Major themes of the Congress will include the global burden of stroke, organization of stroke services, primary and secondary prevention of stroke, recent developments in acute stroke therapy, advances in magnetic resonance imaging in stroke, brain recovery and neurorehabilitation. Clinical controversies will include the use of heparin in stroke and the place of angioplasty versus endarterectomy. Outstanding Scientific Program and International Advisory Committees are facilitating the scientific and educational infrastructure for the Congress.
Offical Congress Social Program
Congress Opening and Welcome Reception
Venue: Palladium Ballroom, Crown Entertainment Complex
Sunday 26 November 1830 - 2030
Delegates and guests will have an opportunity to meet in an informal atmosphere during the Official Congress Opening and Welcome Reception.
Bookings: Catering will only be provided for guests who have recorded their intention to attend on the Registration Form.
Cost: Included in registration fee for delegates and accompanying persons.
Congress Dinner - A Taste of Australia
Venue: Melbourne Convention Centre
Tuesday 28 November 1930 - 2330
Bookings: Registration Form
With the help of the Aussie Wacky Boys, the Head Drover will muster guests to experience the sights and sounds of the Australian bush. Listen to the serenade of an authentic 'gum leaf' player while specially prepared Australian food and local wines are served. We hope that you will enjoy the fun and friendly spirit of your Australian hosts - and don't forget to bring your camera for a special photo when you meet native Australian animals. During the evening, colonial dancers will demonstrate early dance styles and guests will be invited to participate. As limited places are available, we recommend you make your reservation now.
NEW BREAKFAST WORKSHOPS
Monday 27 November
0700 - 0815 Unruptured Aneurisms
0700 - 0815 Stroke Editorial Board
Tuesday 28 November
0700 - 0815 Sleep Apnoea
0700 - 0815 VITATOPS
Wednesday 29 November
0700 - 0815 Endarterectomy Results
0700 - 0815 Cochrane Workshop
Cost: AUD15.00 per Workshop
Delegates who have previously registered for the 4th World Stroke Congress, should fax requests for these additional sessions to the Congress Secretariat +61 3 9682 2088, including payment details.