The 3rd Annual Conference on Metagenomics and Metadesign of the Subways and Urban Biomes (MetaSUB), hosted in conjunction with The Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University, will be held on July 18-20, 2017, in Stockholm, Sweden at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (

It is our pleasure to invite you to attend the symposium prior to our official announcement and ask that you register early to assure a spot at the conference, as the number of participants is limited. This year, a registration fee will be required at the time of acceptance to offset the costs of the Conference, and the planned activities. The per person registration fee is $200. The conference fee includes, in addition to access to all conference related activities and workshops, lunches on all conference days, a gala dinner at the world-famous Vasa museum, and a dinner cruise in the stunning Stockholm archipelago.  To register, please use this link: and follow the instructions.

Lodging at discounted rates are available at 3 hotels all conveniently located near the Conference venue.  Once you have registered, we will send complete information. We have a limited number of rooms available at the discounted rate, so please register as soon as possible.

The final program schedule will be announced in March and will include presentations by Keynote Speakers, the Principal Investigators of the MetaSUB International Consortium, and Sponsors of the conference who will present their ideas for future collaborations and updates for the technologies being used. We are very excited to already announce some of our distinguished key note lecturers: Professor Jane Carlton, (NYU), Professor Leming Shi (Fudan University), Dr. Alexandra Graf (FH Campus Wien) and Professor Lars Engstrand (Karolinska Institute).We will also have smaller working group sessions that will consist of short talks from different members of the MetaSUB International Consortium, followed by working groups to expand on these presentations and discuss implementation of the MetaSUB study.