Annual Meeting

Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine

2020 TACSM Annual Meeting
February 20-21
Waco Convention Center
100 Washington Avenue, Waco TX, 76701

Click here for driving directions                 Click here for a list of hotels near the Convention Center

Registration- Pre-Registration Deadline: February 12, 2020
Please click the following link to register:  2020 TACSM Registration Site

Note: After February 12, registration dues will increase. Onsite registration on the day of the conference will still occur using the same registration link above (no payment will be made directly to TACSM staff that day).

For any problems registering, please contact: Heather Turner, ACSM Assistant Director of Membership & Chapter Services (317) 637-9200 x138;

For a full list of sessions, events, and presentations, use Guidebook. Two ways to access (the agenda can be downloaded from the link below):
 A PDF of the Meeting Program can be downloaded here: 2020 TACSM Annual Meeting Program
2. Download to mobile device QR Code TACSM 2020 Guidebook

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Research Abstract & Poster Information
Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral Students in the General Meeting
  1. Judged abstracts in this category are due January 31, 11:59pm.
  2. NON-JUDGED abstracts in this category are due February 12, 11:59pm.
Abstracts should not have been and will not be presented at any other conference, other than National ACSM.
email if you do NOT want your abstract published.

All students presenting posters should be pre-registered for the conference by February 12, 2020.

Please review the list of common mistakes before submitting your abstract.

The link for submission can be found in the Research Abstract Guidelines and Case Study and Clinical Teaching Abstract Guidelines below:

Student Research Presentation and Grant Opportunities-
Access the full list of student research & grant opportunities as well as applications & guidelines.

Program Information-
 2020 TACSM General Meeting Program Click for Schedule
Assigned poster numbers and poster locations are found in the Guidebook Meeting Program (mobile app OR web browser, available in January). There will be someone to assist you with your poster location when you arrive. ALL POSTERS MUST BE DISPLAYED BY February 20, 4:00 pm. ALL POSTERS SHOULD BE TAKEN DOWN BY February 21, between 2:00 pm-4:30 pm.

All first author poster presenters must be registered for the meeting AND wear their name badge as they present their poster. 

All poster presenters MUST be in front of their posters during the Open Poster Viewing Session on Feb 20 between 5:00 pm-7:30 pm.

Board Member Voting

Voting for the 2020 will be conducted via email ballot that each member has/will be receiving.

Click here to view biographies of the nominees