The NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium

Dedicated to Improving Stroke Systems of Care Across the Northeast


The NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium (NECC)

Dedicated to Improving Stroke Systems of Care Across the Northeast


Call For Poster Abstracts!

The NECC planning committee would like to thank you for your interest in the Poster Presentation Session that will take place during NECC's 12th Annual Summit. Poster abstracts will be reviewed for acceptance for poster presentations at the summit.


The Poster Presentation Session will showcase projects, activities or current research within the seven priority areas of the recommended stroke systems of care model that include:

  1. Primordial & Primary Prevention
  2. Community Education
  3. Notification & Response
  4. Acute Treatment for Stroke
  5. Subacute and Secondary Prevention for Stroke
  6. Rehabilitation
  7. Continuous Quality Improvement Initiatives


Please review the following documents regarding the instructions for abstract submissions and accepted poster presentations.

Instructions for Submitting an Abstract

  • Deadline for abstract submission is Friday, July 14, 2017
  • Applicants will receive notification upon receipt of submitted abstracts. Notifications are sent weekly on Tuesdays.
  • Abstract submissions will be reviewed by The NECC Planning Committee and notifications will be sent to all applicants in August.
  • Expenses associated with the submission and presentation of an abstract are the responsibility of the presenter.
  • Presenting/submitting authors must register and pay for attendance at the conference.
  • Abstracts selected will be published on The NECC website

Please follow the steps outlined below to submit an abstract
When you are ready to submit your abstract please click on the following link

and complete the required form:


Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Limit of 2 abstract submissions per organization/agency.
  • Abstracts are limited to 2,750 characters, not including spaces, title and authors for the following sections. It is recommended that you create your abstract in a word document to ensure you are within the character limit.
  • On the submission form you will be asked demographic information and then you can enter in your abstract.
  • The following sections are required when you submit your abstract.
    • Project Title
    • Corresponding Author
    • Purpose/Background
    • Objectives
    • Design/Methods – All statistical methods should be described, including statistical tests utilized to determine the significance of the results.
    • Results
    • Conclusion/Implications for Practice
Please direct any questions about your poster abstract to

Abstract Submission Instructions: Instructions on how to prepare your abstract for submission.

NECC Poster Submission FAQ

Accepted Poster Instructions: Instructions on preparing your accepted abstract for the Poster Session.