International Stroke Conference

Johanna M Ospel, MD speaks during ISC Concurrent Educational Sessions: at the International Stroke Conference at the Phoenix Convention Center here today, Wednesday February 7, 2024.

Why you should attend

International Stroke Conference

The International Stroke Conference is the world’s premier meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease and brain health. Network with thousands from endless combinations of expertise, experience and background. Form life-long collaborations and engage in exceptional education and science through presentations on the latest research from global thought leaders.

Join the conversation across numerous topics that emphasize basic, clinical and translational science. Discover a vast network of professionals collaborating towards understanding stroke pathophysiology, developing effective therapies and exploring brain health and stroke recovery. Experience an array of specialized topics where your expertise is essential. Take part in this unique and career-essential gathering of compelling science and professional connections.

Key Dates

ISC 2025 Key Dates
Date Event
Wednesday, February 7, 2024 Nominations open for Feinberg, Willis, Sherman, Sacco & Kenton Awards
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 Abstract Submission OPENS
Wednesday, August 7, 2024 Deadline to submit nominations for Feinberg, Willis, Sherman, Sacco & Kenton Awards
Tuesday, August 20, 2024 Abstract Submission CLOSES
Tuesday, August 27, 2024 #ISC25 Registration OPENS
Tuesday, August 27, 2024 Case Study Submission OPENS (Fellows & Residents)
Wednesday, September 25, 2024 Case Study Submission CLOSES
Wednesday, October 2, 2024 Late-Breaking Science & Ongoing Clinical Trial Abstract Submission OPENS
Wednesday, October 30, 2024 Late-Breaking Science & Ongoing Clinical Trial Abstract Submission CLOSES
Tuesday, February 4, 2025 #ISC25 Pre-Conference Symposia and State of the Science Stroke Nursing Symposium
Wednesday, February 5, 2025 International Stroke Conference 2025 sessions begin
Friday, February 7, 2025 International Stroke Conference 2025 sessions end

International Stroke Conference Leadership

Lauren Sansing, MD, MS, FAHA

Lauren Sansing, MD, MS, FAHA

Chair, International Stroke Conference
Bijoy Menon, MBBS, MD, DM, MSc, FRCPC

Bijoy Menon, MBBS, MD, Msc, FRCPC

Vice-Chair, International Stroke Conference
Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD, FAHA

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD, FAHA

President, American Heart Association
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Promotional Toolkit

Promote your role at the upcoming International Stroke Conference 2025! On our Toolkit page, you'll find digital graphics to share on social media or in your newsletters and slide presentations. See what's waiting for you!


The American Heart Association is committed to supporting women and families in science and medicine, and will offer onsite childcare centers for all scientific conferences during conference and special activity hours.

Childcare is available for children between the ages of 6 months and 12 years.

Get pricing, details and more information when registration opens this fall.

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AHA Policies and Guiding Values

The American Heart Association policies on conflict of interest, ethics and inclusiveness and our guiding values reflect the high standard of business conduct that has always been, and remains, a hallmark of our organization.

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