Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain (SASP) - Annual Meeting 2017

Join your Scandinavian pain-interested colleagues in Aalborg, Denmark, for the Annual SASP Meeting on 27-28 April 2017. The meeting will take place at Aalborg University's downtown campus CREATE, overviewing the beautiful fjord "Limfjorden".


26.04.2017 kl. 11.23 - 28.04.2017 kl. 11.24


A meeting with presentations by renowned international speakers on timely topics in the pain community. 

The topic of the IASP Global Year Against Pain 2017 will be "Pain After Surgery". The Annual SASP 2017 Meeting will reflect this concerted interest by focusing on Neuroplasticity and Post-Operative Pain. 

A one-day Ph.D course will precede the scientific meeting on 26 April 2017.

The Annual SASP Meeting will be organized in collaboration with the Danish IASP Chapter. 


The following speakers have been confirmed for the SASP2017 meeting:

Key-note lecture: “Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain after Surgery” by Patricia Lavand’homme, Belgium

“Main Results from the PAIN OUT Project” by Winfried Meisner, Germany

Young Investigator Presentation: “Perioperative correlates of postoperative pain” by Kasper Grosen, Denmark

“Pre-Operative Treatment – Any Option” by Ester M. Pogatzki-Zahn, Germany

“Postoperative Pain following Total Joint Replacments” by Kristian Kjær Petersen, Denmark

“Basic Process and Mechanisms behind Hyperalgesia and Chronic Pain after” by Guy Simonnet, France

“Effect of exercises on pain sensitization in kids with chronic knee pain” by Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Denmark

“Emotional learning and neuroplasticity in chronic pain: Implications for treatment" by Herta Flor, Germany

“The Role of Glia in Generating Neuroplasticity” by Stefania Ceruti, Italy

”Peripheral Neuroplasticity and Pain” by Brian Cairns, Canada

“Strategies to prevent the transition from acute to chronic pain” by Michele Curatolo, USA

For further details and registation see the webpage of the annual meeting