International Symposium on Pediatric Pain

The main event sponsored by the SIG is the biannual International Symposium on Pediatric Pain. The International Symposium on Pediatric Pain (ISPP) is the premier international, interdisciplinary conference on pain in infants, children, and adolescents.
The International Symposium on Pediatric Pain (ISPP) was first held in 1988 in Seattle, USA and has been organised biannually ever since. See below for an overview. Program brochures for ISPPs from 2000 onward are located here (IASP login required), available as one PDF for each conference.
XI2017        Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
X 2015        Seattle, USA
IX 2013       Stockholm, Sweden
VIII 2010     Acapulco, Mexico
VII 2006      Vancouver, Canada
VI 2003       Sydney, Australia
V 2000        London, England
IV 1997       Helsinki, Finland
III 1994       Philadelphia, USA
II 1991        Montreal, Canada
I 1988         Seattle, USA

Update on the 13th ISPP:
We are excited to announce the ISPP 2022 conference is one year away, with preparations progressing for this to be held from 24-27 March 2022 at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland, New Zealand. This will now be a hybrid meeting to allow virtual and in-person attendance. Regular updates on further details for the symposium format will be posted as well as what is happening with international travel into New Zealand.

At this time the Scientific Program Committee is thrilled to announce our outstanding line-up of plenary speakers:
Dr. Mercedes Bernadá (Uruguay)
Ricardo Carbajal, MD, PhD (France)
Michael Jankowski, PhD (USA)
Gustaf Ljungman MD PhD (Sweden)
Verity Pacey, PhD (Australia)
Dr. Greta Palmer (Australia)
Rebecca Pillai Riddell PhD (Canada)
Clifford J. Woolf, M.B., B.Ch., Ph.D. (USA)
Dr. Angela Yeo (Singapore)

Thursday 24 March 2022 will continue to be the Education Day while Friday 25 to Sunday 27 March will be the dates for the Symposium. See for further information.

Key Dates:
Call for Abstracts Opens 15 May 2021
Registration opens 15 September 2021
Deadline for Oral Presentations Abstracts 15 October 2021
Deadline for Poster Presentations Abstracts 15 October 2021
Notice of acceptance to submission authors 15 December 2021
Early Bird Registration Closes 15 January 2022
Late breaking abstracts due 15 January 2022
Notifications sent by 20 February 2022