The World Congress on Pain is the premier congress devoted to the research and treatment of pain.
Every two years the Congress boasts a hearty program composed of refresher courses, plenary lectures, topical workshops and symposia, and poster presentations. The Scientific Program Committee determines the content and an esteemed faculty of experts from around the world conducts the sessions. A Local Arrangements Committee works with the Congress Secretariat and IASP to present receptions, dinners, and other social events in keeping with the host city’s culture.
Purpose and Objectives of the Congress
The World Congress on Pain is designed to:
- Provide a state-of-the-art overview of a wide range of topics in the area of pain
- Offer practical reviews of current research and therapies
- Provide continuing education credits for clinicians
- Allow delegates to participate in formal and informal discussions with international experts on pain management and pain research