6th Interdisciplinary World Congress

Venue: Catalonia Palace of Congresses

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Event Date/Time: Nov 07, 2007 End Date/Time: Nov 10, 2007
Paper Submission Date: Dec 22, 2006
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The World Congress Series on Low Back and Pelvic Pain was initiated to promote and facilitate interdisciplinary knowledge and consensus on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic lumbopelvic pain.

1992 San Diego, USA
1995 La Jolla, USA
1998 Vienna, Austria
2001 Montreal, Canada
2004 Melbourne, Australia
2007 Barcelona, Spain
2010 To be announced

This congress operates in agreement with the policy of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Office of Continuing Medical Education. Their mission is to research, develop and provide quality postgraduate medical education that maintains, develop or increase knowledge, skills and professional performance of physicians and health care providers who serve patients, the public and the profession. The content of the education program is determined by rigorous assessment, medical practice, literature and chart review.


We would like to invite you to join us in Barcelona, Spain for the 6th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain. Held every three years and attracting 1000 to a maximum of 1500 participants, it is the only truly multidisciplinary conference on low back pain.

This global congress invites practitioners, academics, researchers and policy makers from all continents and from clinical areas as wide ranging as medicine, physiotherpy, chiropractic, biomechanics, osteopathy, manual therapy, exercise therapy, myotherapy, orthopaedic and neuro-surgery and sports medicine. The content of this educational program is determined by rigorous assessment, medical practice, literature and chart review. All programs so far presented have been accreditated by the Regents of the University of California, San Diego Medical School and by all endorsing professional organizations endorsing the programs.
This 4-day congress will be held between November 7 – 10, 2007 at the Catalonia Palace of Congresses, Barcelona, Spain.
Information on registration fees, travel and hotel accommodation, the city of Barcelona will be shortly on this website www.worldcongresslbp.com If you wish to be kept informed, please leave your email address on the website.
In cooperation with:
- University of California at San Diego

- Barcelona FC Medical Department

- Clinica Universitaria de Navarra

- Spine & Joint Centre, The Netherlands

Scientific Committee
Mel Cusí, Andry Vleeming, Juan Manuel Alonso, Enric Cáceres,
Avelino Ferrero, Ramsi Jazmati, Ferrán Pellisé, Juan Carlos Díaz

Program Committee
Andry Vleeming, Vert Mooney, Leon Chaitow, Mel Cusi, Diane Lee, Ferrán Pellisé, Paul Hodges, Bengt Sturesson, Peter O’Sullivan, Maurits van Tulder


The Barcelona congress will be breaking away from the traditional mold of looseley related papers. Moderators and speakers chosen for their expertise in selected areas will summarize presentations, clearly delineate opposing views and attempt to reach a consensus. They will assist participants in evaluating the information presented.

Wednesday afternoon through Thursday will be plenary sessions. Friday morning will be organized in cooperation with FC Barcelona Medical Department and will deal with sports medicine. Friday afternoon will be three parallel sessions and Saturday will complete the program with a plenary sessions. Post congress workshops will be organized presented by world wide known top key researchers and speakers from all over the world.
The objectives of the congress will be achieved in a four day program, starting Wednesday, November 7. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday will consist of formal ex cathedra, tightly coordinated lectures. These lectures are intended to present and debate what is reasonably known in the field. Friday, November 9 will start with a program on sports medicine in cooperation with FC Barcelona Medical Department followed in the afternoon by three parallel sessions. A poster exhibition will illustrate worldwide scientific progress in the field.
Post congress workshops will be organized and will be only admissable by participants.

More information will be added to the website in due time so please visit www.worldcongresslbp.com regularly for the latest information.

Looking forward to meeting many of you in Barcelona,

Andry Vleeming, Vert Mooney, Mel Cusi


Additional Information

Please visit department website for additional information. http://cme.ucsd.edu