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Welcome to the 2024 ACRM Call for Proposals Submission Site

ACRM 101st Annual Conference | Progress in Rehabilitation Research

DALLAS HILTON Anatole • 31 OCT - 3 NOV 2024 // PRE-CON: 29 - 31 OCT


Call forLate-Breaking Research PosterProposals - 26 JULY 2024

WAVE 4: ONLY scientific papers & posters 19 MAY 2024

WAVE 3: 10 APRIL 2024 for instructional courses (ICs) & symposia

WAVE 2: 23 FEBRUARY 2024 — all submission kinds

WAVE 1: 19 JANUARY 2024

***Please see for comprehensive Call for Proposals information.***


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***This is abbreviated information. Please see for full details, guidelines and worksheets.***

INSTRUCTIONAL COURES (ICs): The purpose of an instructional course is to provide training/instruction in new knowledge/skills. Attendees will develop new competencies that can be applied in practice or research. Instructional Courses may be proposed for 4-hour or 8-hour blocks.

SYMPOSIA: In-depth information communication/knowledge translation. This course is intended primarily to impart information. Symposia are 60 minutes long. All symposia should have a minimum of two presenters.

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS & POSTERS: A scientific paper is a moderated oral presentation of 12 minutes including questions and discussion. Posters are graphic presentations of a scientific paper. Submissions must include objectives, hypotheses, methodology, and results in the abstract. The abstracts of all accepted papers and posters are eligible to be published for registered attendees in the Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Accepted posters in WAVES 1 - 4 are eligible for prestigious awards. Poster submissions received during the call for late-breaking posters are *not* eligible for awards.

ACRM Launchpad: A Rehabilitation Technology Innovation Competition: An annual competition created to highlight innovative rehabilitation technologies developed by non-profit research and engineering labs and startup companies. Pitch your company or product to a panel of rehabilitation industry experts to receive market feedback and win prizes. Submissions should include an executive summary. An executive summary template can be found on the LaunchPad page.


The following information is required for each presenter named in the proposal you wish to submit:

  • Full Name
  • Primary Job Title and Affiliation
  • Professional Address
  • Email Address
  • Credentials/Degree
  • Highest Degree Earned
  • Biographical Sketch
  • CV
  • Presenter Agreements
  • Presenter/Author Disclosures

Should you have any questions, comments or issues submitting your proposal, please email or call+1.703.435.5335 and ask for submission help.

***PLEASE NOTE! If your proposal is accepted, each presenter will be required to register and pay the conference registration fee — specially discounted for presenters. Early bird savings plus presenter discounts save 20 - 30% off the current prices. See all rates:***

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Questions? Organizer: Deborah Hille -