ACC-RAC 2018 Registration Instructions & Policies

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Each conference participant must register for the conference. Early registration deadline is January 15th. Pre-Registration deadline is February 27th. Payment must be received by February 27th or on-site fee will apply.

Registration Fees – All fees are in US Dollars

Early Registration (Now – January 15) – $459.00
Pre-Registration (January 16 – February 27) – $499.00
On-Site Registration (after February 27) – $549.00
*DC Student Registration (Now – February 27) – $249.00
On-Site DC Student Registration (after February 27) – $279.00
**Advanced Degree / VA Resident Registration (Now – February 27) – $309.00
On-Site Advanced Degree / VA Resident Registration (after February 27) – $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 2018. 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 has closed. Please visit the Registration Desk On-Site to register at the conference)
  2. Download and mail the form with a check payable to “Association of Chiropractic Colleges” to:
ACC-RAC 2018 Conference
Attn: Robyn Patkus
Association of Chiropractic Colleges
4424 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814


Hotel Reservations

Reservations must be made with InterContinental Dallas no later than February 20th to receive the conference discount rate of $189 per night for Tuesday March 6 through Saturday March 10. 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 8th 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 8th 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 9th at 8:00 am and conclude on Saturday, March 10th at 5:15 pm. Please check the website for 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 22nd. 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 22 and February 20 will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee. Refunds will not be issued after February 20th. Refunds will be issued by check.

Notification of cancellation may be sent by mail, e-mail or calling 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