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ECSS Malmö 2015 – Scandinavia at its best

Dear colleague,

On behalf of the European College of Sport Science, Malmö University together with Lund University and Copenhagen University, we are pleased to invite you to join us for the 20th annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

ECSS Malmö 2015

 

The hosts of the 2015 congress are once again experts in sport science. The Malmö University with the support of the two other highly respected universities of Copenhagen and Lund, have created an extraordinary scientific programme. The invited programme demonstrates the current state of the research in the field of sport and exercises sciences. There are several interesting topics to choose from and the programme is nicely spiced up with a strong Scandinavian expertise.

Invited Scientific Programme

In 2015, the multidisciplinary ECSS Congress will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. The 2015 congress theme of Sustainable Sport will permeate the academic programme as well as the arrangements: the three universities co-hosting the event all emphasise sustainability in education and research, and will work together with the City of Malmö, a fair trade city, to make ECSS 2015 a sustainable sport congress. The Öresund Region (Malmö, Copenhagen and Lund) is an academically vital area with 150 000 university students and more than 12 000 researchers, among them top class scholars within the many different areas of Sport Sciences and Sport Studies.

The ECSS congress especially emphasises exchange of knowledge through oral, mini-oral and e-poster presentations, and we are convinced that all attendees will find plenty of topics to interest them. Once again, the Young Investigators Award will be one of the highlights of the congress.

We look forward to seeing you all in Malmö and the Öresund Region, an area with tremendous social, political, and economic potential - emphasizing sustainability. Together, we will create an outstanding conference, where we shall develop the broad perspective of sustainable sport.

Susanna Hedenborg and Aage Radmann
Congress Presidents

Marco Narici
ECSS President

ECSS Malmö 2015 in brief

Key dates

15th of December 2014 - Opening abstract submission and registration
15th of February 2015 - Deadline for abstract submission
1st of April 2015 - Notification of acceptance to authors
15th of April 2015 - End of early registration
1st of May 2015 - Deadline registration for presenting authors

Venue
Malmö provides a beautiful and unique setting for the 2015 ECSS Congress. Situated in southern Sweden in Skane region, it is easily accessible via air, rail and road from all over the world. Malmö city is also part of the bigger Öresund region, which is joined by the metropolitan city of Copenhagen. The bridge between Malmö and Copenhagen is one of the biggest constructions in Europe and it guarantees a short 15 minutes’ drive from Malmö to Copenhagen.

Congress Centre
Malmö Live as a congress venue provides state-of-the-art facilities for the anniversary congress.

The construction of the Malmö Live has been a green projects, supporting the sustainable development, which is a central ideology in the city of Malmö and the Malmö University.

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Travel
The congress Centre is easily accessible via public transfer and it is only 20 minutes’ drive from the Copenhagen airport, which is terrifically connected to all European airports and the most international airports worldwide.

By booking your flights through our official carrier – Star AllianceTM - you will save up to 20% from your flight expenses.

Social Programme and Tours

Parallel to the compelling scientific programme, we have a great social programme in place! The social programme guarantees the interaction between the delegates and brings the ECSS family together to enjoy the unique atmosphere of the ECSS congress. The listed activities are included in the registration fee, unless indicated differently.

Opening Ceremony
Once again the official opening of the congress featuring an opening address from the congress presidents and the ECSS president accompanied by astonishing local entertainment.

Opening Reception
Is followed by the opening ceremony and also is the official opening of the exhibition. During the reception we will serve finger food and drinks.

ECSS General Assembly
All ECSS members are invited to join the ECSS General Assembly to be informed on latest facts and figures and the development of the society.

YIA Cocktail Party
All former YIA winners together with the top 10 candidates of each category of this year’s congress are invited to a small restricted cocktail party.

Closing Ceremony
Closing Ceremony will immediately follow the Young Investigator Awards and will feature Thanks and Goodbye from Malmö and a presentation from the 21th annual Congress ECSS Vienna 2016, Austria.

ECSS Congress Party
The congress party will take place in a beautiful Malmö venue on the Saturday night. This is your time to network, socialize and enjoy the great atmosphere of the ECSS congress and most importantly DANCE! The congress party requires pre-booking.

Additional programme – Tours
The destination management company ‘Meet Scandinavia’ is organizing several interesting and exciting tours to get you to know the Malmö area. You can choose your way from various options, such as, kayaking around the canals of Malmö, SUPing, Safari and Rock Climbing. Please find your favourites and more informationhere.

Exhibition

An extensive area is arranged for the annual congress exhibition forming the hub of the congress. We are inviting all delegates to actively participate in the exhibition using the chance to inform yourself on the latest technology developments in the field.

Accommodation

The ECSS has negotiated a large number of hotel rooms at attractive rates in several categories of hotel ranging from budget to 4 star hotels. These rates are only available through the congress website. You will find that all of these hotels offer quality lodging including breakfast. Most hotels have car park facilities. The majority of the hotels are located within walking distance to the congress venue.

At ECSS Malmö 2015 is the ECSS Congress celebrates its 20th anniversary: Please find some memorable and impressive images of our previous congresseshere.

For more information about the ECSS Malmö 2015, please download the second announcement, visit the congress website,follow us on twitteror take a look at our promotional video.

 

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