2020 Pain Society

of Alberta Conference

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
October 16 - 18, 2020
Pre-Conference CME October 15, 2020

Join us from October 16 - 18th in beautiful Lake Louise, to gather clinical pearls that will enhance your professional development, together with your colleagues and and hundreds of clinicians working to promote pain treatment in Alberta.

Who Should Attend

All healthcare providers including physicians, physician specialists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, dietitians, kinesiologists, pain researchers, massage therapists, administrators.


Conference Brochure

View all of our itineraries outlining plenaries, workshops and social events occurring during our conference weekend. 

Become an Exhibitor

Join us to engage and educate our participants about your new and innivsative research and treatments

Accommodation & Getting Here

Take advantage of the reduced accommodation rates along with our travel discounts.

2020 Distinguished Speakers

Additional speakers to come!

Dr. David Dodick

A world leader in the field of headache and migraine from the Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Launette Rieb

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

Dr. Samina Ali

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, initiatives to improve children's pain care.

Dr. Hance Clarke

Director of Transitional Pain Program, Toronto General Hospital.

Dr. John Pereira

Physician, Alberta Health Services, Chronic Pain Center.

Dr. Tara Packham

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

Geri Bemister-Williams

Criminologist, Interventionist, Child Advocate and Addictions.

Julia Condrea

Social Worker, Mosaic Primary Care Network, communication and pain in different cultures.

Dr. Jaeun Macen

Certified Spiritual Care Practitioner, Alberta Health Services.

Shelly Prosko

Physiotherapist, yoga therapist, author, and educator.


The Historic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Lake Louise, Canada
October 16 - 18, 2020


Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism.

Book your accommodation into our reserved conference block by using the link below, or calling the reservations desk at 1.800.441.1414 or 403.522.1830.

Room rates available 3 days prior, and 3 days post conference, subject to availability.

Reservations must be made by September 14, 2020, to qualify for our group rate.

*Fees and taxes are extra

*Please note there are limited reservations in each room category.
*Accommodation is restricted to paying conference attendees only.  On-site parking is available.​


Getting to Us

Take advantage of our travel discounts!

Chateau Lake Louise is approximately 2 hours from Calgary and 4.5 hours from Edmonton.  The venue is within the Banff National Park and park passes are required. You can purchase a Banff Park Pass online or upon park entry.


West Jet is the designated airline for the 2020 Pain Society of Alberta Conference.  Receive 5% off your Econo* reservation, 10% off of EconoFlex, and Premium fares for travel within Canada.  To take advantage of this offer between October 9 - 24, 2020, use coupon code X25SM62.  Please visit West Jet Conventions to book!

AVIS is the designated ground transportation supplier for the 2020 Pain Society of Alberta Conference.  Receive up to 30% off from 

Avis Canada on your online vehicle booking by entering D979218 in the AWD field from October 8 - 25, 2020.  You can also reach the main reservation desk for further assistance at 1.800.331.1600.


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