Program Committee

  • The 2012 Congress Program Committee is made up of the following members:

    Mark Bayley,
    Medical Director, Neuro Rehabilitation Program,
    Toronto Rehab

    Michael Hill,
    Associate Professor, Department of
    Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary

    Pam Aikman
    Provincial Director, Stroke Services,
    British Columbia

    Louise Clement
    Medical Advisor, Academic Directorate,
    Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux

    Dale Corbett (past co-chair)
    CEO and Scientific Director,
    HSF Centre for Stroke Recovery

    Robert Côté
    Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Medicine
    McGill University Health Centre

    Andrew Demchuk (past co-Chair)
    Calgary Stroke Program

    Sean Dukelow
    Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine,
    University of Calgary and member, Hotchkiss Brain Institute

    Janice Eng
    Professor, Dept of Physical Therapy,
    University of BC

    Gail Eskes
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology,
    Dalhousie University

    Mayank Goyal
    Director of Research, Department of Radiology,
    University of Calgary

    Teri Green
    National Stroke Nursing Council

    Gord Gubitz
    Assistant Professor of Neurology,
    Dalhousie University and Director Outpatient Neurovascular Clinic, QEII Hospital

    Antoine Hakim
    CEO & Scientific Director,
    Canadian Stroke Network

    Thomas Harrison
    Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute,
    Brain Research Centre

    Tom Jeerakathil
    Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology,
    University of Alberta

    Janusz Kaczorowski
    Professor, Department of Family and Emergency Medicine,
    Université de Montréal

    Linda Kelloway,
    Best Practice Leader,
    Ontario Stroke Network

    Nicol Korner-Bitensky
    Associate Professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy,
    McGill University

    Brenda Kwiatkowski
    Clinical Coordinator, Stroke Prevention Clinic,

    David Mikulis
    Professor and Co-Director, Dept. of Medical Imaging,
    University of Toronto

    Frank Nieboer
    Consultant, Calgary, Alberta

    Marc Poulin
Departments of Physiology & Biophysics and Clinical Neurosciences,
    University of Calgary

    Gustavo Saposnik
    Director of the Stroke Outcomes Research Unit,
    St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto

    Ashfaq Shuaib
    Professor, Department of Medicine and Director, Neurology Program,
    University of Alberta

    Michael Suddes
    Manager, Calgary Stroke Program,
    Alberta Health Services

    Robert Teasell
    Medical Director, Stroke Rehabilitation Program,
    Parkwood Hospital, London

    Andy Wielgosz
    Public Health Agency of Canada CVD Expert and Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Community Medicine,
    University of Ottawa

  • Thank you!


    • CSN
    • HSFC
    • csc
    • Bayer
    • Boehringer_Ingelheim
    • BMSPfizer
  • Key Dates


    February 13, 2012
    Abstract submission opens
    March 12, 2012
    Preliminary program available online
    April 16, 2012
    Abstract submission closes
    June 1, 2012
    Registration and accommodation opens
    June 15, 2012
    Late breaking and featured clinical trials submission opens
    July 15, 2012
    Late breaking and featured clinical trials submission deadline
    August 3, 2012
    Early bird registration closes
    September 24, 2012
    Online registration closes