The content on this page is not part of the Mainpro-Accredited Program, nor the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Accredited Program. All Lunch and Learn sessions are unaccredited symposia.

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Newsletter #3 – Canadian Stroke Congress – Non-Accredited Sessions. 
The content in this newsletter is not part of the Mainpro-Accredited Program, nor the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Accredited Program.

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The sixth annual Canadian Stroke Congress is fast approaching! Don’t miss your chance to meet with experts from across Canada and around the world at Canada’s premier stroke event, being held this September 17 to 19 at the Toronto Congress Centre.

It’s not too late to register!

Registration for the 2015 Canadian Stroke Congress is still open.

  
 

Check out the new 2015 Canadian Stroke Congress App

 

The 2015 Stroke Congress App is available for all mobile platforms. Download Stroke2015 in the App Store, Google Play and Blackberry Word or at eventmobi.com/2015strokecongress.

Find out what’s happening during Congress, including the agenda, sessions, speakers, sponsor and exhibitor information and much more! Network with delegates, speakers and sponsors. Create your own profile and build your personal congress calendar.
 
Stay tuned for daily alerts during Congress. Bring your ipad or view it on your phone.

Lunch and Learn:  Friday, September 18, 2015
 

Bayer Inc. will be presenting a Lunch and Learn session on Friday, September 18th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in the Mirvish Room entitled “Stroke Prevention in AF: Beyond Clinical Trials, Real Life Outcomes From Around the Globe”. 
Dr. Mike Sharma, program chair, and Dr. Theodore Wein, presenter, will highlight real world safety and efficacy data from stroke prevention in AF registries around the globe.
Lunch and Learn:  Saturday, September 19, 2015
 
 
            

BMS/Pfizer Alliance will be hosting a Lunch and Learn session on Saturday, September 19th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the Mirvish Room entitled “Exploring the Universe of Oral Anticoagulants for Stroke Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation”.  Dr. David Gladstone will review the ABCDEs of Anticoagulant Monitoring: A Practical Checklist for Clinicians,  followed by Dr. Sylvain Lanthier who will present challenging patient cases in stroke prevention in AF.

Boehringer Ingelheim Relax and Recharge

Delegates are invited to relax and recharge their electronic devices at the Boehringer Ingelheim Relax and Recharge Lounge. A special thank you to Boehringer Ingelheim for sponsoring this much needed oasis in our Exhibit Hall.   

 

Register NOW for Advances in Stroke Recovery: 
September 17, Toronto

Advances in Stroke Recovery is an annual meeting of the Heart and Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery. The meeting showcases exciting new discoveries and research in stroke recovery. It will be held immediately preceding the Canadian Stroke Congress.

Read the full program here.

  
There is no registration fee to attend Advances in Stroke Recovery.  However, because space is limited, all attendees are required to pre-register at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/StrokeRecovery2015

The meeting will run from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. immediately prior to the opening session of the Canadian Stroke Congress at the Toronto Congress Centre on Dixon Road. Registration for the Canadian Stroke Congress is separate, i.e. registration for Advances in Stroke Recovery will not provide attendees with access to the Canadian Stroke Congress.

  Complimentary wifi Sponsored by:
 
 

Thank you Freeman Audio Visual for sponsoring complimentary wifi for our attendees at this year’s Canadian Stroke Congress. Attendees are encouraged to bring their ipads or electronic devices to congress to take full advantage of the App and its many features.            


Shuttle Bus Schedule
 
Shuttle Service from the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites and the Hilton Garden Inn to the Toronto Congress Centre will be provided daily.  The shuttle bus schedule will be as follows:
 
Thursday, September 17 – noon until 1:30 p.m.
Friday, September 18 – 7:45 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.
Saturday, September 19 – 7:45 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.
 
Return shuttles to both hotels will commence on completion of the daily scheduled Congress programming.

Registration Check-In
 

Avoid long registration lines by registering on Wednesday, September 16 between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites.
 
Registration at the Toronto Congress Centre will open at 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 17.

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It’s never too early to start planning your Canadian Stroke Congress itinerary


Newsletter #1 – Canadian Stroke Congress –
Contains details on unaccredited events taking place at the Canadian Stroke Congress.  Including: Pre-Conference Aphasia Course, Lunch and Learn Sessions, Relax and Recharge Lounge, and Toronto Sightseeing.  
 
Don’t miss out on the Canadian Stroke Congress! 
The Canadian Stroke Congress is a joint initiative of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Stroke Consortium, and is the premier meeting in Canada for researchers, clinicians and policymakers working in the field of stroke.

Lunch and Learn:  Friday, September 18, 2015

 

 

Bayer Inc. will be presenting a Lunch and Learn session on Friday, September 18th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in the Mirvish Room entitled “Stroke

Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Beyond Clinical Trials, Real Life Outcomes From Around the Globe.”  Dr. Mike Sharma will highlight real world safety and efficacy data from around the globe.

 

 

Lunch and Learn:  Saturday, September 19, 2015
 
 
            
BMS/Pfizer will be hosting a Lunch and Learn session on Saturday, September 19th.  Details will be provided in our next newsletter. 

Unwind in the Boehringer Ingelheim Relax and Recharge Lounge

 

Delegates are invited to relax and recharge their electronic devices at the Boehringer Ingelheim Relax and Recharge Lounge. A special thank you to Boehringer Ingelheim for sponsoring this much needed oasis in our Exhibit Hall.  
 

Pre-Conference Aphasia Course – Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

 

Introduction to Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA™)

 

Canadian Stroke Best Practice Guidelines recommend that all health care providers working with persons with stroke across the continuum of care should be trained about aphasia, including the recognition of the impact of aphasia and methods to support communication. The primary purpose of this 3.5 hour pre-conference* professional education session is to provide innovative communication solutions to health care providers to increase communicative access for persons with stroke and others who ‘know more than they can say’. This workshop will be taught by a team of Speech Language Pathologists from the Aphasia Institute .

 

Date:  Wednesday, September 16

Venue: Toronto Congress Centre (650 Dixon Road)

Time: Two identical sessions: 8:45am – 12:30pm [OR] 1:15pm – 4:00pm

Capacity: 100 participants per session

Cost: $125.00 (includes a resource of your choice from the “Talking To Your” Series)
 

*Registration is restricted to delegates who have already registered for the Canadian Stroke Congress.

 

Advanced Registration Deadline

Take advantage of savings and register before the advanced registration deadline of August 7, 2015.

  
 
Stroke Congress Accommodations & Shuttle Service

The host hotels for the 2015 Canadian Stroke Congress are the Toronto Hilton Airport Hotel and Suites and the Hilton Garden Inn.  Shuttle service will be provided daily to and from the Toronto Congress Centre.  To ensure you receive the Congress hotel rates, book your room before August 27.  Please note rooms are subject to availability.

 

Attendees are asked to book within these blocks to ensure we can continue to negotiate lower rates for future Congresses.
 
 
Take in the Sights and Sounds of Toronto
 
While visiting Toronto take some time to enjoy this dynamic city. An organized tour is available to facilitate visits to a number of key tourist sites.  The tour departs from the Toronto Hilton Airport Hotel and Suites on Wednesday, September 16th at 3 pm.  Further details, including pricing, will be posted on the Congress website shortly.  Please note this tour is independent of the Canadian Stroke Congress.
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