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

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

    Brona Fullen, Elizabeth Dean, Joe Tatta, Anne Söderlund
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Elizabeth Dean
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Canada
    BIOGRAPHY
    Joe Tatta
    Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, United States
    BIOGRAPHY
    Anne Söderlund
    Professor in Physiotherapy, School of Health, Care and Welfare, Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Jan Van Zundert, Samer Narouze, Elon Eisenberg
    Arun Bhaskar
    United Kingdom
    Jan Van Zundert
    Anesthesiologist, Head of the Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, Hospital Oost Limburg, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Samer Narouze
    Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
    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
  • November 8, 2020 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET

    Leadership and advanced nursing practice

    Gillian Chumbley, Rianne van Boekel, Felicia Cox
    Gillian Chumbley
    Professor, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Rianne van Boekel
    Radboud University Medical Center, HAN University of Applied Sciences, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Felicia Jane Cox
    Lead Nurse, Head of Pain Services, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 8, 2020 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET

    Psychological interventions: Cognitive approaches

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

    Special populations 2

    Harriët Wittink, Jeanine Verbunt, Patricia Schofield, Laura Hemmings
    Harriët Wittink
    Physiotherapist and Chair, Lifestyle and Health Research Group, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Jeanine Verbunt
    Professor, Maastricht University and Adelante, Center of Expertise in Rehabilitation and Audiology, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Patricia Schofield
    Professor, Pain & Ageing, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Laura Hemmings
    Teaching Fellow in Physiotherapy, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 8, 2020 - 10:30-11:30 AM CET

    Educating patient and professionals

    Petra Mandysová, Emma Briggs
    Petra Mandysová
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Studies Department of Nursing University Pardubice, Czech Republic
    BIOGRAPHY
    Emma Briggs
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 8, 2020 - 10:30-11:30 AM CET

    Primers to specific pain conditions

    Hani Hattar, Frank Huygen, Nina Bohm Starke, David Walsh
    Hani Hattar
    Senior consultant in Pain Management, Pain Unit, VSpeästerviks Hospital, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
    Frank Huygen
    Anaesthesiologist, University Hospital, Erasmus Medical Centre, Professor in Anaesthesiology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nina Bohm Starke
    Associate Professor and Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Danderyd Hospital Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
    David Walsh
    Director, Pain Centre Versus Arthritis, Professor of Rheumatology, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 8, 2020 - 10:30-11:30 AM CET

    Psychological interventions: Behavioural approaches

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

    Special populations 1

    Catherine Blake, Roberto Casale, An de Groef
    Catherine Blake
    Professor, UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sport Science, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Roberto Casale
    Professor, Opusmedica, PC&R, Persons, Care & Research Network, 29121 Piacenza, Italy
    An de Groef
    Professor, University of Antwerp, Department Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy and KU Leuven, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Koen Bernar, Susan Broekmans, Eline Coppens, Peter Van Wambeke, Hilde Verbeke, Sofie Verbruggen, Elfi Vergaelen
    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Koen Bernar
    Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, UZ Leuven, Belgium
    Susan Broekmans
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital Leuven, Center for Pain Management and Algology, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Eline Coppens
    Clinical Psychologist, Leuven Hospital, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Peter Van Wambeke
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Specialist, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sofie Verbruggen
    Social Worker, Center for Pain Management and Algology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 8, 2020, 8:50-9:20 AM CET

    Appropriate referral and selection of patients with chronic pain for neuromodulation

    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc, Frank Huygen
    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Faculty of Medicine of University Maribor, Slovenia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Frank Huygen
    Anaesthesiologist, University Hospital, Erasmus Medical Centre, Professor in Anaesthesiology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 5:15-5:45 PM CET

    The role of cannabinoid-based medicines in pain management

    Silviu Brill, Winfried Häuser
    Silviu Brill
    Director of Institute of Pain Medicine, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
    BIOGRAPHY
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Emma Briggs, Brian McGuire, Paul Wilkinson
    Harm Peters
    Professor for Medical Education and Medicine, Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Emma Briggs
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Brian McGuire
    Founding Co-Director of the Centre for Pain Research and Founding Chair, Irish Pain Research Network, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Paul Wilkinson
    Consultant, Pain Medicine, Newcastle Pain Management Unit Royal Victoria Infirmary, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Tim Vanuytsel, Monique Steegers
    Asbjørn Mohr Drewes
    Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
    Tim Vanuytsel
    Professor, Belgium
    Monique Steegers
    Professor, Anesthesiologist, Pain and Palliative Specialist, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 2:15-3:15 PM

    Evidence based pain nursing

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

    Principles of treatment 2

    Catherine Blake, Andreas Rothgangel, Teresa Paolucci, Fabrizio Benedetti
    Catherine Blake
    Professor, UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sport Science, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Andreas Rothgangel
    Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Dept. of Health, Research Centre for Nutrition, Lifestyle and Exercise, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Fabrizio Benedetti
    Professor, University of Turin Medical School, Neuroscience Dept, Turin, Italy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 2:15-3:15 PM CET

    Psychological interventions: Workplace interventions

    Edmund Keogh, Chris Main
    Edmund Keogh
    Deputy Director, Bath Centre for Pain Research and Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    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, Patricia Schofield, Juanita Cheuk-Alam-Balrak
    Irmela Gnass
    Professor, Institute of Nursing Science and Practice, Paracelsus Medical University, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Patricia Schofield
    Professor, Pain & Ageing, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Juanita Cheuk-Alam-Balrak
    Nurse Practitioner, Teacher, Researcher, Acute Pain Service of the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 12:30-1:30 PM CET

    Pharmacotherapy of chronic pain

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

    Principles of treatment 1

    Morten Hoegh, Peter O'Sullivan, Rob Smeets
    Morten Hoegh
    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
    Peter O'Sullivan
    Professor, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Rob Smeets
    Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine at Maastricht University & Physiatrist at CIR Rehabilitation location Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 12:30-1:30 PM CET

    Psychological interventions: Behaviour change

    Tamar Pincus, Emelien Lauwerier
    Tamar Pincus
    Professor, Health and Care Professionals Council, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Emelien Lauwerier
    Ghent University Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology Ghent Health Psychology Lab Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Mats Eriksson, Maria Bailey
    Owen Doody
    Senior Lecturer in Nursing, University of Limerick, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Mats Eriksson
    Professor in Nursing Science and a Specialist Nurse in Intensive Care, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 11:15 AM-12:15 PM CET

    Evidence based acute pain management

    Winfried Meissner, Esther Pogatzki-Zahn, Olle Ljungqvist
    Winfried Meissner
    Consultant and Head of Pain Unit, Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Esther Pogatzki-Zahn
    University Hospital Muenster, Dept. Of Anästhesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Olle Ljungqvist
    Professor of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Örebro University Hospital & Örebro University, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 11:15 AM-12:15 PM CET

    Psychological and social common assessment

    Monika Hasenbring, Jonathan Hill
    Monika Hasenbring
    Dept. of Medical Psychology and Sociology Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Southern Denmark SDU, Germany
    Jonathan Hill
    School of Primary, Community and Social Care Primary Care Centre Versus Arthritis, Keele University, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 07, 2020 - 11:15 AM-12:15 PM CET

    Treatment, communication, education

    Brona Fullen, Jo Nijs, Stefan Elbers
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Jo Nijs
    Professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium, Physiotherapist/Manual Therapist, University Hospital Brussels, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Stefan Elbers
    Professor, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Research Group Lifestyle & Health, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Chris Main, Brona Fullen, Tasha Stanton
    Mary O'Keeffe
    Physiotherapist, European Union Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow at Musculoskeletal Health Sydney, The University of Sydney, Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Chris Main
    Professor, Keele University, United Kingdom
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Tasha Stanton
    Associate Professor, Osteoarthritis Research Theme Lead for IIMPACT in Health at The University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Bart Morlion
    Patrice Forget
    Honorary Treasurer of the European Pain Federation, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 8:20-8:50 AM CET

    Neurophysiological exploration of chronic pain - Central assessment

    Andreas Kopf, Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D., Roland Peyron
    Andreas Kopf
    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin campus, Charité University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medical Research, France
    BIOGRAPHY
    Roland Peyron
    Associate Professor, Pain Center, CHU de St-Etienne and Associate Director, Neuropain Team, U1028, Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, France
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 5:15PM-5:45PM CET

    Neurophysiological exploration of chronic pain - Peripheral assessment

    Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D., Daniel Ciampi de Andrade, Andrea Truini
    Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medical Research, France
    BIOGRAPHY
    Daniel Ciampi de Andrade
    Professor, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
    BIOGRAPHY
    Andrea Truini
    Neurologist and Neurophysiologist, Neuromuscular Disease Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Edmund Keogh
    Emelien Lauwerier
    Ghent University Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology Ghent Health Psychology Lab Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Edmund Keogh
    Deputy Director, Bath Centre for Pain Research and Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 3:30PM-4:30PM CET

    Clinical updates: Cancer & cancer survivors

    Martin Galligan, Suzanne Chapman
    Martin Galligan
    The Royal Marsden School, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Suzanne Chapman
    Clinical Nurse Specialist Pain Management, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 3:30PM-4:30PM CET

    Measurement

    Harriët Wittink, Catherine Doody, Morten Hoegh
    Harriët Wittink
    Physiotherapist and Chair, Lifestyle and Health Research Group, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Catherine Doody
    Associate Professor, School of Public Health Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College, Dublin, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Morten Hoegh
    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 3:30PM-4:30PM CET

    Opioids in chronic non-cancer pain

    Kevin Vowles, Winfried Häuser, Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc, Geert Dom
    Kevin Vowles
    Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Faculty of Medicine of University Maribor, Slovenia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Geert Dom
    Antwerp University, Belgium European Federation of Addiction Societies (EUFAS), Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Whitney Scott
    Elia Valentini
    Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Essex, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Whitney Scott
    Lecturer, Clinical Health Psychology, King's College, London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 2:15PM-3:15PM CET

    Assessment

    Morten Hoegh, Caroline Terwee, Jonathan Hill, Albère Köke
    Morten Hoegh
    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
    Caroline Terwee
    Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Epidemiology and Data Science, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Jonathan Hill
    School of Primary, Community and Social Care Primary Care Centre Versus Arthritis, Keele University, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Albère Köke
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 2:15PM-3:15PM CET

    Chronic widespread pain

    Winfried Häuser, Claudia Sommer, Serge Perrot, Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Claudia Sommer
    Professor, Neurology and Pain Research, University of Würzburg, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Serge Perrot
    Head of the Pain Centre, Cochin Hospital, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Paris University, France
    BIOGRAPHY
    Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
    Clinician, Teacher and Clinical Researcher at McGill University, Canada
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 2:15PM-3:15PM CET

    Substance dependence and tolerance in managing pain

    Georgina Morley, Susan Broekmans, Felicia Cox
    Georgina Morley
    Nurse Ethicist, Director of the Nursing Ethics Program, Cleveland Clinic, United States
    BIOGRAPHY
    Susan Broekmans
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital Leuven, Center for Pain Management and Algology, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Felicia Jane Cox
    Lead Nurse, Head of Pain Services, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Sam Ahmedzai, Manohar Sharma, Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    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
    Sam Ahmedzai
    NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Cancer - Supportive care and community-based research, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Manohar Sharma
    Professor, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Faculty of Medicine of University Maribor, Slovenia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 12:30PM-1:30PM CET

    Complex and multidimensional nature of pain

    Harriët Wittink, Mary O'Keeffe, Ulrike Kaiser, Peter O'Sullivan
    Harriët Wittink
    Physiotherapist and Chair, Lifestyle and Health Research Group, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Mary O'Keeffe
    Physiotherapist, European Union Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow at Musculoskeletal Health Sydney, The University of Sydney, Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Ulrike Kaiser
    Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Peter O'Sullivan
    Professor, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 12:30PM-1:30PM CET

    Complex pain management and co-morbidities

    Rianne van Boekel, Inge Arnts, Nadja Nestler
    Rianne van Boekel
    Radboud University Medical Center, HAN University of Applied Sciences, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Inge Arnts
    Nurse Specialist, Chronic Pain, Radboud Expertise Centre for Pain and Palliative Medicine, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nadja Nestler
    Registered Nurse, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg Institute of Nursing Sciences and Practice, Austria
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 12:30PM-1:30PM CET

    Neuropsychological factors in chronic pain

    Geert Crombez, Anthony Jones
    Geert Crombez
    Professor of Health Psychology in the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Anthony Jones
    Professor of Neuro-rheumatology, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Katja Wiech
    Johan Vlaeyen
    Professor, University of Leuven, Belgium and Maastricht, Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Katja Wiech
    Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • November 6, 2020 - 11:15AM-12:15PM CET

    Neuropathic pain

    Thomas Tölle, Julia Forstenpointer, Solomon Tesfaye, Nanna Brix Finnerup
    Thomas Tölle
    Professor, Department of Neurology, Technische Universität München, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Solomon Tesfaye
    Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Honorary Professor of Diabetic Medicine, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nanna Brix Finnerup
    Professor And Head of the Danish Pain Research Center, Department of Clinical Medicine, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 11:15AM-12:15PM CET

    Nursing assessment and measurement of pain

    Susan Broekmans, Petra Mandysová, Nadja Nestler
    Susan Broekmans
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital Leuven, Center for Pain Management and Algology, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Petra Mandysová
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Studies Department of Nursing University Pardubice, Czech Republic
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nadja Nestler
    Registered Nurse, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg Institute of Nursing Sciences and Practice, Austria
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 11:15AM-12:15PM CET

    Pain science and knowledge

    Catherine Doody, Morten Hoegh
    Catherine Doody
    Associate Professor, School of Public Health Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College, Dublin, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Morten Hoegh
    Aalborg University, SMI, Owner, FysioDanmark Aarhus, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Thomas Graven-Nielsen, Anneleen Malfliet
    Andreas Kopf
    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin campus, Charité University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Thomas Graven-Nielsen
    Director, Center for Neuroplasticity and Pain (CNAP), Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
    Anneleen Malfliet
    Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Foundation Flanders, Brussels
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Solomon Tesfaye
    Magdalena Kocot-Kępska
    Department of Pain Research and Treatment, Chair of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Solomon Tesfaye
    Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Honorary Professor of Diabetic Medicine, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 8:20-8:50 AM CET

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

    Elon Eisenberg, Kirsty Bannister
    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
    Kirsty Bannister
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Kirsty Bannister
    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
    Kirsty Bannister
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 8:50-9:20 AM CET

    Diabetes and pain: An update

    Magdalena Kocot-Kępska, Solomon Tesfaye
    Magdalena Kocot-Kępska
    Department of Pain Research and Treatment, Chair of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Solomon Tesfaye
    Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Honorary Professor of Diabetic Medicine, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 5:15PM-5:45PM CET

    Neurophysiological exploration of chronic pain - Peripheral assessment

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

    Neurophysiological exploration of chronic pain - Central assessment

    Andreas Kopf, Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D., Roland Peyron
    Andreas Kopf
    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin campus, Charité University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medical Research, France
    BIOGRAPHY
    Roland Peyron
    Associate Professor, Pain Center, CHU de St-Etienne and Associate Director, Neuropain Team, U1028, Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, France
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 8:50-9:20 AM CET

    Overview and new directions in the pharmacotherapy of pain

    Patrice Forget, Bart Morlion
    Patrice Forget
    Honorary Treasurer of the European Pain Federation, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 5:15-5:45 PM CET

    The role of cannabinoid-based medicines in pain management

    Silviu Brill, Winfried Häuser
    Silviu Brill
    Director of Institute of Pain Medicine, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
    BIOGRAPHY
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 8, 2020, 8:50-9:20 AM CET

    Appropriate referral and selection of patients with chronic pain for neuromodulation

    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc, Frank Huygen
    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Faculty of Medicine of University Maribor, Slovenia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Frank Huygen
    Anaesthesiologist, University Hospital, Erasmus Medical Centre, Professor in Anaesthesiology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Thomas Graven-Nielsen, Anneleen Malfliet
    Andreas Kopf
    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin campus, Charité University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Thomas Graven-Nielsen
    Director, Center for Neuroplasticity and Pain (CNAP), Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
    Anneleen Malfliet
    Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Foundation Flanders, Brussels
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 9:30-10:30 AM CET

    Communicating with the person in pain

    Mary O'Keeffe, Chris Main, Brona Fullen, Tasha Stanton
    Mary O'Keeffe
    Physiotherapist, European Union Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow at Musculoskeletal Health Sydney, The University of Sydney, Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Chris Main
    Professor, Keele University, United Kingdom
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Tasha Stanton
    Associate Professor, Osteoarthritis Research Theme Lead for IIMPACT in Health at The University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Emma Briggs, Brian McGuire, Paul Wilkinson
    Harm Peters
    Professor for Medical Education and Medicine, Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Emma Briggs
    Professor, King's College London, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Brian McGuire
    Founding Co-Director of the Centre for Pain Research and Founding Chair, Irish Pain Research Network, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Paul Wilkinson
    Consultant, Pain Medicine, Newcastle Pain Management Unit Royal Victoria Infirmary, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 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, Koen Bernar, Susan Broekmans, Eline Coppens, Peter Van Wambeke, Hilde Verbeke, Sofie Verbruggen, Elfi Vergaelen
    Bart Morlion
    Head of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Koen Bernar
    Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, UZ Leuven, Belgium
    Susan Broekmans
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital Leuven, Center for Pain Management and Algology, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Eline Coppens
    Clinical Psychologist, Leuven Hospital, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Peter Van Wambeke
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Specialist, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sofie Verbruggen
    Social Worker, Center for Pain Management and Algology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 8, 2020 - 12:40-1:40 PM CET

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

    Brona Fullen, Elizabeth Dean, Joe Tatta, Anne Söderlund
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Elizabeth Dean
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Canada
    BIOGRAPHY
    Joe Tatta
    Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, United States
    BIOGRAPHY
    Anne Söderlund
    Professor in Physiotherapy, School of Health, Care and Welfare, Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Pain Medicine educational session
  • November 6, 2020 - 11:15AM-12:15PM CET

    Neuropathic pain

    Thomas Tölle, Julia Forstenpointer, Solomon Tesfaye, Nanna Brix Finnerup
    Thomas Tölle
    Professor, Department of Neurology, Technische Universität München, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Solomon Tesfaye
    Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Honorary Professor of Diabetic Medicine, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nanna Brix Finnerup
    Professor And Head of the Danish Pain Research Center, Department of Clinical Medicine, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 12:30PM-1:30PM CET

    Cancer-related pain

    Michael Bennett, Sam Ahmedzai, Manohar Sharma, Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    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
    Sam Ahmedzai
    NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Cancer - Supportive care and community-based research, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Manohar Sharma
    Professor, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Faculty of Medicine of University Maribor, Slovenia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 2:15PM-3:15PM CET

    Chronic widespread pain

    Winfried Häuser, Claudia Sommer, Serge Perrot, Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Claudia Sommer
    Professor, Neurology and Pain Research, University of Würzburg, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Serge Perrot
    Head of the Pain Centre, Cochin Hospital, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Paris University, France
    BIOGRAPHY
    Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
    Clinician, Teacher and Clinical Researcher at McGill University, Canada
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 6, 2020 - 3:30PM-4:30PM CET

    Opioids in chronic non-cancer pain

    Kevin Vowles, Winfried Häuser, Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc, Geert Dom
    Kevin Vowles
    Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Faculty of Medicine of University Maribor, Slovenia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Geert Dom
    Antwerp University, Belgium European Federation of Addiction Societies (EUFAS), Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 11:15 AM-12:15 PM CET

    Evidence based acute pain management

    Winfried Meissner, Esther Pogatzki-Zahn, Olle Ljungqvist
    Winfried Meissner
    Consultant and Head of Pain Unit, Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Esther Pogatzki-Zahn
    University Hospital Muenster, Dept. Of Anästhesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Olle Ljungqvist
    Professor of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Örebro University Hospital & Örebro University, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 7, 2020 - 12:30-1:30 PM CET

    Pharmacotherapy of chronic pain

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

    Chronic visceral pain

    Asbjørn Mohr Drewes, Tim Vanuytsel, Monique Steegers
    Asbjørn Mohr Drewes
    Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
    Tim Vanuytsel
    Professor, Belgium
    Monique Steegers
    Professor, Anesthesiologist, Pain and Palliative Specialist, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 8, 2020 - 10:30-11:30 AM CET

    Primers to specific pain conditions

    Hani Hattar, Frank Huygen, Nina Bohm Starke, David Walsh
    Hani Hattar
    Senior consultant in Pain Management, Pain Unit, VSpeästerviks Hospital, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
    Frank Huygen
    Anaesthesiologist, University Hospital, Erasmus Medical Centre, Professor in Anaesthesiology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Nina Bohm Starke
    Associate Professor and Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Danderyd Hospital Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
    David Walsh
    Director, Pain Centre Versus Arthritis, Professor of Rheumatology, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • November 8, 2020 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET

    Interventional pain management

    Arun Bhaskar, Jan Van Zundert, Samer Narouze, Elon Eisenberg
    Arun Bhaskar
    United Kingdom
    Jan Van Zundert
    Anesthesiologist, Head of the Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, Hospital Oost Limburg, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Samer Narouze
    Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
    BIOGRAPHY