Registration for Stroke 2018 is now open! Click below to register.

Note: All registration rates are in Australian dollars and are inclusive of 10% GST.


Full conference registration – SSA Member*   $990   $1290
Full conference registration – SSA non-member   $1150   $1450
Full conference registration – Nursing / Allied Health / Basic Scientist / Ambulance**   $665   $765
Full conference registration – Student***   $505   $605
Day-only registration – Medical   $645   $700
Day-only registration – Nursing / Allied Health / Basic Scientist / Ambulance   $455   $555
Day-only registration – Student   $325   $400

*to be eligible you must be a current SSA member.
**to be eligible you must be currently working in one of the industries/positions listed
***to be eligible you must be a currently enrolled fulltime student


What’s included in your registration

Full conference registration

  • Access to the industry exhibition and poster area
  • Access to all sessions
  • Welcome Reception
  • Gala Dinner
  • Fun Run


Day-only registration

On the day of your choosing only (Wed 8th August, Thurs 9th August, Fri 10th August):

  • Access to the industry exhibition and poster area
  • Access to sessions
  • Fun Run*

*Available for Thursday day registrations only


Pre-conference workshops

Only one in five stroke survivors receive best practice care in relation to sexuality. The aim of this workshop is to increase knowledge, confidence and foundational skills of health professionals in providing sexual rehabilitation post-stroke

Cost: $75.00 per ticket
Venue: ICC Sydney
Date: Tuesday 7 August 2018
Time: 09:00 – 12:30

We are excited to welcome you to inaugural ESCS workshop which will focus on supporting emerging clinicians and scientists in their research career. Hear the perspectives of nine multidisciplinary, international speakers, include conference keynote speakers. Topics include ‘Scientific communication & grant writing’, ‘How to foster a research environment’, and ‘Effective support for emerging clinicians and scientists.’
Followed by AGM and networking drinks

Cost: $30.00 per ticket
Venue: ICC Sydney
Date: Tuesday 7 August 2018
Time: 13:00 – 17:00

Working together to advance stroke rehabilitation and recovery across the continuum of care

Presented by NHMRC Centre Research Excellence (CRE) in Stroke Rehabilitation & Brain Recovery, this workshop will bring together clinicians, basic scientists and clinical researchers to discuss and be inspired by the latest advances in stroke recovery and rehabilitation. Presenters will include renowned stroke researchers Julie Bernhardt (CRE and The Florey, Melbourne), Avril Drummond (University Nottingham, UK) and Michael Nilsson (CRE and Centre for Innovative Technologies in Rehabilitation Settings) and local consumers who will cover topics of:

  1. Fatigue, stress and anxiety after stroke
  2. Community services and addressing the needs of stroke survivors
  3. Using technology to enhance access to evidence based care in stroke recovery
  4. Current trial updates and what’s new in stroke research

Cost: $20.00 per ticket
Venue: ICC Sydney, Room E3.1
Date: Tuesday 7 August 2018
Time: 09:00 – 16:30 (registration from 08:30)

Social functions

If you have registered for our day-only package or if you are looking to purchase any additional social function tickets for a friend or a partner, please view prices below.

Function Date Price
Welcome Reception, Industry Exhibition, The Gallery, ICC Wednesday 8th August $75
Gala Dinner, Grand Ballroom B2 & B3, ICC Thursday 9th August $135
Fun Run

  • 3km walk
  • 3km run
  • 6km run

Meeting/start point: Location: Bronze statue of Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759–1796), Art Gallery Road, in The Domain

Time: 0700-0800

Info: please meet group at start point at 0700 before head off time at 0710

Running course: we will do a loop in the domain with a nice start along the water and than a return at the border with the botanic garden. A map will be provided on the day of the run. If you wish to have the map prior to the event, email Candice at [email protected]

Thursday 9th August Free



Membership of the Stroke Society of Australasia is open to professionals working in the field of stroke, or in kindred fields, who have an active interest in the work and aims of the Society. To become a member, please click below. If you have any queries regarding your membership status, please contact [email protected]

Have questions? You can contact us at [email protected].