Stroke Conference Sees Rapid Growth

How has the American Heart Association's International Stroke Conference almost doubled its attendance over the past three years — growing from about 2,450 delegates in 2003 to 4,174 in 2006? Program organizers say they've achieved their success through a two-part strategy: broadening the scope of the conference by featuring education for the wider stroke community, including the healthcare team; and partnering with another meeting.

“Our goal has been to make [the stroke conference] t

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