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Belgian Pain Society (BPS)

The Belgian Pain Society, Belgian chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) and the European Pain Federation (EFIC),  is a multidisciplinary scientific association which brings together medical and non-medical professionals involved in the management of chronic and acute pain. The goal of our association is to support education for the treatment of pain, stimulate pain research, improve patient care by creating a network optimized for the correct pain management, and participate in the public health care.

Annual BPS congress - 01/06/2024

Sex, gender and chronic pain

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14th Congress of the European Pain Federation

Comorbidity of chronic pain and mental health disorders: Breaking the cycle

EFIC - Virtual Pain Education Summit

28-29 April 2024

BPS Annual Scientific Congress 3 June 2023

Annual Scientific Congress 2023, 'Translating pain knowledge into integrated pain care'

Pijnbeleid bij kinderen: een intergalactische missie 2.0 - Gestion de la douleur de l’enfant: une mission intergalactique 2.0 - 11 March 2023

De BePPA (Belgian Pediatric Pain Association) , Jessa Ziekenhuis Hasselt & BAPA (Belgian Association for Paediatric Anaesthesiology) organiseren op zaterdag 11 maart 2023 een congres ‘Pijnbeleid bij kinderen: een intergalactische missie 2.0’ in Congresgebouw PXL, Hasselt.

La BePPA (Belgian Pediatric Pain Association) et Jessa Ziekenhuis Hasselt & BAPA (Belgian Association for Paediatric Anaesthesiology) organisent le samedi 11 Mars 2023 le congrès "Gestion de la douleur de l’enfant: une mission intergalactique 2.0" à Congresgebouw PXL à Hasselt.

IASP 2024 World Congress on Pain

IASP 2024 World Congress on Pain

Call for Application: BPS Award 2024

For 2024, the BPS Award will focus on Clinical Science. This Annual Award aims to recognize and foster the scientific work of a junior researcher in the field of pain. The Award will be presented on the occasion of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the BPS on Saturday 1st June 2024. Applications to submit by 17th April 2024.

BPS Young Researchers Day 22 April 2023

After a first successful edition of the BPS Young Researchers Day (YRD) in 2020, a second edition will be organised Saturday April 22nd 2023. The event, hosted at Ghent University, will bring together young researchers and clinicians having an interest in basic or clinical research in the field of pain in Belgium. The event provides a unique opportunity to get to know each other, to learn about the current novelties in pain research carried out by ‘the next generation in pain’, to interact and exchange ideas and foster “bench-to-bedside” collaborations.

BPS Annual Scientific Congress 2022

Annual Scientific Congress 2022, 'Life with a Back'

BPS Annual Scientific Congress 1 June 2024

Annual Scientific Congress 2024 - 'Sex, gender and chronic pain' - Bluepoint, Brussels.
Program to be revealed soon!

13th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC 20-23 September 2023

The 13th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC® will be held in Budapest, Hungary from 20-22 September 2023. Under the theme of ‘Personalised Pain Management: The Future is Now’, EFIC is putting together an ambitious programme of lectures, workshops, refresher courses and networking initiatives on acute, chronic, cancer and non-cancer pain.
In addition to the latest developments in basic, translational and clinical science, we will also focus on pain management in  primary care , as well as multimodal interdisciplinary care.

Call for application: BPS Award 2023

For the year 2023, the BPS Award will focus on Basic Science. This annual award aims to recognize and foster the scientific work of a junior researcher in the field of pain. The Award will be presented on the occasion of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Belgian Pain Society on 3rd June 2023. Applications can be submitted until 17 April 2023.

Call for application: BPS Award 2022

For the year 2022, the BPS Award will focus on Clinical Science. This annual award aims to recognize and foster the scientific work of a junior researcher in the field of pain. The Award will be presented on the occasion of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Belgian Pain Society on 11th June 2022. Applications can be submitted until 27 April 2022.

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