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International Forum on Pediatric Pain

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White Point Beach Resort

75 White Point Beach Resort Road

Hunts Point, NS B0T 1G0


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Experience this multidisciplinary, stimulating, and educational lecture series led by an international panel of invited speakers. The 2017 IFPP will also bring together scientists and clinicians from around the world to present poster abstracts on the most cutting edge pediatric pain research.

Internationally Renowned Keynote Speakers
André Picard (Opening Keynote) - Globe & Mail
Dr. Paula Forgeron - University of Ottawa
Dr. Fiona Campbell - SickKids Hospital & University of Toronto
Dr. Laura Simons - Stanford University
Dr. Serge Marchand – Université de Sherbrooke
Dr. Mats Eriksson - Örebro University

Back by popular demand the Sunday Marquee Event featuring debates:

The Dirty World of Profit - Dr. Cathy Driscoll versus Dr. Patrick McGrath
Bunk and Hope and Reality - Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf versus Dr. Bill Zempsky

In addition to this fabulous line up and your own excellent submissions, we will have the annual Nordic Swim…be sure to bring your costumes for this invigorating event!


Early Registration (Deadline: June 30, 2017)
Student Delegate - $375
Delegate - $725

Registration (after June 30, 2017)
Student Delegate - $475
Delegate - $925

Patient Registration - $375


Accommodations must be booked at the time of your registration. White Point Beach Resort cannot accept direct bookings. Accommodation fees include 3 nights stay (Thursday-Sunday), meals/coffee breaks and taxes/gratuities. Rooms may be a guestroom in the hotel or a bedroom in a cottage. Single accommodation is one adult staying in one guestroom or in one bedroom within a cottage. Shared accommodation is two adults staying in one guestroom or in one bedroom within a cottage. For example, if two adults are in a two bedroom cottage, each guest would pay the single accomodation rate.

Single Accommodation (1 adult per bedroom) - $950/person
Shared Accommodation (2 adults per bedroom) - $725/person

Traveling with family members? Contact 2017ifppconference@iwk.nshealth.ca prior to your booking to ensure the correct options are booked.

*All delegates are required to provide a credit card upon check-in for any incidental charges.

Transportation (optional)

If you require transportation to White Point Beach Resort it must be booked at the time of your registration. White Point Beach Resort is a 2 hour drive from the city of Halifax and the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Transportation is limited and bus departure times are set. Please plan your flights accordingly.

Thursday - October 12th Departure Times
Lord Nelson Hotel - 3:00 pm
Halifax Stanfield International Airport - 4:00 pm

Sunday - October 15th Departure Time
White Point Beach Resort - 12:00 pm

For information on car rental options click here.

One-way - $90
Round-trip - $175


What meals are included with my accommodation fee?

All meals/coffee breaks are covered from Thursday evening through Sunday afternoon. This includes an appetizer style reception Thursday evening; breakfast, lunch, supper and 2 coffee breaks on Friday/Saturday; breakfast and a boxed lunch to depart with on Sunday afternoon. All taxes and gratuities are also included. Additional food and beverages may be purchased from the restaurant or gift shop.

I am traveling with a family member or guest, do they need to register?
Family members/guests are not required to register for the conference unless they plan to attend the conference sessions. To ensure correct accommodations and meals are booked for you and your guest(s) please contact the event organizers at 2017IFPPConference@iwk.nshealth.ca prior to registering.

What other transportation options are available to White Point Beach Resort?
White Point Beach Resort is located 2 hours from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport on the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia. There is no public transportation available to the resort, however, there are several car rental options at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Approximate base fare for a 3 day car rental is $125.00 (unlimited mileage). Car rental companies advise booking early, if this is your preferred travel, as October is a busy time of year with fall foliage tours in Nova Scotia.

Parking at White Point is free.

What is the refund policy?
Full refunds (less a $100 administration fee) are available prior to August 1, 2017 - refunds cannot be processed after this date.

How do I contact the organizer?
Please e-mail 2017IFPPConference@iwk.nshealth.ca or call 902-470-7702.

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