2017 CANADIAN STROKE CONGRESS
CalgaryALBERTA , CANADA Visit the Venue to read more
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
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 email@example.com
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
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.
Director, Corporate Partnerships, Ontario
Heart and Stroke Foundation
Direct Line 416-489-7111 x. 3040 | E Nicole.firstname.lastname@example.org
Canadian Stroke Congress Secretariat
c/o Heart and Stroke Foundation
1525 Carling Avenue, Suite 110
Telephone: (613) 691-4029
General E-mail: email@example.com