Great River Symposium

2019 Great River Symposium and Spring Gathering


Early Bird Registration
Register by March 19th for early bird rates!

Register Today

April 4-6, 2019

Earn up to 22 PDAs.


Theme and Overview

Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disease

Please join us for the 2019 Great River Symposium and Spring Gathering! This year, we are happy to offer a profession-specific program for Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. The symposium spans one evening and two full days of learning. Continental breakfasts, snack breaks, catered lunches, a cocktail reception and dinner on Saturday night are included in the cost.

Experience professional growth. Visit our cadaver lab. Mingle with exhibitors to learn about products and services to enhance your practice. Network with fellow colleagues and classmates!

Our agenda features incredibly talented speakers that focus on giving you practical information about autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. View the 2019 Great River Symposium Brochure.

See our full list of speakers on the registration page here!


Highlights and Location

Highlights include:
  • New! Shorter schedule to better fit your busy life
  • Cadaver lab options
  • Tailor the agenda to your needs with optional breakouts
  • Includes continental breakfasts, catered lunches and Friday evening President’s Reception (with drinks, heavy hors d’oevres, and door prizes. Bring a guest for $20.)
  • Well-known speakers focused on profession-specific topics
Location and Recommended Hotel

The symposium is held on campus at Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2501 W. 84th St., Bloomington, MN 55431.

Call the Hilton Bloomington Hotel, 3900 American Blvd, Bloomington, MN 55437, before Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 844-856-8554 using group code “GRS” to receive a discounted rate of $159 per night. Room availability may be limited due to the NCAA Men’s tournament in town this weekend. We recommend booking early! The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to and from the airport, our campus, and the Mall of America.


Registration and Fees

View fees and registration details here!

Continuing Education

Earn up to 22 PDAs!

Guidebook App

Included in your registration is free access to the Guidebook App. Use your smartphone to follow along with the lecturer handouts. Or pay $35 to pre-order a printed copy. Printed notes will NOT be available to purchase at the event.

Reception and Dinner

Friday, April 5: Cocktail party and President’s reception! Bring a guest for $20.

Exhibitor Area

Visit our showcase of exhibitors any time during the event. A list of exhibitors will be available at the symposium.

If your company or organization is interested in having an exhibit at our Great River Symposium, visit Exhibitor Information.