11th Interdisciplinary World Congress
on Low Back & Pelvic Girdle Pain

November 1st – November 4th, 2023
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Melbourne, Australia


Andry Vleeming, Paul Hodges, Lieven Danneels, Britt Stuge, Jaap van Dieën, Bengt Sturesson, Robert Schleip, Carla Stecco, Hanne Albert, Jan Hartvigsen, Bart Koes, Thomas Kibsgård, Linda van Dillen, Annelie Gutke, Nadine Foster, Jon Ford, Paulo Ferreira, Steven Kamper, Lorimer Moseley, Peter O’Sullivan.


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 Los Angeles, USA
  • 2013  Dubai, UAE
  • 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


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


  • September 1st, 2022: Abstract submission opens
  • January 10th, 2023: Final 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