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November 6-8, 2020 - CET

EFIC Virtual Pain Education Summit

For over 25 years, the European Pain Federation has been bringing together the most recognised experts in the field of pain science to exchange knowledge, ideas and the latest advances in the field. 2020 has been a challenging year, not least of all for education. To meet the needs of the pain community in 2020, the European Pain Federation is organising its first Virtual Pain Education Summit on 6-8 November 2020.


Speakers
  • Sam Ahmedzai

    NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Cancer - Supportive care and community-based research, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dominic Aldington

    Consultant, Pain Medicine, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Inge Arnts

    Nurse Specialist, Chronic Pain, Radboud Expertise Centre for Pain and Palliative Medicine, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Maria Bailey

    Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kirsty Bannister

    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Fabrizio Benedetti

    Professor, University of Turin Medical School, Neuroscience Dept, Turin, Italy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Michael Bennett

    St. Gemma's Professor of Palliative Medicine, Head of Academic Unit of Palliative Care Interim Director, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Koen Bernar

    Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, UZ Leuven, Belgium
  • Arun Bhaskar

    United Kingdom
  • Catherine Blake

    Professor, UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sport Science, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Nina Bohm Starke

    Associate Professor and Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Danderyd Hospital Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emma Briggs

    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Silviu Brill

    Director of Institute of Pain Medicine, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Susan Broekmans

    Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital Leuven, Center for Pain Management and Algology, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Roberto Casale

    Professor, Opusmedica, PC&R, Persons, Care & Research Network, 29121 Piacenza, Italy
  • Suzanne Chapman

    Clinical Nurse Specialist Pain Management, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Juanita Cheuk-Alam-Balrak

    Nurse Practitioner, Teacher, Researcher, Acute Pain Service of the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Gillian Chumbley

    Professor, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Daniel Ciampi de Andrade

    Professor, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Eline Coppens

    Clinical Psychologist, Leuven Hospital, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Felicia Jane Cox

    Lead Nurse, Head of Pain Services, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Geert Crombez

    Professor of Health Psychology in the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Elizabeth Dean

    Professor Emeritus, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Canada
    BIOGRAPHY
  • An de Groef

    Professor, University of Antwerp, Department Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy and KU Leuven, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Geert Dom

    Antwerp University, Belgium European Federation of Addiction Societies (EUFAS), Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Asbjørn Mohr Drewes

    Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Elon Eisenberg

    Director, Pain Research Unit, Institute of Pain Medicine, Rambam Health Care Campus, Professor of Neurology and Pain Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stefan Elbers

    Professor, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Research Group Lifestyle & Health, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mats Eriksson

    Professor in Nursing Science and a Specialist Nurse in Intensive Care, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Nanna Brix Finnerup

    Professor And Head of the Danish Pain Research Center, Department of Clinical Medicine, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mary-Ann Fitzcharles

    Clinician, Teacher and Clinical Researcher at McGill University, Canada
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Patrice Forget

    Honorary Treasurer of the European Pain Federation, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Brona Fullen

    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Martin Galligan

    The Royal Marsden School, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.

    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medical Research, France
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Irmela Gnass

    Professor, Institute of Nursing Science and Practice, Paracelsus Medical University, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Thomas Graven-Nielsen

    Director, Center for Neuroplasticity and Pain (CNAP), Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Per Hansson, MD, DMSci, DDS

    Senior Consultant, Specialist, Neurology and Pain Medicine, Dept. of Pain Management and Research, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Monika Hasenbring

    Dept. of Medical Psychology and Sociology Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Southern Denmark SDU, Germany
  • Hani Hattar

    Senior consultant in Pain Management, Pain Unit, VSpeästerviks Hospital, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Winfried Häuser

    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Laura Hemmings

    Teaching Fellow in Physiotherapy, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Morten Hoegh

    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jonathan Hill

    School of Primary, Community and Social Care Primary Care Centre Versus Arthritis, Keele University, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Frank Huygen

    Anaesthesiologist, University Hospital, Erasmus Medical Centre, Professor in Anaesthesiology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Anthony Jones

    Professor of Neuro-rheumatology, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Edmund Keogh

    Deputy Director, Bath Centre for Pain Research and Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Regine Klinger

    Professor, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
  • Roger Knaggs

    Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Magdalena Kocot-Kępska

    Department of Pain Research and Treatment, Chair of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Albère Köke

    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Andreas Kopf

    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin campus, Charité University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc

    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Faculty of Medicine of University Maribor, Slovenia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emelien Lauwerier

    Ghent University Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology Ghent Health Psychology Lab Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Olle Ljungqvist

    Professor of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Örebro University Hospital & Örebro University, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Chris Main

    Professor, Keele University, United Kingdom
  • Anneleen Malfliet

    Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Foundation Flanders, Brussels
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Petra Mandysová

    Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Studies Department of Nursing University Pardubice, Czech Republic
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Georgina Morley

    Nurse Ethicist, Director of the Nursing Ethics Program, Cleveland Clinic, United States
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Bart Morlion

    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Samer Narouze

    Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Nadja Nestler

    Registered Nurse, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg Institute of Nursing Sciences and Practice, Austria
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jo Nijs

    Professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium, Physiotherapist/Manual Therapist, University Hospital Brussels, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mary O'Keeffe

    Physiotherapist, European Union Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow at Musculoskeletal Health Sydney, The University of Sydney, Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Peter O'Sullivan

    Professor, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Teresa Paolucci

    Professor, Italy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Serge Perrot

    Head of the Pain Centre, Cochin Hospital, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Paris University, France
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Harm Peters

    Professor for Medical Education and Medicine, Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Roland Peyron

    Associate Professor, Pain Center, CHU de St-Etienne and Associate Director, Neuropain Team, U1028, Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, France
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tamar Pincus

    Professor, Health and Care Professionals Council, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Esther Pogatzki-Zahn

    University Hospital Muenster, Dept. Of Anästhesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Andreas Rothgangel

    Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Dept. of Health, Research Centre for Nutrition, Lifestyle and Exercise, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Harbinder Sandhu

    Associate Professor, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Patricia Schofield

    Professor, Pain & Ageing, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Whitney Scott

    Lecturer, Clinical Health Psychology, King's College, London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Manohar Sharma

    Professor, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Rob Smeets

    Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine at Maastricht University & Physiatrist at CIR Rehabilitation location Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Anne Söderlund

    Professor in Physiotherapy, School of Health, Care and Welfare, Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Claudia Sommer

    Professor, Neurology and Pain Research, University of Würzburg, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tasha Stanton

    Associate Professor, Osteoarthritis Research Theme Lead for IIMPACT in Health at The University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Monique Steegers

    Professor, Anesthesiologist, Pain and Palliative Specialist, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Caroline Terwee

    Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Epidemiology and Data Science, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Solomon Tesfaye

    Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Honorary Professor of Diabetic Medicine, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Thomas Tölle

    Professor, Department of Neurology, Technische Universität München, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Andrea Truini

    Neurologist and Neurophysiologist, Neuromuscular Disease Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Elia Valentini

    Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Essex, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Rianne van Boekel

    Radboud University Medical Center, HAN University of Applied Sciences, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jacqueline Van Dijk

    Nurse, Pain Clinic, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Peter Van Wambeke

    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Specialist, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jan Van Zundert

    Anesthesiologist, Head of the Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, Hospital Oost Limburg, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tim Vanuytsel

    Professor, Belgium
  • Hilde Verbeke

  • Sofie Verbruggen

    Social Worker, Center for Pain Management and Algology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jeanine Verbunt

    Professor, Maastricht University and Adelante, Center of Expertise in Rehabilitation and Audiology, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Elfi Vergaelen

  • Johan Vlaeyen

    Professor, University of Leuven, Belgium and Maastricht, Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kevin Vowles

    Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • David Walsh

    Director, Pain Centre Versus Arthritis, Professor of Rheumatology, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Katja Wiech

    Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Paul Wilkinson

    Consultant, Pain Medicine, Newcastle Pain Management Unit Royal Victoria Infirmary, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Harriët Wittink

    Physiotherapist and Chair, Lifestyle and Health Research Group, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Joe Tatta

    Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, United States
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Owen Doody

    Senior Lecturer in Nursing, University of Limerick, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Catherine Doody

    Associate Professor, School of Public Health Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College, Dublin, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Winfried Meissner

    Consultant and Head of Pain Unit, Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Brian McGuire

    Founding Co-Director of the Centre for Pain Research and Founding Chair, Irish Pain Research Network, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ulrike Kaiser

    Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Julia Forstenpointer

    Germany
    BIOGRAPHY

Programme

  • November 8, 2020 - 12:40-1:40 PM CET

    Pain Prevention (2020 European year against pain) Impact of lifestyle factors

    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Pro...
    Elizabeth Dean
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Physical Therapy, Uni...
    Joe Tatta
    Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, Unit...
    Anne Söderlund
    Professor in Physiotherapy, School of Health, Care and...
  • Break
    November 8, 2020, 12:30-12:40 AM CET

    Break

  • November 8, 2020 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET

    Interventional pain management

    Arun Bhaskar
    United Kingdom
    Jan Van Zundert
    Anesthesiologist, Head of the Multidisciplinary Pain Ce...
    Samer Narouze
    Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine at Western Res...
    Elon Eisenberg
    Director, Pain Research Unit, Institute of Pain Medicin...
  • November 8, 2020 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET

    Leadership and advanced nursing practice

    Gillian Chumbley
    Professor, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Unite...
    Rianne van Boekel
    Radboud University Medical Center, HAN University of Ap...
    Felicia Jane Cox
    Lead Nurse, Head of Pain Services, Royal Brompton & Har...
  • November 8, 2020 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET

    Psychological interventions: Cognitive approaches

    Tamar Pincus
    Professor, Health and Care Professionals Council, Unite...
    Harbinder Sandhu
    Associate Professor, University of Warwick, United King...
  • November 8, 2020 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET

    Special populations 2

    Harriët Wittink
    Physiotherapist and Chair, Lifestyle and Health Researc...
    Jeanine Verbunt
    Professor, Maastricht University and Adelante, Center o...
    Patricia Schofield
    Professor, Pain & Ageing, Sheffield Hallam University,...
    Laura Hemmings
    Teaching Fellow in Physiotherapy, University of Birming...
  • November 8, 2020 - 10:30-11:30 AM CET

    Educating patient and professionals

    Petra Mandysová
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Studies Departme...
    Emma Briggs
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
  • November 8, 2020 - 10:30-11:30 AM CET

    Primers to specific pain conditions

    Hani Hattar
    Senior consultant in Pain Management, Pain Unit, VSpeäs...
    Frank Huygen
    Anaesthesiologist, University Hospital, Erasmus Medica...
    Nina Bohm Starke
    Associate Professor and Senior Consultant, Department o...
    David Walsh
    Director, Pain Centre Versus Arthritis, Professor of Rh...
  • November 8, 2020 - 10:30-11:30 AM CET

    Psychological interventions: Behavioural approaches

    Regine Klinger
    Professor, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germ...
    Johan Vlaeyen
    Professor, University of Leuven, Belgium and Maastricht...
  • November 8, 2020 - 10:30-11:30 AM CET

    Special populations 1

    Catherine Blake
    Professor, UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy a...
    Roberto Casale
    Professor, Opusmedica, PC&R, Persons, Care & Research N...
    An de Groef
    Professor, University of Antwerp, Department Rehabilita...
  • Break
    November 8, 2020, 10:20-10:30 AM CET

    Break

  • November 8, 2020 - 9:20-10:20 AM CET

    "Referral Diagnosis Low Back Pain: Only the Tip of the Iceberg" managing pain from a MDT perspective

    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hosp...
    Koen Bernar
    Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, UZ Leuven, Belgium
    Susan Broekmans
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital Leuven,...
    Eline Coppens
    Clinical Psychologist, Leuven Hospital, Belgium
    Peter Van Wambeke
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Specialist,...
    Sofie Verbruggen
    Social Worker, Center for Pain Management and Algology,...
  • November 8, 2020, 8:50-9:20 AM CET

    Appropriate referral and selection of patients with chronic pain for neuromodulation

    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and...
    Frank Huygen
    Anaesthesiologist, University Hospital, Erasmus Medica...
  • November 7, 2020 - 5:15-5:45 PM CET

    The role of cannabinoid-based medicines in pain management

    Silviu Brill
    Director of Institute of Pain Medicine, Tel Aviv Medica...
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine an...
  • Break
    November 7, 2020 - 4:30PM-5:15PM CET

    Break

  • November 7, 2020 - 3:30-4:30 PM CET

    Interprofessional working: Who does what, barriers & facilitators to IP working, road map for IP working

    Harm Peters
    Professor for Medical Education and Medicine, Charité -...
    Emma Briggs
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
    Brian McGuire
    Founding Co-Director of the Centre for Pain Research an...
    Paul Wilkinson
    Consultant, Pain Medicine, Newcastle Pain Management Un...
  • Break
    November 7, 2020 - 3:15PM-3:30PM CET

    Break

  • November 7, 2020 - 2:15-3:15 PM CET

    Chronic visceral pain

    Asbjørn Mohr Drewes
    Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Aalborg Univ...
    Tim Vanuytsel
    Professor, Belgium
    Monique Steegers
    Professor, Anesthesiologist, Pain and Palliative Specia...
  • November 7, 2020 - 2:15-3:15 PM

    Evidence based pain nursing

    Emma Briggs
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
    Jacqueline Van Dijk
    Nurse, Pain Clinic, University Medical Centre Utrecht,...
    Martin Galligan
    The Royal Marsden School, United Kingdom
  • November 7, 2020 - 2:15-3:15 PM CET

    Principles of treatment 2

    Catherine Blake
    Professor, UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy a...
    Andreas Rothgangel
    Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Dept. of Health, R...
    Teresa Paolucci
    Professor, Italy
    Fabrizio Benedetti
    Professor, University of Turin Medical School, Neurosci...
  • November 7, 2020 - 2:15-3:15 PM CET

    Psychological interventions: Workplace interventions

    Edmund Keogh
    Deputy Director, Bath Centre for Pain Research and Prof...
    Chris Main
    Professor, Keele University, United Kingdom
  • Exhibition and Lunch Break
    November 7, 2020 - 1:30PM-2:15PM CET

    Exhibition and Lunch Break

  • November 7, 2020 - 12:30-1:30 PM CET

    Clinical updates: Older people

    Irmela Gnass
    Professor, Institute of Nursing Science and Practice, P...
    Patricia Schofield
    Professor, Pain & Ageing, Sheffield Hallam University,...
    Juanita Cheuk-Alam-Balrak
    Nurse Practitioner, Teacher, Researcher, Acute Pain Ser...
  • November 7, 2020 - 12:30-1:30 PM CET

    Pharmacotherapy of chronic pain

    Roger Knaggs
    Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, Univ...
    Dominic Aldington
    Consultant, Pain Medicine, United Kingdom
    David Walsh
    Director, Pain Centre Versus Arthritis, Professor of Rh...
    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hosp...
  • November 7, 2020 - 12:30-1:30 PM CET

    Principles of treatment 1

    Morten Hoegh
    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, De...
    Peter O'Sullivan
    Professor, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science...
    Rob Smeets
    Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine at Maastricht Univ...
  • November 7, 2020 - 12:30-1:30 PM CET

    Psychological interventions: Behaviour change

    Tamar Pincus
    Professor, Health and Care Professionals Council, Unite...
    Emelien Lauwerier
    Ghent University Department of Experimental Clinical an...
  • Break
    November 7, 2020 - 12:15-12:30 PM CET

    Break

  • November 7, 2020 - 11:15 AM-12:15 PM

    Clinical updates: Children and young people & intellectual disabilities

    Owen Doody
    Senior Lecturer in Nursing, University of Limerick, Ire...
    Mats Eriksson
    Professor in Nursing Science and a Specialist Nurse in...
    Maria Bailey
    Ireland
  • November 7, 2020 - 11:15 AM-12:15 PM CET

    Evidence based acute pain management

    Winfried Meissner
    Consultant and Head of Pain Unit, Dept. of Anaesthesiol...
    Esther Pogatzki-Zahn
    University Hospital Muenster, Dept. Of Anästhesiology,...
    Olle Ljungqvist
    Professor of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Örebr...
  • November 7, 2020 - 11:15 AM-12:15 PM CET

    Psychological and social common assessment

    Monika Hasenbring
    Dept. of Medical Psychology and Sociology Faculty of Me...
    Jonathan Hill
    School of Primary, Community and Social Care Primary Ca...
  • November 07, 2020 - 11:15 AM-12:15 PM CET

    Treatment, communication, education

    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Pro...
    Jo Nijs
    Professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium, Phys...
    Stefan Elbers
    Professor, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Rese...
  • Break
    November 7, 2020 - 10:30-11:15 AM CET

    Break

  • EDPM Exam Guidance
    November 7, 2020, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM CET

    EDPM Exam Guidance

    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • EDPP Exam Guidance
    November 7, 2020, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM CET

    EDPP Exam Guidance

    Harriët Wittink
    Physiotherapist and Chair, Lifestyle and Health Research Group, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 9:30-10:30 AM CET

    Communicating with the person in pain

    Mary O'Keeffe
    Physiotherapist, European Union Horizon 2020 Marie Skło...
    Chris Main
    Professor, Keele University, United Kingdom
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Pro...
    Tasha Stanton
    Associate Professor, Osteoarthritis Research Theme Lead...
  • Break
    November 7, 2020 - 9:20-9:30 AM CET

    Break

  • November 7, 2020 - 8:50-9:20 AM CET

    Overview and new directions in the pharmacotherapy of pain

    Patrice Forget
    Honorary Treasurer of the European Pain Federation, Uni...
    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hosp...
  • November 7, 2020 8:20-8:50 AM CET

    Neurophysiological exploration of chronic pain - Central assessment

    Andreas Kopf
    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin c...
    Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medi...
    Roland Peyron
    Associate Professor, Pain Center, CHU de St-Etienne and...
  • November 6, 2020 - 5:15PM-5:45PM CET

    Neurophysiological exploration of chronic pain - Peripheral assessment

    Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medi...
    Daniel Ciampi de Andrade
    Professor, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
    Andrea Truini
    Neurologist and Neurophysiologist, Neuromuscular Diseas...
  • Break
    November 6, 2020 - 4:30PM-5:15PM CET

    Break

  • November 6, 2020 - 3:30PM-4:30PM CET

    Assessment: Spotlight on sub-groups

    Emelien Lauwerier
    Ghent University Department of Experimental Clinical an...
    Edmund Keogh
    Deputy Director, Bath Centre for Pain Research and Prof...
  • November 6, 2020 - 3:30PM-4:30PM CET

    Clinical updates: Cancer & cancer survivors

    Martin Galligan
    The Royal Marsden School, United Kingdom
    Suzanne Chapman
    Clinical Nurse Specialist Pain Management, Royal Marsde...
  • November 6, 2020 - 3:30PM-4:30PM CET

    Measurement

    Harriët Wittink
    Physiotherapist and Chair, Lifestyle and Health Researc...
    Catherine Doody
    Associate Professor, School of Public Health Physiother...
    Morten Hoegh
    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, De...
  • November 6, 2020 - 3:30PM-4:30PM CET

    Opioids in chronic non-cancer pain

    Kevin Vowles
    Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psyc...
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine an...
    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and...
    Geert Dom
    Antwerp University, Belgium European Federation of Addi...
  • Break
    November 6, 2020 - 3:15PM-3:30PM CET

    Break

  • November 6, 2020 - 2:15PM-3:15PM CET

    Assessment of social and cultural aspects of pain

    Elia Valentini
    Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University o...
    Whitney Scott
    Lecturer, Clinical Health Psychology, King's College, L...
  • November 6, 2020 - 2:15PM-3:15PM CET

    Assessment

    Morten Hoegh
    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, De...
    Caroline Terwee
    Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department...
    Jonathan Hill
    School of Primary, Community and Social Care Primary Ca...
    Albère Köke
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, CAPHRI, Maastric...
  • November 6, 2020 - 2:15PM-3:15PM CET

    Chronic widespread pain

    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine an...
    Claudia Sommer
    Professor, Neurology and Pain Research, University of W...
    Serge Perrot
    Head of the Pain Centre, Cochin Hospital, Professor of...
    Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
    Clinician, Teacher and Clinical Researcher at McGill Un...
  • November 6, 2020 - 2:15PM-3:15PM CET

    Substance dependence and tolerance in managing pain

    Georgina Morley
    Nurse Ethicist, Director of the Nursing Ethics Program,...
    Susan Broekmans
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital Leuven,...
    Felicia Jane Cox
    Lead Nurse, Head of Pain Services, Royal Brompton & Har...
  • Exhibition and Lunch Break
    November 6, 2020 - 1:30PM-2:15PM CET

    Exhibition and Lunch Break

  • November 6, 2020 - 12:30PM-1:30PM CET

    Cancer-related pain

    Michael Bennett
    St. Gemma's Professor of Palliative Medicine, Head of A...
    Sam Ahmedzai
    NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Cancer - Supportiv...
    Manohar Sharma
    Professor, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Univ...
    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and...
  • November 6, 2020 - 12:30PM-1:30PM CET

    Complex and multidimensional nature of pain

    Harriët Wittink
    Physiotherapist and Chair, Lifestyle and Health Researc...
    Mary O'Keeffe
    Physiotherapist, European Union Horizon 2020 Marie Skło...
    Ulrike Kaiser
    Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital Carl Gustav...
    Peter O'Sullivan
    Professor, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science...
  • November 6, 2020 - 12:30PM-1:30PM CET

    Complex pain management and co-morbidities

    Rianne van Boekel
    Radboud University Medical Center, HAN University of Ap...
    Inge Arnts
    Nurse Specialist, Chronic Pain, Radboud Expertise Centr...
    Nadja Nestler
    Registered Nurse, Paracelsus Medical University Salzbur...
  • November 6, 2020 - 12:30PM-1:30PM CET

    Neuropsychological factors in chronic pain

    Geert Crombez
    Professor of Health Psychology in the Faculty of Psycho...
    Anthony Jones
    Professor of Neuro-rheumatology, University of Manchest...
  • Break
    November 6, 2020 - 12:15-12:30 PM CET

    Break

  • November 6, 2020 - 11:15AM-12:15PM CET

    Clinical psychology: Nociceptive aspects

    Johan Vlaeyen
    Professor, University of Leuven, Belgium and Maastricht...
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Universi...
  • November 6, 2020 - 11:15AM-12:15PM CET

    Neuropathic pain

    Thomas Tölle
    Professor, Department of Neurology, Technische Universi...
    Solomon Tesfaye
    Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist, Sheffield Teachin...
    Nanna Brix Finnerup
    Professor And Head of the Danish Pain Research Center,...
  • November 6, 2020 - 11:15AM-12:15PM CET

    Nursing assessment and measurement of pain

    Susan Broekmans
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital Leuven,...
    Petra Mandysová
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Studies Departme...
    Nadja Nestler
    Registered Nurse, Paracelsus Medical University Salzbur...
  • November 6, 2020 - 11:15AM-12:15PM CET

    Pain science and knowledge

    Catherine Doody
    Associate Professor, School of Public Health Physiother...
    Morten Hoegh
    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, De...
  • Break
    November 6, 2020 - 10:30-11:15 AM CET

    Break

  • November 6, 2020 - 9:30-10:30 AM CET

    Neurobiology of pain & strategies to modulate at various levels from MDT perspective

    Andreas Kopf
    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin c...
    Thomas Graven-Nielsen
    Director, Center for Neuroplasticity and Pain (CNAP), D...
    Anneleen Malfliet
    Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Postd...
  • Break
    November 6, 2020 - 9:20-9:30 AM CET

    Break

  • November 6, 2020 - 8:50-9:20 AM CET

    Diabetes and pain: An update

    Magdalena Kocot-Kępska
    Department of Pain Research and Treatment, Chair of Ane...
    Solomon Tesfaye
    Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist, Sheffield Teachin...
  • November 6, 2020 - 8:20-8:50 AM CET

    Neuroplasticity and pain: Understanding the neurobiology to help our patients in pain

    Elon Eisenberg
    Director, Pain Research Unit, Institute of Pain Medicin...
    Kirsty Bannister
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
  • Topical lecture
  • November 6, 2020 - 8:20-8:50 AM CET

    Neuroplasticity and pain: Understanding the neurobiology to help our patients in pain

    Elon Eisenberg
    Director, Pain Research Unit, Institute of Pain Medicin...
    Kirsty Bannister
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
  • November 6, 2020 - 8:50-9:20 AM CET

    Diabetes and pain: An update

    Magdalena Kocot-Kępska
    Department of Pain Research and Treatment, Chair of Ane...
    Solomon Tesfaye
    Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist, Sheffield Teachin...
  • November 6, 2020 - 5:15PM-5:45PM CET

    Neurophysiological exploration of chronic pain - Peripheral assessment

    Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medi...
    Daniel Ciampi de Andrade
    Professor, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
    Andrea Truini
    Neurologist and Neurophysiologist, Neuromuscular Diseas...
  • November 7, 2020 8:20-8:50 AM CET

    Neurophysiological exploration of chronic pain - Central assessment

    Andreas Kopf
    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin c...
    Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medi...
    Roland Peyron
    Associate Professor, Pain Center, CHU de St-Etienne and...
  • November 7, 2020 - 8:50-9:20 AM CET

    Overview and new directions in the pharmacotherapy of pain

    Patrice Forget
    Honorary Treasurer of the European Pain Federation, Uni...
    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hosp...
  • November 7, 2020 - 5:15-5:45 PM CET

    The role of cannabinoid-based medicines in pain management

    Silviu Brill
    Director of Institute of Pain Medicine, Tel Aviv Medica...
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine an...
  • November 8, 2020, 8:50-9:20 AM CET

    Appropriate referral and selection of patients with chronic pain for neuromodulation

    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and...
    Frank Huygen
    Anaesthesiologist, University Hospital, Erasmus Medica...
  • Interprofessional learning session
  • November 6, 2020 - 9:30-10:30 AM CET

    Neurobiology of pain & strategies to modulate at various levels from MDT perspective

    Andreas Kopf
    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin c...
    Thomas Graven-Nielsen
    Director, Center for Neuroplasticity and Pain (CNAP), D...
    Anneleen Malfliet
    Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Postd...
  • November 7, 2020 - 9:30-10:30 AM CET

    Communicating with the person in pain

    Mary O'Keeffe
    Physiotherapist, European Union Horizon 2020 Marie Skło...
    Chris Main
    Professor, Keele University, United Kingdom
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Pro...
    Tasha Stanton
    Associate Professor, Osteoarthritis Research Theme Lead...
  • November 7, 2020 - 3:30-4:30 PM CET

    Interprofessional working: Who does what, barriers & facilitators to IP working, road map for IP working

    Harm Peters
    Professor for Medical Education and Medicine, Charité -...
    Emma Briggs
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
    Brian McGuire
    Founding Co-Director of the Centre for Pain Research an...
    Paul Wilkinson
    Consultant, Pain Medicine, Newcastle Pain Management Un...
  • November 8, 2020 - 9:20-10:20 AM CET

    "Referral Diagnosis Low Back Pain: Only the Tip of the Iceberg" managing pain from a MDT perspective

    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hosp...
    Koen Bernar
    Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, UZ Leuven, Belgium
    Susan Broekmans
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital Leuven,...
    Eline Coppens
    Clinical Psychologist, Leuven Hospital, Belgium
    Peter Van Wambeke
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Specialist,...
    Sofie Verbruggen
    Social Worker, Center for Pain Management and Algology,...
  • November 8, 2020 - 12:40-1:40 PM CET

    Pain Prevention (2020 European year against pain) Impact of lifestyle factors

    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Pro...
    Elizabeth Dean
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Physical Therapy, Uni...
    Joe Tatta
    Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, Unit...
    Anne Söderlund
    Professor in Physiotherapy, School of Health, Care and...
  • Pain Medicine educational session
  • November 6, 2020 - 11:15AM-12:15PM CET

    Neuropathic pain

    Thomas Tölle
    Professor, Department of Neurology, Technische Universi...
    Solomon Tesfaye
    Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist, Sheffield Teachin...
    Nanna Brix Finnerup
    Professor And Head of the Danish Pain Research Center,...
  • November 6, 2020 - 12:30PM-1:30PM CET

    Cancer-related pain

    Michael Bennett
    St. Gemma's Professor of Palliative Medicine, Head of A...
    Sam Ahmedzai
    NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Cancer - Supportiv...
    Manohar Sharma
    Professor, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Univ...
    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and...
  • November 6, 2020 - 2:15PM-3:15PM CET

    Chronic widespread pain

    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine an...
    Claudia Sommer
    Professor, Neurology and Pain Research, University of W...
    Serge Perrot
    Head of the Pain Centre, Cochin Hospital, Professor of...
    Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
    Clinician, Teacher and Clinical Researcher at McGill Un...
  • November 6, 2020 - 3:30PM-4:30PM CET

    Opioids in chronic non-cancer pain

    Kevin Vowles
    Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psyc...
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine an...
    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and...
    Geert Dom
    Antwerp University, Belgium European Federation of Addi...
  • November 7, 2020 - 11:15 AM-12:15 PM CET

    Evidence based acute pain management

    Winfried Meissner
    Consultant and Head of Pain Unit, Dept. of Anaesthesiol...
    Esther Pogatzki-Zahn
    University Hospital Muenster, Dept. Of Anästhesiology,...
    Olle Ljungqvist
    Professor of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Örebr...
  • November 7, 2020 - 12:30-1:30 PM CET

    Pharmacotherapy of chronic pain

    Roger Knaggs
    Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, Univ...
    Dominic Aldington
    Consultant, Pain Medicine, United Kingdom
    David Walsh
    Director, Pain Centre Versus Arthritis, Professor of Rh...
    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hosp...
  • November 7, 2020 - 2:15-3:15 PM CET

    Chronic visceral pain

    Asbjørn Mohr Drewes
    Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Aalborg Univ...
    Tim Vanuytsel
    Professor, Belgium
    Monique Steegers
    Professor, Anesthesiologist, Pain and Palliative Specia...
  • November 8, 2020 - 10:30-11:30 AM CET

    Primers to specific pain conditions

    Hani Hattar
    Senior consultant in Pain Management, Pain Unit, VSpeäs...
    Frank Huygen
    Anaesthesiologist, University Hospital, Erasmus Medica...
    Nina Bohm Starke
    Associate Professor and Senior Consultant, Department o...
    David Walsh
    Director, Pain Centre Versus Arthritis, Professor of Rh...
  • November 8, 2020 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET

    Interventional pain management

    Arun Bhaskar
    United Kingdom
    Jan Van Zundert
    Anesthesiologist, Head of the Multidisciplinary Pain Ce...
    Samer Narouze
    Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine at Western Res...
    Elon Eisenberg
    Director, Pain Research Unit, Institute of Pain Medicin...
  • Physiotherapy educational session
  • November 6, 2020 - 11:15AM-12:15PM CET

    Pain science and knowledge

    Catherine Doody
    Associate Professor, School of Public Health Physiother...
    Morten Hoegh
    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, De...
  • November 6, 2020 - 12:30PM-1:30PM CET

    Complex and multidimensional nature of pain

    Harriët Wittink
    Physiotherapist and Chair, Lifestyle and Health Researc...
    Mary O'Keeffe
    Physiotherapist, European Union Horizon 2020 Marie Skło...
    Ulrike Kaiser
    Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital Carl Gustav...
    Peter O'Sullivan
    Professor, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science...
  • November 6, 2020 - 2:15PM-3:15PM CET

    Assessment

    Morten Hoegh
    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, De...
    Caroline Terwee
    Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department...
    Jonathan Hill
    School of Primary, Community and Social Care Primary Ca...
    Albère Köke
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, CAPHRI, Maastric...
  • November 6, 2020 - 3:30PM-4:30PM CET