Program SWE-REG Autumn conference 2021

SWE-REG Autumn web conference 2021  

“How to conduct successful interdisciplinary research using national registers”  

28th October : 09.00-15.30  On  Zoom 


Forenoon session 


9:00 - Opening remarks from Jonas Björk, Maria Brandén and Poorna Anand (moderator) 

Key-note talk 

9:05 – 10:05 

Title: What is successful interdisciplinary research collaboration, why is it difficult, and how can it be easier? 

Key-note speaker: Gemma Carr, Coordinator: Vienna Doctoral Programme on Water Resource Systems, and TU Wien Water Risk and Security Research Cluster 

Coffee break (25 minutes) on Zoom breakout rooms 

(with discussions between participants about how the keynote talk topic can be applied in your research setting) 

10:05 – 10:30  

Oral presentations  

 10:30 – 10:50 

 Title:  Heterogeneous effects of a Swedish schooling reform: a GxE approach  

 Speaker: Rafael Ahlskog, Uppsala University  

10:50 – 11:10 

Title:  Cost-effectiveness for prostate cancer testing: bridging disciplines 

Speaker: Mark Clements, Karolinska Institutet 

Leg stretcher   

11:20 – 11:40 

Title: Introducing combining network-science and register data in the study of ethnic integration in Denmark, Finland and Sweden 

Speaker: Carl Nordlund, Linköping University    

11:40 – 12:00 

Title: Long-term survival after sleeve gastrectomy versus gastric bypass in a bi-national population-based cohort study 

Speaker: Dag Holmberg, Karolinska Institutet  

Lunch (55 minutes) 

12:00 – 12:55 

 Afternoon session 

Parallel flash presentations 

Group A 

13:00 – 14:00 

Flash presentation A1   

13:00 – 13:15 

Title: Occupational risks, living conditions and lack of adequate information – An interview study among foreign-born workers in high-risk occupations for COVID-19 

Speaker: Mia Söderberg, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg 

Flash presentation A2   

13:15 – 13:30 

Title: The effects of cash transfers on poverty, health and wellbeing: evidence from the Finnish basic income experiment 2017- 2018 

Speaker: Miska Simanainen, Stockholm University 

Flash presentation A3   

13:30 – 13:45 

Title: Understanding the relationship between education and attitudes toward immigration: evidence and implications from Swedish twin data 

Speaker: Qinya Feng, Uppsala University 

Flash presentation A4   

13:45 – 14:00 

Title: Assessing the impact of including variation in general population mortality on standard errors of relative survival and loss in life expectancy 

Speaker: Yuliya Leontyeva, Karolinska Institutet 

Group B 

13:00 – 14:00 

Flash presentation B1 

13:00 – 13:15 

Title: Life expectancy in patients cured for oesophageal cancer compared to the background population 

Speaker: Ellinor Lundberg, Karolinska Institutet 

Flash presentation B2 

13:15 – 13:30 

Title: Modelling multiple time-scales with flexible parametric survival models 

Speaker: Nurgul Batyrbekova, Karolinska Institutet 

Flash presentation B3 

13:30 – 13:45 

Title: THE STROKE-PARADOX – Patients decision making processes to seek emergency medical care for symptoms of stroke 

Speaker: Jenny Andersson, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg 

Flash presentation B4 

13:45 – 14:00 

Title: Deep learning prediction models based on EHR trajectories: A systematic review 

Speaker: Ali Amirahmadi, Halmstad University 

Coffee break (25 minutes) 

14:00 – 14:25  

Panel discussion 

14:25 – 15:25 

Title:  How to conduct successful interdisciplinary research   


      Gemma Carr, Coordinator: Vienna Doctoral Programme on Water Resource           Systems, and TU Wien Water Risk and Security Research Cluster 

      Fredrik Liljeros, Professor of Sociology at Stockholm University 

      Karin Modig, Research group leader and an Associate Professor at the division  of Epidemiology at IMM, KI 

      Anita Berglund, Ass. Professor of Epidemiology Unit of Epidemiology, SINGS 

 Summary and Wrap-up 

15:25 – 15:30- Jonas Björk, Maria Brandén and Poorna Anand (moderator).