Welcome to the open national SIMSAM meeting 2016 in Norrköping 12-13 October!

The open national SIMSAM meeting of 2016 will be held in Norrköping 12-13 October. This lunch-to-lunch meeting will focus on causal inference and network analyses in register-based research and features lectures, cases, panel discussions, a poster session as well as updates on Swedish registers. The meeting, to be held at Visualiseringscenter C in Norrköping, is free of charge for all participants.

Link to program

Link to registration  Registration deadline 19 September, 2016

PhD students and postdocs are encouraged to bring personal posters in order to receive feed-back on ongoing projects and future plans. SIMSAM nodes and SINGS will be presented via posters.

50 hotel rooms for 12-13 October are available for booking for conference participants until 30 August at Elite Grand Hotel Norrköping (please use reservation.grandhotell@elite.se and state the reference code GKAR121016). Please note that rooms are to be booked and payed by participants themselves and are not included in the conference package.

The meeting including lunches/dinner is free of charge for all participants. However, please note that the full conference fee of 500 SEK will be charged for persons who register but do not turn up at the meeting.

The meeting is organized by SIMSAM MEB Family Design at the Dept. of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (MEB), Karolinska Institutet (KI), Stockholm, and SIMSEG at the Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS), Linköping University (LiU).

Organizing committee:
Catarina Almqvist Malmros, Arvid Sjölander, SIMSAM MEB Family Design, KI and Eva Fredriksson, MEB, KI. Peter Hedström, Maria Brandén, SIMSEG, LiU, Ulrika Frisk, IAS, LiU and Anna Holmström, Umeå University.

For questions regarding the meeting, please contact national SIMSAM coordinator Anna Holmström (anna.holmstrom@umu.se).  

Information about the meeting is found at http://simsam.nu/event/open-national-simsam-meeting-2016/.

SIMSAM is short for the Swedish Initiative in Research on Microdata in the Social And Medical sciences and is funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR) 2014-2018. For additional information about SIMSAM, please visit www.simsam.nu.