Watch for Unofficial Satellite Event, Expert Theater presentations

story3_smallExhibitors, universities, nonprofit organizations and industry supporters will offer independently organized learning opportunities — Unofficial Satellite Events and Expert Theater presentations — during ISC 2017.

ISC 2017 Unofficial Satellite Event

This symposium is an additional opportunity for learning. It is not part of the official International Stroke Conference 2017 as planned by the International Stroke Conference Program Committee.

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Time: 7 p.m.
Title: PFO Closure: Addressing the Unmet Need for Reducing the Risk of Recurrent Ischemic Stroke
Location: Four Seasons Hotel Houston
Sponsored and supported by St. Jude Medical

Expert Theater

The Expert Theater offers targeted educational programs and features products and therapeutic treatments from industry supporters. Enjoy a complimentary lunch provided by the American Stroke Association as planned by the International Stroke Conference Program Committee. The Expert Theater can be found in Booth 541 in the Science & Technology Hall.

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Time: 12:10-12:40 p.m.
Title: Introduction to ENRICH: A Randomized Control Trial in ICH
Speakers: Gustavo Pradilla, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, and chief of the neurosurgery service and director of the Cerebrovascular Research Laboratory at Grady Memorial Hospital; Jonathan J. Ratcliff, MD, MPH, assistant professor of emergency medicine and neurology, Emergency Neurosciences and Neuroscience Critical Care, at Emory University School of Medicine, and Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center, Grady Memorial Hospital
Sponsored by NICO Corp.

Thursday, Feb. 23

Time: 12:10-12:40 p.m.
Title: The Link Between Cryptogenic Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation
Speaker: Eli Feen, MD, vascular neurologist and neurointensivist, WellStar Neurosciences, Marietta, Georgia
Sponsored by Medtronic, Inc.