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About the Masterclass

The Hedenstierna symposium is a one day academic meeting dealing with physiological mechanisms relevant to intensive care and anaesthesia. It was established in 2011 to honour the life-time scientific achievement of Professor Göran Hedenstierna and it has gained a reputation for its quality. This year the theme of the symposium will be: "A physiological approach to monitoring in anaesthesia and intensive care". The edition 2018 of the Masterclass Symposium will be held on Friday 12th October.
(photo by Daniel Golabiewski)

Who is there?

High profile scientists present state of the art knowledge about the masterclass topics. Then speakers are asked to engage in discussions with each other and with the audience. Panel discussions are part of the program. The audience comprises both young and senior specialist in anaesthesia and intensive care who are eager to keep abreast with recent findings.

  • Learn from the best scientists
  • Engage duscussions with the experts
  • Meet scientists working in your research field
  • Enjoy the cultural atmosphere of the oldest Scandinavian University

12 October




(photo by Mikael Wallerstedt)

Program of the Symposium

Explore the program of the Symposium by clicking on the tabs of the single sessions or download the pdf file by clicking HERE.
Congress Administration: Katja Andersson
Lars I. Eriksson, Miklós Lipcsey, Gaetano Perchiazzi, Christian Rylander

Chairs: Mariangela Pellegrini and Anders Larsson

Michelle Chew
Linköping, Sweden
Fernando Suarez Sipmann
Madrid, Spain
11.45 - 12.45


Chairs: Kristina Hambraeus-Jonzon and Göran Hedenstierna

Declan G. Bates
Warwick, United Kingdom
13.30 – 14.15

Monitoring the kidney

Marlies Ostermann
London, United Kingdom
14.15 – 15.15


Chairs: Suzanne Odeberg Wernerman and Sten Rubertsson

Johanna Hästbacka
Helsinki, Finland
Emery Brown
Boston, United States of America
16.45 – 17.00

Take home messages

Panel Discussion
Attendance is subject to personal invitation.
Researchers from the Hedenstierna Laboratory and Uppsala University discuss about ongoing research. Around the table sit senior and junior researchers, showing without any constraint the results of their most recent research.
The format is an open, friendly and constructive brainstorming.


FEE Registration fee: 1540 SEK ex VAT 25%
The registration fee includes symposium sessions, lunch and coffee breaks.
REGISTRATION Please register before October 1st, 2018 by sending an e-mail to the organizing secretary: katja.andersson@surgsci.uu.se
An invoice regarding the registration fee will be sent from SFAI Verksamheter AB



Event FAQs

Cost of registration

Registration fee is 1540 SEK ex VAT 25%

Registration fee

Registration fee includes symposium sessions, lunch and coffee breaks

Address of the organizing secretary is

Ms Katja Andersson
Section of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Department of Surgical Sciences
Uppsala University
75185 Uppsala, Sweden
Email: katja.andersson@surgsci.uu.se

Accomodation in Uppsala

You can easily find an accomodation in Uppsala by clicking on the following link (public service not connected with the organization of the symposium ).


You are welcome to ask questions about the Symposium by sending an e-mail to the secretary:

Ms Katja Andersson
Section of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Department of Surgical Sciences
Uppsala University
75185 Uppsala, Sweden
Email: katja.andersson@surgsci.uu.se

Event Location

The Masterclass will be held at the Rudbecksalen of the Rudbecklaboratoriet.

Science Park
Dag Hammarskjölds väg, 20

Instruction on how to get to the Rudbeck Laboratory can be found by clicking HERE