All Pain-Related Meetings
At IASP we strive to keep our members and the public informed about
what's happening in the world of pain research and treatment. Below, you
will find a list of pain-related conferences, symposia, seminars,
workshops, and educational programs taking place all around the world.
Choose a region from the left-hand menu to see meetings taking place in
that region only.
|May 10-11, 2013, Odessa, Ukraine|
3rd International Conference “Vein Readings in Ukraine.” Organized by Ukrainian Association for the Study of Pain (IASP chapter). Main topics: visceral pain, pelvic pain, headache, low back pain, fibromyalgia, vegetative disorders. Info: Ukrainian Association for the Study of Pain, P.O. Box 29, Lugansk, 91045, Ukraine. (Tel +38.095.100.4655; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.vein.in.ua)
|May 15-17, 2013, Guayaquil, Ecuador|
IV Congreso Ecuatoriano de Dolor y Cuidados Paliativos. Organizer: Sociedad Ecuatoriana Para el Estudio Y Tratamiento Del Dolor (SEETD, IASP chapter). Info: Mariana Vallejo, MD, President, Sociedad Ecuatoriana Para Estudio y Tratamiento Dolor, Cdla Alborada 3era, ETAPA Mz BL, Villa 11, Guayaquil, Ecuador. (Tel: 5934-2285147; Email: email@example.com)
|May 20-21, 2013, London, UK|
The 13th Annual Pain Therapeutics Conference will showcase recent findings in areas such as: current targets for analgesic development, personalized medicine, the cannabinoid approach, imaging modalities, experimental models in early phase clinical development and improving clinical trial success rates. (Info: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tele: +44 (0) 20 7827 6184; Fax: FAX: +44 (0) 20 7827 6185; Web: www.smi-online.co.uk/goto/2013pain-therapeutics45.asp)
|May 23-26, 2013, Toronto, ON, Canada|
SIG on Neuropathic Pain will hold its 4th International Congress on Neuropathic Pain, "The Path to Relief Starts with Understanding," in Toronto, Canada. This Congress is an important event for scientists, clinical scientists, and practicing health care workers from all disciplines with an interest in furthering the understanding and care of patients with neuropathic pain. Online registration is available thru May 15, 2013. (Web : www2.kenes.com/Neuropathic/Pages/Home.aspx)
|May 23-26, 2013, Toronto, Canada|
4th International Congress on Neuropathic Pain: "The Path to Relief Starts with Understanding." Organized by the IASP Special Interest Group on Neuropathic Pain, this congress will consist of plenary sessions, topical workshops, and poster presentations, and attract more than 1,800 pain professionals. Info: Kenes International, 1-3 Rue de Chantepoulet, PO Box 1726, CH-1211, Geneva 1, Switzerland. (Tel: + 41 22 908 0488; Fax: + 41 22 906 9140; Email: email@example.com; Web: www.kenes.com/neuropathic)
|May 24-25, 2013, Innsbruck, Austria|
The Institute of Anatomy Department für Anatomie, Histologie und Embryologie Müllerstr, Innsbruck, Austria. 18th ESRA Cadaver Workshop. Info: The ESRA Winter Week continues in its great tradition of workshops with the structure of morning lectures and afternoon practical and interactive sessions.(Contact: Kenes International 1-3, Rue de Chantepoulet, P.O. Box 1726 CH-1211 Geneva 1 Switzerland; Tel: +41 22 908 0488; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: http://www2.kenes.com/esra2013-cadaver/pages/home.aspx).
|May 30-June 1, 2013, Tarragona, Spain|
IV International Forum on Pediatric Pain. This Forum is organized by the research group “ALGOS”, linked to the University Rovira i Virgili. The aim of the Forum is to analyze and discuss the most relevant issues in the assessment and treatment of pediatric pain, highlighting the progress and showing available resources to address issues. (Email: email@example.com; Web: http://www.dolorinfantil2013.com).
|May 30-June 1, 2013, Verona, Italy|
36th Congress of the Italian Association for the Study of Pain, New Frontiers of Pain Medicine. Info: Via Anfiteatro 10 - I-37121 Verona, Italy. (Tel: + 39 045 8034553; Fax: +39 045 2109966; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: http://www.congressiaisd.com.
|May 30 - June 1, 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
1st World Congress on Pelvic Pain. This meeting dealing with all aspects of pelvic pain is organised by PUGO (IASP SIG), IPPS, and CPP. Program topics will include: terminology, taxonomy, and phenotyping; guidelines on diagnostics and treatment; pain after surgery; chronic pelvic pain; and new developments in pain research. Info: Congress secretariat: Congress Consultants P.O. Box 30016 6803 AA Arnhem The Netherlands. (Tel: +31 26 3890680; Fax: +31 26 3890686; Email: email@example.com; Web: www.pelvicpain-meeting.com)
|May 30-June 1, 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
SIG on Abdominal and Pelvic Pain, in partnership with Convergences PelviPerineal (ConPP), and the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) will hold the 1st World Congress on Abdominal & Pelvic Pain in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Sponsored in part by IASP, this meeting will be a unique opportunity to listen to experts who will share with you the latest information on all the different aspects of abdominal and pelvic pain. Online registration begins March 1. (Web: www.pelvicpain-meeting.com/)
|May 30–June 2, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic|
Info: 13th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care. Theme: "Palliative Care: The Right Way Forward."; (Email: Amelia.Giordano@istitutotumori.mi.it. Web: http://www.eapc-2013.org).
|June 5-8, 2013, Sao Paulo, Brazil|
The Interdisciplinary Pain Congress of the University of Sao Paulo. The oldest and largest Brazilian congress on pain takes place every two years and receives in average 1300 participants. It covers new advances and provides training opportunities for professionals and students new to the field. Its organizing and scientific committees are dedicated to bringing the latest trends in pain assessment and treatment with emphasis on multidisciplinary approaches. A panel of national and international speakers is invited to bring the latest advances in the pain field with their personal critical opinions which opens the arena for a deeper scientific discussion on controversial topics and their role in research and clinical practice. (Info: Tel: +5511 36702712; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.cindor.com.br).
|June 10-13, 2013, Leicester, UK|
Special Interest Group of the British Pain Society for Philosophy and Ethics (IASP Chapter). Keynote speaker: Dr. John D. Loeser, a distinguished ‘elder statesman’ of pain medicine. He will address the incentives currently in place for those who treat patients with chronic pain and what steps can be taken to increase the value of such treatments. Info: The British Pain Society, 3rd Floor, Churchill House, 35 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4SG, UK; (Email: email@example.com; Web: britishpainsociety.org/)
|June 13-14, 2013, Aberdeen, UK|
Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop - Low Back Pain. This 2-day cadaver workshop aims to improve the care of low back pain patients by providing the participants with information and hands-on skills training in interventional pain management. Info: Ms.Kerry Dyer Anaesthetic Secretary Department of Anaesthesia Ground Floor, Phase 2 Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Foresterhill Aberdeen AB25 2ZN UK. (Tel: 0044 1224 553374; Fax: 0044 1224 554483; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.painworkshop.co.uk)
|June 13-15, 2013, Helsinki, Finland|
Annual scientific meeting of the Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain (SASP). Venue: Biomedicum Helsinki. (E-mail: email@example.com; Web: www.sasp2013.fi)
|June 14-16, 2013, Warsaw Poland|
3rd International Conference on Interventional Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation. Join us in Warsaw for this official satellite meeting of the 11th INS World Congress. Highlights include sessions on interventional pain medicine, a one day programme on peripheral neuromodulation and a hands-on cadaver workshop. Many leading experts from the USA will be teaching at the event. (Info: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.painandneuromodulationwarsaw.blogspot.com/).
|June 15, 2013, Warsaw, Poland|
1st International Peripheral Neuromodulation Symposium. Many leading lights in the world of peripheral neuromodulation will be joining us for this satellite event of the 11th INS World Congress. (Info: Email: email@example.com; Web: www.painandneuromodulationwarsaw.blogspot.com)
|June 16, 2013, Warsaw, Poland|
Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Workshop. We are pleased to announce our ultrasound in pain medicine hands-on workshop which will coincide with the 3rd International Conference on Interventional Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation in Warsaw on 14-16 June 2013. (Info: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.painandneuromodulationwarsaw.blogspot.com)
|June 17-20, 2013, Stockholm, Sweden|
9th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain. The premier international meeting on research and clinical improvements for all children in pain, sponsored by the IASP SIG on Pain in Childhood. (Email: Ulla.Caverius@skane.se; Web: www.ispp2013.org)
|June 20-22, 2013, Bogotá, Colombia|
XXII International Congress on Pain 2nd Iberolatinamerican Pain Summit. The Colombian Chapter of IASP will hold its Congress in the Hotel Sheraton, Bogotá, Colombia. Info: Elsa Bejarano. (Tel: 571-5200182; Fax: 571-5209825; Email: email@example.com; Web: dolor.org.co)
|June 27, 2013, London, UK|
Pain in the Cancer Patient National Study Day. The aim of the day will be to give a comprehensive summary of the mechanics of cancer pain, its epidemiology and then address its management with multidisciplinary input. It will be relevant for healthcare professionals from all areas of the cancer MDT team and trainees taking the FFPMRCA Exam. Location: Education and Conference Centre The Royal Marsden Hospital Stewart' Grove London SW3 6JJ (Info: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tele: +44 (0) 20 7808 2921; Fax: +44 (0) 20 7808 2334; Web: www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk/paincancerpatient)
|July 4-6, 2013, Liverpool, UK|
Clinical Management of Chronic Pain: The Liverpool Course. An advanced practical and interactive course in clinical pain management for pain professionals and trainees who are aiming to develop their skills of assessing and treating complex chronic pain patients. Location: Pain Relief Foundation & The Walton Centre NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom. Info: The Pain Relief Foundation Clinical Sciences Centre, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL United Kingdom. (Tel: +44 151 529 5822; Fax: +44 151 529 5821; Email: email@example.com; Web: www.painrelieffoundation.org.uk/meetings/painmeetings.html).
|July 14-July 18, 2013, Cairns, Australia|
The International Narcotics Research Conference. The INRC Annual Meeting features all aspects of opioid research from cellular signaling, molecular biology and medicinal chemistry through addiction research and pain management. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com; Web: http://dcconferences.com.au/inrc2013/home).
|July 24-27, 2013, Lagos, Nigeria|
16th Annual National Conference of the Society for the Study of Pain. The theme is "Visceral Pain," while the sub-theme is "Management of Neuropathic Pain." The Annual General Meeting (AGM)of the Society will hold on the third day of the conference, being an election year, new executives that will run the society for the next two years will be elected. Abstracts of presentation and posters are invited from prospective participants. Info: Secretary to the Local Organizing Committee, Dr. Femi Odebiyi, Department of Physiotherapy, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com)
|August 5-9, 2013, Madison, WI, USA|
11th Annual Comprehensive Pain Board Review Symposium. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health faculty in pain medicine have developed a comprehensive pain review course taught by nationally recognized multidisciplinary expert faculty. The 11th Annual Comprehensive Pain Board Review Symposium improves on previous symposia and will be an intensive and up-to-date review of the field of Pain Medicine for physicians and health care providers, especially those seeking pain board certification or recertification in Pain Medicine. Download the conference brochure.
|August 15-16, 2013, Helsinki, Finland|
14th Physiatric Summer School - Neck pain - New Perspectives. Target groups include Physicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health care professionals. Fees: 500 € - Helsinki (Price includes course material, lunches and coffee). 300 € - Oulu (Oulun Mediterapia, Nahkatehtaankatu 2, 90130 Oulu) Video connection at Oulu - price includes course material) Must register by August 1, 2013 via registration link: www.lyyti.fi/ilmoittaudu/14th_Physiatric_Summer_School__Neck_Pain__New_Perspectives_5766 (Info: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tele: +358 9 4748 6639; Web: www.orton.fi/en/seminars/14th-physiatric-summer-school/)
|September 4-7,2013, Glasgow, UK|
32nd Annual European Society of Regional Anaesthesia Congress 2013. Info: This Congress allows participants the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the latest research in anaesthesia. This is a unique opportunity to enhance your practice by partaking in the top caliber scientific program with leading specialists from around the world. (Contact: Kenes International 1-3, Rue du Chantepoulet; P.O. Box 1726 CH-1211 Geneva 1, Switzerland; Tel: +41 22 908 0488; Email: email@example.com; Web: http://www2.kenes.com/esra/Pages/Home.aspx.
|September 11, 2013, Schleswig, Germany|
20 Years Schleswiger Pain Conference, 1993-2013. Scientific meeting of the HELIOS Klinikum Schleswig in cooperation with the Academy of The Schleswig-Holstein and the German Pain Society (IASP Chapter). (Web: www.helios-kliniken.de)
|September 18-20, 2013, Yalta, Ukraine|
1st East European Congress on Pain. Organized by Ukrainian Association for the Study of Pain (IASP chapter). Main topic of the congress will be interdisciplinary approach in pain management, other topics will include headache and orofacial pain, visceral pain, pelvic pain, musculo-skeletal pain, CRPS, phantom limb pain, post-operative pain etc. Info: Ukrainian Association for the Study of Pain, P.O. Box 29, Lugansk, 91045, Ukraine. (Tel +38.095.100.4655; Email firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.paincongress.com.ua)
|September 20-24, 2013, Yalta, Ukraine|
2nd Yalta Pain School on Person-Centered Pain Management. Organized by Ukrainian Association for the Study of Pain (IASP chapter). School Directors: Giustino Varrassi, Rudolf Likar, Reinhard Sittl, Igor Romanenko. Main topics: Communication in pain management; Basics of pain (anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology); Classification, assessment and diagnostics of pain; Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment; Essential practical skills in pain management; Multimodal pain treatment. Info: Ukrainian Association for the Study of Pain, P.O. Box 29, Lugansk, 91045, Ukraine. (Tel +38.095.100.4655; Email email@example.com; Web: www.pain.in.ua/yalta-pain-school)
|September 21-23, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, USA|
7th World Congress on Itch, Sponsored by the International Forum for the Study of Itch. This program is designed for clinical practitioners, researchers and scientists who are dedicated to improving our understanding and the treatment of pruritus. The latest findings and current treatment practices will be discussed. Abstracts may be submitted online. Exhibit opportunities are also available. (Web: www.itchboston.org; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
|September 24-28, 2013, Hannover, Germany|
3rd Baltic and North Sea Conference on Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. Motto: Patient management strategies and translational research in PRM. 3rd BNCPRM 2013 is in conjunction with 118th DGPMR and the Annual Meeting of the GPMR. Info: Boya Nugraha Dept. Rehabilitation Medicine, Hannover Medical School Carl-Neuberg Str.1 30625-Hannover, Germany. (Tel: +49 511 532 9197; Fax: +49 511 532 4293; Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.bncprm2013.org)
|September 25, 2013, Birmingham, UK|
Pain Forum Day. Clinicians in Pain Medicine, Anaesthesia, Neurosurgery, and Palliative Care will exchange ideas with leading experts. Lectures: Head and orofacial pain. Cervical spinal pain. Psychology for non-psychologists. Outcome measures. MRI interpretation. Medico-legal pain practice. Advanced neuromodulation. Discounts offered for combined bookings. Course Fee: $125. For more information contact: Dalvina Hanu-Cernat, Department of Pain Medicine Nuffield House 58E, 3rd Floor Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham B15 2TH United Kingdom; Info (Tel: +44 121 371 5100; Fax: +44 121 371 5101; Email: email@example.com; Web: painmanagementcourse.co.uk).
|September 25-28, 2013, Zakopane, Poland|
8th International Congress of Polish Association for the Study of Pain (IASP chapter). The main topic of the Congress will be multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain patients, especially with rare pain disorders. The participants will attend workshops and plenary lectures given by world known pain medicine specialists. (Info: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tele: +48 12 421 08 85; Web: www.zjazdptbb.pl)
|September 26-27, 2013, Birmingham, UK|
University of Birmingham Interventional Pain Management Cadaver Workshop. Two-day hands-on cadaver workshop (one to one tuition) on cervical facet joint denervation, cervical and thoracic nerve root and transforaminal procedures, discograms, stellate, trigeminal and sphenopalatine ganglion procedures, advanced neuromodulation. US guided musculoskeletal procedures. Course Fee: $850 Discounts offered to trainees or when combined courses are booked. For more information contact: Dalvina Hanu-Cernat, Department of Pain Medicine Nuffield House 58E, 3rd Floor Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham B15 2TH United Kingdom; Info (Tel: +44 121 371 5100; Fax: +44 121 371 5101; Email: email@example.com; Web: painmanagementcourse.co.uk).
|October 5-6, 2013, Mumbai, India|
Education in Cancer Pain. An annual programme held at India's premier cancer Institute, Tata Memorial Hospital. This year the focus is on cancer pain with special sessions on Neuropathic Pain in Cancer. (Info: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: tmc.gov.in/)
|October 9-12, 2013, Florence, Italy|
8th Congress of the European Federation of IASP Chapters: Europe Against Pain 2013. The EFIC 2013 congress will bring together over 4,000 pain specialists for a multidisciplinary forum that will focus on the latest developments in the study and treatment of acute or chronic and recurrent pain. Info: Kenes International 1-3, Rue de Chantepoulet P.O. Box 1726 CH-1211 Geneva 1, Switzerland. (Tel: +41 22 908 0488; Fax: +41 22 906 9140; Email: email@example.com; Web: www.kenes.com/efic)
|October 25-26, 2013, San Benedetto Del Tronto, Italy|
1st International Course on Percutaneous Laser Disc Decompression (PLDD), Hands-On, and Foundation of the International Society for PLDD (ISPLDD). Plenary discussion, lectures on PLDD, and tutored hands-on with manikins. Deadline for advance notice of participation is May 30, 2013. Deadline for fee payment is June 30, 2013. (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
|October 27-31, 2013, Dubai, UAE|
8th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain. This global congress invites practitioners, academics, researchers and policy makers from all continents and from clinical areas as wide ranging as medicine, physiotherapy, chiropractic, biomechanics, osteopathy, manual therapy, exercise therapy, myotherapy, orthopaedic, neuro-surgery and sports medicine. (Email: email@example.com; Web: www.worldcongresslbp.com)
|November 21-24, 2013, Brussels, Belgium|
2nd World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle, and Joint Diseases (BMJD), a comprehensive congress fully devoted to clinical debates and controversial issues in a wide range of topics in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases including Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.congressmed.com/bmjd)
|December 8-11, 2013, Geneva, Switzerland|
XX World Congress on Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders. The congress will deal in a most translational way with most recent research and updates on the etiology, pathogenesis, potential diagnostic markers and treatment modalities of Parkinson’s disease and Related Disorders, bringing together a large faculty of world-wide renowned, distinguished scientists, clinicians and allied health experts with a wide range of expertise in this field. (Tel: + 41 22 908 0488; Fax: + 41 22 906 9140; E-mail: email@example.com; Web: www2.kenes.com/parkinson/Pages/Home.aspx)
|January 19-24, 2014, Tignes, France|
London Pain Forum Winter Symposium. Following the overwhelming success of the London Pain Forum's inaugural Winter Symposium in 2013 we are looking forward to our next meeting in Tignes with a week long programme of lectures and debates in perfect surroundings. (Info: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.lpfwintersymposium.blogspot.com)
|October 1-4, 2014, Eindhoven, The Netherlands|
The 4th biannual International Multidisciplinary Pain Congress is a four-day major event on pain management, filled with internationally well-known speakers and state-of-the-art lectures, an extensive plenary programme, multiple special workshops and pre-conference ultrasound courses. The target audience for this congress includes Anesthesiologist-pain specialists, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Specialist Pain nurses, Orthopedic surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Physiotherapists, Rehabilitation physicians, Pediatricians/Neonatologists, Psychiatrists and Psychologists (Tel: +31 40 213 2222; Email: email@example.com; Web: www.paincongress.org/)
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