A five-city symposium series about putting nutrition information on chain-restaurant menus is coming to Canada. The symposium series, called Writing on the Wall, will be presented from coast to coast beginning September 10 in Vancouver. The symposium then moves east to Winnipeg (September 11), Toronto (September 12), Ottawa (September 13) and concludes in Halifax on September 14. The half-day symposium series will bring together local experts, policy-makers and health advocates
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The Centre for Stroke Recovery will be presenting a symposium at the Canadian Stroke Congress in Calgary. The symposium titled “Our Research Plans for a National Stroke Recovery Network” will cover the latest research in stroke recovery and its implications for treatment and stroke recovery from the patient’s perspective. The symposium will be on Sunday, September 30 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Exhibit Hall D. Check out the
Due to popular demand, the Westin Calgary has been added to the list of Canadian Stroke Congress preferred hotels. A block of rooms is now available at a special Congress attendee rate. Located in downtown Calgary, the Westin recently completed a massive renovation that included the lobby, guest rooms and restaurant. Room rates for the Westin are: - $199 for a standard room with single or double occupancy - $229
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Showcase your programs, innovative rehabilitation services or approaches at the 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress!
Do you have an interesting rehabilitation story to tell? At the upcoming 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress in Calgary we will be holding a concurrent session aimed at showcasing programs, innovative rehabilitation services or approaches that you are using in your region or local community. The goal of this session is to have brief presentations (5 minutes each) followed by highly interactive discussion (an approach known as a “brag and steal“).
The 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress is now an accredited group learning activity (SECTION 1) as defined by the MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Memorial University of Newfoundland, Professional Development & Conferencing Services (PDCS).