IASP Council Approves Purchase of New Headquarters in
Central Office Will Move from Seattle by End of
The Council of the International Association for the Study of Pain
(IASP) is pleased to announce the purchase of a new central office in
Washington, D.C. By the end of 2012, IASP plans to move from its office
in Seattle. The move is part of an overall strategy to realize IASP's
strategic goals and strengthen the Association's international
The new location in Washington, D.C., will provide an international
setting, more direct flights to and from major regions of the world, and
better access to other international associations similar to IASP.
Washington, D.C. is a strategic hub that houses many international
associations and non-governmental health organizations. As IASP grows
and adds additional services and programs, it will benefit from the
large number of professionals in the area with international health and
The new office is the sixth floor of a nine-story office building,
located centrally near other international headquarters such as the
regional offices of the World Health Organization (WHO). Detailed
transition plans and exact dates of the move will be announced later in
the year. During the transition period, there will be no disruptions to
service or to the 14th World Congress on Pain in August 2012.
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