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11th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain
1 - 4 November 2023

Melbourne, Australia

Currently Calling for Papers >>


  • Andry Vleeming, The Netherlands/Belgium
  • Paul Hodges, Australia


Andry Vleeming, Paul Hodges, Lieven Danneels, Britt Stuge, Jaap van Dieën, Bengt Sturesson, Robert Schleip, Carla Stecco, Hanne Albert, Jan Hartvigsen, Bart Koes


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 2001 Montreal, Canada 2010 Los Angeles, USA
1995 La Jolla, USA 2004 Melbourne, Australia 2013 Dubai, UAE
1998 Vienna, Austria 2007 Barcelona, Spain 2016 Singapore
2019 Antwerp, Belgium 2023 Melbourne, Australia  


We would like to invite you to join us in Melbourne, Australia for the 11th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Girdle Pain. Held every three years and attracting around 1000 participants, it is the only truly multidisciplinary conference on lumbopelvic pain.

This global congress invites practitioners, academics, researchers and policy makers from all continents and from clinical areas as wide ranging as medicine, orthopedics, neuro-surgery, physiotherapy, chiropractic, biomechanics, osteopathy, manual therapy, exercise therapy, myotherapy, 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 accredited internationally and by all professional organizations endorsing the programs.

This 4-day congress will be held between November 1-4  2023 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia.

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  • Melbourne Convention Bureau
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre


  • September 1st, 2022: Abstract submission opens
  • December 20th, 2022: Deadline for abstract submissions
  • Mid March, 2023: Notifications of acceptance for on-time abstracts
  • June 15th, 2023: Deadline for early online registration and speaker registration
  • June 15th, 2023: Deadline paper for publication in Abstract book


More information will be added to the website regularly so please visit on a regular basis for the latest information or leave your email address and you will be updated automatically. 

Looking forward to meeting many of you in Antwerp, October 2019,

Andry Vleeming, Paul Hodges