Annual scientific meeting of the Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery

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We know it’s summer and things move at a slightly different pace, but don’t let the heat and humidity slow you down from registering for the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart and Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery (CPSR).

Who’s coming?

  • Funded CPSR researchers and their trainees
  • Researchers affiliated with our partner institutions: University of British Columbia, University of Calgary, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto Rehab, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and Memorial University
  • Members of the CPSR National Trainee Association

What’s happening?

  • A day-long scientific meeting with the brightest minds in stroke recovery research in one of the world’s most beautiful cities 
  • A pre-meeting pub crawl in Quebec City for CPSR researchers who arrive on Sept. 13

When does the ASM take place?

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 8 am to 4 pm (This is the day before the opening of the Canadian Stroke Congress)

Where’s the meeting?

  • Hotel Palace Royal in Quebec City

Why should I attend? 

  • This meeting provides the perfect opportunity to roll-up-your-sleeves and discuss science and game-changing stroke recovery research
  • You will connect and collaborate with colleagues from across Canada.

Register TODAY for the ASM and, while you’re at it, sign up for the ADVANCES IN STROKE RECOVERY dinner and panel discussion on the same evening. (Psst, there’s no registration fee but places are limited and filling up VERY fast!)

Let’s break it down:

The CPSR Annual Scientific Meeting begins at 8 am on Sept. 14 with a breakfast buffet at the Hotel Palace Royal, followed by a brief update on the latest developments in the CPSR.

From 9 am to 10:30 am,
a panel of experts (covering topics from stem cells to transcranial magnetic stimulation to optogenetics to imaging) will probe Promising Regenerative Interventions for stroke recovery. From 11 am to 12:30 pm, a second panel will discuss Promising Therapeutic Interventions for stroke recovery (covering topics from exercise to robotics to tablet technologies).

In the afternoon, interactive breakout sessions will focus on Forging New Priorities and Collaborations in the areas of Telerehabilitation, Emerging Interventions and Clinical Trials and Regenerative Approaches. The meeting ends at 4 pm.

Don’t delay, please REGISTER TODAY for our Annual Scientific Meeting: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HSFCPSR2016
And there’s a BONUS if you register early:At 6 pm on Sept. 14, ADVANCES IN STROKE RECOVERY gets underway in the Ballroom at the Palace Royal. (Because this is a no-fee event and seating is limited, registration is filling up fast.)

The evening begins with a buffet dinner followed by a lively panel discussion with:

  • Dr. Tom Carmichael of UCLA
  • Dr. Andrew Demchuk of the University of Calgary
  • Dr. Janice Eng of the University of British Columbia
  • Dr. Gert Kwakkel of VU University Medical Centre in The Netherlands
They will discuss the timing of post-stroke rehab and the lessons learned from the major international AVERT Trial.

Moderators are:
  • Dr. Carol Richards of Laval University
  • CPSR Scientific Director Dr. Dale Corbett
Simultaneous translation will be provided.

Again, registration is required and the event is more than half subscribed already. REGISTER here: 
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/timing-is-everythingor-is-it-tickets-25980884525