The WAVE 2018: Optimal Potential – FAQs

What time can I check-in for registration?

You can register for The WAVE 2018: Optimal Potential, held at the Marriott Oakland City Center starting Thursday, August 9th, in the Exhibit Hall. Registration Desk times by day are listed below:

  • Thursday, August 9th: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Friday, August 10th: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 11th: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 12th: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Is it too late for a friend to register for The WAVE?

Not at all! On-site registration is open throughout the weekend.

What is the dress-code for The WAVE?
The dress code for The WAVE is business casual. We recommend dressing in layers and to bring a jacket for the Friday Night Chiro Block Party!

What if I have a Life Chiropractic College West prospective student?

That’s awesome! Please stop by the Life Chiropractic College West booth (#109-110-111) to meet our Enrollment Team and get your student on the fast track to life at Life West!

How can I give back to the chiropractic profession as a DC?

Join the Life Chiropractic College West Mentor Doctor Program! Stop by the Life Chiropractic College West booth (#109-110-111) to meet our Mentor Doctor Team and get the information you need to start championing students on their chiropractic journey.

Does The WAVE 2018: Optimal Potential have an event app?

Yes! The WAVE 2018 has an event app. Please go to for more information on how to download.

How can I complete my online CE for The WAVE 2018: Optimal Potential?

You should have received an email with instructions on how to access your free online CE hosted by Life Chiropractic College West. If you did not receive one, please email

Where do I park?

Self-Parking is available in the Marriott/Convention Center’s adjacent parking structure for a 20% discounted rate of $28/day (no in and out privileges) with a validated ticket (validation is located in the session halls). The parking structure entrance can be found at Clay/11th St. map it

I had such a great time at The WAVE 2018 – Can I secure my spot for The WAVE 2019?

You sure can! And, at a discount. All WAVE 2018 attendees will be able to register on-site with HUGE savings, and the first few will receive a free gift, too! Prices are $149 for DCs and $49 for CAs. Discounted prices will end on Sunday, August 12th so be sure to register, on-site, at The WAVE.