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International Stroke Conference 2020

Nursing Symposium & Pre-Conference Symposia: Feb. 18, 2020

Sessions: Feb. 19–21, 2020, Los Angeles, California

On-site media registration will be open in the News Media Center at the Los Angeles Convention Center from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. PT, on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. QUESTIONS: Email ahacommunications@heart.org



MEDIA ONLY Access to Embargoed ISC 2020 news materials is available on the ISC 2020 Password Protected Newsroom (PPN).

Please bookmark this link:

https://newsroom.heart.org/isc-2020-embargoed-newsroom

THIS SITE IS PASSWORD PROTECTED - Registering to attend the meeting does not grant you access to the password-protected newsroom. Here's how to access or register for access -- also note the navigation tips below:

  • Media with current access to the AHA/ASA password protected newsroom (PPN) and/or one of the previous ISC/Sessions PPNs, please use your email address and same password to access the 2020 sites. If you have forgotten your password, please select “forgot password” and select a new one. Please do not re-register. If you don't get a change password prompt, please check your spam filter.
  • For media who have not applied or need password assistance, the link above will have a register option on the right side of the page. It takes about 1 minute to fill out the form and applications are typically reviewed within a few hours if submitted during business hours.
    • When you put in your URL please include the http://; Acknowledge that you have read/will abide by the embargo policy (there is a box to click) before you hit submit; A confirmation email will be sent to those approved.
  • NOTE: This site is monitored. Please do not share your access information to avoid being dropped due to multiple logins on the same account. All media must have their own unique user name/password.

AHA/ASA General Embargo and Recording Policies


Miguel Perez-Pinzon, Ph.D., FAHA, chair, International Stroke Conference 2020 Program Committee previews #ISC20.
Late Breaking News Video Perspectives: Mitchell S. V. Elkind, M.D., M.S., FAHA, FAAN, president elect of the American Heart Association, past chair of the Advisory Committee of the American Stroke Association — a division of the American Heart Association and professor of neurology and epidemiology at Columbia University New York and attending neurologist at Columbia University Medical Center of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. All ISC 2020 Videos

Daily News from ISC 2020 (published at embargo)

Late Breaking Science Feb. 20-21, 2020

Additional Information:
  • Embargoes on all non-late breaking abstracts lift at 5 a.m. ET, Wednesday, February 12, 2020. (see links above). There are downloadable video interviews with ASA experts on select news release links (transcripts provided).
  • Select late-breaking science will be featured in embargoed news releases.
  • Main Event presentations will be available for media via live steam.
  • Simultaneous Publications: Research being published at embargo in Stroke, Journal of the American Heart Association will be added as available on the Quick Links navigation bar on the PPN.
Access to all embargoed materials is through the ISC 2020 password protected newsroom (PPN) only (link above).

On Site Hours of Operation:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 18 - 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. PT (Media Registration)
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19 - 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. PT
  • Thursday, Feb. 20 - 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. PT
  • Friday, Feb. 21 - 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. PT