Calgary Pain Conference

May 7 to 8, 2018

Location: MacEwan Conference and Events Centre, Main Campus, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary AB

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Lorimer Moseley, DSc PhD FACP - Professor of Clinical Neuroscience and Foundation Chair in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia, Lorimer Moseley is the Senior Principal Research Fellow at NeuRA and is an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow. With over 25 years clinical experience working with people in chronic pain, Lorimer has published over 305 papers, six books and numerous book chapters including co-authoring “Explain Pain”, “The Explain Pain Handbook: Protectometer” and “Explain Pain Supercharged” (a clinician’s manual). with David Butler. He has given over 150 keynotes or invited presentations at interdisciplinary meetings in 30 countries. He has also provided professional education in pain sciences to over 25,000 medical and health practitioners and public lectures.

Course overview

The content of this conference covers advances in pain research and treatment, the prevention and management of acute and chronic pain and provides an overview of available programs and resources in Calgary. it will be of interest to all healthcare providers.


  • Pain Science 101 Principles, Paradigms and Some Groovy Science
    Lorimer Mosely
  • Pain, the Brain and Your Incredible Protectometer
    Lorimer Mosely
  • Is it High-time for Medical Cannabis? Doubee-ous Evidence on Smokin' Results
    Mike Allan and Danielle Perry

Registration not yet available, but interested attendees can sign up here to be notified when registration becomes available.

Contact:Rosario Villalobos, Program Assistant, 403.210.6275,

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