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2017 ICAK Australasia Annual Conference & AGM


Please contact us via email if you wish to attend.

Everyone's An Athlete:

performance without sacrificing health

Hilton Hotel, Adelaide  SA

31 March - 2 April 2017

A full program addressing optimal physiological output for all manner of patient and client presentations; from everyday low vitality to sub-performance elite athletes.

Speakers will address chronic disease and inflammation, fatigue, depression, HPA carbohydrate intolerance, free radical pathology, hypoxia and toxicity in energy production as well as compelling nutrition and exercise programs for optimal outcomes.

Half Day Program for coaches & athletes of all levels

Friday, 31 March 2017 - 2.00 pm - 6.00 pm

Expert insight into how body biochemistry responds to Maximum Aerobic Function eating and training management.

Build and fine tune the aerobic system, address fat burning and stress management as well as rectify non-responsive athletes

Topics covered include:

  • Training and eating for better performance and health.
  • Building and fine tuning the aerobic system, physically and metabolically.
  • Addressing and assessing sugar and fat burning.
  • The value of race prediction using submaximal evaluations.
  • Individualised training, diet and stress management.
  • Non-responsive athletes.
  • Muscle imbalances and gait.

Two Day Program for health professionals

Saturday, 1 April 2017 - 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Sunday, 2 April 2017 - 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

A demonstrative program from two of the world's leading clinicians on improving both quality of life and optimal sporting performance along the spectrum of our presenting patients.

Topics covered include:

  • Hypoxia.
  • Oxygen transportation, Kreb’s Cycle and heme synthesis.
  • Role of Toxic Metals in inhibiting oxygen and energy production and chronic illness.
  • The subluxation complex.
  • The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis.
  • The autonomic nervous system.
  • Carbohydrate intolerance.
  • Free radical pathology.
  • Mitochondrial dysfunction.
  • Ketosis.
  • Nutritional genetics.

Gala Dinner, Saturday, 1 April 2017 - 6.30-11.00 pm

All seminar attendees are invited to join us for an evening of fine dining, premium wines and a wonderful opportunity to socialise and network with your peers.

Held at the Hilton Ballroom, your ticket includes a 3 hour Gold Level drinks package along with a gourmet 3 course meal, with a la carte mains choice and 2 options to choose from for entree and dessert.

Gala Dinner attendance is $115 per head and can be booked as part of your seminar registration.


Phil Maffetone

Phil Maffetone is trained in the fields of human biology, kinesiology, physiotherapy and Chinese medicine. Phil is a pioneer in the field of biofeedback and a much sought-after international speaker on exercise physiology and sports nutrition and is the founder of the MAF Method. Phil has written over 20 books including The Big Book of Health and Fitness which serves as a veritable bible for those with a healthy lifestyle and his textbook Complementary Sports Medicine has been published in four languages. Recently specialising in coaching elite athletes, Phil was named Coach of the Year by Triathlete Magazine and credited by Inside Triathlon as one of the Top 20 most influential people in endurance sports, worldwide.

Chris Astill-Smith

Chris Astill-Smith is a registered osteopath, lecturer in nutrition and dietetics and a Diplomate with the International College of Applied Kinesiology. Chris is an acclaimed

international lecturer on clinical biochemistry, nutrition, nutritional supplements and herbal medicine. Chris is the founder and original research director of Metabolics UK, a company pioneering nutritional supplements free of fillers and stabilisers. Chris has also founded Epigenetics International, another UK-based company that produces nutritional supplements of the highest quality. Chris has lectured many times in Australia for health professionals such as chiropractors, osteopaths and other health professionals.

The Details

Location: Hilton Hotel, 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000

The Hilton Hotel is offering special pricing for conference attendees.  You will be provided with full details on how to book and the Promo Code with your conference registration confirmation email.

Sessions Times:

Half Day Seminar for Coaches & Athletes

Friday, 31 March 2017 2.00 pm - 6.00 pm

Two Day Seminar for Health Professionals

Saturday, 1 April 2017 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Sunday, 2 April 2017 9.00 am - 5.00 pm


Half Day Seminar (Coaches & Athletes):  $100

Two Day Seminar (Health Professionals):

ICAK AA Member $695 (Early Bird $645*)

Non Member $795 (Early Bird $745*)

First Year Practitioner $550

Student $170

Gala Dinner on Saturday, 1 April 2017 (Optional)  $115 per person

*Early Bird Pricing closes 9 January 2017

If you have any problems registering for the seminar, please contact us.

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