Tentative Main Congress Program

08:00 - 08:30

Morning Symposium 1

08:30 - 09:00

Plenary Lecture 4: The utility and validity of pain intensive scales: new findings from non-Western countries

Mark P. Jensen, USA

09:00 - 09:30

Plenary Lecture 5: Developing personalized medicine approaches for neuropathic pain

Andrew Rice, The United Kingdom

09:30 - 10:00

Plenary Lecture 6: Knee denervation: what have we learnt in the last 12 years?

Philip Peng, Canada

10:00 - 11:00

Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

11:00 - 11:30

Sponsored Lecture 3

11:30 - 12:00

Sponsored Lecture 4

12:00 - 13:00


13:00 - 14:30

Symposium 7: Novel approaches to pain therapy

  • Translational medicine (Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Denmark)
  • New and future drugs (Ho Kok Yuen, Singapore)
  • Long covid and chronic pain syndrome: existing treatment for the new syndrome (Sujittra Tongprasert, USA)

Chair: Francis O. Javier, Philippines

Co-chair: Sujittra Tongprasert, USA

13:00 - 14:30

Symposium 8: Understanding back pain from multidisciplinary approach

  • Pathophysiology of chronic low back pain: pain in the spine or brain? (Angela B. M. Tulaar, Indonesia)
  • Multidimensional assessment of the chronic low back pain (Maria Luisa D. Palabrica, Philippines)
  • Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation in chronic low back pain: real-world practice (Timporn Vitoonpong, Thailand)
  • Beyond biopsychosocial model for chronic low back pain management: patient-based approach (Zubaidah Jamil, Malaysia)

Chair: Angela B. M. Tulaar, Indonesia

Co-chair: Timporn Vitoonpong, Thailand

13:00 - 14:30

Symposium 9: What you can’t miss in orofacial pain?

  • Update on interconnections-orofacial pain (Tan Hee Hon, Singapore)
  • Orofacial pain mimics (Devi Ariani Sudibyo, Indonesia)
  • Current insight in neuropathic orofacial pain management (Teekayu Plangkoon Jorns, Thailand)

Chair: Jimmy Barus, Indonesia

Co-chair: Teekayu Plangkoon Jorns, Thailand

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

15:00 - 16:30

Symposium 10: Acute postoperative pain management

  • Ultrasound-guided interventions: from tip to toes (Dedi Susila, Indonesia)
  • Differentiate between opioid tolerance and opioid-induced hyperalgesia (OIH) (Elsa G. Villagomeza, Philippines)
  • Management of difficult patients: case presentation (Pranee Rushatamukayanunt, Thailand)

Chair: Prit Anand Singh, Singapore

Co-chair: Koravee Pasutharnchat, Thailand

15:00 - 16:30

Symposium 11: All about the knee and regenerative medicine

  • How to evaluate knee pain in elderly? (Philip Peng, Canada)
  • Biological and regenerative treatment in OA knee (Cesarius Singgih Wahono, Indonesia)
  • Multimodal pain control after total knee replacement (Vanlapa Arnuntasupakul, Thailand)

Chair: Roderick J Finlayson, Canada

Co-chair: Nuj Tontisirin, Thailand

15:00 - 16:30

Symposium 12: The continuum of pain and psychology / psychiatry

  • Pain self-management toolkits (Mary Cardosa, Malaysia)
  • Multidisciplinary pain center (Angela Yeo, Singapore)
  • Role of psychologist / psychiatrist in multidisciplinary pain center (Nattha Saisavoey, Thailand)

Chair: Michael K. Nicholas, Australia

Co-chair: Zubaidah Jamil, Malaysia

16:30 - 17:00

Evening Symposium** (optional)

17:00 - 17:30

Evening Symposium** (optional)