IASP 2020 World Congress on Pain

The IASP World Congress on Pain® is the preeminent global meeting devoted to sharing new developments in pain research, treatment, and education. The congress brings together thousands of delegates from more than 100 countries across multiple disciplines. Participants include basic scientists, researchers, clinicians, physicians, students, and trainees—all of whom are devoted to improving pain relief worldwide. 

Learn at plenary sessions, topical workshops, poster sessions, hands-on workshops, refresher courses, and more. Plus, access the latest tools, resources, and technologies in the Exhibit Hall. Discover, explore, and share the ever-changing advances in the study of pain at IASP’s World Congress on Pain.

2020 Call for Proposals

Satellite Symposia: Satellite Symposia Proposals closed on 10 May 2019.
Hands-On Workshops: Hands-On Workshop proposals closed on 10 May 2019.
Refresher Courses: Refresher Course proposals closed on 24 May 2019.
Topical Workshops: Topical workshop submissions are now open! Submit yours HERE
Posters: Poster abstract proposals will open in January 2020. More details coming soon.

Congress Related Awards

Click HERE to view awards

Exhibits & Industry Support

Download the 2020 Prospectus

Please contact Sarah Wheeler, Director of Global Industry Engagement,
 for inquiries about exhibits and support.


Registration will open in October 2019.