Events & School
2022
INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE
April 14 – 17, 2022


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2021

Indian National Stroke Conference 2021

19th - 21st March 2021 (View Gallery)

2020

Indian National Stroke Conference 2020

Cancelled due to COVID-19

2019

Indian National Stroke Conference 2019

15th, 16th & 17th March 2019

2018

XII INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

16th to 18th March 2018 at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi.

2017

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONGRESS 2017

Amritsar

2016

World Stroke Congress

Hyderabad

2015

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

Chandigarh

2014

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

Thiruvananthapuram (View Gallery)

2013

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

Ludhiana

2012

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

Pune

2011

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

Indore

2010

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

New Delhi

2009

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

Hyderabad

2008

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

Amritsar

2007

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

Mumbai

2006

INDIAN NATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

Chennai

Stroke Summer School

The primary goal of the ISA summer school is to increase knowledge of cerebrovascular disease in physicians in straining for stroke care in India by offering a concentrated series of high quality courses on selected stroke medicine topics at a low price.

The secondary goals of the ISA summer school are to provide participants with teaching material they can use in their professional environment, and to folster contacts within the Indian Stroke Community.

Past Events
2013

New Delhi

2ND & 3RD JUNE 2013

2014

PUNE

22ND TO 24TH JUNE 2014

2015

MUNNAR

14TH - 16TH AUGUST 2015

2017

CHENNAI

18TH - 20TH AUGUST 2017

2018

ISA STROKE SUMMER SCHOOL 2018

31st August 2018 to 2nd September 2018 at Holiday Inn Resort, Goa

2019

ISA STROKE SUMMER SCHOOL 2019

6th September 2019 to 8th September 2019 at Golden Palms Avenue, Bangalore.

Course Attribution and Roles of
Organizers and of ISA

Bids for the
Summer School

Bidders for the Organization of the summer school may be an individual, group of individuals, or a not-for-profit organization.Bidders are strongly involved in stroke care, stroke research or stroke education.They should be clearly identifiable and should not have close ties with profit organizations.These bidders the local organizing committee(LOC) once the agreement has been signed. Potential

Local Organizing Committee,
Scientific Committee

The LOC may structure themselves in a way they think is most advantageous to achive the aims of the course.Usually the organizers define:
A local organizing committee(LOC)
One or more chairs of the LOC
A scientific committee

Relationship of the ISA &
the local organizing committee

ISA is the main operator of the ISA Summer School.ISA will transfer the organization of the ISA Summer School over to the local organizing committee.As far as legally permissible the LOC will assume, in relatio to ISA, the responsibilit and liability for the proper implementation and proper conduct of the ISA Summer School.The

Role of the ISA
Summer School Committee

The Summer School Committee is composed of 3-5 members of ISA who are willing to contribute to education.The committee is the primary ISA contact and source of information for the organizers.The committ is responsible for:

Recruiting and selecting potential organizers of the summer school.

Acceptance & Cancellation of the Summer School

The ISA Executive Committee has the final descision of accepting and rejecting a bid.Final attribution and acceptance of the Summer School s made by singing the "Contract regarding the organization and financial support of the ISA Summer School" (herein referred to as "contract"). If the LOC withdraws from organizing a Summer School after signing the contract, it has to do so by writing to the ISA Summer School Committee and the ISA Executive Committee as soon as possible, and with due explanations.In the case, the ISA Executive Committee may decide upon recommendation by the ISA Summer School Committee too:

Offer of the summer school to another bidder
Search a new organizer in a new or another location
Cancel a summer school

Course Program

Course and
Lecture Program

A daily teaching program in English by experts in all subspecialities of stroke should be planned by the organizers. Teacher may be local, national and international experts in cerebrovascular disorders.In general, teachers do not recieve a speaker fee, but their accommodation and travel fee should be covered.Teachers are responsible for presenting up to date material on the topic they were asked to present and are solely responsible for the content of their presentation.They should be available for discussions during breaks, lunch and dinner.The lectures should be made available in a suitable formats to the participants during or at the end of Summer School.

Interactive
Training

In addition to the traditional conference format,interactive seminars are highly recommended. Interactive training may take the form of

Visit of a stroke unit and / or stroke research facilities.

Hands on training, for ultrasound,NIHSS,reading of neuroimages, etc.

Workshops in small groups(eg., How to improve Thrombolysis rate;How to design a trial).

Hands on seminars: before, the Summer School,ech participant may be assigned a topic on which he/she should rpresent some slides on the his/her stroke.

Internet Site and
Publicity

The Summer School is announced in suitable journal (Neurology India,AIAN,JAPI,NMJI,Indian Stroke News Letter, ? Indian Stroke Journal, etc), 9-12 months before the event.It is also listed in the "ISA Summer School Section" of the ISA web site.The LOC is encouraged to establish an internet site of the event allowing for visibility, online registration and information.

Participants

Selection Criteria

Yound physicians and neurologists with a major interest in cerebrovascular diseases are eligible.Applicants should currently be in training in a teaching/service institute/hospital that treats acute stroke patients.The Organizing Committee will select between 25 and 50 participants based on their:

Application
State of origin(not more than 2 participants per state)
The expected benefit to the individual and to his/her stroke unit/hospital.

The final decision about the participants remains with the ISA Executive Committee.Each year 3 places should also be reserved for the three ISA annual conference poster prize winners.They may choose to participate the Summer School of the year of the prize or of the year thereafter.

Application Procedure for Participants

The Application should contain all the following items:

A motivational letter by the participant explaining why he/she wants to participate and how this fits into his/her work or career.
A curriculum vitae
A letter of support from either the head of department of a cerebrovascular expert from india.

Contribution by Participants

The participants are expecte to contribute actively during the course:

A Collection with the current ISA recommendations (Stroke Guidelines) and recent reviews on major cerebrovascular topics is sent by the organizers to the paricipants before the Summer School.Participants are expected to familiarize themselves with this material before the course.
Interactive training
Scientific Project: Each participant and the LOC are encouraged to elaborate scientific projects involving the participants and to conduct them before, during or after the Summer School.

Finances

Budget

A daily teaching program in English by experts in all subspecialities of stroke should be planned by the organizers. Teacher may be local, national and international experts in cerebrovascular disorders.In general, teachers do not recieve a speaker fee, but their accommodation and travel fee should be covered.Teachers are responsible for presenting up to date material on the topic they were asked to present and are solely responsible for the content of their presentation.They should be available for discussions during breaks, lunch and dinner.The lectures should be made available in a suitable formats to the participants during or at the end of Summer School.

Costs for Participants

In addition to the traditional conference format,interactive seminars are highly recommended. Interactive training may take the form of

Visit of a stroke unit and / or stroke research facilities.

Hands on training, for ultrasound,NIHSS,reading of neuroimages, etc.

Workshops in small groups(eg., How to improve Thrombolysis rate;How to design a trial).

Hands on seminars: before, the Summer School,ech participant may be assigned a topic on which he/she should rpresent some slides on the his/her stroke.

Support/Sponsors

The Summer School is announced in suitable journal (Neurology India,AIAN,JAPI,NMJI,Indian Stroke News Letter, ? Indian Stroke Journal, etc), 9-12 months before the event.It is also listed in the "ISA Summer School Section" of the ISA web site.The LOC is encouraged to establish an internet site of the event allowing for visibility, online registration and information.