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ACRM Annual Conference: DALLAS 2018

Progress in Rehabilitation Research (#ACRM2018)
Hilton Anatole, DALLAS, USA




4 powerhouse Plenaries, dozens of high impact SPECIAL Sessions
Hundreds of educational sessions, scientific papers & posters
ACRM Community Group Meetings, outstanding networking opportunities
Awards Gala, lecture luncheons, and receptions
ACRM Rehab EXPO & Learning Center

Dozens of half- and full-day Instructional Courses
2-Day Cognitive Rehabilitation Training
2-Day ACBIS Brain Injury Specialists Certification Course
Early Career Development Course


BE A PART OF IT…Call for late-breaking research

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ACRM Annual Conference 2018 DALLAS at-a-glance overview schedule


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NEW in 2018! 

Registration now includes:

  • Continuing Education Credits for 13 disciplines
  • Digital access to conference slides

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The ACRM Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR) is comprised of the main CORE Conference and the Pre-Conference delivering a total of SIX jam-packed days of evidence-based educational content.

An inter-professional mix of rehabilitation professionals from around the world attend the ACRM Conference to learn about cutting-edge research and its translation into clinical practice to improve the quality of life experienced by people with disabilities and to IMPROVE their own lives — IMPROVE their own well-being & connect with like-minded professionals

ACRM = QUALITY content for the whole REHAB team

NONSTOP CONTENT for 20 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:


    More than a conference… 

    ACRM Annual Conference 2018 DALLAS at-a-glance overview schedule

    • 6 days of the LATEST RESEARCH translated to practice
    • NONSTOP CONTENT for 20 focus areas — all under one roof
    • Dozens of cross-cutting topics spanning multiple diagnoses/focus areas
    • CME / CEUs for 13 Disciplines
    • Up to 44 credit hours — more than any other event
    • POWERHOUSE speaker line-up — renowned names in rehab
    • 600+ scientific paper & poster presentations
    • 250+ educational sessions, symposia & lectures
    • 3,000+ attendees from around the world
    • DOZENS of ACRM Meetings: interdisciplinary special interest groups, networking groups & task forces—join us!
    • Exciting ACRM REHAB EXPO HALL:
      • Chat with the Experts
      • Poster Grand Rounds
      • Learning Center
    • Inter-professional, international audience
    • Cooperative inclusive environment where whole rehab team is welcome
    • NETWORKING with potential collaborators, funders, mentors, employers
    • THE place for everyone interested in rehabilitation research — YOU are welcome here!
    • INTERDISCIPLINARY, cooperative, inclusive environment — Where every member of the rehab team is welcome and valued

    …Improving lives

  • Popular Features RETURNING in 2018

    “Chat with the experts” up-close networking & exchanges at ACRM Conference



    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 13 disciplines — up to 44 available — the most of any event



    Everyone is welcome at ACRM — all rehabilitation professionals, administrators, researchers, clinicians, consumers, family members, caregivers, etc.

    Here’s is just a sample list of typical attendees:

    • 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


    ACRM Annual Conference | Progress in Rehabilitation Research
    CORE: 30 SEPT – 3 OCT 2018 // Hilton Anatole, DALLAS, USA // PRE-CONFERENCE: 28 – 30 SEPT

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