January 5, 2009 — Doctors of chiropractic and others are invited to submit original research for presentation at the World Federation of Chiropractic’s (WFC) and Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research’s (FCER) International Conference on Chiropractic Research, part of the WFC’s 10th Biennial Congress to be held April 30-May 2, 2009 at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Approximately 100 papers will be given platform (32) and poster (68) presentation.
There will be:
• Main awards of $10,000 (the Scott Haldeman prize), $5,000, and $3,000 for best full research papers, and $2,000 for the best paper from a clinician in private practice.
• Best poster awards of $1,000, $750, and $500 (seven awards of $500, one for each WFC world region of Africa, Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, Latin America, North America, the Pacific) generously sponsored by the National and International Boards of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE and IBCE).
• Student poster awards of $750 and $500 generously sponsored by FCER.
Award-winning papers will be published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT). For categories of research, submission procedures and all other information visit www.wfc.org/congress2009 or contact Robin R. Merrifield, ICCR Coordinator, at FCERedit@aol.com
Deadline for abstracts is Jan. 15, 2009
Source: World Federation of Chiropractic, www.wfc.org