Course Overview and Intended Audience
This meeting is designed for a variety of clinicians, researchers, resident physicians, fellows and students from a wide range of disciplines including gastroenterology, neurology, otolaryngology, radiology, speech-language pathology, nutrition, biomedical engineering, dentistry, pediatrics, psychology and basic sciences, who take care of patients with swallowing disorders, including aspiration, and/or conduct research on patients with swallowing disorders. Click here for more details.
2017 Marketing Materials
For 2017 Annual Meeting and Post-Graduate Course marketing materials, please click here.
For each Annual Meeting, the Society issues a call for scientific abstracts to be considered for presentation during the scientific sessions. The call for abstracts is sent in July via email and the deadline for abstract submission is in October each year.
The Call for Abstracts for the 2017 meeting is now closed. The deadline for abstract submission for the 2017 meeting is Monday, October 3, 2016, 12 PM CDT. The Call for Abstracts for the 2018 meeting will open in the summer of 2017.
Notification regarding abstract acceptance is sent to all presenting authors by mid-November each year.
The DRS annually awards 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for Oral and Poster presentations, as well as, the New Investigator Awards. Below are listed the additional awards that will be distributed at the 2017 DRS Annual Meeting:
• AB-SSD Distinguished Research Award in Dysphagia
• CSDRG Logemann Travel Award
• The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance Awards
• The National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders Award
• Springer Publishing Junior Investigator Scholarships
Please click here to view stipulations associated with each award and updated information on awards.
The 2017 Annual Meeting brochure is now available.To view a PDF version of the 2017 Annual Meeting brochure, click here.
Online registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting is now closed. Registration will be available onsite at the meeting, however, onsite fees will apply.
Optional Activities at the Meeting
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The Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Portland, Oregon is the headquarters hotel for the 2017 meeting. Nightly rates and reservation information are available here.
Click here to view discounted rates on preferred airline and rental car providers.
Mark your calendars now and plan to attend the future meetings of the DRS Annual Meeting and Post-Graduate Course. To view a listing of upcoming meeting locations and dates, click here.
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