Joint Finnish-Swedish Bone Symposium, April 12th 2018


Finnish Bone Society hereby invites you to a the Joint Finnish – Swedish Bone Symposium 2018 taking place on m/s Silja Galaxy on April 12th 2018. Take the opportunity to spend one day among bone and skeletal researchers and network across the Baltic Sea!

Confirmed invited speakers:
Professor Juha Tuukkanen, University of Oulu, Finland
Professor Göran Andersson, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Professor Ulf Lerner, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Adjunct Professor Johanna Tuomela, University of Turku, Finland
Associate Professor Andrei Chagin, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Adjunct Professor Riku Kiviranta, University of Turku, Finland
Dr. Mikko Finnilä, University of Oulu, Finland

Where? Tallink Silja m/s Galaxy running between Turku and Stockholm

When? Symposium is April 12th 2018, starting at 9:00 am Finnish time/ 8:00 Swedish time

For participants from Finland: Departure with Silja Galaxy from Turku April 12th 2018 at 8:15 am. Return to Turku April 13th at 7:00 am.  
For participants from Sweden: Departure with Silja Galaxy from Stockholm (Värtahamnen) April 11th 2018 at 7:30 pm. Return to Stockholm April 12th at 6:15 pm.
Deadline for registration is Wednesday February 28th 2018, 5 pm!  

Registration: You can registration using this link:

Registration fees for FBS members:
Full members 100 € (two persons / cabin)
Students 60 € (two persons / cabin)
Single cabin (limited reservation) 120 €

Registration fees for non-members
120 € (two persons / cabin).
Single cabin (limited reservation) 140 €

NOTE You can apply for membership below. Year 2018 membership will be free and member pricing for the symposium applies!

Please, ascertain your registration by bank transfer to Finnish Bone Society before 7th March. Registration is not valid without payment.

Bank contact info:
Finnish Bone Society
Nordea (Finland)
IBAN: FI18 5110 7300 0633 127

Add "FBS-symposium 2018: your full name" to the information text field in the bank transfer.

If you want to present you research, you are welcome to submit an abstract (250 words) at registration. We will select the student presentations based on the submitted abstracts and announce our decisions 22.3.

Organizer: Finnish Bone Society

For questions, please contact:
Jessica Alm, Board member Finnish Bone Society (jessica.alm(at)
Paula Pennanen, Secretary Finnish Bone Society (paula.pennanen(at)
Jorma Määttä, Chairman Finnish Bone Society (jmaatta(at)