Progress in motor control is a bi-annual conference series organized by the International Society of Motor Control. Every conference focusses on a specific theme within the field of Motor Control. For the 2019 conference, this will be “movement improvement”: how do we improve the control of our movements? The conference will approach this theme from various perspectives. The format is a combination of long presentations by invited expert speakers, intermixed with short talks and poster presentations based on reviewed abstracts that have been submitted by participants.