2018 Annual Conference

ACRM Annual Conference: DALLAS 2018

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

CORE CONFERENCE: 30 SEPT - 3 OCT 2018
(Plenaries, hundreds of educational sessions, papers, posters, ACRM Community Meetings, receptions, networking, ACRM Rehab EXPO)
PRE-CONFERENCE: 28 - 30 SEPT 2018
(Dozens of Instructional Courses, Cognitive Rehabilitation Training, ACBIS, Early Career Development Course)


BE A PART OF IT…

the largest interdisciplinary conference in the world for rehabilitation research

Call for Proposals! 

First deadline = 12 DEC 2017

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For 2018, ACRM returns to Dallas and the beautiful Hilton Anatole. The Anatole is itself a museum, and the perfect venue for bigger and brighter scientific research and collaboration.

HiltonHeadquarters Hotel: Hilton Anatole, Dallas

DON’T MISS OUT — STAY in the ACRM HEADQUARTERS HOTEL. Be sure to ask for the ACRM Conference Rate to receive the convenience and savings of booking at the headquarters hotel.  LEARN MORE >>

 


Curious about the Program?

ACRM Conference onsite final program 2017 ATLANTA

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See the searchable Online Program from 2017 >>
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IN A NUTSHELL ...

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:

  • 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)
    • NEW! LaunchPad — Rehab Innovation Competition
  • PLUS cross-cutting topics spanning multiple focus areas

More than a conference... 

  • 6 days of the LATEST
    ACRM 2018 Conference Dallas Overview Table PRELIMINARY

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    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 14 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
    • Product Theater
  • RECEPTIONS I, II, III
  • 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

Product Theater


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 — up to 44 available — the most of any event

WHO ATTENDS…

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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Amplify your research! SUBMIT NOW for #ACRM2018 >>

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ACRM Annual ConferenceProgress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR#2018)
CORE: 30 SEPT - 3 OCT 2018 // Hilton Anatole, DALLAS, USA // PRE-CONFERENCE: 28 Sept - 30 SEPT