14th Annual Pain Society

of Alberta Conference 

Virtual Checklist


October 16 - 18, 2020

38 Speakers

Over 4500 Registrants

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Setting you up for


The Pain Society of Alberta wants to ensure you start conference weekend on the right foot!  We have outlined our virtual platform and steps you can take to prepare yourself for the livestream October 16th - 18th, 2020.

Livestream Platforms

We will be presenting the conference through Vimeo Livestream on our dedicated page. 

The conference portal will become active at 630 AM MDT.

Exhibitor rooms can be accessed on their private channels during the conference from the livestream page, and will only be available if you are a Healthcare Provider from Canada.

Do I need an account?

No!  You will be able to access all of the speakers without an account.  You can utilize the chat function as a guest, only entering your name.  We ask that you enter your name (first only if you prefer) to use our chat function. 

Can anyone use the Chat?

Yes!  We encourage you to join the conversation in our chat over our conference weekend.  Please read our Community Guidelines.

For questions for our live Q and A please email

Can I watch on my Phone?


Recommended Mobile Browsers: Chrome 45+, Safari 10+ (iOS)

Desktop System Requirements

Windows 7 or higher, Mac OS X 10.6 or higher

Supported Browsers

  • Google Chrome 45+

  • Mozilla Firefox 49+

  • Safari 10+

  • Microsoft Edge 15+

Internet Strength Test

5-10mbps download speed is recommended.

Check your connection at


1. Refresh Page

2. Clear Browsing Data 

     Chrome: Browser Menu > More Tools > Clear Browsing Data

     FireFox: Browser Menu > Preferences > Privacy and Security >         

     Cookies and Site Data > Clear Data

     Safari: Browser Menu > Preferences > Privacy > Remove All Website Data

     Edge: Browser Menu > Settings > Privacy and Services >

     Clear Browsing Data

3. Disable Add-ons

     Chrome: Browser Menu > More Tools > Extensions > Disable

     FireFox: Browser Menu > Add-ons > Extensions >  Disable

     Safari: Browser Menu > Preferences > Security > Unclick 'Allow Plugins'

     Edge: Browser Menu > Preferences > Add-ons > Turn Off

4. Use a different web browser

Community Guidelines

This conference is a place to share ideas amongst like-minded professionals.  The Pain Society of Alberta is focused on delivering a high quality, evidence-informed and diverse event to improve pain management strategies.

We are shaped by the expertise and wisdom of this group; help us make it a place for intelligent, insightful and entertaining conversation.  We understand that conversations can get spirited (the best ones do!), but please be constructive.


  1. Asking for Medical Advice.  The Pain Society of Alberta does not provide any medical advice.  If you are seeking medical support, please contact your family physician. 

  2. Racism or Hate Speech. Don't post content for the purpose of promoting or inciting the hatred of, or dehumanizing, individuals or groups based on race, ethnic or national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or disease. 

  3. Vulgar Content.  Profanity, defamatory, libellous, offensive, abusive, discriminatory or demeaning content (including images, videos and links). 

  4. Violence.  Content that is disparaging, threatening, condoning violence or illegal behaviour.

  5. Violating Privacy.  If your posts or comments contain any personal, proprietary, confidential, sensitive, or nonpublic information e.g. names of individuals, email addresses, phone numbers, or patient information.

  6. Deceptive or Fraudulent Links. Don't post deceptive or fraudulent links in your posts. This includes giving links misleading descriptions, putting the wrong “source” in a post, setting misleading click-through links on images, or embedding links to pop-up ads.

  7. Spam.  Don't post excessively repetitive and/or disruptive posts or comments.

  8. Copyright or Trademark Infringement. Respect the copyrights and trademarks of others. View Canada's Copyright Act.

  9. Commercial Posts.  If your posts/comments sell products and services or recruit fans and followers etc.