Deadlines etc. for the open national SIMSAM meeting 161012-13: registration 19 Sept, hotel rooms 10 Sept

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 highly encouraged to bring personal posters in order to receive feed-back on ongoing projects and future plans, size 70 x 130 cm (width x height).

50 single rooms for 12-13 October are available for booking for conference participants until 10 September at Elite Grand Hotel Norrköping (please use and state the reference code GKAR121016). Also 10 double rooms are available for booking for conference participants until 10 September at Hotell Strand (please use and state the reference code 33662). Also please note that rooms are to be booked and payed by participants themselves and are not included in the conference package. Please consider sharing rooms and observe that rooms will not be guaranteed after 10 September.

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. Registrations can be cancelled until 4 October, 2016 by sending an e-mail to

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, Selcan Mutgan, SIMSEG, LiU and Ulrika Frisk, IAS, LiU. Anna Holmström, Umeå University.

For questions regarding the meeting, please contact national SIMSAM coordinator Anna Holmström ( 

Information about the meeting can be found at