Register for the SIP 2019 Symposium on November 7 in Brussels
SIP Partners, Belgium
In the year of its 10th Anniversary the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) platform is organising the eigtht International Symposium on 7th November 2019 (from 9:00-17:00) in Brussels in the Concert Noble which is in the European Quarter of Brussels.
The Symposium will have three main objectives
- Working towards the implementation of the recommendations of the SIP Joint Statement, considering the updated European political landscape and what it means for SIP
- Strengthening existing SIP national platforms while laying the foundation for new ones
- Bringing national and international stakeholders together to connect and create synergies
Plenary sessions will be arranged to discuss the recommended policy actions of the four key areas of the SIP Joint Statement (health indicators, research, employment and education) with the newly elected European politicians.
During the lunch break, guided poster tours will be arranged to present activities and achievements from SIP national platforms and to show other SIP-related initiatives. SIP endorsing organisations will have the opportunity to present their work in the exhibition area during the breaks.
On 6th November 2019 (starting at 18:30) the Active Citizenship Network will arrange the ceremony for the “European Civic Prize on Chronic Pain - Collecting Good Practices (2nd edition)" where the winners of the award will be announced. All SIP participants are invited to join this welcome reception which will take place in the Concert Noble as well.
The SIP 2019 Symposium will be managed by R-Events on behalf of Grünenthal, which is responsible for logistics and providing financial support.