From 1st of January, the Evaluation and Research Secretariat (ERS) at the Swedish Parliament has assumed the EPTA presidency for 2019.

ERS became a full member of EPTA 2009 and assumes the presidency for the first time. The directors' meeting will take place in the Skåne region, the Southern part of Sweden and the council meeting and conference in Stockholm at the Swedish Parliament. This year's thematic focus will be on the use of welfare technology in elderly care.

[The picture shows the European spallation source (ESS) in Skåne; photo courtesy to ESS]