General assembly 2020 invitation

Dear SPS member,
You are hereby invited to the ordinary General Assembly for 2020 for the Scandinavian Physiological Society that due to covid-19 will take place over Zoom on Tuesday October 6. 2020 at 13:00-15:00.
Contingent on the assembly approving the proposed decision about moving the legal entity of the SPS is approved, an extraordinary general assembly is called for the sole purpose of confirming that decision on Tuesday December 8. 2020 at 13:00-14:00. Due to covid-19 this will also be over Zoom and you will receive a Zoom invitation later.
I am looking forward to seeing many of you over Zoom at these dates.
The agenda and documents have earlier been sent out to all members via email. However, if you have any questions, or you have not received the Zoom-invitation or documents, please contact the SPS secretariat at

Best regards,

Kristian Gundersen, SPS President.

SPS Annual meeting 2021

Follow this link for more info

Main meeting: September 3-5, 2021

The homepage for SPS2021 in Stockholm is now live! Moreover, please remember to submit your proposal for a symposia for SPS2021, see for detailed information

Satellite meetings organized by special interest groups: September 2

Venue: Clarion Hotel Sign Stockholm

Local organizing committee:

Johanna Lanner (Chair), Karolinska Institutet (KI)

Anna Krook, KI

Jessica Norrbom, KI

Volker Lauschke, KI

Christian Broberger, Stockholm University

Filip Larsen, The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences.

In case of travel restrictions also in 2021, a live stream of the conference will be arranged.

SPS Membership fee 2020 and confirmation of active email address

For all Ordinary and Student members, it is now time to pay the Annual SPS Membership fee. Lifetime members are NOT to pay the yearly fee. Please pay the fee at your earliest convenience. I would also take the opportunity to remind you that members that have not paid their annual fee cannot be evaluated for Travel Grants, and if the Annual fee have not been paid for three consecutive years, you are considered to have withdrawn from the Society. More information and our regulations can be found here.
We are currently in the process of cleaning up the membership list, and I therefore urge all members to reply to this email, confirming your current email address and other relevant contact information. I also ask Ordinary and Student members to ONLY reply after making the payment of the Annual fee.

Payment details:
SEBSE-106 40 StockholmIBAN: SE21 5000 0000 0542 8100 5404BIC/SWIFT: ESSESESSAccount number (if you pay in Sweden/from Swedish bank account): 5428 10 054 04

Travel grant to participate in the SPS meeting in Reykjavik 2019

You may apply for a travel grant to participate in the SPS meeting in Reykjavik (August 2019). Successful applicants will be awarded a fixed sum of 10000 SEK when we receive proof of participation, documented as a confirmation letter from the organizers after the meeting.

Application deadline: May 1st

You will receive an answer to your application by May 15th

You must be a member of the SPS in order to apply, but you may apply for membership simultaneously by filling in the Membership Application Form. This form should be sent by email to as soon as possible after submitting your grant application. A connection to Scandinavia is required to be eligible for SPS membership. Please indicate briefly in the application email who you are, where you work, and the nature of your Scandinavian connection. 

Grants will be awarded by the SPS executive committee according to the following priorities:

  1. Participants presenting at the conference (oral or poster)
  2. Participants attending both a special interest group (SIG) satellite symposia and the main conference
  3. PhD students and post docs
  4. Applicants with current SPS membership with dues paid, or lifetime members
  5. New SPS member applicants

Please click this link to apply:


It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the SCANDINAVIAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY 2019 meeting in Reykjavik!
The programme and practical info can be found at the meeting website. We will have world-class plenary speakers, very interesting symposia and three ambitious satellite meetings. The satellite meetings will be held on August 8th, and the main meeting will be on August 9-11th.
We will meet in Harpa Conference Centre, downtown Reykjavik. Most congress hotels, as well as shops and restaurants, are within walking distance. Excursions to explore Icelandic nature can easily be arranged.
We look forward to seeing you!
For more information, see the meeting website or contact the organisers by e-mail ( or through the facebook page or Twitter account

Participants that are members of SPS are eligible for a travel grant of 10.000 SEK. Follow this link for guidelines on how to apply.

Important dates: May 1st: Abstract submission closes. Note that only those who submit an abstract are eligible for the SPS travel grants.

April 15th: Notification of abstracts delivered before April 1st.

May 9th: Registration fee advances.

Europhysiology 14 – 16 September 2018 in London

The first meeting of a series of biennial joint meetings organised by the Scandinavian Physiological Society, the Physiological Society, the Deutsche Physiologische Gesellschaft and the Federation of European Physiological Societies will take place 14 – 16 September 2018 in London. We warmly encourage all SPS members to participate – this meeting will replace the SPS annual meeting 2018  and is definitely a “don´t miss” event for every physiologist!

The general assembly of the SPS will be organised in London.

There are also three highly interesting satellite symposia organised by SPS SIG groups a day before the actual meeting (13 September). Please check the program and register!

The first Acta Physiologica prize will be awarded in a spectacular award ceremony organised September 14. More info about the ceremony coming soon – all SPS members are warmly welcomed to participate.

Please note that the deadline for travel grant applications is May 31, 2018.

See you in London!!

Satellite meeting on Cardiac Physiology September 13th 2018

The Special Interest Group on Cardiac Physiology of the Scandinavian Physiological Society is arranging an exciting satellite meeting on the day before the Europhysiology meeting in London in 2018. To celebrate the plans to have a series of biennial joint meetings of The Physiological Society, the Scandinavian Physio-logical Society, the Deutsche Physiologische Gesellschaft and the Federation of European Physiological Societies, we invite all scientists with an interest in cardiac physiology to participate.

Please find the program and more info here Satelite meeting on Cardiac Physiology 2018(1)