2022 World Pain Summit

FRIDAY OCTOBER 14 - SUNDAY OCTOBER 16

Join our virtual conference filled with meaningful, evidence informed and up-to-date pain education topics. Either watch it virtually from your home or watch together from the Chateau Lake Louise where you will have access to our virtual presentations, the ability to network with friends and colleagues, and take advantage of our amazing room rates in a beautiful and majestic setting.

 

Come together to learn, share, and inspire during our event. Your evolving dialogue continues to benefit clinical practices, supporters, and those who live with chronic pain in Alberta and beyond. 

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TICKET PRICING

Early bird tickets until September 3rd!

OUR SPEAKERS

Distinguished speakers for our 2022 event!

OUR VENUE

Book your room at the Château Lake Louise.

OUR AWARDS

Nominate a Healthcare Provider today!

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A HYBRID MODEL

Either watch it virtually from your home or watch together from the Chateau Lake Louise where you will have access to our virtual presentations, the ability to network with friends and colleagues, and take advantage of our amazing room rates in a

beautiful and majestic setting.

2022 WORLD PAIN SUMMIT TICKET PRICING

Early Bird Rates end Saturday September 3, 2022!

 

$475

All Physicians and Researchers.

$399

All Healthcare Providers and Other Attendees.

$350

Full-time Medical Learners*

FREE

Mini World Pain Summit for People with Lived Experience. 

Only valid for attendance Saturday October 15, from 1240h-1640h**(virtual only)

*Medical Learners must provide proof of full-time enrollment in a post-secondary institution
** People with lived experience:  This ticket provides select access to conference events and is not intended for people with chronic pain who are employed healthcare providers or professionals.

Here's whats in store for you!

Our Opioid Panel

Dr. Jenni Joo

Keith Meldrum

Dr. Sam Parmiter

Dr. Nivez Rasic

Dr. Cathy Scrimshaw

Klaudia Zabrzenski

Preventing Acute Pain from Transitioning to Chronic Pain

Dr. Jenni Joo

Dr. Nivez Rasic

Rosa Reyes

Science-ploitation and the Rise of Science-y Unproven Therapies

Professor Timothy Caulfield

 

Workability and Return to Work

Rhea Bell

Doug Gross

Dr. Elisabeth Saxton

Dr. Elaine Wainwright

Mindfulness

Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix

Indigenous Wisdom: How Can it Guide Us?

Arrow BigSmoke

Teresa Trudeau

Dr. Simon Colgan

Healing Power of Nature

Dr. Leif Hass

Grief and Pain: Navigating the Elephant in the Room

Lori Chomik

Len McEwen

 

My Healing Cycle: Challenges and Successes

Spencer Beach

Social Prescribing: An Innovative Way to Address Pain

Dr. Marie Essam

Navigator Tool: Help with Chronic Pain Consultations

Dr. Martin Dunbar

Communicating Effectively When Explaining Pain

Luke Bongiorno

Prescribing PaRx

Alexandra Chisholm

Bonnie Klassen

Managing Arthritis

Christian Barton

Ryan Magnusson

Rethinking Osteoarthritis

Dr. Tasha Stanton

 
Business Conference

OUR EXHIBITORS

The incredible organizations that support our goals of

improving chronic pain care in Alberta and beyond.

PLATINUM

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SILVER

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NOT FOR PROFIT

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Be present and support all of our educational events!

THE FAIRMONT CHATEAU
LAKE LOUISE

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.

Our conference guests will be able to take advantage of our premiere room rates before, during, and after our event.

People with lived experience  are not able to reseve rooms at Chateau Lake Louise and you must be a conference registrant to book accommodation.

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PATIENT CHAMPIONS

The Pain Society of Alberta (PSA) Annual Pain Champion Award recognizes the significant
contributions made by a person or a group of people, living with pain.

PAIN EXCELLENCE

Candidates for this award are health care providers or a team that have exemplified
excellence in their clinical or academic practices and have made a positive impact to patient
care and delivery of services.