanta    168 Luckie St. NW // 0.7 mi // +1.678. 949.9023
    SkyView Atlanta gives you a one-of-a-kind look at the city from a 200-foot-tall Ferris wheel. They offer night-time light shows and an excellent location in downtown Atlanta.
  • Georgia Aquarium    225 Baker St. NW // 0.7 mi // +1.404. 581.4000
    The Georgia Aquarium is home to 500 species from around the world in more than 60 habitats. With its numerous exhibits and shows, you’re sure to discover something new at the Georgia Aquarium.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site    450 Auburn Ave. NE // 1.1 mi // +1.404. 331.5190
    Tour Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birth Home and historic Ebenezer Church. View films and exhibits, and reflect at King’s gravesite.
  • Center for Civil and Human Rights    100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd. NW // 0.7 mi // +1.678. 999.8990
    The Center for Civil and Human Rights is an engaging cultural attraction that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s global human rights movements. Ranked as one of TripAdvisor’s “Top 10 Atlanta Attractions,” the Human Rights gallery aims to help visitors achieve a deeper understanding of human rights issues and how they affect the lives of every person.
  • Peachtree Center Mall    225 Peachtree St. NE // 0.3 mi // +1.404. 654.1296
    The Peachtree Center Mall features many shops and restaurants, connected by skywalks. Over the summer, the Peachtree Center will be undergoing improvements and renovations, so expect it to be even better than before!
  • MARTA    216 Peachtree St. NE // 0.5 mi
    Both the Red and Gold Train Lines go through the nearby Peachtree Center. From here, you can catch a train to multiple attractions throughout Atlanta.
  • and plentiful public transportation!

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  • Big Kahuna    303 Peachtree Center Ave. // 0.4 mi // +1.404. 343.040
    Big Kahuna combines the California surf culture with the hospitality of the south by offering a creative menu featuring fresh ingredients and eclectic flavors.
  • Gibney’s Pub    231 Peachtree Center Ave. NE // 0.6 mi // +1.404. 688.0928
    Connected to the Hilton hotel by the skywalk, Gibney’s Pub is part of the Peachtree Center Mall. It features pub food and a great neighborhood ambiance.
  • Haveli Indian Cuisine   225 Spring St. NW // 0.8 mi // +1.404. 522.4545
    Haveli Indian Cuisine offers both dine-in and takeout options and has been Atlanta’s favorite Indian restaurant since 1985.
  • Metro Café Diner   229 Peachtree St. // 0.3 mi // +1.404. 577.1420
    The Metro Café Diner serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and is open 24/7. After 8 PM, it also features an Open Karaoke Night every night with a live DJ.
  • Peachtree Center Food Court    192 Peachtree Center Ave. NE // 0.7 mi // +1.404. 524.3787
    The food court of the Peachtree Center features a number of casual eateries as well as six full-scale restaurants. The Center is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta.

Fine Dining:

  • Hsu’s Gourmet Chinese Restaurant    192 Peachtree Center Ave. // 0.8 mi // +1.404. 659.2788
    In the heart of downtown Atlanta, Hsu’s Gourmet Chinese Restaurant serves the best Szechuan and Cantonese style cuisine the city has to offer.
  • JP Atlanta    230 Peachtree St. NW // 0.7 mi // +1.404. 523.4004
    JP Atlanta reimagines classic dishes from mid-century Atlanta using fresh, local ingredients and innovative presentation designed to wow diners. It offers a modern, global interpretation of fine dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Pacific Rim Bistro    303 Peachtree Center Ave. // 0.5 mi // +1.404. 893.0018
    Pacific Rim Bistro specializes in Pan-Asian cuisine, featuring a variety of different menus ranging from the frozen tundra of Mongolia to the tropics of Thailand. It is also the best place downtown to find the freshest sushi and sashimi. Pacific Rim Bistro also has full bar service and extensive wine list.
  • Ray’s In the City    240 Peachtree St. // 0.6 mi // +1.404. 524.9224
    Ray’s in the City offers hand-cut steaks, made-to-order sushi, and fresh seafood flown in daily. It also offers live music from Tuesday to Thursday from 6 to 10 PM.
  • Truva    60 Andrew Young International Blvd. // 0.7 mi // +1.404. 577.8788
    Truva offers a continental Mediterranean menu, including seafood, steak, and a mezza buffet. It serves lunch starting at 11:00 AM and dinner starting at 5:00 PM.
  • White Oak Kitchen and Cocktails    270 Peachtree St. // 0.5 mi // +1.404. 524.7200
    White Oak Kitchen and Cocktails features contemporary Southern cuisine from inland areas. They offer complimentary valet services and a variety of seasonal menus and cocktails.



Some of the city’s most popular tourist attractions are located in Downtown Atlanta’s walkable attractions loop, including World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inside CNN Studio Tour, and SkyView Atlanta. Or get back to nature at other top Atlanta attractions beyond downtown such as Zoo Atlanta and Stone Mountain Park. For more exciting opportunities, visit Things to Do in Atlanta or Things to Do in Downtown Atlanta.

You can also get a city pass for the attractions here.



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