Registration will be open Nov 8, 2019 - May 2, 2020

Symposium dates: Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM PDT -to- Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM PDT
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Portland Marriott Waterfront Hotel 
1401 SW Naito Pkwy
Portland, OR 97201

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Cindy Hayter or Amanda Brickey 
American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians™ 
(844) 327-2255 

American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians™ 2020 Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium 

Build your knowledge and gain competitive advantage with the latest cutting-edge updates on key professional topics in sports medicine and network with peers and exhibitors. Earn continuing education units (CEUs) toward your annual ACBSP™ continuing education requirement. Applications will be submitted for state re-licensure and NSCA® and BOC CEUs.


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Schedule Highlights *

* Times and topics subject to change

Thursday, April 30, 2020

  • Principles and Practice Workshop: 8:00 am – 6:30 pm: William Moreau, DC, DACBSP®, FACSM; Robert Nelson, DC, DACBSP®; Dale Buchberger, DC, PT, DACBSP®; & Andrew Klein, DC, DACBSP®
  • Exam Development Workshop: Holly Westbrock, DC, DACBSP® and Scott Vanina, DC, DACBSP® 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
  • DACBSP® Practical Examinations: R. Todd Petersen, DC, DACBSP® and Tamara Lovelace, DC, DACBSP®; times TBD 

Friday May 1, 2020

  • CPR Recertification Course – Renew your healthcare provider level CPR certification (requires additional registration fee)  – See registration page for options); Anne Sorrentino, DC, DACBSP®
  • Exhibits open at 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Awards Luncheon: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm 
  • General Session: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm - Salon A - F

Saturday May 2, 2020

  • General Session: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm - Salon A - F
  • Lunch on own – 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Exhibitor Break – (Sponsorship Opportunity for Exhibitors)  - Vendor Hall
  • Reception and Abstract posters in Salon A - F (will include Exhibitor raffle/giveaway) – 7:00 – 9:00 pm 

Sunday May 3, 2020

  • Exhibits close
  • Coffee with Exhibitors (Sponsorship Opportunity for Exhibitors) - Vendor Hall
  • General Session: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • TBD

Speaker Lineup   *Subject to change

Friday May 1, 2020

  • Kettlebell Use in Clinical Practice: Lance Coffel, SFG
  • Reflexive Stabilization: Emily Splichal, DPM
  • Dermal Traction Method: Overview and Application: Phil Snell, DC
  • Rediscovering PDX of the CNS; Neurological Rehabilitation: Michael Lovich, CCSP®, DACNB

Saturday May 2, 2020

  • Dermal Traction Method: Overview and Application: Phil Snell, DC
  • Reflexive Stabilization: Emily Splichal, DPM
  • Sports Performance with Vision Training: Fraser Horn, OD
  • Interdisciplinary Sports Medicine in Small Colleges: Pacific University Sports Medicine Team: Adam Mohr, DC, DACBSP®; Brian Bettencourt, MD; Eric Pitkanen, ATC
  • Youth Strength and Conditioning: Cisco Reyes, PhD
  • Research Abstracts: Justin Grasmeyer, DC, DACBSP®
  • Artistic Performance Related Injury Management: Montserrat Andreys, DC
  • Professional Sports Panel: Jim Kurtz, DC, DACBSP®; Noah Goodwill, DC, CCSP®; Matt Hemsley, DC; Lynne Kushnirenko, DC, CCSP®
  • Research Abstracts: Justin Grasmeyer, DC, DACBSP®


Sunday May 3, 2020

  • Track 1:
    - Ultrasonography of the Muskuloskeletal System: Revolutionizing Sports Medicine: Kevin deWeber, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, RMSK, CRP
    - Attractor State Theory: Guido Van Ryssegem
  • Track 2: 
    - Radiology: Beverly Harger, DC, DACBR
    - Ethics: William Moreau, DC, DACBSP®, FACSM