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Vuokattihiihto Ski Marathon – discount for ICSS 2019 participants


The ICSS 2019 congress will be followed by the annual Vuokattihiihto Ski Marathon on Saturday the 16th of March. Our congress participants will be able to explore and join the great atmosphere of this special event with special discount prices:

  • 20km classic or free technique, 35€
  • 30km classic or free technique, 45€
  • 50km classic or free technique, 55€
  • Kainuu sprint: 50km classic + 50km free technique, 65€

To take advantage of the discounted entry fee, please use the following registration link:

Abstract Submisson INFO


  • The deadline for the abstract submission os approaching - in case you need an extension, please send a request to info@icss2019.fi by Nov 16th indicating the main author, the preliminary title, the topic for the presentation and if you would prefer an oral pr a poster presentation.
  • Extension to deadline is possible until Dec 14th
  • Please note that for the young investigator competition (YIA) no extension to the deadline of Nov 16th will be granted

Welcome to the 8th International Congress on Science and Skiing - ICSS 2019


It is our pleasure to inform that the next ICSS Congress will be held in Vuokatti, Finland March 11th - 15th, 2019. The Congress will be followed by the annual Vuokatti Hiihto Ski Marathon which in 2019 will be organized on Sat March 16th. Thus in addition to scientific and social experiences our Congress Participants will also be able to explore and join the great atmosphere of this special event! Info about the race for 2019 can be found at:

Welcome to Vuokatti

Prof Vesa Linnamo, Congress President

Important dates

Deadline for abstract submission Nov 16th, 2018
Notification for authors by Dec 14th, 2018
Early bird registration byJan 15th, 2019
Regular 350 € (from Jan 16th, 2019, 390 €)
Student 250 € (from Jan 16th, 2019, 290 €)
Registration for speakers to be included in the program by Jan 31st, 2019
Final program by Feb 15th, 2019
Congress DatesMarch 11th - 15th, 2019
Registration starts on Mon 11th at 12:00
Closing congress on Fri 15th at 12:00

Congress Venue
Vuokatti Sport
Opistontie 4
FI-88610 Vuokatti

Main Congress Organizer
University of Jyväskylä
Sport Technology Unit, Vuokatti
Kidekuja 2 (Snowpolis)
FI-88610 Vuokatti

Contact us
Congress secretary:
Ms. Anni Hakkarainen
E-mail: info@icss2019.fi
Tel: +358 40 777 3103