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.

Update on the 14th ISPP:

We are delighted to announce that the 14th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. October 1-5. 2023. Many of you are familiar with Nova Scotian hospitality from previous conferences at White Point Beach, and we can assure you that this will be a delightful, educational, and inspiring experience. More information on the program will be forthcoming, but in the meantime, have a look at this short video.

                        XIV 2023     Halifax, Canada (October 1-5. 2023)
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