Neurovascular Connections – Richmond/Vancouver 2017

Neurovascular Connections – Richmond/Vancouver 2017
Event on 2017-09-23 13:00:00
Neurovascular Connections – Richmond/Vancouver 2017 Canadian Neurovascular Health Society  7th Annual Conference On September 23 and 24, 2017 we will hear top researchers and medical practitioners present the latest research to help optimize your neurovascular health! This is the 7th annual conference hosted by the Canadian Neurovascular Health Society. Our mission is to bring researchers, practitioners, and policy makers together with patients so patients can make informed decisions about their health. Neurovascular health affects every one of us, but is of particular importance for those dealing with the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Parkinson's Disease, Migraine, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, amongst other diseases and symptoms.   Location: Pacific Gateway Hotel, Richmond BC — just 5 minutes from Vancouver International Airport! (This is the same location as our 2015 conference – with an amazing facelift!) Included in conference fee: * All conference sessions (Saturday afternoon; full day Sunday) * Professional video recording of all sessions allowing you to watch the sessions again and again * Sunday buffet lunch * Parking fee at hotel waived for conference attendees * Free hotel shuttle from Vancouver International Airport   CONFERENCE SCHEDULE      Confirmed Speakers   Dr. E. Mark Haacke     Dr. E. Mark Haacke will present his latest research on using MRI in areas such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, traumatic brain injury and aging. His takes MR research beyond diagnosis to how it can inform best practice in patient treatment. He leads a major research program related to vascular aspects of MS and neurovascular disease. Dr. Haacke is a globally recognized researcher who invented MR angiography and Susceptibility Weighted Imaging and has pioneered the development and application of new imaging methods.     James Carroll James Carroll, CEO of Thor Photomedicine Ltd. (UK), will speak about use and application of LLLT (Low Level Laser Therapy) / Photobiomodulation and its effect on oxidative stress, including pain relief, inflammation and tissue regeneration. A recognized authority on LLLT mechanisms of action, dose, dose rate effects and the measurement and reporting of parameters, he will demonstrate his Photobiomodulation equipment, including the NovoThor whole-body light pod to both practitioners and patients. *NovoThor body pod demo treatments available to attendees.   Mitchell Tyler  Mitchell Tyler, a biomedical and mechanical engineer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Tactile Communication and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory (TCNL), will present his latest research on the Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS™) device — a novel way to apply the concept of neuroplasticity to rehabilitation. With over 20 years of experience in research and development of visual and tactile displays for human-machine interfaces, Mitch is a co-developer of the PoNS and his research interests include cutaneous and tongue-based electrotactile displays, human-machine interaction, and clinical applications of noninvasive neuromodulation for rehabilitation.   More speakers will be announced when they are confirmed.     Unable to attend? You can pre-purchase a video recording of all sessions, which will be sent approximately 10 weeks after the conference.   Hotel Reservations   The Pacific Gateway Hotel (formerly the Delta Vancouver Airport) is hosting our 2017 conference. Located on the Fraser River, this hotel is built for conferences, with waterfront ballrooms and restaurants and plenty of parking. Our Saturday evening Patient and Friends gathering (optional) will be held at its spectacular Pier 73 restaurant suspended over the river immediately adjacent to the hotel.The hotel also boasts a lobby breakfast and lunch cafe, lobby coffee bar, lounge, and free shuttle service to local shopping and the airport. We have negotiated the following special hotel room rates for our conference attendees (per night plus approximately 15% in taxes). These rates, which are valid starting three days prior through three days after the conference, are available until August 8, 2017. Limited guest rooms are available at these rates. We recommend attendees book Friday and Saturday nights to maximize their conference experience. Hotel Address: 3500 Cessna Drive, Richmond, British Columbia, V7B 1C7 Hotel Website: Room type  Single/Double   Triple   Quad  Deluxe    CA9  CA9  CA9 To obtain our special hotel discounted rate, please provide the hotel with the following information when you make a reservation (rates apply up to three days in advance and three days after the conference subject to availability):  Event & Name: Canadian Neurovascular Health Society Code: 1709CANA_002 Hotel Toll Free: 1-866-382-3474 Phone Number: 604 278-1241 Fax: 604 276-1975 Email:

at Delta Vancouver Hotel
3500 Cessna Drive
Richmond, Canada

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