Early-bird registration for the 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress in Calgary opens June 1 and will be available until August 3. Early-bird registration is $450 for regular delegates and $275 for trainees. Included in this rate is full access to all pre-Congress courses and all Congress sessions. After August 3, rates will increase to $595 for regular delegates and $375 for trainees. For those who only wish to attend the pre-Congress
Archive for May 4th, 2012
The CSN’s Dr. Patrice Lindsay recently revisited Saskatchewan and Manitoba on her cross-Canada tour to present the findings of the Quality of Stroke Care in Canada report. Her first stop was Saskatchewan where Dr. Lindsay presented a workshop that brought together regional staff who manage and run stroke prevention clinics across the province. Participants discussed what they are each doing in their regions and how they can align methods and
Those receiving a CSN travel awards to present their research at international and national meetings and conferences will be notified on May 15. The CSN is currently reviewing the 34 applications. Fifteen travel awards will be handed out. Each award is worth a maximum value of $1500. The competition was open to graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.
Canadian Stroke Network investigators will be contacted May 9 with a login to submit information on publications, commercialization and staff for reporting to CSN funder the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE). NCE reporting runs throughout the month of May. May 18 is the deadline for the CSN to submit required data to the NCE. Each year, NCE reporting requires universities to report on grants related to their projects, how
The 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress speakers list features a strong international presence. Presenters come from universities all around the world, including Yale University, the University of Washington and the University of Nottingham in the UK. The following is a list of the international speakers presenting in Calgary: Catherine Amlie-Lefond, Associate Professor of Neurology, Division of Paediatric Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin Steve Cramer, Associate Professor of Neurology, University of California
Eleven-per-cent more abstracts were submitted to the 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress compared to last year. The abstract submission site is now closed. The Congress Program Committee, led by Congress Co-Chairs Dr. Michael Hill and Dr. Mark Bayley, are currently reviewing the submissions. The committee is judging abstracts based on scientific merit, originality, interest for Congress members and clarity of expression. As with previous years, accepted abstracts will be published in