Who should attend?

This two day international conference of the ESC Council on stroke is an educational conference for clinicians. It is designed not only for cardiologists, but also for neurologists, radiologists, vascular surgeons, neurosurgeons whose work has a component in “stroke”.

Official language

The official language of the meeting is English.

Conference venue

The conference will take place in the Hotel Barceló Sants.

Hotel Barceló Sants ****
Plaça dels Països Catalans s/n
E-08014 Barcelona


All the best endeavors will be made to present the program as published. However, the ESC Heart & Stroke 2020 Conference and its agents reserve the right to alter or cancel, without prior notice, any arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating directly or indirectly to the Conference, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The ESC Heart & Stroke 2020 Conference and its agents are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such cancellation. Delegates are advised to take out their own travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions as the Conference does not cover individuals against cancellation of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.


The conference has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 9 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.”


This meeting is endorsed by the European Stroke Organization. It is open to all who are interested in cerebrovascular diseases.