Advances in Health Care Sciences Research Conference 2017
The aim of the conference is to build networks between researchers and doctoral students in the Nordic countries and the Baltic Sea region, and to give doctoral students an opportunity to present their research.
This year's theme is Co-creation in Health Care - changing the perspective of "users and choosers" to becoming makers and shapers of services.
Facts about the conference
We would like to thank everyone who came to the conference and made it what it was! Hope you had interesting meetings, networking, training on poster presentations, enjoyed the key note speakers and the meals etc.
Some facts about the conference:
- 65 abstracts
- 61 poster sessions
- 107 participants on day 1, Nov 15
- 93 participants on day 2, Nov 16
- 5 key notes
- 7 great doctoral student volunteers; Martha Gustavsson, Linda Eriksson, Henrik Pettersson, Sara Bartels, Marianne Palmgren, Malin Ahren, Tina Gustavell
- 80 dinner guests
- 1 great band - The Wooden Boys
- 13 countries represented at the conference; we had Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Lithuanian, Latvian, German, Dutch, British, Chineese, Tunisian, Polish, Austrian
- 1 winner in the Best Poster Competition; Claire Micaux Obol
- 2 who shared 2nd place in the Best Poster; Max Kleijberg and Alexandra Jarling
- 3 winners in the voters price draw
Key dates and deadlines
- Start submission for abstract: April 3, 2017.
- Deadline abstract submission: May 17, 2017.
- Notification of abstract submission: End of June, 2017.
- Last date conference registration: October 12, 2017
- Last date submission to contest Best Poster: October 17, 2017
- Last date submission of digital presentation: November 8, 2017
Abstract submission and conference registration
Abstract submission is now closed. If you have submitted your abstract you are also registered for the conference.
Conference registration is now closed!
The programme will be built primarily on the PhD students active participation in poster sessions with oral presentation and discussions of 15 minutes.
Within the program there will be five Keynote presentations on various topics in our theme Co-creation.
Poster schedule and poster instructions
Best Poster Competition
Congratulations to Claire Micaux Obol, who won the Best Poster Competition.
On a shared 2nd place came Max Kleijberg and Alexandra Jarling, congratulations to you too!
The posters you can vote for are:
- No 7 - Karlsson
- No 15 - Jarling
- No 21 - Hjorth
- No 24 - Lönnberg
- No 25 - Kleijberg
- No 37 - Micaux Obol
- No 40 - Anttila
- No 63 - Lindblom
Key note speakers
Wednesday November 15
|Patients and staff as co-designers of healthcare services - co-creating patient experience and staff wellbeing||Glenn Robert, Professor King's College|
|The perspective of a former patient||David Hill and Johanna Sörensen|
|The future of involvement in Healthcare||Cristin Lind, QRC Sthlm|
Thursday November 16th
|Action research for better End-of-Life experiences in elder care environments||Ida Goliath, Postdoc KI, link to DöBra|
|The Södertälje bridge – how to cross the river without a common language. A project aiming to improve maternity care||
Mimansa Madheden, Midwife
Presentations/slides key note speakers
Link to evaluation Advances in Health Care Sciences Conference 2017. Vote by Nov 30!
Venue information - getting here
Karolinska Institutet is is Sweden’s single largest centre of medical academic research and offers the country’s widest range of medical courses and programmes. Karolinska Institutet comprises of Campus Flemingsberg and Campus Solna.
The conference will be held at Karolinska Institutet, Campus Flemingsberg. The exact address for the conference is Alfred Nobels allé 23, Huddinge. The train station is called Flemingsberg
How to get to Campus Flemingsberg
The campus is located in Flemingsberg, 20 minutes by train outside Stockholm City Centralstation. Click here for SL time table.
Food and beverages
Coffee breaks and lunches are included and will be served at the site of the conference.
On Wednesday evening we will have a welcome reception where you will have time to network. Food and drinks will be served accompanied to a live orchestra. And maybe even some dancing....
Here is a list of hotels near Stockholm Central Station that we recommend, with easy access to the commute train to Flemingsberg where the conference is held. The commute takes about 20 minutes.
There is also a hotel located in Flemingsberg, Attendo Park Hotel, very near to the conference facility.