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Australian Pain Society 40th Annual Scientific Meeting 2020


5 - 8 April 2020 | Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart TAS

  • Free Papers & Posters - DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wednesday 6 November 2019
  • Early Bird Deadline - 19 February 2020

Having reflected at the 39th meeting, ‘on the IASP Global Year against Pain in the most Vulnerable’, 2020 will bring us more challenges ‘In the IASP Global Year for the Prevention of Pain’.

The Scientific Program Committee is thrilled to have procured three most impressive international speakers:

  • Professor John Cryan, from University College, Cork, Ireland, who’s current research focusses on the interaction between brain, gut and microbiome and how it applies to stress, psychiatric and immune-related disorders.
  • A/Professor Erin Krebs from University of Minnesota Medical School, USA. Her research addresses chronic pain and opioid analgesics.
  • Dr Janet Bultitude from the University of Bath in the UK, whose research interests are pain, attention and sensorimotor interactions, as well as neurorehabilitation, and the ‘neglect-like’ sensory system changes in complex regional pain syndrome.

They will be joined by an inspiring range of national and international speakers who will provide a veritable glance at the most complex, challenging, provocative and indeed interesting topic: Pain.

Hobart is a world-class destination with its enchanting history, picturesque harbour, rugged mountains, gourmet food and wine experiences, and trendy arts and cultural scene. Browse Salamanca, with its bustling Saturday Market, travel by ferry along the River Derwent to MONA or wander around the beautiful botanical gardens.

Hobart city will capture you with a perfect memory which, I guarantee,  you will want to revisit. We look forward to seeing you all in 2020.

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Active Brain 2020 Conference

The event will take place at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra Australia in May 2020.

Further detail can be found at the conference website:

The conference includes confirmed world-leading speakers from North America, Europe and Australia. The conference covers a new, innovative area not well-represented by other conferences. It is cross-disciplinary, and brings together fields such as high performance sport, neuroscience, psychology, mental and brain health among others. The conference focuses on the brain and physical activity. From both a health and performance perspective, international and national experts will discuss the role that physical activity has on the brain, and how the brain can influence physical activity.



Canadian Neuroscience Meetings

The Canadian Association for Neuroscience and the Australasian Neuroscience Society have reached an agreement allowing our members to register at member rates for our respective meetings.

The next Canadian Neuroscience Meeting will take place May 31 - June 3, 2020 at the Hotel Bonaventure in Montreal, Canada.  We invite ANS members to visit the meeting website, view our program and register for the meeting

In order to take advantage of registration at member rates, ASN members will be required to use a coupon code and to enter their ANS membership ID number. The coupon code is: ANS_CAN2020 ANS Membership will be validated after registration by your ANS membership number, which must match the registrant's name.

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FENS Forum 2020 

FENS Forum 2020 1 YEAR 21

Glasgow UK, July 11th - July 15th, 2020

Registration and call for abstracts for #FENS2020 now open!

Gathering more than 7,000 attendees from all over the world, the FENS Forum of Neuroscience is Europe’s largest international neuroscience meeting.

Discover the full interactive programme for #FENS2020! Featuring 56 parallel symposia, 3,500+ abstracts and 20 plenary and special lectures, the Forum will be a great platform to discuss science & learn about new scientific developments. Visit for full programme details.

Registration and abstract submission open on 1 December 2019, travel grants will be available.

United Kingdom The FENS Forum of Neuroscience is the largest international neuroscience meeting in Europe, involving all neuroscience societies’ members of FENS, and held biannually on every even year. The FENS Forum strives to promote excellence in neuroscience research in Europe at large and to facilitate the interaction between scientists in and outside Europe. Participants in the FENS Forums are scientists at all career levels working in all areas of neuroscience research. Students and early career researchers are extensively represented as a group in the Forum.

You can also take an active role in the FENS Forum 2020 programme and organise a Satellite Event during the Forum. Submit your Satellite Event proposal by 2 December (to be included in the early programme) and educate the neuroscience community on the issues that are important to you!

To stay tuned for more exciting FENS Forum 2020 updates, you can register to our News Alert.


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