"Placebo Symposium: Harnessing Placebo Mechanisms to Improve Clinical Outcomes." Pain Management Research Institute, University of Sydney and IASP SIG on Placebo.
This is a unique, clinically-focused international symposium featuring experts from Germany, USA, Portugal and Australia.
Date: Friday, November17 and Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time: Day 1: 10:00am-9:30pm (9:30am for registration); Day 2: 9am-5pm
Location: Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific Hotel, 55 North Steyne, Manly, Sydney NSW 2095, Australia
Cost: Please see our website for details. Early-bird, IASP, Placebo SIG member and Australian University student rates available.
Catering: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, social hour drinks and canapés and a working dinner with keynote speaker Prof. Daniel Moerman are included.
- Improve your outcomes by enhancing the "placebo component" of routine care (even if a "placebo" is not given).
- Learn about improving outcomes by augmenting the influence of the therapeutic context.
- Early-bird, IASP member, Placebo SIG member and Australian University student rates available.
- An interactive, interdisciplinary event exploring the application of mind-brain and behavioural sciences to the bedside.
- Includes a working dinner with keynote speaker Prof. Daniel Moerman and participation in a (blinded) tasting of fine wine from Elderton Estate, Barossa.
- A certificate of completion is offered to symposium participants and CPD points are available.
Our international and local expert speakers include:
- Prof. Daniel E. Moerman, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
- Prof. Winfried Rief, Phillips University of Marburg, Germany
- Prof. Paul Enck, University Hospital Tubingen, Germany
- A/Prof. Luana Colloca, University of Maryland, USA & The University of Sydney
- A/Prof. Cláudia Carvalho, ISPA Instituto Universitario, Lisbon, Portugal
- A/Prof. Damien Finniss, Griffith University and The University of Sydney
- Dr. Kate Fraasse, UNSW
- Prof. Roland Sussex, The University of Queensland
- Prof. Michael Nicholas, The University of Sydney
- Prof. Stewart Dunn, The University of Sydney
- Dr. Ben Colagiuri, The University of Sydney
- Dr. Claire Ashton-James, The University of Sydney
- Dr. Gavin Patullo, Royal North Shore Hospital
Registrations will close on Friday, November 3, 2017.
This symposium is presented by the Pain Management Research Institute at The University of Sydney in association with the IASP Placebo Special Interest Group.
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