Frequently Asked Questions

When is the UCL World Stroke Day Forum taking place?

The UCL World Stroke Day Forum 2021 runs from Monday 25th October to Friday 29th October.

From 15th September, you will be able to sign up to live events running during the Forum week.

How can I sign up for an event?

When the events booking goes live, click on an event to be redirected to our Eventbrite page where you can sign up for the event.

Please note that some sessions have limited numbers and we will operate a waiting list once these are full.

What if I can no longer attend a live event that I have signed up for?

If you can no longer make an event, please email so that your place can be given to someone on the waiting list.

Is this Forum only for those living in the UK?

The Forum is open to everyone, however, some content may be more relevant to those living in the UK and will refer to care provided by the NHS (the UK’s National Health Service).

Who is taking part?

The UCL World Stroke Day Forum is run by the Public Engagement Team at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, UCL.

Talks, Q&As, workshops and informal meet and greets are provided by UCL researchers, clinicians and charities.

How will the sessions run?

All live sessions will be run on Zoom. For information on how to use the Zoom platform please see our Resources page

I’m not familiar with Zoom, please help!

The Stroke Association have put together an aphasia friendly guide to using Zoom. You can read it here

What are the different types of sessions at the UCL World Stroke Day Forum?

Panel sessions

Pre-recorded videos will be available to view on this website in advance of the Forum and screened during panel sessions. All videos will have subtitles and a transcript available.

You can also sign up for a live panel session. These sessions will be hosted on Zoom and will last for will last for 45 – 60 minutes.

They will give you an opportunity to ask questions based on the video. You can also pre-submit questions through the website.


Workshops will be hosted on Zoom and last for 45 – 60 minutes. Attendee numbers will be limited to make sure that these can be interactive sessions.