Scientific Program

* Subject to change

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

 08:00-17:00  Registration 

 09:00–10:30


Session I: Methodology - What have we Learnt, How can we Improve
Moderator: Chris Wells, U.K.

 09:00-09:30

 
Learning from Evidence – Problems Identified from 25 years of EBM in Pain
Elon Eisenberg, Rambam Health Care Campus,  Israel
 

 09:30-10:00

 
The Problems - A View from Across the Pond: We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat
Robert Dworkin, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA 

 10:00-10:30

 
Discussion: Methodology: The Way Forward

 10:30-11:00

 
Networking Break and visit the Exhibition

 11:00-12:30

 
Session II: Current Regulatory Trends in Pain Drug Development
Moderator: Robert Dworkin, USA

 11:00-11:30  
 Clinical Pain Trials: Industry Perspective
 James Nolan, InClinica, USA

 11:30-12:00

 The Placebo Response as a Confounder in Clinical Trials In Pain
 Nanna FinnerupDanish Pain Research Center, Denmark

 12:00-12:30

 Mitigation of Placebo Response through Subject and Investigator Training
 Neil SinglaLotus Clinical Research, USA

 12:30-13:30

 
Networking Break  and visit the Exhibition

 13:30-15:30

 
Session III: Data Handling in Clinical Trials
Moderator: Neil Singla, USA

13:30-14:00

 
Defining New Outcomes in Pain Trials – Beyond Pain Intensity
Sebastian Straube, University of Alberta, Canada

14:00-14:30


Real World Evidence / registry data - Pros and Cons

Winfried Meissner, University Hospital FSU Jena, Germany

 14:30-15:00  
 New Horizons in the Treatment of Migraine

 Peter Goadsby, King's College London, UK

 15:00-15:30

 
Networking Break and visit the Exhibition

 15:30-16:30

 
Session IV: Panel Discussion
Moderator: Ralf Baron, Germany

 


Thursday, 26 October 2017

 08:00-17:00  Registration 

 08:30-09:00

 Guided Poster Walk

 09:00–10:30

 
Session V:  Different Pains and Data
Moderator: Esther Pogatzki-Zahn, Germany

09:00 - 09:30

 
Acute Pain – Treatment and Prevention of Chronicity
Esther Pogatzki-Zahn, University Hospital Muenster, Germany

 09:30-10:00 Incomplete Data in Clinical Research: Prevention and Solutions
Sander MJ van Kuijk, Maastricht UMC, The Netherlands
              

 10:00-10:30
 Rescue Drugs, Data Imputation and Study Outcomes in Analgesic Clinical Trials
Neil SinglaLotus Clinical Research, USA

 10:30-11:00

 
Networking Break and visit the Exhibition

 11:00-12:30

 
Session VI: New Vistas in Fibromyalgia and Cannabinoids
Moderator: Chris Wells, U.K.

11:00-11:30

 

The Problems with Fibromyalgia and its Drug Trials

Winfried Häuser, Technische Universität München, Germany

11:30-12:00


Cannabis on Pain Medicine. Fun or EBM

Silviu Brill, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel

 12:00-12:30
Discussion

 12:30-13:30

 
Networking Break and visit the Exhibition

 13:30-15:00

 
Session VII:  Translational Approaches in Pain Medicines
Moderator: Sebastian Straube Canada

13:30-14:00

 
Simultaneous Translation: What is Needed from Preclinical Science

Tony Dickenson, University College London, UK

 14:00-14:30
Neuropathic Pain: Response in Subgroups – Prediction and Stratification
Ralf BaronChristian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany 

 14:30-15:00
Discussion

 15:00-15:30

 
Networking Break, visit the Exhibition 

 15:30-16:30

 
Session VIII:  Panel Discussion The Way Forward- Better Clinical Trial Design
Moderator: Ralf Baron, Germany

 16:30

 
Closing Remarks