2020 Australian Pain Society 40th Annual Scientific Meeting
The Scientific Program Committee is thrilled to have procured three most impressive international speakers:
Professor John Cryan, from University College, Cork, Ireland, who’s current research focusses on the interaction between brain, gut and microbiome and how it applies to stress, psychiatric and immune-related disorders.
A/Professor Erin Krebs from University of Minnesota Medical School, USA. Her research addresses chronic pain and opioid analgesics.
Dr Janet Bultitude from the University of Bath in the UK, whose research interests are pain, attention and sensorimotor interactions, as well as neurorehabilitation, and the ‘neglect-like’ sensory system changes in complex regional pain syndrome.
They will be joined by an inspiring range of national and international speakers who will provide a veritable glance at the most complex, challenging, provocative and indeed interesting topic: Pain.
The NSANZ ASM is quickly establishing itself as the key neuromodulation conference and destination for forward thinking pain specialists from within the Asia Pacific region. The NSANZ 2020 meeting program will be led by a number of esteemed international and national guest speakers including Dr Jason Pope from Evolve Restorative Centre, USA, A/Professor Ganesan 'Barani' Baranidhran, from Leeds teaching Hospital NHS Trust, UK and Dr Ali Rezai from West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. All three are considered world renowned key opinion leaders in pain management and neuromodulation; they have contributed significantly to the field of pain medicine and neuromodulation. They bring expertise in all forms of neuromodulation including spinal cord, dorsal root ganglion and peripheral nerve stimulation as well as up-to-date clinical research.
A number of well known national speakers will join our 3 international guests. The program will also include a number of break out sessions and a Cadaver Pre-Conference Workshop
Descending the analgesic ladder: The how, when and why of opioid tapering for chronic pain
International Neuromodulation Society (INS) and Neuromodulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (NSANZ) event
What: Free public lecture on neurostimulation for chronic pain, bladder conditions, & movement disorders Neurostimulation: An established drug-free therapy for chronic conditions that can improve quality of life
Neuromodulation for pain
Neuromodulation for bladder conditions such as overactive bladder
Neuromodulation for movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease
What the future holds
Who: Organized by the Neuromodulation Society of Australia and New Zealand and International Neuromodulation Society (INS), prior to the INS 14th World Congress
Emceed by Australian media personality and general practitioner Dr Sally Cockburn
Featuring patients, and national and international experts
SHPA is proud to announce a new CPD offering, Foundation Seminar in Pain Management, held on 16 – 17 June in Brisbane, presented by a selection of pharmacy’ leading experts.
When: 16 - 17 June 2018
Making Sense Of Pain
Our Seventh Inter-Professional Workshop
For All Health Professionals Who Engage With People Experiencing Pain
When: Thursday 21 - Friday 22 June 2018
Where: Wyllie Arthritis Centre, 17 Lemnos St., Shenton Park
Contact: Melanie Galbraith, firstname.lastname@example.org
John Quintner, email@example.com
Australia and Asia Pacific Clinical Oncology Research Development Workshop 2018 (ACORD)
The Medical Oncology Group of Australia recently opened the online application process for the 2018 Australia and Asia Pacific Clinical Oncology Research Development Workshop (ACORD): http://acord.org.au/
Applications can be submitted from 22 December 2017-26 February 2018. Junior clinicians and early stage researchers across all oncology and allied health disciplines in the Asia–Pacific region are invited to apply for a place on this career-enhancing education program in clinical trials design and development.
The Workshop, to be held at Magenta Shores on the New South Wales Central Coast of Australia, is a week-long residential educational program (9-14 September 2018) in clinical trials design and development. Around 73 junior clinicians and early stage researchers from the Asia-Pacific and a world class faculty of international leaders in cancer research, will come together for this unique oncology training program to develop clinical trials expertise and build professional networks.
When: 9-14 September 2018
Where: Magenta Shores New South Wales Central Coast, Australia
Apply now: http://acord.org.au/
Averting a public health crisis of opioid overdose deaths by encouraging psychological pain management in health services (webinar)
Australian Psychological Society, College of Health Psychologists and Health Psychology Services Australia are hosting a webinar for health professionals with an interest in pain. The webinar will discuss opioid overdose deaths and the role of psychological strategies in management of chronic pain.
When: Tuesday 12 December 2018
Time: 7pm – 8:30pm AEDT
The webinar will be presented by Professor John Toumbourou and Dr Mike Shelley.
PMRI Visiting Scholars Program (Sydney)
The PMRI Visiting Scholars Program is a free monthly event providing an opportunity to hear from national and international experts in the field of pain.
Where: Auditorium, Level 5, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
More information: Visit the website