Plenary Session 24 May

Title Name Material Organization Country
Plenary Chair  Theresa Griffin Video
(opening)
Statement
Member of the
European Parliament
(MEP), S&D
UK
Plenary Chair Heinz K. Becker Video
Statement
MEP, EPP AT
Plenary Co-Chair Bart Morlion Statement European Pain Federation EFIC® BE
Plenary Co-Chair Fernando Cervero Statement McGill University Montreal UK
Moderator Michael von Fisenne   Grünenthal DE
Moderator David Harley Statement Burson-Marsteller UK
Roadmap to action Chris Wells Statement
Presentation
Video
EFIC® UK
The patients story - the
need for improved pain care
Joop van Griensven Presentation
Video
Statement
Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) NL
Working together to
improve pain policy
Alberto Grua Presentation
Statement
Video
Grünenthal DE
Pain, research: what can
the EU institutions do?
Maria-Jose
Vidal Ragout
Presentation
Video
European Commission,
DG Research
BE
Bio-ethical implications of
pain management
Ana Sofia Carvalho Presentation
Statement
Video
Catholic University of Portugal PT
Pain as management indicator
for health insurances 
Hubert Schindler Presentation
Statement
Video
Verband der Ersatzkassen
e. V. (VdEK)
DE
Pain as health care
quality indicator in Germany

Michael Schäfer

Presentation
Statement
Video
Deutsche
Schmerzgesellschaft e.V.
DE

Reporting back on Working
group 1: Pain as a quality
indicator for health care



Hilda
Wieberneit
Tolman,
Michael Schäfer

Video (opening)
Presentation
Statement
Statement



Pijn Platform Nederland

Deutsche Schmerz-gesellschaft e. V.



NL

DE

Reporting back on Working
group 2:
Chronic pain: a disease
or symptom?



Massimo Allegri,
Thomas Tölle,
Mauro Mario,
Boaz Samolsky Dekel
Video (opening)
Statement
Statement
Statement
Statement
Presentation



University Parma

Technische Universität München

No pain Foundation
No pain Foundation



IT

DE

MT
MT

Plenary Chair Takis Hadjigeorgiou Video (opening) MEP, GUE/NGL  CY
Plenary Chair Clara Eugenia Aguilera   MEP, S&D ES
Plenary Co-Chair Chris Wells Statement EFIC® UK
Plenary Co-Chair Rolf Detlef-Treede Statement
Presentation
International Association
for the Study of Pain (IASP)
DE
Plenary Co-Chair Joop van Griensven   PAE NL
Taking forward SIP’s
recommendations at EU level


Giovanni La Via
Video (opening)
Statement
Video


MEP, EPP


IT
Pain facts and figures to 
inform policy
Blair H. Smith Video
Statement
Presentation
Scottish Government UK
Public Health, CanCon and Pain Tit Albreht Video
Statement
Presentation
National Institute of
Public Health (NIJZ)
SLO
Reporting back on Working
group 3: The relevance
of pain in cancer care and rehabilitation


Viorica Cusaru
Marilyn Casha
Video (opening)

Statement
Presentation



Myeloma Euronet Romania
Mater Dei Hospital



RO
MT

Pain and workforce Michiel Reneman Video
Statement
Presentation
University Medical
Center Groningen
NL

Reporting back on Working
group 4: Pain,
rehabilitation
and reintegration of workers
in the workforce



Marian Nicholson

Antonella Cardone

Marcel Leppée

Video (opening)
Statement

Statement

Presentation



Herpes Viruses Association, Shingles Support Society

The Work Foundation

Andrija Stampar
Institute of Public Health



UK

UK

HR

How we can work together?

Miroslov Mikolasik Statement
Video
MEP, EPP SK

What can the EU do to
improve pain care – Maltese Presidency

Alfred Sant Statement
Video
MEP, S&D MT

Start to address the importance of pain

Mary Baker Statement MBE, BA, Hon DSc UK

Plenary participant

Heather Clarke Statement European Federation
of Neurological
Associations (EFNA)
BE

Final comments and outlook
on SIP 2017

  Video