Northern Ireland Stroke Conference 2020

We are pleased to announce that the ninth Northern Ireland Stroke Conference will take place on Tuesday 9 June 2020 at the Crowne Plaza, Shaws Bridge, Belfast. This is a multi-disciplinary conference aimed at those from across the stroke pathway to learn the latest research and service developments in stroke care. 

Registration and call for abstracts will open late Jan 2020. To register your interest, sign up for our professionals' newsletter here.

Follow UKStrokeForum and #NISC2020 for updates.

This conference is a must for anyone interested in increasing their knowledge on stroke care, professional expertise and learning.

Book your place at the conference and you can:

  • Be part of the debate with key players to shape the Northern Ireland stroke agenda.
  • Gain an MDT perspective and network with colleagues from across the whole stroke care pathway.
  • Find out about the latest industry developments and innovations.
  • Showcase your work by providing an abstract for poster or oral presentation.
  • Gain relevant accredited professional training.

The Northern Ireland Stroke Conference is organised in partnership between the Northern Ireland Multidisciplinary Association for Stroke Teams (NIMAST) and the UK Stroke Forum (UKSF).

See below for further details on the conference last year, or visit UK Stroke Forum for further details about how these conferences are organised.

Corporate opportunities

There are a number of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available at the Northern Ireland Stroke Conference. Exhibiting at this event will offer a unique opportunity to meet with stroke specialists in one place, whilst raising your organisation profile and generating new business opportunities.

If you're interested in being part of a future event as an exhibitor or a sponsor, please call 02075 660300 and ask for the Corporate Partnerships team, or email

Northern Ireland Stroke Conference 2019

On Tuesday, 11 June 2019, over 200 healthcare professionals gathered together to learn the latest updates in stroke research and service development.

View here the Programme of the day and the Speaker Biographies.


Parallel 2B: Person-centred practice, compassion and palliative care (kindly sponsored by Daiichi-Sankyo).

Plenary 2: Envisaging the future. 

Award Winners:

Oral Abstract Presentation: Karen Adams – Outcomes after thrombectomy for basilar artery thrombosis in Belfast: A single centre experience.

Best Poster: Wendy Clarke - SIAXI: Efficacy and safety of incobotulinumtoxinA for the treatment of sialorrhea in Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other neurological conditions: Results of a Phase III, placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind Study.