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2022 World Congress on Pain


19 September 202223 September 2022


IASP 2022 World Congress on Pain
Toronto, Canada

The 2022 World Congress on Pain is the world’s largest gathering of pain professionals. This premier, hosted in Toronto, Canada, will be an in-person event, bringing together more than 7,000 scientists, clinicians, and healthcare providers from around the world and across pain disciplines.

Topical Workshop Session Proposal are Open

IASP is now accepting session proposals for Topical Workshops at the 2022 World Congress on Pain, 19 – 23 September, in Toronto. Topical Workshops provide attendees:

  • Cutting-edge overview of a wide range of topics in pain research.
  • Practical reviews of current research and therapies
  • An opportunity to participate in formal and informal discussions with international experts on pain management and pain research.

Topical Workshop Formats Include:

  • Panel Workshop: Involves a panel of presenters giving in-depth, state-of-the art lectures on a range of topics, including cutting-edge research, clinical treatments, and translation from research to practice.
  • Debate Workshop: Includes two speakers and one moderator.
  • Interview and Conversation Workshop: Features informal discussions/interviews between a moderator and speaker(s).
  • Demonstration Workshop: Techniques, tools, devices, or approaches are presented in the form of a demonstration.
  • Open Format Workshop: The Scientific Program Committee welcomes your suggestion for a new workshop structure currently not offered through the established options.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone with an interest in pain research, management, or lived experience, including, but not limited to:

  • Anesthesiologists
  • Basic Scientists
  • Clinical Practitioners
  • Clinical Researchers
  • Neuroscientists
  • Nurses
  • Orthopedists
  • Pain Specialists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Psychologists
  • Rheumatologists
  • Trainees and Students
  • and other specialty areas

Important Dates and Deadlines



  • 21 January: Call for Poster Abstracts and Financial Aid Opens
  • 4 March: Poster Abstracts and Financial Aid Close
  • 19 September: World Congress On Pain Kick Off



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