Annual Conference 2021

Welcome to the Annual Conference of the Swedish Society of Biomechanics 2021, 18th of March 2021!

Due to the pandemic, it will be held online on the 18th of March between 10.00-16.00. Please reserve the date and times, and register on the link below, latest at 21st of February. We urge all PhD students and post-docs to take the chance to present their work at this meeting. There will be an award for the best presentation award as well!

During the day, we will hold the SSB General Assembly meeting online. We will among other things inform you about ISB2021 in Stockholm and hold elections for the next council, for the accountant, and the nominating committee. If you are interested in getting engaged in the society, please contact me or the election committee directly (Christian Gasser ( and Nazanin Emami (

Tentative schedule

10.00 Welcome address
10.10 Keynote – Assoc. Prof. Max Ortiz Catalan (Chalmers University)
“Neuromusculoskeletal prostheses: A new generation of artificial limbs”
10.40 Short presentations
12.00 LUNCH
13.00 Keynote – Prof. Taija Finni (Univ. Jyväskylä, Finland).
“Insights into Achilles tendon function in health and disease”
13.30 Short presentations
14.30 SSB General Assembly
15.15 BREAK
15.30 Vote for best presentation + concluding remarks
16.00 End of meeting & start of social get together

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