Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Midwest Chapter

Midwest Chapter - ACSM

Virtual Platform 

November 3-6, 2021

*meeting events will be planned Nov 3-6, with all presentations scheduled on Nov 4-5.


Registration for the meeting is now live and can be found at this link. 


The 2021 annual meeting program is ready! We are excited to offer many talks (Keynote, Invited, Panels, Professional, and Student talks), social events, quiz bowl, and movement sessions!  We are looking forward to seeing you at another great annual meeting. Go Midwest Chapter!

Virtual Platform

We look forward to gathering with all of our new and old colleagues & friends through a social online platform. We are planning many inaugural and traditional events for our meeting this year. We have a strong program full of student and professional talks, trailblazing Keynote and invited speakers (see below), and of course - social events. Looking forward to sharing, socializing and strengthening both our Chapter and professional field together.

Our meeting virtual platform will be held on Gatherly
*To preview basic tutorial videos on Gatherly, please visit this playlist [link].


Thursday, Nov 4th
8:20 - 9:20AM EST

Jeff Volek, Ph.D., RD


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

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

Friday, Nov 5th
1:25 - 2:25PM EST

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


Important Deadlines


  • Professional Talk Submission Deadline: June 22
    • Professional Talk Guidelines [link]
    • Professional Talk Submission Form [link]
  • Student Talk Submission Deadline: September 12
    • Student Talk Guidelines [link]
    • Student Talk Abstract Submission Form [link]



Meeting Involvement

  • Grad Fair Participant: Deadline October 3
    • Grad Fair Information [link]
    • Grad Fair Application & Payment [link]
  • Exhibitor / Sponsor: Deadline October 3 
    • Exhibitor/Sponsor Information [link]
    • Exhibitor/Sponsor Application & Payment [link]
  • MWACSM Student Quiz Bowl: Deadline October 4

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. Please see the links above for additional information and submission guidelines.