2018 Scientific Summit
March 4-6, 2018
Same great science, new everything else.
The American Pain Society will hold its first Scientific Summit March, 4-6, 2018, with the theme Understanding Pain Mechanisms. The Summit, which will replace the traditional APS meeting, will have a format that allows for a comprehensive, shared meeting experience to fully explore this theme through plenary lectures, focused symposia sessions, interactive and networking sessions, SIG meetings, poster sessions, and exhibits.
You asked. We've answered.
After hearing the needs and feedback from attendees at past meetings, we have made some changes to make 2018 everything you want.
- Intimate space – All sessions, exhibits, and posters will be held in the hotel
- Themed symposia which build upon plenary lectures for a deeper dive into the topics
- SIGs within the schedule – SIGs are invited to connect their meeting to the theme Understanding Pain Mechanisms
- Formal networking and collaboration opportunities
We will continue to focus on the best and latest pain science and management by keeping
- Early Career Forum
- Fundamentals Course
- Data Blitz + Basic Science Dinner
Submit Your Proposals!
Submit your proposal for the Summit starting Friday, April 7! The Call for Symposia will close Monday, June 12. Faculty will be notified in August regarding the selection of their proposals.
Please note that general symposia will not be solicited for the Summit. Only focused symposia that align with the meeting theme will be considered for presentation.
The Call for Posters will open Wednesday, June 14, so keep an eye out for more details this summer!
Pre-register – A limited time offer for you to get the best deal!
APS is offering a special, pre-registration price for 2018. Save an additional 10% off the reduced Early Bird rate. This price can't be beat – reach your peak at the Scientific Summit!
Pre-registration for 2018 will open online May 17 and will close Monday, June 12. Registration will open again in the fall with our regular Early Bird rates.