15th World Congress on Pain

October 6 – 11, 2014 – Buenos Aires

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The World Congress on Pain is the premier congress devoted to research on and treatment of pain. Every two years, the Congress boasts a hearty program of refresher courses, plenary lectures, topical workshops, and poster presentations. The Scientific Program Committee determines the content, and an esteemed faculty from around the world conducts the sessions. IASP works with a Local Arrangements Committee to present receptions, dinners, and other social events in keeping with the host city's culture.

>> Information on La Rural Convention Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Registration Exhibition & Support

Latest News

>> Online Registration Deadline is Monday, September 22, 2014 at 11:00pm EST.


>> Calling all poster presenters: IASP is now offering poster printing services for the Congress! Use Call4Posters® to avoid carrying your poster on flights and conveniently pick-up at La Rural Convention Center.


>> IASP is excited to offer new trainee workshops focused on the review process for grants and career development in the pain industry! These workshops are intended for students or young professionals looking to advance their career and establish professional connections.


>> Access the Congress Itinerary and Program Planner to create your personal schedule of sessions for the 15th World Congress on Pain!

  • View the itinerary planner to search for pain experts and sessions that interest you.  If you are looking for a specific topic or specialist, this online tool will help you find who and what you are looking for.
  • Customize your Congress experience and create your personal schedule of sessions, meetings, and events.

>> Discount airfare is available through the oneworld airline alliance, which brings together many leading airlines. The network currently serves almost 1,000 destinations in more than 150 countries. View the informational flyer to get information and the event code to log in as an attendee and book online. You and a travel companion can then book discounted flights for travel seven days before and seven days after the event. oneworld has been designated as the official airline alliance of the 15th World Congress on Pain.


Congress LAC video

>> Un video especial fue preparado por el Comité de arreglos locales del Congreso de Buenos Aires para conmemorar el XV Congreso y 40 años de IASP. Haga clic en la imagen de arriba para ver el video en Youtube.


>> Did you know that IASP members enjoy significant cost savings off their Congress registration? Join IASP and take advantage of the member discount along with the many benefits IASP membership offers. Join IASP today and register for the World Congress on Pain to take advantage of the $200 member discount.


>> How to register for the 2014 World Congress on Pain? Please see this step-by-step guide for registering for the Congress. Please note: there are separate instructions if you are registering as an IASP member or a nonmember.


>> Exhibition, Associated Symposia, and Shipping/Import technical manuals are now available for confirmed exhibitors and sponsors.

General Information

World Congress Schedule

16th World Congress on Pain
Yokohama, Japan
September 26 - October 1, 2016

17th World Congress on Pain
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
September 12–16, 2018

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