Pain BC's Provincial Pain Summit 2017

Feb 17 2017 - 6:30pm to Feb 19 2017 - 12:30pm

Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown
1128 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
V6E 4R5

Pain BC will host a Provincial Pain Summit on February 17-19, 2017 in Vancouver. This summit builds on our first Provincial Pain Summit held in June, 2011. The event will highlight the work done to date to improve the lives of people in pain in the province. Learnings and challenges will also be shared and will inform the four to five theme-based working sessions taking place at the summit. Various stakeholders will be coming together to support the dialogue among people in pain, clinicians, policy makers, and others.

Event Schedule Overview


February 17, 2017 | 6:30pm-8:45pm
Public Salon: An Expert Panel on Pain:  Promising Innovations, Ongoing Challenges
NOTE: This event is free, but you still need to register.

February 18, 2017 | 8:30am-4:30pm
Thematic Dialogues: Join key stakeholders and community members to further discuss and identify priorities in improving the lives of people in pain in BC.

February 19, 2017 | 8:30am-12:30pm
Action Planning Working Groups - Invite Only: This is a day for decision-makers and those committing to do the work to gather, talk, and plan the next steps. With limited seats available, this event is by invitation only. If you wish to be included, please submit your request to for consideration.

Stay Connected: Download the Pain BC App

We have developed a mobile app for the Provincial Pain Summit 2017. Download the iOS version here. Android version will be coming soon. You can also view the app from your desktop computer. Through the app, you can take the survey, view the schedule, register, and more. It's your go-to place that'll answer all your questions about the upcoming summit. You can also use the app during the summit - stay tuned for details!

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Event Sponsors: 

This summit is supported by the Government of British Columbia and WorkSafeBC.