360 Neuro Health Summit

The Great Debate

Promoting critical thinking and communication skills through debate in vestibular, vision, and concussion

"Debates have been identified as an educational strategy that fosters clinical reasoning and thinking skills as well as heightens awareness of attitudes, values, and beliefs."

You're invited!

The 360 Neuro Health Summit: The Great Debate in Vestibular, Vision, & Concussion goes beyond the passive nature of the lecture format to the dynamic nature of debating. Our goal is to get you involved in a novel way that piques your interest in vestibular, vision, and concussion.


How it works

By registering for the 360 Neuro Health Summit: The Great Debate, you’ll take a short intake survey and be added to one of the below tracks:

The Tracks


- Debate Team Winner - $500 plus ticket reimbursement
- Debate Team Runner-up - $350 plus ticket reimbursement
- Debate Team Third Place - $200 plus ticket reimbursement
- Contributor Winner (selected at random) - $100
- Debriefer Winner (selected at random) - $100 
- Evaluator Winner (selected at random) - $100 

The Timeline

June 1 - September 30, 2022
Registration Opens & Debate Topics Gathered

October 1 - November 15, 2022
Debate Topics Identified by Debriefers

November 21, 2022
Debaters Selected & Debate Preparation Begins

January 19 - 21, 2023
360 Neuro Health Summit: The Great Debate Virtual, Live Event

- Thursday, January 19th
  • 4:00pm - 6:15pm: Debates begin
- Friday, January 20th
  • 1:00pm - 3:15pm: Debates continue
  • 3:15pm - 3:45pm: Break
  • 3:45pm - 5:15pm: Debates continue
- Saturday, January 21st
  • 9:30am - 11:45am: Debates continue
  • 11:45am - 1:00pm: Lunch
  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm: Debates conclude
  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm: Open Forum: Analysis of Debates & Winners Announced

Debate Format

- 1st Debate Team Presentation | 10 minutes
- 2nd Debate Team Presentation | 10 minutes
- Evaluators Submit Questions for Debate Teams | 5 minutes
- 2nd Debate Team Response to Question | 5 minutes
- 1st Debate Team Response to Question | 5 minutes
- Evaluators Submit Scores Submitted | 5 minutes


Debates will be conducted in a 40 minute time frame based on the format above. Each debate team must prepare and rehearse their position in order to communicate with accuracy and clarity. During the debates, the evaluators are given a rubic to evaluate the debate based on strengths/weakness, organization and clarity, presentation style, and knowledge of material. At the conclusion of the Summit during the open forum, the moderator will share the scores with the debate teams and announce the winners.

Debate Topics

We've identified the following examples of debatable topics below. After the debate topics have been gathered, the debriefers will select the topics to be debated.

- When is the most appropriate time to refer to neuropsych post-concussion? 
- What is the value of changes in VOR gain vs perceived improvements from vestibular rehab? 
- What is the recommended care plan for patients with superior canal dehiscence but not pursuing surgery? 
- Does separating the concussion trajectory for cervical negatively impact the awareness of cervicogenic-related symptoms and impairments post-concussion? 
- When is it appropriate to incorporate Brock String training into a therapy program? 
- What is the ideal series of tests to perform for baseline testing and post-concussion? 
- What is the pathogenesis of Mal de DeBarquement Syndrome (MdDS)? 
- Is exposure to optokinetic stimulation for Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS) a sham treatment?
- What is the optimal type of optokinetic stimulation in vestibular rehabilitation? 
- Can nerve stimulators reliably help and event prevent migraines? 
- How to explain returning to school and physical activities following a concussion when the individual still has symptoms? 
- Does light or heavy cupula exist? 
- How can vestibular diagnostics guide vestibular therapy? 
- What can healthcare providers do to advocate for better reimbursements and supporting spending time with patients? 

Register Now

Register now and choose your track by completing the intake form in the Great Debate Hub. Get 60% off in our Summer Sale! Expires on June 21st.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is the 360 Neuro Health Summit: The Great Debate?
A: Friday, January 20 - Sunday, January 22, 2023

Q: Is it virtual?
A: Yes, it is a virtual, live event.

Q: Do I have to pick a track?

A: Yes! We want everyone to participate in the Summit - whether that is summiting a topic, choosing a debatable topic, joining a debate team, or evaluating the debates. Plus, you can win a prize just by participating!

Q: What is the time commitment?
A: Here is a breakdown of the time commitments based on the four tracks:
  • Contributor - 15 minutes or less to submit topics via intake form
  • Debriefer - 4 hours total during the months of August and September
  • Debater - the time commitment is similar to preparing for a presentation at a conference - this varies depending on topic
  • Evaluator - 90 minutes total (5 minutes per debate)

Q: What happens after I register?
A: You'll be directed to the Great Debate Hub where you will take a short intake survey to determine what track(s) you would like to participate in. Once you submit the form, a 360 Neuro Health team member will follow up with additional details.

Q: Will continuing education credits be available?
A: Yes, This educational offering is eligible for the following hours: 10.75 continuing education hours. Be sure to indicate what state you are located on the intake form after registering. We will do our best to get continuing education approval in your state.