Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Midwest Chapter

48th Annual Meeting

Midwest Chapter-ACSM

Hilton-Oak Brook Hills

Resort & Conference Center - Oak Brook, IL

November 5-7, 2020

Meeting Information


Pre-registration will be available online for a discounted price and can be found at this webpage as the meeting gets closer.


The exciting 2020 annual meeting schedule/program will be updated as the date gets closer. Announcements will be posted soon, please stay tuned!

Dinner on Your Own

  • The resort hosts three options for dining. We will however, likely overwhelm these restaurants with our numbers during our ‘dinner on your own’ evening (Friday 5-8PM). The area, however, is rich in options. We have included the list of nearby restaurants here. To ensure seating for large groups, make reservations ahead of time. 

Hotel Reservations

  • The Hilton Chicago / Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center will serve as the hotel host for the conference. A block of rooms have been reserved for a discounted fee. Links to reserve rooms will be available as the date gets closer.

Friday Keynote Address

NiCole Keith, Ph.D., FACSM

2019 ACSM pic 

Exercise is Medicine: Research, Implementation, Ambassador, and Campus Updates

NiCole Keith, Ph.D., FACSM

Professor of Kinesiology
Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
School of Health of Human Sciences
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis

President-Elect/President American College of Sports Medicine


Saturday Keynote Address

Jeff Volek, Ph.D., RD [bio]


Performance and Therapeutic Effects of Ketones: A Target-Rich Environment

Jeff Volek Ph.D., RD
Department of Human Sciences
The Ohio State University

Important Deadlines




Meeting Involvement

MWACSM Annual Meeting Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities

Gain exposure to more than 600 attendees including undergraduate & graduate students in a variety of sports medicine or exercise science majors, faculty members, clinicians (AT, Clinical EPs, physicians, etc.) and fitness/wellness professionals. Download the Annual Meeting Exhibit and Sponsorship Guide for complete details and opportunities.