Conferences and symposiums KI Infection retreat 2019

03-09-2019 9:00 am to
04-09-2019 6:00 pm Add to iCal
Other Yasuragi, Hamndalsvägen 6, Saltsjö-Boo

The KI Infection Retreat 2019 takes place 3rd to 4th of September at Yasuragi in Stockholm archipelago. The retreat intends to promote networking and interactions between students and researchers interested in the field of infection biology. The retreat will consist of oral presentations, by invited speakers and chosen students/postdocs, and poster presentations, by every participating student and postdoc. The complete programme for the retreat will be sent out to the registered participants


Registration is now closed, if you are interested in attending please contact:

It is mandatory for all students and postdocs to send in an abstract and present a corresponding poster at this retreat, no exceptions are granted. There are a limited amount of spots available so we recommend early registration. Hence, this registration is considered binding.


The Venue:

Yasuragi is a conference hotel located east from Stockholm city in the archipelago. The accommodation will be made up of mostly double room accommodation. Where double rooms are applicable it will not be possible to choose your room and whom you wish to share with. Any switching of rooms will be made at your own discretion at the venue.

Read more information about the venue here



Bus transport from Stockholm central station to Yasuragi on the morning of the 3rd of September will be available for participants. Buses will leave around 8.00-8.30am in the morning. Bus transportation from Yasuragi back to central station will be provided on 4th September at around 2.00-2.30pm (exact information and time will be provided in the programme sent out later). The buses have a max capacity and it is therefore very important that participants wanting to have this form of transportation arranged for them will need to sign up for it when registering for the retreat.


Abstract submission information:

Abstracts are sent to no later than 26th of July. Every student and postdoc is required to send in an abstract.

The abstract should be submitted in the form of a structured format. The abstract can be max 1 A4 page long with the text being font 12 and single spaced. The following sections should be included in the abstract:

Title (Give a title for your abstract. The title should correspond to the poster title)

Authors (Specify all authors that have contributed to the contents of this abstract. Underline the responsible author)

Affiliation (Specify from which department you are and which institution/university)





Importance (Give a short summary of the abstract which should be aimed at individuals attending the retreat, but whom might not be familiar with the kind of work presented in the abstract i.e. try to explain why it is important to do this kind of work and what one might gain from it)

Poster information:

Participants are responsible to print and bring their own poster to the retreat. Every student and postdoc is required to bring a poster. More information will come about the format but standing posters are suggested.

Selected abstracts will be picked for oral presentations. (Yes, you will still need to have a poster even if you are selected for an oral presentation)


Contact Information

General questions about the retreat can be directed towards:
Specific questions about abstract/poster can be directed towards: