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14th Annual

Pain Society of Alberta Conference 

VIRTUAL

October 16 - 18, 2020

38 Speakers

Over 4500 Registrants

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Welcome to our

Virtual Pain Conference

Our focus is to deliver a high quality, evidence-informed and diverse event to improve pain management strategies.  We strive to advocate for continuing professional development opportunities for all health care providers in Alberta and beyond.

Registration is still open!

Conference Information

Digital Passport

Stay engaged during our 14th Annual Pain Society of Alberta Virtual Conference.  Our digital passport link offers you the chance to enter to win one of our many prizes valued at over $10,000!

 

All submissions need to be in by 1500h Sunday October 18th to qualify & winners will be drawn during the conference, on Sunday October 18th, 2020 at 1730h MDT.

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Our 2020 Exhibitors

To engage with our exhibitors please access the booths through the dedicated livestream page.

Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

Not for Profit

 

Opening Our Conference

Dr. Ted Braun

Vice President and Medical Director, Clinical Operations for Alberta Health Services.

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Louise Crane

Metis Elder of Cree Heritage

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2020 Distinguished Speakers

Claudine Adlington

Advocate and Founder of Alberta Talks Pain.

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Dr. Samina Ali

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta.

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Dr. Werner Becker

Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurology, University of Calgary Founder of the Calgary Headache Assessment and Management Program (CHAMP).

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Carol Bennett

Chief Executive Officer, Pain Australia.

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Dr. Katie Birnie

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, University of Calgary 

Assistant Scientific Director, Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) 

Psychologist, Alberta Children’s Hospital

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Dr. Norm Buckley

Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anesthesia, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University.

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Dr. Fiona Campbell

Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Past President, Canadian Pain Society, Co-Chair Canadian Pain Task Force.

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Katie Caldwell

Person with lived experience.  First year of medical school University of Alberta.  Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary.

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Dr. Hance Clarke

Director, Transitional Pain Program, Toronto General Hospital.

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Julia Condrea

Social Worker, Mosaic Refugee Health Clinic, Mosaic Primary Care Network, Calgary.

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Dr. Lara Cooke

Director, Calgary Headache Assessment and Management Program (CHAMP), Alberta Health Services.

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Dr. David Dodick

Professor of Neurology, Director of the Headache and Concussion Programs at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

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Dr. Norman Doidge

Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst, Researcher, and author of The Brain That Changes Itself, and The Brain’s Way of Healing.

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Guy Felicella

Peer Clinical Advisor, British Columbia Centre on Substance Use.

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Tracy Fossum

Advocate and Founder of Help Alberta’s Pain.

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Dr. Michael Gold

President, United States Association for the Study of Pain (US ASP).

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Maria Hudspith

Executive Director, PainBC and Co-Chair Canadian Pain Task Force.

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Dr. Stefan Kertesz

Professor, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama.

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Sheila Killoran

Certified Music Therapist, Tertiary Palliative Care, Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Edmonton.

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Dr. Michael Knash

Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Neurology, University of Alberta.

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Dr. Jaeun Macen

Certified Spiritual Care Practitioner, Alberta Health Services.

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Dr. Jessica Merlin

Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and the Director of the Challenges in Managing and Preventing Pain (CHAMPP) clinical research center, University of Pittsburgh.

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Dr. Melanie Noel

Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist, Director of the Alberta Children's Pain Research Lab.

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Dr. Tara Packham

Occupational Therapist, Assistant Professor, School of Rehabilitation, Sciences at McMaster University.

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Dr. John Pereira

Immediate Past President, Pain Society of Alberta, and

President-Elect of the Canadian Pain Society.

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Shelly Prosko

Physiotherapist, Yoga Therapist, Author, Educator.

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Dr. Maitreyi Raman

Clinical Associate Professor, Medical Director Alberta’s Collaboration of Excellence for Nutrition and Digestive Diseases.

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Dr. Nivez Rasic

Medical Director, Vi Riddell Pain Program, Alberta Children’s Hospital.

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Dr. Launette Rieb

Addiction Medicine Specialist and Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia.

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Dr. Tasha Stanton

Associate Professor in Clinical Pain Neuroscience, University of Southern Australia.

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Dr. Mick Sullivan

Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Health, McGill University.

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Dr. Rob Tanguay

President, Pain Society of Alberta, and Co-Chair, Alberta Pain Strategy.

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Lissanthea Taylor

Physiotherapist, Narrative Medicine Scholar, Pain Educator.

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Dr. Susan Tupper

Strategy Consultant, Saskatchewan Pain Quality Improvement and Research.

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Tracy Wasylak

Chief Program Officer, Strategic Clinical Networks and Co-Chair, Alberta Pain Strategy.

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Hayley York

Person with lived experience.

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The Pain Society

of Alberta

Contact Us

Email: Team@painab.ca
Tel: 780-457-5225
PO Box 71042 Silver Springs
198-8060 Silver Springs Blvd NW

Calgary, AB

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