Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events (all times CT, schedule subject to change)

Friday, September 10, 2021

Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Registration at Hotel
2:30 p.m. Transportation from Hotel to NCMIC (meet in hotel lobby)
NCMIC
3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Welcome Remarks from Student Chairs
Emma Rae Langdon, Daniel Rossi, Jordan West
3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. NCMIC Address
Wayne Wolfson, DC, NCMIC President
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Suffusion of Leadership
Karen Konarski-Hart, DC
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Breakout Activity 
Karen Konarski-Hart, DC
4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Break
4:40 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  ChiroOne/MyoCore presentation by Executive Director Jason Moss, DC 
5:10 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.

NextGen Panel

5:55 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closing Remarks from Student Chairs
Emma Rae Langdon, Daniel Rossi, Jordan West
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Transportation from NCMIC to Hotel


Saturday, September 11, 2021

Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast at Hotel Restaurant (vouchers provided)
8:15 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Welcome Remarks from Student Chairs
Emma Rae Langdon, Daniel Rossi, Jordan West
8:20 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. ACA Address
Michele Maiers, DC, MPH, PhD
8:50 a.m. - 9:35 a.m. Chiropractors Lead the Way to Beat the Opioid Crisis
John Rosa, DC
9:35 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. SACA Bonding Activity
Emma Rae Langdon, Daniel Rossi, Jordan West
10:05 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Break
10:20 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. Connecting with Veterans
Valerie Johnson, DC
11:05 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Keynote: Communicating about Chronic Pain
Robert Vining, DC, DHSc
12:20 p.m. - 1:30  p.m. Lunch with Presentation from NBCE
1:30 p.m. - 2:00  p.m. Diversity & the Future of Chiropractic
Micheala Edwards, DC
2:00 p.m. - 2:30  p.m. Breakout Activity
Micheala Edwards, DC
2:30 p.m. - 3:15  p.m. Patient Outcomes, Health Equity, and Compassionate Communication Strategies
Beau Foshee, DC
3:15 p.m. - 3:30  p.m. Break
3:30p.m. - 4:15  p.m. The Compassionate CEO
Holly Tucker, DC
4:15 p.m. - 4:55  p.m.  SACA Talks
4:55 p.m. - 5:00  p.m.  Closing Remarks from Student Chairs
Emma Rae Langdon, Daniel Rossi, Jordan West
6:00 p.m. - 6:30  p.m. Transportation from Hotel to Awards Dinner (meet in hotel lobby at 6:00 p.m.)
Embassy Club 
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. Awards Dinner
8:15 p.m. Transportation from Awards Dinner to Hotel


Sunday, September 12, 2021

Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
7:00 a.m - 7:50 a.m. Breakfast at Hotel Restaurant (vouchers provided)
8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. Welcome Remarks from Student Chairs
Emma Rae Langdon, Daniel Rossi, Jordan West
8:05 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Raffle and Remarks from Leadership Conference Advisors
Katie Rangel, DC, Leadership Conference Advisor
Leslie Reece, DC, Leadership Conference Advisor
8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. SNEB Address
Ary Laudeman, Student National Chair; Jonathan Morales, Student National Vice Chair; Ben Degenhardt Student National Legislative Chair; Caitlin Jones, Student National Vice Legislative Chair; Alli Totzke, DC, Student National Immediate Past Chair
8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. ACA Staff Presentation
Jane Zaretskie, Vice President Marketing & Member Services; Neil Leisenring, Sr. Associate, Marketing and Membership; Julie Siegel, Membership Engagement Manager
9:15 a.m. - 10: 00 a.m.

Clarity in the Confusion: Speaking to the Evidence of Chiropractic Care for Children

Katie Pohlman, DC, MS, PhD

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Mental Health, Empathy, and Connection
Michelle Drover, DC
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Struggling to be Diagnosed: How DCs Can Adequately Care for Female-Identifying Patients
Nakiesha Pearson, DC
11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks from Student Chairs
Emma Rae Langdon, Daniel Rossi, Jordan West