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KRING 2018

Welcome to this year’s annual meeting with the KRING of Coastal Engineers, September 23 – 25, 2018 in Ystad, Sweden. This year the meeting is hosted by the coastal section of the Swedish Association for Water (Föreningen Vatten) in cooperation with Lund University. The aim of the meeting is to build a European coastal network and share experiences about coastal management and protection. The target groups for the meeting are coastal managers, coastal engineers and researchers, but politicians, planners, geologists, and others with an interest in coastal issues are warmly welcomed. This year the KRING meeting offers three days of inspiring presentations, workshops, and field visits along the south coast of Sweden.

You can find the full program here: Program

The conference venue is the spa hotel Ystad Saltsjöbad located directly on the beach in the picturesque city of Ystad. Ystad is conveniently located and can be reached directly by ferry from Swinoujscie, Poland. Ystad is served by two airports, Sturup and Copenhagen Airport. From Sturup you may reach Ystad by taxi in 30 min. From Copenhagen airport there is a frequent train connection. You can buy the ticket to Ystad directly at airport and change trains at the first stop in Sweden (Hyllie station). The trip takes in total about 1 h 15 min. Timetables are found at From Ystad train station it is a 2-km walk to the hotel, or there is a direct bus. Bus number 5 departs 15 minutes before and 15 minutes passed every hour from 8:15 to 17:15 on Sundays.

The last day of the meeting, our bus will drive directly to Hyllie station before going back to the hotel for those having a car.

Registration is open until June 30. To participate, conference payments must be received no later than July 31. This year the number of attendees is limited to 77 participants. So do not wait to sign up as we expect to fill all the places. All meals and accommodation are included in the conference fee of SEK 5500 for accommodation in a single room and SEK 4500 in a double room. If signing up for a double room, each participant must name the person they share with in the registration form.

You can find the registration for here: Registration

If you have any questions about his year’s conference please contact the organizing committee through Caroline Fredriksson (

If you have questions regarding the KRING network visit the KRING webpage or contact the Chair of the KRING Petra Goessen at (