IASP 17th World Congress on Pain in Boston

One Week to March 12 Deadlines for Poster Abstracts and Financial Aid for World Congress

With less than one week until the March 12 deadline for 2018 poster abstracts, organizers of the World Congress on Pain September 12-16 in Boston are encouraging clinicians, educators, trainees, researchers, and other professionals in the pain science community to submit their best work for possible presentation at the largest pain conference on the planet.

Poster AbstractsPast World Congress poster sessions have offered a wide diversity of state-of-the-art research, techniques, ideas, and innovations, including the following:

  • Gaming as a pain visualization tool
  • New findings in opioid research
  • Childhood pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Innovative chronic pain treatments
  • Emerging healthcare trends
  • Acute pain
  • New assessment techniques
  • Progress in pharmacological research
  • Behavioral studies
  • Pain and mental health
  • Advances in research data management

There is no better way to meet the current and future world leaders in the pain field than over a discussion of your poster at the IASP World Congress,” says Michael Gold, chair, IASP Scientific Program Committee.

Submit My Poster Abstract

Think you can’t afford to attend the conference? If you are an IASP member, you have already met one key qualification of financial aid. Trainees, as well as pain professionals and trainees in 42 listed low-resource nations, are especially encouraged to apply.

IASP considers multidisciplinary inclusion and global dissemination of the latest pain science as core to its mission. In 2018, it added US$100,000 to its already-generous financial aid budget of US$250,000 to help ensure pain practitioners and others in the health care community could join the expected gathering of 7,000 attendees. Of the 550-plus applications for financial aid to the last World Congress in 2016, almost half were funded. Careful adherence to eligibility requirements and application guidelines will optimize the chance of funding success. Applications are due MONDAY, MARCH 12.

Apply for Financial Aid

Even without financial aid, current early registration prices offer significant discounts to IASP members, to IASP member/nonmember trainees, and for early registration before May 21. In addition, European-based pain professionals and trainees should consider registering quickly to take advantage of favorable exchange rates. Register today!

17th World Congress on Pain

International Association for the Study of Pain
1510 H Street N.W., Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20005-1020, USA
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