International Stroke Conference

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When and Where

Nursing Symposium: Feb. 10
Pre-Con Symposia: Feb. 10
Sessions: Feb. 11-13
Exhibits: Feb. 11-12

Downtown Nashville, TN
201 5th Ave S
Music City Center
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Registration Opens:
FAHA / VIP:   Oct. 1
Members:   Oct. 8
Nonmembers:   Oct. 15

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Abstract Submission

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Deadline: Tues, August 12, 11:59 pm CDT
This deadline will not be extended.

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International Stroke Conference and Nursing Symposium Abstract Submission Now Open!

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Be a catalyst in the fight against stroke - submit your science now for the International Stroke Conference 2015 and the State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium 2015.
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The abstract submission deadline is Tuesday, August 12, 11:59 pm CDT, so don't delay.
This deadline will not be extended.


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Global Reach

  • Discuss your findings with stroke research and practice experts from around the globe. More than 4,000 cerebrovascular experts from 60 countries attend the International Stroke Conference.
  • Media coverage from around the world resulted in almost 1 billion media impressions from more than 1,600 stories for ISC 2014. Impressions from major media outlets included the Associated Press, CBS News, ABC News, Good Morning America, Fox News, The Telegraph, Washington Post, USA Today, LA Times, HealthDay, Cardiology Today, and many more. Social media activities during ISC 2013, including live tweeting on Twitter during the three news conferences, resulted in a total of 1,309 Tweets and 7.4 million impressions. Your research could have global impact.
  • The ISC virtual reach through the AHA/ASA Web site, e-mails, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter activity reached more than 90,000 people daily. 

 Opportunity for Publication

  • Accepted ISC and Nursing Symposium 2015 Abstracts will be published online in February 2015 on the AHA’s Stroke journal Web site.
  • The top 20 scoring ISC abstracts will be invited to submit a manuscript for expedited peer review and publication based on their abstract to the Stroke journal.

Member Benefits for Early Career and Student/Trainee Authors - Award Application

  • In order to support and encourage Student/Trainee and Early Career Authors, there are several awards presented at ISC. Please be sure to submit your abstract for award consideration including the Junior Investigator Travel Award Grants.
  • NEW for ISC 2015 - the Stroke Rehabilitation Award.

In order to encourage a broad range of science and speakers, international authors and junior authors are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts for presentation.

Key Dates

Feb 12Nominations for 2015 Feinberg, Sherman and Willis Awards Open
May 21ISC and Nursing Symposium Abstract Submission Opens
Aug 1Nominations for 2015 Feinberg, Sherman and Willis Awards Close
Aug 12ISC and Nursing Symposium Abstract Submission Closes at 11:59 pm CDT - DEADLINE WILL NOT BE EXTENDED
Sept 17Deadline to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member to qualify for Priority Registration and Housing for the International Stroke Conference and Nursing Symposium 2015
Oct 1FAHA / VIP Registration and Housing Opens
Oct 8Late-Breaking Science and Ongoing Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Opens
Oct 8Member Registration and Housing Opens
Oct 15Nonmember/Media Registration and Housing Opens
Nov 5Late-Breaking Science and Ongoing Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Closes at 11:59 pm CDT - DEADLINE WILL NOT BE EXTENDED
Dec 10Deadline to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member to receive Early Registration Rates
Dec 24Deadline for Early Registration Rates
Dec 25Advance Registration Rates apply
Jan 7Deadline to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member to receive Member Registration Rates
Jan 21Deadline for Advance Registration Rates
Jan 22Standard Registration Rates apply
Feb 10State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium
Feb 10ISC Pre-Conference Symposium I: Stroke in the Real World
Feb 10ISC Pre-Conference Symposium II (Students/Trainees/Early Career):
Feb 11 - 13International Stroke Conference

Program Information

General Information

The International Stroke Conference is the world’s largest meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease. This 2½-day conference features more than 1,500 presentations that emphasize basic, clinical and translational sciences as they evolve toward a more complete understanding of stroke pathophysiology with the overall goal of developing more effective prevention and treatment. Sessions in clinical categories will center on stroke community risk factors, emergency care, acute neuroimaging, endovascular and nonendovascular treatment, diagnosis, cerebrovascular occlusive disease, in-hospital treatment, and outcomes of stroke. Sessions in basic science categories focus on vascular biology in health and disease, experimental mechanisms and models, and basic and translational neuroscience of stroke recovery. Further specialized topics include rehabilitation and recovery, pediatric stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, nursing, preventive strategies, vascular cognitive impairment, aneurysm, subarachnoid hemorrhage and other neurocritical management, vascular malformations, and ongoing clinical trials. Cutting-edge presentations on these topics attract a wide range of healthcare professionals and investigators including adult and pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurointerventionalists, neuroradiologists and interventional radiologists, physiatrists, emergency medicine specialists, primary care physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners, rehabilitation specialists, physical, occupational, and speech therapists, pharmacists, and basic researchers spanning the fields of cerebrovascular function and disease.

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