Committees

​​​​​​​​​​​​ORGANISED BY
European Pain Federation EFIC®

European Pain Federation EFIC® EXECUTIVE BOARD

Dr. Chris WellsU– President
​Prof. Bart Morlion, Belgium – President Elect
Prof. Hans G. Kress, Austria – Immediate Past President
Prof. Elon Eisenberg, Israel  Honorary Treasurer
Asst. Prof. Nevenka Krcevski-Skvarc, Slovenia  Honorary Secretary

​​LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Chair: Prof. Hans G. Kress, Vienna ​
Vice Chair: Prof. Christian Lampl, Linz

Members:​

Prof. Josef Donnerer, Graz
Dr. Gabriele Grögl-Aringer, Vienna
Prof. Rudolf Likar, Klagenfurt
Prof. Jürgen Osterbrink, Salzburg
Prof. Jürgen Sandkühler, Vienna​

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

Chair
Professor Christopher Eccleston (UK), Director 'Centre for Pain Research', The University of Bath

Invited Members
Dr. Nadine Attal (France), Director 'Centre d'Evaluations er de Traitement de la Douleur', Hôpital Ambroise Paré

Dr. Rae Frances Bell (Norway) Head of Centre for Pain Management and Palliative Care/ Research Fellow, Regional Centre of Excellence in Palliative Care, Haukeland University Hospital

Professor Ulrike Bingel (Germany), Department of  Neurology, University Hospital Essen

Professor Isabelle Decosterd (Switzerland), Pain Center director, University Hospital Center and University of Laussane.

​Professor Ananda Fernandes (Portugal), Coordinating Professor, Nursing School of Coimbra

Professor Nanna Brix Finnerup (Denmark) Associate Professor. Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University.

Dr Joke A Hunfeld (The Netherlands), Senior Researcher, Psychiatry: Medical Psychology & Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam,

Professor Eija Kalso (Finland), Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Professor of Pain Medicine and Vice Dean at the faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki.​

Dr. Irene Kouroukli (Greece) Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Clinic, Hippocratio General Hospital

Professor Barbara Przewlocka (Poland) Department of Pain Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmacology, Smêtna

Dr. Amanda Williams (UK) Senior Lecturer Clinical Health Psychology, University College, London

Ex-Officio Members

Dr. Christine Cedraschi (Switzerland) Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology & Division of General Medical Rehabilitation, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Professor Anthony Dickenson (UK) Professor of Neuropharmacology, University College, London.

Professor Thomas Graven-Nielsen (Denmark) Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction. Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University

Professor Hans G Kress (Austria) Professor and Chairman Dept. of Special Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy Medical University

Professor Paolo Martelletti (Italy) Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome

Professor Serge Perrot (France) Pain Center, Service de Médecine Interne et Thérapeutique, Hôtel Dieu, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France

Professor Victorie Vlachova (Czech Republic) Professor of Pain Physiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague.

Dr. Chris Wells (UK) Consultant in Pain Medicine, Liverpool

Professor Oliver Wilder-Smith (The Netherlands) Associate Professor for Pain and Nociception, Department of Anaesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Medicine, Radboud University Medical Centre.

Professor Luis Villanueva (France) Professor of Pain Research Inserm/Centre de Psychiatrie et Neurosciences/Université Pierre et Marie Curie​​