27. March 2020 - 9:00 till 17:00
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Scottish Pain Research Community (SPaRC) ASM 2020 | West Park Conference Centre | Friday, 27. March 2020

NRS Pain Research/ Scottish Pain Research Community (SPaRC)
10th Annual Scientific Meeting
Friday 27th March 2020
West Park Conference Centre, 319 Perth Road Dundee, DD2 1NN
Following last year’s successful meeting, the Scottish Pain Research Community (SPaRC), operating under the auspices of NHS Research Scotland, is pleased to its Tenth Annual Scientific Meeting (SPaRC ASM 2020) which will take place on Friday 27th March 2020 at the West Park Conference Centre, Dundee (www.westpark.co.uk).
Registration at this meeting is FREE for full-time students, patient representatives and third sector representatives with a limited number of bursaries available for fee-paying delegates. Preference is giving to those submitting/ presenting abstracts. The SPaRC team is committed to keeping costs low, and maintaining the high calibre of research and speakers at this annual meeting.
We are currently seeking abstracts representing the full range of pain-related research in Scotland, including basic, clinical and population science.
The objectives of SPaRCASM 2020 are to:
1. Provide an update on pain research
2. Share current and recent pain research (invited speakers; oral and poster presentations)
3. Identify the ways in which patients will benefit from this research
4. Identify and develop collaborations within the Pain Research Community
5. Identify other possible activities within the Pain Research Community
6. Raise the profile of pain research within Scotland
Confirmed Key Note Speakers include:
Professor David Walsh, Prof of Rheumatology, Nottingham and
Professor Claudia Sommer, University of Würzburg, President Elect, IASP