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We are pleased to welcome you to the 13th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, to be held in Auckland, New Zealand from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th March, 2022.

In the spirit of manaakitanga* we welcome you to Auckland with open hearts and open minds.  We are delighted to present this conference among new and existing friends and colleagues, with a lively and innovative programme, social events, discussion and interaction.

This will now be a hybrid meeting to allow virtual and in person attendance. Regular updates on details for the format of the symposium, along with what is happening with international travel into New Zealand, with be posted on this website.

Our Symposium will be run in conjunction with the New Zealand Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting (NZPS 2022) which is being held at The Cordis Hotel on the same dates. All registered ISPP 2022 delegates will have access to the NZPS 2022 programme sessions.

....the Māori word for hospitality, kindness, generosity or support - the process of showing respect, generosity and care for others.

Dr Ross Drake
Home of the International Symposium on Pediatric Pain (ISPP) 2022
The Cordis Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand – March 24th to 27th, 2022

Kia kaha, Kia māia, Kia manawanui 
Be strong, steadfast and brave in these difficult times.



Diversity, Equity, Access



To enhance excellence in clinical practice for the management of children and young people in pain by showcasing influential knowledge and vanguard research.



ISPP 2022 will be held in conjunction with the NZPS 2022 ASM


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Welcome to the country of open hearts. Where care for the land and people is genuine. Where life is for living. Where time spent together is never time wasted. Where lasting partnerships are formed. Where strangers are treated as friends and memories are made.