Call for Papers for 1st Upper Cervical Symposium:
A segment of the upcoming symposium has been reserved for the presentation of research papers. The Committee has issued a Call for Papers for both platform and poster presentations.
Deadline for submission is November 1, 2017.
Doctors of Chiropractic in private practice and faculty from chiropractic educational institutions are invited to submit abstracts of papers for presentation at the first Annual Symposium of the ICA Council on Upper Cervical Care to be held June 21-23, 2018 at the Loews Coronado Bay Hotel in San Diego, California.
Abstracts/Summaries of papers should not exceed 500 words. Best submissions will be selected for platform or poster presentation. Platform presenters will be allowed 10 minutes to present their paper which should include power point. Poster presentations will be displayed throughout the conference weekend.
Only abstracts of original, previously unpublished papers will be considered.
Research submissions should be in the areas of:
● Chiropractic upper cervical care (case studies accepted)
● Basic science research with applicability to chiropractic upper cervical procedures
● Upper Cervical education
● Population/surveillance studies of patient populations and upper cervical care
● Upper Cervical procedures
■ Submissions must include appropriate sections such as Introduction, Objectives/Purpose. Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, and References. Papers must be submitted in ONE document file in WORD (not PDF). References are expected but within reason.
■First page must include the following:
●Title of paper
●Author (s) name (s), Degrees
●Affiliation (if any) to any institution
●Deadline for submission is November 1, 2017. Papers submitted after deadline will not be considered. ●All selected presenters will be notified by December 1, 2017.
●Submissions will be rejected without review if they do not meet the submission requirements.
●All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of reviewers
●All accepted presenters (platform and paper) must register and attend the conference.
Practitioners and academia interested in submitting papers should contact Dr. Bo Rochester at firstname.lastname@example.org for paper submissions guidelines call the Council office at 571-765-7554.
SAVE THE DATE JUNE 21-23, 2018
The ICA Council on Upper Cervical Care has announced it will be holding its First Annual Symposium in June of next year. The symposium is confirmed for June 21-23, 2018 at the Loews Coronado Bay Hotel in San Diego, California.
ICA Council on Upper Cervical Care to Hold 1st Annual Symposium in San Diego
The conference committee, headed by Dr. Scott Bales, revealed that the program will be mix of clinical topics on advanced spinal care, imaging, interdisciplinary case management, research, and more. A distinguished slate of speakers has already been confirmed. It includes Arthur Croft, PhD, DC, MPH; Jeff Scholten, DC, FCCJP; Scott Rosa, DC, BCAO, FCCJP (Hon); Julie Mayer Hunt, DC, DICCP, FCCJP; David Harshfield, MD; Gerry Clum, DC; and Scott Bales, DC, DCCJP. More speakers are expected to be added in the near future.
More information about registration, hotel reservations and schedule will be posted in the coming months on the Council’s website at www.icauppercervical.com
In the meantime, all DCs interested in learning more about advanced spinal care and research should reserve these dates –June 21-23, 2018.
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