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2017 CANADIAN STROKE CONGRESS

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Title: 2017 CANADIAN STROKE CONGRESS
Specialty: Neurology
Dates: From Sep, 9, 2017 to Sep, 11, 2017
Location: Alberta , CANADA
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 300 to 695 CAD
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Event Venue:

Calgary

ALBERTA , CANADA Visit the Venue to read more
Currency:
CAD
Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:
Co-hosted by the Canadian Stroke Consortium and the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Stroke Congress is a uniquely Canadian forum for experts to share the latest research findings, exchange ideas, and make the connections which will change the future of stroke. It brings together researchers, neurologists, nurses, rehabilitation specialists, policy makers, health system decision makers – and many others – in an unprecedented opportunity to improve the brain health of Canadians.
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General Info:

All fees are in CAD Dollars – plus 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be applied to the Registration rates listed above.


Registration is NON-REFUNDABLE. Attendee substitution is permitted at an administrative charge of $60 CAD (+GST).


The National Stroke Course is designed for general practitioners, emergency physicians, internists, and other clinicians who wish to further their understanding of stroke prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. At the end of this course, participants will understand how to integrate evidence-based clinical practices and protocols into their daily practice.


*To qualify for the Senior Delegate rate you must provide ID showing proof of age.


**To qualify for the trainee Congress registration fee, applicants must submit a letter from their department administration office or divisional head as proof of full-time enrollment in an academic educational program or specialty-training program. All supporting documentation must be sent to the Canadian Stroke Congress Secretariat to the attention of Laurie Cameron by email to: strokecongress@heartandstroke.ca.

Currency:

CAD

Registration Cost
Type
Early Registration

2017-07-07
Late Registration From: 2017-07-08 To: 0--
On site Registration
MD,PhD,Researcher
595
645
695
Allied Health, Nurses
545
595
645
Technician
350
375
400
Student
300
325
350
Senior Delegate
425
425
425

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

Accommodation
Accommodation:

The Canadian Stroke Congress Secretariat have negotiated special hotel rates for Congress delegates in Calgary at the Fairmont Palliser and the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel. Rates will be guaranteed until August 16, 2017, subject to availability. The room block will accept reservations as of May 8, 2017, reserve early to ensure savings!

Please note that rooms rates provided below are subject to Federal Goods and Services Tax (5%), Tourism Levy (4%) and Calgary Destination Marketing Fee (3%).

Online Reservations: Hotel contact information is listed for each hotel. Simply click on the corresponding link below for the hotel you wish to book your accommodations. You will go directly to their online booking site.

Telephone Reservations: If you prefer to reserve by phone, please use the corresponding telephone numbers provided. In order to ensure you receive the negotiated 2017, rate you must identify yourself as a 2017 Canadian Stroke Congress delegate.

Accommodation Options and Cost

Hotel Name
Type of charge
Single
Room
Double
Room
Distance from Venue
Fairmont Palliser
Date range
199
Calgary Marriott Downtown
Date range
175
Scientific Content Up to Date
Submission Info

The 2017 Preliminary Congress Program will be available online in early May 2017. If you would like to be notified when abstract submission opens please email strokecongress@heartandstroke.ca


View the 2016 published abstracts: http://wso.sagepub.com/content/11/2_suppl/4.full


Abstract Submission Guidelines


Abstract are welcome from national and international applicants from all disciplines. Authors may submit multiple abstracts.

Abstracts may be submitted in English or French and presentations at Congress may be given in either language.

Presenters must registers for the Congress and will be required to pay the appropriate registration fee.

Applicants should categorize their abstract based on the six subject area categories provided in the abstract system.

Applicants should indicate the format they would prefer to present their abstract:

Oral: 8-minute oral presentation (+2 minutes for questions) in a plenary or concurrent session. Spaces are limited. Those who are not successful in securing an oral presentation may be offered to present their abstract in an unmoderated display (paper) or digital poster.


Brief Communication: A 5 minute oral presentation (3 minutes to present abstract in 3 slides, followed by 2 minutes for questions) in a plenary or breakout session. Spaces are limited. Those who are not successful in securing a Brief Communication may be offered to present their abstract as an unmoderated display (paper) or digital poster.


Display Poster: A traditional paper poster (non-digital). Presenters will be asked to be available to answer questions at set times during Congress. Display posters will be available for viewing to all delegates throughout the Congress.


Digital Poster: A digitally displayed poster.   Presenters will be asked to be available to answer questions during set times during the Congress. Digital posters will be available for viewing to all delegates throughout the Congress.


Rehabilitation Brag and Steal Oral Presentations: A 3 minute oral presentation (3 slides) followed by 2 minutes for questions in a concurrent session. Spaces are limited. Brag and Steal proposals will demonstrate a high-level of innovation and collaboration in addressing an identified issue or opportunity. They may demonstrate a practical application, resource, or tool that can be shared with Canadian Stroke Congress delegates and others for use in various settings, regions, or provinces by stroke professionals, researchers, or system managers.


Ongoing Clinical Trial Paper Poster: Display posters will be available for viewing by all delegates throughout the congress.


All abstracts will be peer-reviewed.

Each abstract should be a maximum of 250 words (excluding title and authors) and should consist of four separate paragraphs:

Background: briefly describe the problem or issue being addressed

Methods: describe how the study was performed

Results: describe the salient results or findings

Conclusions: describe what the authors conclude from these results

Research presented in abstracts must confirm to CIHR guidelines for experimental procedures. All investigations involving humans and animals must have been conducted in conformity with these principals).

Authors must declare any financial interest that makes a product discussed in the presentation. In general, generic names should always be used rather than specific trade names.

All accepted presenters will be required to complete a Conflict of Interest declaration form.

Abstract submission opens 2017-06-15
Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info

The Canadian Stroke Consortium and the Heart and Stroke Foundation invite you to participate in the 2017 Canadian Stroke Congress to be held in Calgary, Alberta from September 9 to September 11, 2017.


Sponsorship of the Congress and Scientific Program provides an unparalleled opportunity to access national and provincial leaders in the delivery of stroke care and research, and to highlight your company’s commitment to stroke prevention, recovery, care, and research in Canada.


Opportunities exist to sponsor the event, or to conduct a satellite symposium.


To download the 2017 sponsorship package, click here.


Nicole McVan

Director, Corporate Partnerships, Ontario

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Direct Line 416-489-7111 x. 3040 | E Nicole.mcvan@heartandstroke.ca

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Contact
Organising Agency

Canadian Stroke Congress Secretariat

c/o Heart and Stroke Foundation

1525 Carling Avenue, Suite 110

Ottawa, ON

K1Z 8R9

Canada

Telephone: (613) 691-4029

General E-mail: strokecongress@heartandstroke.ca

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