Annual Conference 2019

Welcome to the 2nd SSB/BioMEx Annual Conference 2019!

This is the annual conference of the Swedish Society of Biomechanics (SSB) and the KTH Center for Biomechanical Modeling and Experimentation (BioMEx). This conference is an event where Swedish researchers and the industry meet to learn about the latest developments in the field of biomechanics in Sweden.

This year, the conference will be held in the Skåvsjöholm conference center in Stockholm’s archipelago on the 20-21 March 2019


Program

The conference combines keynote talks with podium and poster sessions. This is the preliminary program of the conference.


Keynote speakers

Prof. Charlotte Häger (Umeå University)

Title: Assessment of human motor control, performance & biomechanics in various movement disorders

Dr. Katarina Bohman (Volvo Cars)

Title: “Biomechanics of impact trauma for safer cars”


How to get to Skåvsjöholm

For GPS

Enter our street address, “Skåvsjöholmsvägen 80, Åkersberga”

From Stockholm – driving time 25 mins

> Take the E18 towards Norrtälje.
> Turn off at the Arninge/Vaxholm exit and take the exit to Vaxholm in the roundabout.
> After 4.7 km, turn to the left towards Åkersberga/Svinninge.
> After a further 2.8 km, you will see our sign on the right.
> Follow the signs and drive to the end of the road (Skåvsjöholmsvägen 80).

From Stockholm Arlanda Airport – driving time 35 mins

> Take the E4 towards Stockholm.
> After about 20 km turn off at Häggvik and take road 265 to the east towards the E18 Norrtälje (16 km).
> At the exit to the E18, drive straight ahead through the two roundabouts towards Åkersberga, road 276.
> After 9 km turn to the right in the roundabout, after the golf course, towards Vaxholm.
> Drive approx 7 km, turn left towards Skåvsjöholm and drive to the end of the road.

By boat

From Stockholm takes approximately 1.5 hours. Call us and book: we have boats that can accommodate up to 80 people.

By public transport

Take bus 683 from Danderyds sjukhus (Danderyd Hospital). After about 40 minutes, you alight at the stop Rydbo Saltsjöbad. From the bus stop, it is a 15 minutes walk. Follow the road in the direction you were travelling on the bus, and turn off to the right at our sign.

For your best route to us, go to http://www.sl.se and enter Skåvsjöholmsvägen as your final destination.


Organizers

SSB board: Hanna Isaksson (LTH), Lanie Gutierrez-Farewik (KTH), Toni Arndt (GIH), Rodrigo Moreno (KTH), Jonas Stålhand (LiU), Laszlo Fuchs (KTH), Cecilia Persson (UU), Josefine Eriksson Naili (KI) and Joeri Kok (LTH)

KTH BioMEx board: Lanie Gutierrez-Farewik, Christian Gasser, Lisa Prahl Wittberg, Rodrigo Moreno, Svein Kleiven and Ruoli Wang

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