Registration

International Stroke Conference 2019

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

Registration
AHA Professional Member registration opens Oct. 3
Nonmember registration opens Oct. 10



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Additional Information
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Member Rates

Membership CategoryEarly Rate
(Oct. 3 - Dec. 18)
Advance Rate
 (Dec. 19 - Jan. 15)
Standard Rate
(Jan. 16- Feb. 8)
 Reg. OnlyGold
Pkg.§§
Reg. OnlyGold
Pkg.§§
Reg. OnlyGold
Pkg.§§
Premium Professional Member$500$900$600$100$700$1,100
Premium Professional Plus Member$400$750$500$850$600$950
General Professional Member$900$1,400$1,000$1,500$1,200$1,700
Premium Emeritus Member$75$375$175$475$275$575
Early Career Member$300$600$400$700$500$800
Nurse/Allied Health/Other Premium Professional Plus Member$250$550$350$650$450$750
Nurse/Allied health/Other Premium Professional Member$350$650$450$750$550$850
Nurse/Allied Health/Other General Professional Member$400$800$500$900$600$1,000
Student/Trainee Member *$200$500$300$600$400$700
Professional Associate Member$900$1,400$1,000$1,500$1,200$1,700
       
1-Day Member (Wednesday and Thursday)$275 $375 $475 
1-Day Member (Friday)$200 $300 $400 
       
State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium
(February 5)
$150 $250 $350 
Professional Associate Member
State-of-The-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium
(February 5)
$250 $350 $450 
       
Pre-Con Symposium I – Stroke in the Real World: In Search of the Big Kahuna: Rare Causes of Stroke
(February 5)
$125 $150 $250 
Pre-Con Symposium II – Stroke in the Lab World: Cutting-Edge Topics in Experimental Stroke Research
(February 5)
$50 $50 $50 

Proof of Membership will be verified.

§§ Gold Package includes online access to Stroke OnDemand™ – slides with synchronized audio from any computer, tablet or smartphone. (Hard Drive purchase available for additional $60).

* Verification of Student/Trainee status is required. Please see "Membership Discounts" below for details.

 

AHA / ASA Professional Members are Difference Makers.

 

Nonmember Rates

Nonmembership CategoryEarly Rate
(Oct. 3 - Dec. 18)
Advance Rate
 (Dec. 19 - Jan. 15)
Standard Rate
(Jan. 16- Feb. 8)
 Reg. OnlyGold
Pkg.§§
Reg. OnlyGold
Pkg.§§
Reg. OnlyGold
Pkg.§§
Early Career Nonmember$900$1,300$1,000$1,400$1,100$1,500
Early Career Membership Included      
Student/Trainee Nonmember ‡‡$400$800$500$900$600$1,000
Student/Trainee Membership Included      
Nonmember$1,060$1,560$1,160$1,660$1,360$1,860
Premium Professional Membership Included      
Nurse/Allied Health/Other Nonmember§$735$1,135$835$1,235$935$1,335
General Professional Membership Included      
       
1-Day Nonmember (Wednesday and Thursday)$375 $475 $575 
1-Day Member (Friday)$300 $400 $500 
       
Guest - Spouse/Adult Family member (Exhibits Only)$100 $200 $300 
       
State-of-The-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium
(February 5)
$250 $350 $450 
       
Pre-Con Symposium I – Stroke in the Real World: In Search of the Big Kahuna: Rare Causes of Stroke
(February 5)
$125 $150 $250 
Pre-Con Symposium II – Stroke in the Lab World: Cutting-Edge Topics in Experimental Stroke Research
(February 5)
$50 $50 $50 

Proof of Membership will be verified.

§§ Gold Package includes online access to Stroke OnDemand™ – slides with synchronized audio from any computer, tablet or smartphone. (Hard Drive purchase available for additional $60).

Early Career: Has received professional degree within past five years.

‡‡ Verification of Student/Trainee status is required. Please see "Membership Discounts" below for details.

§ Nurse/Allied Health/Other: includes EMT, Paramedic, Technician, Therapist

Guest Registration Policy
Guest registration is defined as a spouse or family member of a professional registrant or a guest of an exhibiting company. A guest registrant must not be in the medical field to register as such. Guest registrants are only permitted in the Science & Technology Hall. If you wish to access the full meeting, full registration is required. Upon onsite registration, all guests must present a Government issued photo ID and be accompanied by the conference registrant before receiving a badge onsite.

Lunches

Lunches
DateEventPrice
Wednesday, February 6Fellow and Early Career Women in Stroke Mentoring Lunch$25
Wednesday, February 6Advance Practice Providers Luncheon$25
   
Thursday, February 7Basic Science Networking Luncheon$25
Thursday, February 7Nursing and Rehabilitation Professionals Luncheon$25

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

Membership Deadline
Registrants must be active AHA/ASA Professional Members at the time of registration to qualify for member registration rates for the International Stroke Conference 2019.

Registration Cancellation Policy
CDS must receive written notice by January 15, 2019, midnight EDT to receive a refund less $75 processing fee. Cancellation requests received after January 15, 2019, midnight EDT will not be refunded. Ticketed events are non-refundable. No refunds will be issued until 7–15 days post event.

Substitutions
Substitutions are allowed but the registration type will not change. Substitutions are only allowed for equal type registrations (i.e. Nurse to Nurse, Member to Member, Nonmember to Nonmember). A $20 fee will apply per substitution.

Guest Policy
Guest registration is defined as a spouse or family member of a professional registrant or a guest of an exhibiting company. Guest registrants are only permitted in the Science & Technology Hall. If you wish to access the full meeting, full registration is required. All guests who register onsite must present a Government issued photo ID and be accompanied by the conference registrant before receiving a badge onsite.


Badge Information

  • Badges will NOT be mailed in advance. All registrants must plan accordingly in picking up your badge(s) onsite.
  • Registration Fee Policy—The American Heart Association will not refund registration fees paid if a person joins at one member level, registers accordingly and then later upgrades to another member level with a lower registration fee.
  • There will be a $20 charge to reissue lost badges onsite — no exceptions.
American Heart Association Policies for Infants and Children
  • Children over 6 months and under the age of 18 years are not allowed in the Science and Technology Hall.
  • Infants under the age of 6 months are allowed in the Science and Technology Hall during exhibit hours only.
  • Parents of infants must sign a liability waiver onsite that reflects permission has been given for the infant to be carried into the Science and Technology Hall.
  • For reasons of insurance liability and safety, infants must be held at all times.
  • Strollers and infant carriers are not allowed in the Science and Technology Hall.
  • Because of limited seating capacity and the highly technical nature of the program, children are not allowed to attend presentations.
  • For safety reasons, children are not permitted in the Poster Hall.

Registration Information

Member Registration Form (PDF) - Coming soon
Nonmember Registration Form (PDF) - Coming soon

Onsite Registration Hours
Tuesday, Feb. 5: 6:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 6: 6:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 7: 6:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 8: 6:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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.

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

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.

Membership Discounts

You must be an AHA/ASA Professional at time of registration to qualify for Early or Advance Registration rates for International Stroke Conference 2019.

Requirements for Discounted Rates

Student/Trainee
Verification of status is required either by mailing to Convention Data Services in advance or by bringing verification letter onsite. Must be full-time medical, nursing or graduate student, or full-time fellow (postdoctoral/clinical research) or enrolled in a training program.

Nurse/Allied Health/ Other
Verification of status is required either by mailing to Convention Data Services in advance or by bringing verification letter onsite. Must be a Plus, Premium or General Professional Member of the AHA/ASA and must be full-time practicing licensed and/or certified nurse, paramedic, EMT, laboratory technician, research technician or cardiovascular technologist.

Acceptable verification: 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.

Verification can be presented onsite or sent to:

Convention Data Services
International Stroke Conference 2019
7 Technology Park Drive
Bourne, MA 02532
Fax: 508-743-9607
Email: InternationalStroke@xpressreg.net

Early Career Member
Category is restricted to investigators, clinicians or health professionals who have completed training within the last four years and MDs or PhDs in the first 4 years after their first faculty appointment.

Premium Emeritus Member
Category is limited to professional members 65 years or older who have requested and received emeritus status from the association before registering.

International Visitors

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

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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.

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