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The World Congress on Pain® is the preeminent global meeting devoted to sharing new developments in pain research, treatment, and education. The meeting brings together thousands of delegates from more than 100 countries across multiple disciplines. Participants include basic scientists, researchers, clinicians, physicians, students, and trainees—all of whom are devoted to improving pain relief worldwide. Connect with these global experts in an outstanding educational and social setting. We hope to see you in Amsterdam! View our interactive digital brochure.

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What was the most valuable aspect of the Congress?

“Learning new treatment options for pain problems to apply to my clinical practice.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“The wealth of information shared. It was like attending university for one week. I loved it!”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“High quality lectures, meeting researchers from around the world, and new collaborations.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Discovering what others in my discipline are doing and investigating.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Learning about aspects of others’ studies relevant to my own area of pain research.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Informal networking opportunities that arise and the opportunity to work with others around the world.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Interacting with professionals from other countries, sharing experiences, learning about what is new in the developed countries.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Gained a different perspective on how pain is viewed in other countries. I learned about the common challenges faced by all pain physicians and different ways to tackle them.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Plenary sessions were all fantastic and accessible.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Meeting globally recognized researchers and their research.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“New and deep knowledge regarding my interested field in pain—and the opportunities of networking.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Lots of new information on different aspects of pain was given. Networking was easy, and workshops were thorough.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Updates on current topics from a practical clinical point of view.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Networking at poster presentations and plenary sessions were interactive and debate-like.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Meeting people from around the world and their points of view about pain and new topics of investigation.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“As a trainee, I think the most valuable aspect of the Congress are the activities especially held for trainees like the mentor section or Connection Rx.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“The opportunity to have a global view of the actual activities that take place all over the world, to get ideas that we can apply in our day-to-day work and to evaluate the things that we don’t have and we can do.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“The good mixture of academic and industry-driven interaction through symposia, poster, workshop, and plenary lectures.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Having the opportunity to meet with our international collaborators from around the world.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“To be up-to-date with scientific research all over the world and to compare what is done in my own country.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“The newest information on a broad array of pain-related topics from the world’s top experts.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Meeting up with colleagues past and present. Learning and hearing from some of the best in the field.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Lectures and the opportunity to meet researchers to collaborate with.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Love the posters and talking to people about new ideas.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Knowledge and knowing what others around the globe are doing in pain.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee

“Provided a chance to keep up with the pace of development in pain research.”

16th World Congress on Pain Attendee