On 12th July 2004, the Society organised a meeting
with UK-based pain specialists with view of exploring ways in which
the Society might better engage and represent the needs of British
pain scientists. One of the results of the meeting was to organise
one-day joint symposia with scientific organisations.
The Courses & Meetings Committee, at that time chaired by Dr
Paul Watson, took on this initiative and liaised with representatives
from the British Neuroscience Association, the British Pharmacological
Society and the British Physiological Society.
The first meeting was held jointly with
the British Neuroscience Association on 14 October 2005 in