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PMP SIG Biennial Conference - Glasgow

14th to 15th Sep 2017



“Gonnae no dae that!” – exploring patient and clinician fears

Pain Management Programmes SIG
Biennial Conference
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland

14th & 15th September 2017

Registration opening shortly.

Speakers including: Amanda C-de-C Williams, Tamar Pincus, David Gillanders and Johanns Vlaeyen.


Social events:

  • Wednesday evening: drinks reception in the iconic Glasgow City Chambers.
  • Thursday evening: Scottish gin and real ale tasting, plus the chance to play the bagpipes at the National Piping Centre!



  Salary below £40,000 Salary above £40,000
BPS Member Rate £240 £290
Non BPS Member Rate £480 £580

For more information about joining the society please look here 


Poster Exhibition

Guidelines for submitting an abstract

Please ensure you read the guidelines set out below before submitting an abstract. See also “Tips on writing a good abstract for the Annual Scientific Meeting” written by the Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee. Seers, K (2014), Pain News, September 2014, pg 149 CLICK HERE

Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines

Poster abstracts must conform to the following guidelines:

  • Contact for correspondence and email address of first author
  • Abstracts must include a Title, Background, Aims, Method, Results, and Conclusion.
  • The abstract will be submitted using the text boxes on the online submission form, the word counts are as follows: Background -150 words, Aims -50 words, Methods -150 words, Results -150 words, Conclusion - 100 words.
  • Tables and Figures should not be included in the abstract, although they can be included in your poster at the exhibition. Please ensure that appropriate references and contact email addresses are included on your poster.
  • An individual can only be presenter/corresponding author for two posters, although they may be a named author on more posters
  • Conflict of Interest:
    Authors must declare any financial support received or any conflict of interests on their poster abstract.
  • Ethical Guidelines:
    Abstracts must conform to the Home Office license requirements for animal research and to the International Association for the Study of Pain’s ethical guidelines for animal research. To view the IASP guidelines for use of animals in research please click here. To view the guidelines for pain research in humans click here

Acceptance of Poster Abstracts

Each poster abstract will be assessed following the deadline of 16th June 2017 and only those accepted will be invited to exhibit at the Conference. You will receive notification confirming whether your abstract has been accepted or declined by 30th June 2017. Often a poster has several authors, the Society will correspond with the first author, and it is the responsibility of this person to pass on any relevant information regarding the Conference to the intended presenter and/or other authors as necessary.

Reproduction of Abstracts

By submitting an abstract you automatically give us permission to publish your submission as part of the conference pack and in the British Journal of Pain which will be available as a hard copy to subscribers and for download from the website at the conclusion of the Conference..

Preparation and Display of Posters

On notification of acceptance of your poster, you will be sent details of the post size required, where and the timings for when your poster is to be displayed. 



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