Day 1: Monday August 21

Monday August 21

Minna-hall (streaming)
Teaching course I – Endovascular thrombectomy, stents, embolization treatments Petri Saari and Antti Lindgren, KUH sponsored by Stryker) (note limited number of participants)
Teaching course II: Clinical Trial Workshop – How to match supply with demand Eero Rissanen, Neurocenter Finland and Essi Sarkkinen, Medfiles    
13:00Opening session, Jukka Putaala/Pekka Jäkälä    
Welcome address, Jukka Putaala (Helsinki)/ Pekka Jäkälä (Kuopio)  
European Stroke Strategies, Bo Norrving (Lund, online)
Organization of stroke services in the Baltic and Nordic countries, Dalius Jatužis (Vilnius) and Hanne Christensen (Copenhagen)  
Nordic Stroke Society Award winner and a Nordic Stroke Society Award lecture, To be announced in the conference
15:00Hot topics in stroke care, Turgut Tatlisumak/Arne Lindgren
Key updates from the recent ESO and AHA/ASA guidelines, Janika Körv (Tartu)  
Cerebrovascular diseases in the Covid-19 pandemic – What have we learned? Katarina Jood (Gothenburg)  
Roadmap to enlarge the patient population who would benefit from stroke recanalization therapies, Daniel Strbian (Helsinki)  
19:00Get-together and posters