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The Atlantic Canada Stroke Conference

The Atlantic Canada Stroke Conference target audience includes:

Primary care physicians, emergency physicians, internists, neurologists, surgeons, physiatrists and geriatricians as well as dietitians, nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, social workers, speech-language pathologists, and other professionals involved in stroke care.

Beginning at Noon on Friday, October 21st and all-day Saturday October 22nd, this year sees a return to an in-person conference.

On Friday morning there is a Pre-conference workshop: Building to Last: Considerations for Starting Up and Sustaining Community-based Exercise Programs for People with Stroke led by Dr. Nancy Salbach with guest, Dr. Janice Eng.

REGISTER HERE | View the agenda here

Important Dates


The program planning committee welcomes experimental or clinical work or research in all fields of stroke, for poster presentation at our meeting. Abstracts presented at previous meetings are eligible. Applicants may submit more than one abstract.  Submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed and judged on originality/innovation, scientific and/or clinical relevance, clarity of expression, study design and presentation of results.  Space limitations may mean not all acceptable abstracts will be invited to present at the in-person event on PEI.

Submissions must be made by September 26, 2022, using the form
provided here. Please complete the form and send as an email attachment (separate files for each abstract) to, including contact information in the body of your email. We will confirm acceptances via email to that individual only, by October 3, 2022.

Poster boards for the display are 8 feet wide by 4 feet high.

Target Audience for poster presentations
All professionals involved in stroke care and/or research.


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