Industry Sponsored Symposia

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Not included in main event CME/CPD credit

THURSDAY, 3 SEPTEMBER
12:30 – 14:00​​​

​​12:30-
14:00



12:30-   12:45

12:45-   13:55







13:55-   14:00

Satellite Symposium organised by ​​​​​​
Astellas​
A QUESTION OF N​EUROPATHIC PAIN 
(EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION OF HOT TOPICS IN PNP)

Introduction to Symposium and opening remarks about format
Sarah Jarvis

Interactive session with questions from the audience and panel discussion
Multi specialist panel: 
Praveen Anand, UK
Nadine Attal, France
James Hand
Christian Maihöfner​, Germany
William McBride

Conclusions and close
Sarah Jarvis
H​all F​
12:30-
14:00
Satellite Symposium organised by 
Grünenthal
MANAGEMENT OF POST-OPERATIVE PAIN – IS EVIDENCE REFLECTED IN TODAY’S PRACTICE?

Chair:       Richard Langford, UK
Co-Chair:  Albert Dahan, The Netherlands

Current evidence and practice in post-operative pain treatment
Post-operative pain – an underestimated problem?
Esther Pogatzki-Zahn, Germany

Is there a real progress in post-operative pain management?
An evidence based review of new trends and treatment options

Albert Dahan, The Netherlands


Exploring the future of post-operative pain management
Introducing the sufentanil sublingual tablet system
Richard Langford, UK

​Hall E
12:30-
14:00
Satellite Symposium organised by 
IBSA Institut Biochimique 
PAIN CONTROL: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION 

Chair:        Hans Georg Kress, Austria

Welcome and Introduction
Hans Georg Kress, Austria

Acute and chronic inflammatory pain: from mechanisms to treatment
Hans Georg Kress, Austria

Advantages and disadvantages of various routes of drug administration
Kim D. Rainsford, UK

Treatment of osteoarticular pain: different approaches depending on target population
Pascal Richette, France

Treatment of acute pain and new advancements in its effective management
Maria Adele Giamberardino, Italy

Discussion and conclusion
Hans Georg Kress, Austria

​Hall H
12:30-
14:00


12:30


12:35


12:50

13:00


13:15

13:25


13:40

13:55


Satellite Symposium organised by 
Mundipharma 
THE TWO FACES OF PAIN: A PATIENT-CENTRIC APPROACH

Welcome and introduction
Tony O’Brien, Ireland

Pain in the brain
Irene Tracey, UK

Q&A

Pain – A patient-centric perspective
Bart Morlion, Belgium

Q&A

Changing the face of pain – Optimising therapeutic outcome
Michael Überall, Germany

Q&A

Chair summary and close
Tony O’Brien, Ireland?

​Hall D
18:00-
19:30
EFIC® / E-G-G: NEW FINDINGS IN CLINICAL PAIN RESEARCH: 
RESULTS OF THE EFIC- GRÜNENTHAL GRANTS 2012
Organised by EFIC​

Co-Chairs:   Luis Villanueva, France
                 Esther Pogatzki-Zahn, Germany

Upper limb pain after stroke:should we act on pain or neglect?
Samar M. Hatem, Belgium

The development of pain, anxiety and depressive symptoms over time
Lannie Ligthart, The Netherlands

Fear generalization processes in chronic pain: an associative learning approach

Ann Meulders, Belgium​

Postoperative pain: from bench to bedside
Esther Pogatzki-Zahn, Germany

​Hall E​​​​​

FRIDAY, 4 SEPTEMBER
12:30 – 14:00 ​

​​​​​​12:30-
14:00​​​​
Satellite Symposium organised by ​
AstraZeneca​​​
OPIOIDS FOR CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT: TIME TO ADDRESS THE PATIENT NEED OF IMPROVING THE MOST BURDENSOME SIDE EFFECTS?

Chair:     Eija Kalso, Finland

Chair’s introduction
Eija Kalso, Finland

Challenges associated with ​Opioid side effects
Eija Kalso, Finland

Patient burden of opioid induced constipation: A common side effect with an unmet medical need
Andrew Davies, UK

Management of opioid induced constipation and new treatment options
Gerd Mikus, Germany

Q&A

Close

​Hall F​
​12:30-
14:00
Satellite Symposium organised by 
Grünenthal
CHRONIC PAIN – ALL THE SAME?

Chair:      Ralf Baron, Germany
Co-Chair: Anthony Dickenson, UK

Can chronic pain be reversed? A current review of mechanisms of chronicity and neuropathic components with the most promising treatment targets
Anthony Dickenson, UK

Chronic severe osteoarthritis pain – Understanding the mechanisms and signs of sensitization - Latest treatment strategies and impact on prognosis
Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Denmark

Centrally acting analgesics in chronic osteoarthritis pain – a systematic view - The role of tapentadol (MOR-NRI)
Andrew Moore, UK

Severe chronic pain low back pain – To be or not to be neuropathic? Latest evidence comparing the most recent treatment strategies
Ralf Baron, Germany

​Hall A
​12:30-
14:00
Satellite Symposium organised by 

Indivior

MANAGING ANALGESIC DEPENDENCE: CASE-BASED INSIGHTS FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

Welcome and introduction
Thomas Tölle, Germany

Analgesic dependence – an emerging challenge in the world of pain management
Arun Bhaskar, UK

Detecting dependence: confronting the challenge
Duncan Hill, UK

Patient spotlight: the profile of dependence onset
Panel discussion

Managing dependence: insights from an addiction specialist
Maurice Dematteis, France

Patient spotlight: managing dependence against the backdrop of pain 
Panel discussion

Commitments to best practice
Thomas Tölle, Germany

​Hall E
12:30-
14:00


12:30


12:35


13:00


13:25



13:50
Satellite Symposium organised by 
Menarini
ACUTE MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN MANAGEMENT

Introduction
Giustino​ Varrassi, Italy

Challenges in Acute Pain Management for the 21st Century 
M. Hanna, UK​

Multimodal analgesia and new drug combinations
Stefano Coaccioli, Italy

Synergy of Dexketoprofen &Tramadol in FDC on acute moderate to severe pain
C. Scarpignato, Italy​
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Discussion
​Hall D


​MEET THE EXPERT BREAKFAST SESSION
FRIDAY, 4 SEPTEMBER
07:30 – 08:30​

​​07:30-
​​08:30​​​
Meet the Expert Breakfast Session organised by 
Mundipharma​
DESIG​​NING CLINICAL TRIALS WITH PATIENT ACCESS IN MIND​​

​​​​Ha​ll H​
07:30-
08:30
Meet the Expert Breakfast Session organised by 
Medtronic
THE ROLE OF NEUROSTIMULATION IN TODAY’S HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENT AND CLINICAL PRACTICE

​Hall G​