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Day 1

7:00

Registration Opens
Location: Meritage Foyer

Breakfast
Location: Exhibit Hall

7:45

Welcome

9:45

Break

10:30

How Our Understanding of Pain is Evolving: New & Emerging Targets for the Clinical & Scientific Research of Pain
Roger B. Fillingim, PhD  Professor and Director, University of Florida, Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence;
Past-President of the American Pain Society

12:00

Lunch

3:30

Break

Day 2

7:00

Registration Opens
Location: Meritage Foyer

Breakfast
Location: Exhibit Hall

7:45

Welcome

8:45

Treating Pain Impacts the Brain: Neuroimaging & Machine Learning Reveal the Brain’s Responses & Adaptations to Treatment
Tor Wager, PhD  Diana L. Taylor Distinguished Professor in Neuroscience, Dartmouth

9:45

Moving from Bench to Bedside: Promising Treatments on the Horizon and the Barriers of Moving from
Clinical Trials to Clinical Practice

Jianguo Cheng, MD, PhD, FIPP  Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of the Cleveland Clinic Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship Program; President, American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)

10:45

Break

12:30

Lunch

2:00

Mechanisms & Emerging Therapeutic Strategies for Treating Neuropathic Pain

3:45

Break

4:00

Osteoarthritis

The Neuroscience of Perception & Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on Pain

Advances in the Management & Treatment of Cancer Pain

5:30

Education Ends for the Day