There is only one month left to register for the 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress at the reduced early-bird rate. Early-bird rates are $450 for regular delegates and $275 for trainees. After August 3 the rate increases to $595 for delegates and $375 for trainees. Space is filling up quickly at both the Fairmont Palliser and the Calgary Marriot Downtown Hotel. Delegates receive a special previously negotiated rate at these Congress
Archive for June, 2012
Time is running out to arrange any additional meetings around Canadian Stroke Congress programming. Limited space is still available on Sunday, Sept. 30 and Monday, Oct. 1. For more information or to book a meeting space, contact Laurie Cameron at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about the 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress in Calgary at www.strokecongress.ca.
Ian Joiner is the Director of Stroke at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Click here to learn more about Ian Joiner and his goals for the new position.
This week, the Canadian Stroke Network and Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada combined forces to publish a special report on stroke in the Globe and Mail newspaper. Click here to read the feature stories.
To mark Stroke Month in June, Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq recognized the Canadian Stroke Network and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada for their work advancing the Canadian Stroke Strategy. Click here to read the letter.
Calling 9-1-1 fast is key to saving lives and preventing disability for tens of thousands of stroke patients, say Heart and Stroke Foundation and Canadian Stroke Network Report finds that adults under 50 are the slowest to respond to stroke warning signs Download Release JUNE 5, 2012, 12:01 A.M. ET Adults under the age of 50 are risking death or permanent disability far too often by not calling 9-1-1 or
The Ontario Stroke Registry, formerly the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network, has issued its June newsletter, which includes the latest research publications, research in press and important news updates. Read what’s happening in the Registry here.
Clinicians needed to test new iPAD app with stroke patients Morgan Moe is a Kinesiology graduate from Calgary AB who has also been a long-time volunteer, practicum student, and employee at the Association for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured (arbi.ca). It was through her work there that an idea first sparked her interest: “I wanted to create an app that would empower patients with better resources to be more
Accommodation for the 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress is now available. Congress delegates receive a special reduced rate at both the Fairmont Palliser and the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel. The special room rates are guaranteed until Aug. 31, 2012, but spots will go quickly so please be sure to reserve your room now — either online or by phone. Room prices are automatically reduced when booking online. If booking by phone,
Abstract reviews for the 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress are complete and notifications are to be sent on June 1 and 4. Accepted abstracts will be published in the journal Stroke. However, in order to be published, researchers must register for the Congress. Registration is now available online. This year, the Congress received more than 250 abstracts, an 11-per-cent increase from last year.