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March 15-18 | Washington Hilton | Washington, DC | USA

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE (subject to change)

DC2017 kicks off on Wednesday evening, March 15, with an Opening Welcome Reception in the Expo Hall and adjourns on Saturday night, March 18, after a Gala Dinner. Registered attendees are invited to make their mark at DC2017 by attending the opening reception, where they can meet and mingle with doctors of chiropractic and leaders of the profession from around the world. An impressive list of exhibitors will also be on hand at the event to share the latest in products, services and technology.

All conference activities will be held at the Washington Hilton, in Washington, D.C. Times noted are Eastern Standard (EST). 

Pre-congress Pediatrics Seminar

Held Tuesday and Wednesday, March 14-15, this pre-congress seminar will offer up to 14 continuing education units (CEUs) (pending approval).  Click here to view schedule.  **New** $399 seminar only!   Rate does not include admission to the full DC2017 Conference.  Individuals attending DC2017 and the Pediatrics Seminar must pay the full $499 DC2017 Conference rate plus $150 for the Pediatrics Seminar.  

International Federation of Sports Chiropractic (FICS) Symposium

Convenes Wednesday, March 15. A special rate of $95 is available for DC2017 registrants. Click here for the full FICS Assembly and Symposium schedule.  Meeting Update: All FICS meetings and Symposium has been moved to the Embassy Row Hotel 2015 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036.  

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

DC2017’s program will provide a high-quality continuing education program with more than 30 workshop tracks for chiropractic professionals.  Attendees will have an opportunity to earn up to 16 CEUs over three days of workshop sessions featuring tracks on biomechanics, neurology, nutrition, sports, radiology, senior care, and pediatrics. DC2017 will also feature tracks dedicated to leadership, practice management, technique, and much more.  Click here to see a listing of approved CEs by state.   (Note: Additional fee required to obtain CE credits.)  

Scientific Awards 

With three different chiropractic meetings coming together at DC2017, the prize pool for scientific submissions will be the largest in the history of the profession! Plan early to take advantage of the many prizes offered in Washington, D.C. in March.  Click here to learn more.  

Social Events

DC2017 will host a fabulous array of social events, including a grand opening welcome reception, a night tour of Washington, D.C., and a glittering gala dinner to round out an unforgettable experience in the nation’s capital.  

Click here to see a sample Bus Tour itinerary.  *SOLD OUT* Bus Tour 

Gala Dinner attire: Black Tie optional (Suit, tuxedo, cocktail dress or evening gown). 

Career Fair 

Join us at the 2nd Annual Chiropractic Career Fair Friday, March 17, 2017.  

Doctors will have a platform to present their career opportunities to over 250 student and early practitioners.  Doctors and students with matching interests will have a forum to mingle and discuss mutual goals and opportunities.  Interested employers click here to submit registration application,  This free event is open to U.S. and International doctors and students.  Doctors must be prepared to present a 5-minute summary at the Career Fair.   

Schedule at a Glance
DC2017 Academic Program

Draft Academic Program Cover


October, 22, 2018
Early Registration ENDS.

November 15, 2018
Discounted Hotel Rate ENDS.

March 10, 2017
Regular Registration ENDS.
Attendees must register onsite after March 10, 2017. 

March 15, 2017
DC2017 Registration Opens 1 -8 PM 

Questions? Call (800)986-4636 or email