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Interdisciplinary Pain Education Day: We’ve got your back!


22 October 2021


12:00 AM11:59 PM

Join Providence Health Care and Pain BC for an incredible day of learning about back pain – all without leaving your home or office!

This year’s virtual conference will feature:

  • Keynote presentations from patient advocate Joletta Belton and incoming Canadian Pain Society president Dr. John Pereira
  • Plenary presentations from Drs. Tasha Stanton, Owen Williamson, and Vishal Varshney
  • Six concurrent workshops to learn about chronic back pain and apply practical skills to your practice
  • Poster presentations highlighting projects and research on chronic low back pain
  • Panel of people with lived experience of pain

And more!

A full conference schedule will be released in Summer 2021; please check back for more details. In the meantime, you can visit the ‘Speakers’ tab to learn more about our incredible line-up of presenters!


  • $50.00 for health care providers, health researchers, and the general public until September 15, 2021.
  • $100.00 for health care providers who wish to receive a CME certificate until September 15, 2021 (please note: accreditation is pending).*
  • $10.00 for people living with pain and students (please note: free registration is available for people with pain who are unable to pay the $10 fee. Contact education@painbc.ca for more information).

Ticket prices include recordings of all conference presentations.

Register here to purchase your ticket.

Call for abstracts:

The IPED 2021 planning committee invites anyone with an interest in to submit a 250-word abstract on a novel, evidence-based approach to pain assessment and/or treatment they are involved in. Selected abstracts will be invited to create a 10-minute presentation on their work, which will be available on-demand for all conference participants. For questions or to submit an abstract, please email education@painbc.ca before the September 10, 2021 deadline. Click here to download the full call for abstracts.

Interdisciplinary Pain Education Day is presented by Providence Health Care and Pain BC in support of the IASP Global Year About Back Pain.

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