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ELC Elections to the Organising Committee

ELC elections took place during the annual Members' Assembly of the 41st ELC meeting in Tutzing, on Wednesday September 12, 2018.  ELC members voted in the ballot elections and we are glad to welcome Christina Christoffersen, Copenhagen, Denmark and Mathilde Varret, Paris, France as new members of the ELC Organising Committee to start their duty as from January 01, 2019.

We thank the outgoing members Jan Albert Kuivenhoven, Groningen, The Netherlands and Laurent Martinez, Toulouse, France for their fantastic contributions on the Committee during the past five years and we hope to still have them contributing to future ELC meetings!

New members of the Organising Committee from January 01, 2019

Christina Christoffersen MD, PhD, and DMSc

Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Copenhagen University and Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Rigshospitalet Copenhagen, Denmark

Mathilde Varret, PhD

Research Fellow at the Laboratory for the Vascular Translational Science at INSERM U1148, Paris, France

Organising Committee members' duties are:

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


Elections 2019

Elections for new ELC Committee members will be held during the Members' Assembly of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Lipoprotein Club. The next elections will take place at the 42nd ELC meeting, Tutzing, Germany September 09-12, 2019. There is one position as Organising Committee member becoming vacant on January 01, 2020 and nominations for candidates will be welcome in May 2019. ELC members may vote during the ballot elections to be held at the annual meeting in Tutzing in September, 2019.

More information on the nomination process will be posted on this page.

Election timetable 2019

The timetable and procedures for the 2019 elections to the ELC's Organising Committee.

May 01- May 20
Nominations welcome from ELC members for candidate for vacant
position in the Organising Committee

The deadline for nominations will be May 20, 2019.
May 20 - June 30
Organising Committee reviews the nominations and makes a
shortlist of candidates

August 10 - September

Shortlisted candidates on ELC website
September 11
ELC members may vote
(ballot elections to be held at the annual meeting)
The result of the voting is announced on the ELC website.


Current Organising Committee members:: ELC Statutes

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