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ELC Elections to Organising Committee

Elections 2017

The next elections will take place during the General Assembly of the 40th ELC meeting in Tutzing, 2017. There are two position in the Organising Committee becoming vacant on January 01, 2018.

The nominations for candidates that came in May-June 2017 are currently being reviewed by the Organising Committee and the candidate names will be posted on this web page in the beginning of August at the latest. ELC members may vote during the ballot elections held at the annual meeting in Tutzing in September, 2017.

Positions becoming vacant on January 01, 2018

  • Organising Committee member
    (Outgoing member: Dimitris Kardassis, Heraklion, Crete, Greece)
  • Organising Committee member
    (Outgoing member: Anne Tybjaerg-Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark)

The nominations received are being reviewed by the Organising Committee, who will select from them the candidates to stand for election, based on

1. the nominee’s scientific qualifications and suitability for the position
2. geographical spread of candidates and existing OC members

Persons residing outside Europe cannot be considered as candidates.

Organising Committee members' duties

  • the fundraising to run the scientific meeting
  • the content of the website (
  • deciding the criteria on which the scientific contributions to the meeting are selected
  • the selection of scientific contributions to the annual meeting
  • the practical arrangements for the scientific meeting

  • Election timetable

    The timetable and procedures for this year’s elections to the ELC's Organising Committee.

    May 01-  June 08, 2017
    Nominations welcome from ELC members for candidates for vacant positions in the Organising Committee

    The deadline for nominations will be June 08.
    June 08 – July 26, 2017
    Organising Committee reviews the nominations and makes a shortlist of candidates
    August 04 - September 04, 2017
    Shortlisted candidates on ELC website
    September 05, 2017
    ELC members may vote ( ballot elections held at the annual meeting)
    October, 2017
    The result of the vote is announced to the ELC website.


    Current Organising Committee members:: ELC Statues

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