UKSF Promotional Toolkit

The UKSF Promotional Toolkit contains all the assets you need to help us promote the 2018 UK Stroke Forum conference and exhibition.  With downloadable logos, flyers, email signatures and web banners, we have also included sample Tweets.

When and where is the 2018 Conference?

The conference will take place from 4-6 December 2018 at International Centre, Telford, TF3 4JH

For details on how to get to International Centre, Telford please visit their website.

UKSF 2017 in Numbers

Who puts the conference programme together?

The UK Stroke Forum Steering Group members shape and direct the activities of the Forum, and meet approximately three times a year.

It's the Conference Scientific Programme Committee’s role is to develop the programme and content of the annual conference.

How can I register for the conference?

You can access our registration page here

How much does it cost to attend the 2018 conference?

Member

Physician member Consultant
  • £385 (early bird)
  • £452 (standard)
Non-physician members of UKSF coalition organisation

UKSF member except:

  • Physician
  • Junior role or student (see junior rate)
  • £270 (early bird)
  • £316 (standard)


Non-member

Standard

Anyone who is not entitled to any of the other discounted rates. This includes:

  • Non-member consultants/physicians
  • Employees of commercial companies
  • Researchers on permanent contracts (tenured)
  • £436 (early bird)
  • £514 (standard)
Non-tenured researcher or trainee physician

Non-tenured means you do not have a permanent contract. Physicians with the following job titles:

  • House Officer (FY1)
  • Senior House Officer (FY2)
  • Specialist Registrar (StR1-6)
  • £300 (early bird)
  • £353 (standard)


Junor rate eligibility

  • Community-based AHPS
  • Dieticians
  • Neuroradiologists
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Orthoptists
  • Paramedics
  • Physiotherapists
  • Social care
  • Speech and Language Therapists
Band 6 and below
  • £221 (early bird)
  • £263 (standard)
Student rate or stroke survivors Full-time or part-time students
  • £182 (early bird)
  • £214 (standard)

 

Are day delegate rates available?

At this time we do not offer one day passes to the conference - delegate rates are based on all three days.

What does the fee include?

A full delegate pass includes admission to training streams on Tuesday 4 December, admission to the main conference 5 & 6 December and also includes refreshments, lunches and all conference materials.

The main conference 5 & 6 December includes three plenary sessions and over twenty unique parallel sessions focused on different aspects of stroke care. Conference delegates also have access to the exhibition featuring poster tours, outcomes and networking hub and much more.

Delegate fees do not include accommodation or tickets for the conference dinner which need to be booked separately.

How do I qualify for discounted registration fees?

Discounted registration fees are available for any healthcare professional who is a member of a UK Stroke Forum coalition organisation. For example, if you are a member of The British Association of Stroke Physicians or the National Stroke Nursing Forum you will qualify. Discounted fees are also available for employees, members and associates of coalition organisations which you can find on our main conference page.

What happens if I need to cancel or check terms and conditions?

If I am selected to present an abstract, which category of delegate fee am I entitled to?

All successful abstract applicants will be notified in August, to ensure all selected authors can register before the early bird deadline (31 August). Please note that the normal delegate rates apply. We regret that we are unable to cover expenses for authors selected to present abstracts or posters.

Are there any social events?

This year the UKSF annual conference dinner takes place on Wednesday 5 December and will be held on-site at the conference venue in the Ironbridge Suite. This includes a drinks reception, three-course meal, and quality themed entertainment creating great opportunities to network the night away! You can book your ticket when registering online or if it is something you have decided to do afterwards you can book tickets via this link.

How do I book accommodation in Telford?

We have negotiated some excellent accommodation rates. To take advantage, book your accommodation online via our agent, Reservation Highway

Can my organisation become a member of the UK Stroke Forum?

We are always keen to hear from organisations that share in our aim to improve stroke care, by promoting multidisciplinary stroke research and education amongst healthcare professionals. If you would like to inform us of your organisation’s interest in joining the coalition, please contact ukstrokeforum@stroke.org.uk

Can I become a member of the UK Stroke Forum?

The UK Stroke Forum does not offer membership to individuals but encourages them to become a member of one of the coalition organisations. Depending on your interests or professional background, membership is currently available with a number of coalition organisations - a list of UK Stroke Forum coalition organisations can be found on our website

By becoming a member of any of the coalition organisations, not only will you receive their standard membership benefits but you will be entitled to discounted rates to the annual UK Stroke Forum Conference.

What sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are there?

A variety of sponsorship and exhibition packages are available. See our comprehensive prospectus to find out more. 

Our booking form is availabe here.

You can also see our prospectus for opportunities at our Northern Ireland Stroke Conference and book now.

Contact: Carly Razell, our dedicated Sponsorship and Exhibitions Manager at the Stroke Association or call 0207 566 1547.

The UKSF Team

Sammy Connell, UK Stroke Forum Relationship and Business Manager - Sammy leads the UKSF team. She manages the coalition, together with all of the committees, governance, finances and business development.  FOllow her on Twiitter @sammiella

Tracy Johnson, UK Stroke Forum Conference Manager - Tracy looks after the ‘nitty-gritty’ logistics side of the conference to ensure smooth delivery. She is also leading on abstracts,  marketing and web content.

Jenna Bennett, UK Stroke Forum Event Administrator - Jenna shifts an incredible amount of paper! Jenna is also our 'go-to' for queries regarding the registration system. She's particularly involved in our social media feeds and supporting Sammy with the committees and speaker liaison. 

Jenny Cherry, UK Stroke Forum Administrator (Finance) - Jenny is the person to contact with any financial queries you might have. Jenny supports the team on a part-time basis. 

Contact details for the team are:

We are supported by Carly Razzell, our dedicated Sponsorship and Exhibitions Manager.
Contact Carly on 0207 566 1547 or uksfsponsorship@stroke.org.uk

We are supported through the Abstract process by Bernadett Tildy, Stroke Association Research Officer.  Contact Bernadett on 0207 566 1543 or uksfabstracts@stroke.org.uk

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