Watch for these Unofficial Satellite Events, Expert Theaters

0127-USEExhibitors, universities, nonprofit organizations and industry supporters will offer several Unofficial Satellite Events and Expert Theaters as independently organized learning opportunities during ISC 2016.

ISC 2016 Unofficial Satellite Events
These symposia and focus groups are additional opportunities for learning. These events are not part of the official International Stroke Conference 2016 as planned by the International Stroke Conference Program Committee.

Monday, Feb. 15
8 a.m.-8 p.m.
NIMICT’s Website Beta-Testing
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
Focus group
Sponsored by NIH/NIMHD/NINDS
Supported by New York University College of Global Public Health

Tuesday, Feb. 16
5:30-9:30 p.m.
EMS to Intervention: New Protocols for Integrating Stroke Care
CHAYA, Downtown LA
Focus group
Sponsored by Penumbra, Inc.
Supported by Evan Allen, MD, medical director of the Neuroscience Institute, Florida Hospital, Orlando; Paul Banerjee, MD, medical director, Polk County Fire Rescue, and associate director, Osceola Regional Medical Center; Don Frei, MD, president of the Society of NeuroInterventional Society (SNIS), director of the NeuroInterventional Surgery for Radiology Imaging Associates, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, Colorado; and Jeff Wagner, medical director of Swedish Comprehensive Stroke Center and CODOC Telemedicine Network, Blue Sky Neurology, Englewood, Colorado

5:30-11 p.m.
NIMICT’s Website Beta-Testing
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
Focus group
Sponsored by NIH/NIMHD/NINDS
Supported by New York University College of Global Public Health

Wednesday, Feb. 17
7-9 p.m.
AF & Stroke: When to Look and How to Treat
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, Diamond Ballroom, Salons 1-4
Industry-supported symposium
Sponsored by Medtronic
Supported by Medtronic

7-9 p.m.
Large Vessels and Big Impact on Stroke
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
Industry-supported symposium
Sponsored by National Stroke Association
Supported by Stryker

7-10 p.m.
Bringing Stroke Treatment to the Front Line
Omni Hotel
Industry-supported symposium
Sponsored by Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
Supported by Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Thursday, Feb. 18
7-10 p.m.
Acute Ischemic Stroke — Evolving Solutions for the Changing Landscape of Care
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, Diamond Ballroom, Salons 1-4
Industry-supported symposium
Sponsored by Medtronic
Supported by Medtronic

Expert Theaters
Found in the Science & Technology Hall, Booth 445, the Expert Theaters offer targeted educational programs and feature products and therapeutic treatments from industry supporters. Enjoy a complimentary lunch provided by the American Stroke Association. These events are not part of the official International Stroke Conference 2016 as planned by the International Stroke Conference Program Committee.

Wednesday, Feb. 17
12:10-12:40 p.m.
Acute Blood Pressure Management: Focus on Cleviprex
Sponsored by The Medicines Company

1-1:30 p.m.
New Case Experiences Using a New and Novel Trans-sulcal Port Approach for Surgical Evacuation of ICH: The Results and Evolution Toward the Future
Speakers: Michael R. Frankel, MD, professor of neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, and chief of neurology and director, Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center, Grady Memorial Hospital; Gustavo Pradilla, MD, assistant professor of neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, and chief of neurosurgery service, Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center, Grady Memorial Hospital
Sponsored by NICO Corporation

Thursday, Feb. 18
12:10-12:40 p.m.
Cryptogenic Stroke and the Role of AF Monitoring
Speaker: Robert L. Felberg, MD, professor of neurology and medical director, Comprehensive Stroke Program, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, New Jersey
Sponsored by Medtronic, Inc.

1-1:30 p.m.
Advancing Anticoagulation Care With the Availability of a Specific Reversal Agent
Speaker: Marc Albert, MD
Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

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