Gullmarsstrand 2018

You can now submit your abstract! Important details to include in your abstract:
  1. Please have the subject, ScSB 2018 abstract in abstract submission email
       2. Please answer the following questions in the abstract submission email:
                *             Would you like your abstracts to be published in the European Cells and Materials (eCM) journal?
                *             Is your abstract for a poster presentation or an oral presentation? 
       3.  Abstracts should not exceed 1 page in the attached template

Registration Details:

The registration fee for the conference is 6000 SEK incl. VAT
Fee includes:
Bus transportation to and from Gothenburg city/airport to Conference site
Accommodation at Gullmarstrand for two nights
Food and Beverages during the conference. 

Please click here to register for the conference

Important dates
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 14th of February, 2018
  • Registration Deadline: 7th of March, 2018

Organising committee
Prof. Martin Andersson,  Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Prof. Pentti Tengvall,  University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Confirmed Speakers
Prof. Marc Bohner, RMS Foundation, Switzerland
Prof. Stuart Goodman, Stanford University, USA
Prof. David Williams, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Prof. Henk Busscher, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Prof. Duncan Sutherland, Aarhus University
Prof. Tomas Albrektsson, University of Gothenburg
Prof. Ann Wennerberg,  Malmö University
Prof. Fredrik Höök, Chalmers University
Prof. Paul Gatenholm, Chalmers University
Dr. Marianne Liebi, Chalmers University
Prof. Bo Nilsson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Prof. Thomas Webster, Northeastern University, USA

​Tentative Program

Wednesday 25/4
10:30 Bus from Gothenburg
13:00 Lunch.
14:00 Welcome by Pentti and Martin
14:15 Invited Talk       David Williams
15:00 Invited Talk       Tomas Albrektsson
15:45 Coffee Break
16:15 Invited Talk       Henk Busscher
17:00 Invited Talk       Bo Nilsson
17:45 Poster session and refreshments
19:00 Dinner
21:30 Poster and mingle
Thursday 26/4

9:00 Invited Talk         Stuart Goodman
9:45 Invited Talk         Ann Wennerberg
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Contributing Talk 1
11:20 Contributing Talk 2
11:40 Contributing Talk 3
12:00 Lunch
13:30 Invited Talk       Fredrik Höök
14:15 Invited Talk       Marianne Liebi
15:00 Coffee
15:20 Invited Talk       Thomas Webster 
16:00 Boat Trip/Fishing Spa!
19:00 Dinner
21:00 General Assembly
21:30 Poster with refreshments
Friday 27/4

9:00 Invited Talk         Marc Bohner
9:45 Invited Talk         Paul Gatenholm
10:30 Coffee              
11:00 Invited Talk       Duncan Sutherland
11:45 Lunch
13:00 Bus transport to Gothenburg and airport

Conference Travel Award

ScSB will award up to four student travel grants of up to 1000 EUR for participation in our annual conference in Gullmarsstrand, 25th-27th April 2018.
Please send a motivation letter to Ólafur Sigurjónsson ( before 10th  of February if you want to apply for this travel grant. The ScSB board will then decide who shall receive the travel grants and inform the recipients no later then 15th of February. The grantees are required to write a small report after the conference, together with copies of their travel bills. Only documented costs will be reimbursed.
This grant is only eligible for PhD and master student with affiliation to an institution/university in a member country (Norway, Sweden, Latvia, Denmark, Iceland and Finland). A copy of the students submitted abstract to the annual conference would be beneficial to your application