Registration and Housing

International Stroke Conference 2019

Nursing Symposium & Pre-Con Symposia: Feb. 5, 2019
Sessions: Feb.6–8, 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii

Registration
Watch this space for 2019 Registration information.

 


See Registration Rates and Housing Information
Abstract Submission
ISC 2019 & Nursing Symposium Abstracts are now closed.
Late-Breaking Science and Ongoing Clinical Trials Submissions open Oct. 10, 2018

 


Additional Information
Besides pricing information, this page contains registration information, housing details, and transportation updates.

Member Rates: Stroke Conference, Feb. 6–8, 2019

Member rates and registration deadlines will be updated in Spring 2018. Please check back.

Member Rates: Nursing Symposium, Feb. 5, 2019

Member rates and registration deadlines will be updated in Spring 2018. Please check back.

Member Rates: One-Day Registration (not including Nursing Symposium)

Member rates and registration deadlines will be updated in Spring 2018. Please check back.

Member Rates: ISC Pre Cons (Feb. 5, 2019)

Member rates and registration deadlines will be updated in Spring 2018. Please check back.
 

AHA / ASA Professional Members are Difference Makers.

 

Nonmember Rates: Stroke Conference, Feb. 6–8, 2019

Nonmember rates and registration deadlines will be updated in Spring 2018. Please check back.

Nonmember Rates: Nursing Symposium, Feb. 5, 2019

Nonmember rates and registration deadlines will be updated in Spring 2018. Please check back.

Nonmember Rates: One Day Registration (Does Not Include Nursing Symposium)

Nonmember rates and registration deadlines will be updated in Spring 2018. Please check back.

Nonmember Rates: ISC Pre Cons (Feb. 5, 2019)

Nonmember rates and registration deadlines will be updated in Spring 2018. Please check back.

Registration Information

International Stroke Conference 2019
Nursing Symposium and Pre-Con Symposia: Feb. 5, 2019
Sessions: Feb. 6-8, 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii

Terms and Conditions


Member Registration Form (PDF)
Non-Member Registration Form (PDF)

If you are unable to register online, you may complete a registration form and send by mail, fax or email to:

International Stroke Conference
c/o Convention Data Services
107 Waterhouse Road
Bourne, MA 02532
Fax: (508) 742-9610
Email: internationalstroke@xpressreg.net

Please note: A $20 processing fee will apply.


Badge Information
Badges will NOT be mailed in advance. All registrants must plan accordingly in picking up your badge(s) onsite.

  • Lost Badges: There will be a $20 charge to reissue lost badges onsite — no exceptions.
  • Speaker Registration: Speakers should pick up badges at Speaker Registration located in the main registration area.
     
  • Badges can be picked up during the onsite Registration hours:
    • Dates and times TBA

Exhibitor Registration and Housing
Exhibitors or Marketing Professionals who want to display products or services at ISC 2019 can visit our special Exhibitor site to get started.


Refunds, Substitution, and Name Change Policy

  • Refunds on or before the due date of (date TBA) will be provided less a $75 processing fee.
  • No refunds will be given after the due date. After the due date, group substitutions are allowed but the registration type will not change. You may only submit substitutions for equal type registrations ( i.e. Nurse to Nurse, Member to Member, Nonmember to Nonmember). A $20 fee will apply per substitution.

Cancellation Policy
CDS must receive written notice by the email, address, or fax number on the left by (dateTBA), 12:00 Midnight EST in order to receive a refund less $75 processing fee. Cancellation requests received after (date TBA), 12:00 Midnight EST will not be refunded. Ticketed events are non-refundable. No refunds will be issued until 7 – 15 days post event.

After you have registered, visit the Registration Resource Center (RRC) to:

  • Update contact information
  • Upgrade registration
  • Print registration receipt
  • Print registration email confirmation
  • View badge composite
  • Invite a colleague to ISC 2019
  • Print visa letter
  • Book housing

Membership Discounts

You must become an AHA/ASA Professional AHA/ASA Professional Member by (date TBA) to qualify for Early Registration rates for International Stroke Conference 2019.

You must become an AHA/ASA Professional Member by (date TBA) to qualify for Advance Registration rates for International Stroke Conference 2019.

Requirements for Discounted Rates

  • Student/Trainee:  Must be full-time medical, nursing or graduate student, or full-time fellow (postdoctoral/clinical research) or house officer enrolled in a training program. Badge reads "Student/Trainee."
    Student/Trainee or Technicians must provide proof of status with a current license or certificate, student ID or a letter written on official letterhead and signed by department head, mentor or supervisor. The full nonmember fee will be charged if verification is not provided by [tba].

    Verification must be sent to:
    Convention Data Services
    International Stroke Conference 2017
    107 Waterhouse Road
    Bourne, MA 02532
    Fax: 508-743-9607
    Email: InternationalStroke@xpressreg.net

  • Technician: Must be full-time laboratory technician, research technician or cardiovascular technologist. Badge reads, "Technician/Technologist."
  • Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, EMT/Paramedic:  Must be Plus, Premium or General Professional Member of the AHA/ASA, and full-time practicing licensed and/or certified nurse, paramedic or EMT. Badge reads "Nurse/Nurse Practitioner" or "EMT/Paramedic." (Note: Nonmember nurses, paramedics or EMTs who join at the Early Career level are not eligible for the discounted rates.
  • Early Career Member:  This category is restricted to investigators, clinicians or health professionals who have completed training within the last five years. Also applies to physicians or scientists in their first five years after faculty appointment. Note: Discounted rates are only available to members in this category.
  • Premium Emeritus Member:  This category is limited to professional members 65 years or older who have requested and received Emeritus status from the Association before registering.
  • If you join or renew at the General Professional level, you do not receive the discounted registration fee benefit. A special discounted registration fee is offered only to nurses, EMTs or paramedics who join at this level.

International Visitors

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association welcomes our international attendees to the International Stroke Conference and Nursing Symposium!

Consulate and Embassy Information (opens in new window)
Find U.S. consulates and embassies in your country.

Important Visa Information for International Registrants
Visa Information/Letter - Begin your visa application process as soon as possible. Consulates in some countries take several months to process applications.

Invitation Letters
Invitation letters will be available only after your registration has been confirmed. You can submit this letter with your visa application to verify the name, dates, location and purpose of the International Stroke Conference.

Attendance Verification Documentation
There are two types of verification generated through the registration process:

  • Official Letter of Invitation for Meeting Attendees: This letter will be generated only after your registration has been confirmed. You can submit this letter with your visa application to verify the name, dates, location and purpose of the International Stroke Conference. 
  • Registration Confirmation: Once you have registered for the meeting, you will receive an e-mail confirmation that you can refer to during your visa interview.

Visa Delays
If your visa application to attend the International Stroke Conference is pending after 45 days and you feel you are at risk to miss the conference, report your case to the National Academies. Complete the questionnaire (opens in new window) and answer the question "Purpose of Visit" by typing "AHA/ASA International Stroke Conference." to help the National Academies identify you as an AHA/ASA International Stroke Conference meeting participant. 

Visa Denials
Registration Refunds Due to a Visa Denial: Visa processing may require long lead times. Please plan accordingly! We highly recommend you apply for the U.S. visa three to four months in advance. If your visa has been denied and you would like to be considered for registration refund, please make sure you have either an official denial document from the U.S. consulate or a stamped copy of your application form, showing the date when you applied and the date your visa application has been denied.

International Mentoring Program
Provides international members with networking opportunities, advice and advocacy that's meaningful in their professional development. 

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Transportation

Check back for more information about getting to and around Honolulu later this year.

Housing

Hotels

Check back for a list of hotels later in the year.

Group Housing

Check back to book group housing later in the year.

Visiting Honolulu

The Honolulu Chamber of Commerce has a whole site to help AHA ISC 2019 visitors see the best of the city and its surroundings.

Looking for things to do, restaurants to try, or sights to see? Visit their special website for ISC 2019 attendees.