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The 2016 PPS Meeting

Lund - Sweden

Dear Collegues

We would like to invite you to the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Paediatric Pathology Society, which is being held in Lund, Sweden from the 15th to the 17th September 2016. 

Lund is a medieval town with a long university tradition. The university of Lund was founded in 1666, and is one of the largest Northern European universities and ranks among the world's top 100 universities.

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Registration for the Lund meeting is now closed!

Abstract Submission for the 2016 Annual meeting is now CLOSED!

The '62nd Annual Meeting of the Paediatric Pathology Society' is designated for up to 10 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.



Glimmingehus & Ales stenar


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This afternoon you can enjoy the beauties of southern Sweden, the landscape, the sea and a formidable medieval castle rounded off by a typical Swedish "fika".

We start from Lund heading for the medieval castle of Glimmingehus -- one of the best preserved medieval castles in Scandinavia which also plays an important role in one of Selma Lagerlöf's novels (Nils Holgersson). The castle dates back to the 15th century, and surprises with modern medieval comfort and artistic decor.

Our next stop is “Ale stenar”, an arrangement of 59 stones in form of a boat high up above the sea. A little stroll takes us down to the local harbour

On our way back we get to know a typical Swedish “fika” which consist of coffee or tea with various types of sandwiches and/or typical Swedish cakes.

The cost for this tour is £50.00

If you are interested in going and would like to book a place, please check the appropriate box when registering for the meeting, the cost of the tour will be added to your balance.


About this year's meeting



The following list comprises a selection of hotels quite close to the conference venue at different price levels. 

Clarion Collection Hotel Planetstaden

The hotel was built in the beginning of the 2000´s. The modern rooms of the hotels have free WLAN, fridges and cable TV. The hotel itself offers fitness facilities, a bar/lounge and a coffeshop. A large breakfast buffet is usually included.

Distance to conference venue: ca. 2.4 km


Clarion Collection Hotel Planetstaden (opens new window)

Hotel Finn

This modern hotel offers rooms and studios partly equipped with a small kitchen and offers even a fitness unit. The hotel is based on a self-service basis, while being maintained at an extremely high standard. 

Distance to conference venue: ca. 2.4 km 


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StayAt  Lund

StayAt is a modern apartment hotel very close to the city centre. The concept of the hotel is to be a home away from home. All the apartments offer the services of a usual hotel and the general amenities of everyday life, like Wifi; but also include a kitchen.

Distance to conference venue: ca. 2.0 km


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Grand Hotel Lund

The Grand Hotel is directly situated in the city centre of Lund. Resting on a long tradition, the Grand Hotel an excellent service and is a popular venue for many of the cities official as well as private festivities.  

Distance to conference venue: ca. 1,5 km


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Hotel Ideon

Hotel Ideon is located in the Ideon Science Park. The hotel rooms are equipped in typical old Swedish style, with all modern amenities such free Wifi in the whole hotel and LCD TV. 

Distance to conference venue: ca. 1,0 km


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Park Inn by Radisson

Park Inn by Radisson Lund is a modern and high standard hotel with excellent service. Our 192 guest rooms feature Free Wireless High-speed Internet, a flat-screen television and individual climate control. Fill up at the delicious complimentary breakfast buffet. Additional services at our hotel in Lund include free bike rental and access to the well-equipped gym and sauna.  During your stay, take advantage of our hotel parking, which offers parking spaces with charging posts for electric cars and plug-in hybrids.

www.parkinn.com/hotel-lund (opens new window)


This year's Venue!

The BMC is the BioMedical Centre of Lund University and is conveniently situated only 10 minutes on foot from the city centre within the area of the university hospital and parts of the university. This modern facility is the largest and most vibrant centre of biological and biomedical research in southern Sweden, stretching over 50000 sqm. The facility comprises research facilities of the medical and natural sciences, of Lunds technical university, of pharmaceutical and biotechnical companies as well as the research centre Ideon Park. The conference hall self is equipped with all modern technical facilities and is situated right in the middle of Lund’s medical academia. 

This Year's venue in Lund


Lund City!

Lund is the second largest town in Skåne, the most southern province in Sweden. Lund has an almost 350-year long tradition as a campus town and today houses Sweden’s largest university with very high-profile research in medicine, nanotechnology, ecology and several other fields. Its more than 30 000 students shape the character of the city as they make up nearly one third of the population. At the same time, the city offers a large number of little cafes and restaurants, lying around the numerous parks in and between the traditional brickfassaded houses. The dome – founded in the 12th century --  is the most famous building in Lund and dominates the city centre. So welcome to a city that combines tradition and modern lifestyle!

Lund City


How to get there!


Malmö Airport (MMx), Sweden

Regular bus transfers connect Malmö Airport to Lund.


Copenhagen Airport (CPH), Denmark

Train departures every half hour round the clock from Copenhagen towards Lund.

Don´t forget there are now passport controls between Copenhagen and Sweden!




Organisers for this year's meeting are as follows...

Local Organiser:  Barbara Gurtl-Lackner

Scientific Committee:  Rita Alaggio, Jukka Laine, Sophie Collardeau-Frachon and Samantha Holden


Programme for this year's meeting