We are delighted to invite you to participate in the 20th International
Symposium of the Working Time Society, which will be held in Stockholm,
Sweden from 28 June to 1 July 2011.
The theme of the symposium is “biological mechanisms and risk
management in the 24h society” and includes state of the art topics such
as “shift work and health risks”, “biological mechanisms related to
work-related sleep and sleepiness problems”, “fatigue risk management”,
“flexible working hours” and many other research questions related to
working times. The scientific program consists of keynote lectures,
special sessions, oral presentations and poster sessions. The symposium
will also keep in line with the tradition of previous WTS meetings
offering rich possibilities for social interactions and informal
The symposium will include several activities supporting young
scientists, a Trainee day, to be held on the 27th of June, Grants/Travel
Awards for trainees in order to help support them to attend the
congress, and Trainee Merit Awards, based on abstracts, posters and oral
Click here to download the first announcement for circulation to your research networks.
It remains to be seen whether the (almost) midnight sun
also has a positive effect on the scientific spirit of the symposium
(although you might sleep less than normal)! We look forward to seeing you there!