ACC-RAC 2019 Registration Instructions & Policies

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University of Bridgeport
Palmer College of Chiropractic

Each conference participant must register for the conference. Early registration deadline is January 21st. Pre-Registration deadline is March 5th. Payment must be received by March 5th or on-site fee will apply.

Registration Fees – All fees are in US Dollars

Early Registration (Now – January 21) – $459.00
Pre-Registration (January 22 – March 5) – $499.00
On-Site Registration (March 5) – $549.00
*DC Student Registration (Now – March 5) – $249.00
On-Site DC Student Registration (after March 5) – $279.00
**Advanced Degree / VA Resident Registration (Now – March 5) – $309.00
On-Site Advanced Degree / VA Resident Registration (after March 5) – $339.00
***Spouse/Guest Registration – $200.00
Continuing Education Credits – $120.00

Conference participant and student registration fees include provided meals, breaks, receptions and all events in the program.

*To qualify for DC Student Rate the student must be enrolled full time (a minimum of 9 credit hours) in a Doctor of Chiropractic program at a college or university during March 2019. Proof of student status from the Registrar’s office confirming full time status in a DC program is required. Student rate does not qualify for CE Credits.

**Advanced Degree / VA Resident rate. To qualify for the Advanced Degree rate, the graduate student must be enrolled full time (a minimum of 9 credit hours) at a college or university towards a second or further degree. Proof of student status from the Registrar’s office confirming full time status is required. To qualify for the VA Resident rate, proof of VA residency is required.

***Spouse/Guest fee covers breakfast, lunch and receptions only. Spouse/Guests will not be allowed to attend conference sessions. Spouse/Guest rate does not apply to spouses/guests who are both presenting a paper and/or a poster.

Registration options:

  1. Secure Online Payment
    Online registration is now closed. On-Site Registration will be available at the ACC-RAC 2019 Registration Desk located on the Grand Ballroom Level 3 of the Marriott Waterfront beginning at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, March 13th.
  2. Download and mail the form with a check payable to “Association of Chiropractic Colleges” to:
ACC-RAC 2019 Conference
Attn: Robyn Patkus
Association of Chiropractic Colleges
4424 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814


Hotel Reservations

Reservations must be made with Baltimore Marriott Waterfront no later than February 26th to receive the conference discount rate of $179 per night for Tuesday, March 12 through Saturday, March 16. Any reservations made after this date will be accepted on a “space available” basis at the then prevailing hotel rates.

Please see Hotel Reservation page

Continuing Education Credits

Applications will be made for continuing education credit from as many states as possible. Updates on CE availability will be posted on the website as state approvals are received. Please see News & Information page for more information.

Conference Schedule

The ACC President’s will meet on Thursday, March 14th from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm. The ACC Working Group meetings (CAO’s, Research Directors, etc) will meet from 8:00 am -5:00 pm on Thursday, March 14th as well. All others will be able to travel that day, keeping in mind the Welcoming Reception Thursday evening beginning at 6:00 pm. The conference will begin on Friday, March 15th at 8:00 am and conclude on Saturday, March 16th at 5:15 pm. Please check the website for updated schedule information at updated conference schedule information

Refund and Cancellation Policy

A full refund (less $65 processing fee) of the registration fee will be issued if canceled in writing by the registrant and that notification is received by January 28th. Instead of canceling your registration, you may elect to send a substitute by informing us that you want your registration transferred. No additional fee will be required.

Registrations cancelled between January 28 and February 18 will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee. Refunds will not be issued after February 18th. Refunds will be issued by check.

Notification of cancellation may be sent by mail or e-mail to the contact information below. Any registrant canceling by e-mail must receive confirmation from the ACC that the e-mail has been received.

Personal Information/Privacy Policy

Personal Information

Individual contact and professional information is collected during the registration process and will be used to contact you about the meeting. Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors have requested contact information in order to offer attendees certain promotions, specials, incentives, etc. for attending their booths at the conference. You may “opt in” on the registration form if you wish your information to be distributed. Otherwise, the ACC will not share any personal information.


When certain types of sensitive information such as credit card numbers are received during the checkout process, visitors are redirected to a secure server. Appropriate security measures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information collected from visitors to the website.


Questions regarding registration please call Robyn Patkus at (301) 652-5066 or email at

Questions regarding your contributed papers please email Dana Lawrence at