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CPSR Annual Scientific Meeting: Sept. 8, 2017 Fairmont Palliser
Canadian Stroke Congress: Sept. 9-11 Calgary Telus Convention Centre

Each year, Canada’s stroke research community gathers to review progress, share new ideas, celebrate promising advances and promote greater collaboration.

2017 is no exception.

On Friday, Sept. 8, the CPSR will hold its Annual Scientific Meeting for members and funded researchers at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel in Calgary, followed by a dinner and Advances in Stroke Recovery panel discussion. Both events — the Annual Scientific Meeting and Advances in Stroke Recovery  — require pre-registration.

The Annual Scientific Meeting begins at 8 am with a breakfast buffet in the Oval Room at the Palliser, followed by a brief update on the CPSR’s progress and plans. From 9 am to 10:00 am, Dr. Cathy Stinear of the University of Aukland will deliver a keynote lecture on “Biomarkers for predicting motor recovery after stroke: Implications for clinical research and practice.” The remainder of the day will include a series of presentations on cutting-edge research in the CPSR and interactive breakout sessions focused on forging new research priorities and collaborations. Read the full program HERE.

From 4:30 to 6 pm, there is poster viewing and a reception. REGISTER HERE for our Annual Scientific Meeting, which is open at no charge to funded researchers and their trainees and to 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, as well to members of the CPSR National Trainee Association.

At 6 pm, our annual Advances in Stroke Recovery, moderated by Dr. Sean Dukelow of the University of Calgary, takes place in the Ballroom at the Palliser. The evening will begin with a dinner followed by a lively panel discussion on “Personalized Approaches to Stroke Recovery: Is it Time?” with Dr. Lara Boyd of the University of British Columbia, CPSR Scientific Director Dr. Dale Corbett of the University of Ottawa, Dr. Cathy Stinear of the University of Aukland, and Dr. Donald Stuss of the University of Toronto. There is no fee for this dinner and meeting, however registration is required and this popular event fills up very quickly. REGISTER HERE

Stay for the Canadian Stroke Congress.
The Canadian Stroke Congress runs from Sept. 9 to 11 in Calgary. Register and learn more HERE.

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