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ELC Elections to Organising Committee

We are glad to welcome Kevin Jon Williams, Gothenburg, Sweden and Stefan K. Nilsson, Umeå, Sweden as new members of the ELC Organising Committe to start their duty as from January 01, 2018.

We thank the outgoing members Chairman Anne Tybjaerg-Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark and Dimitris Kardassis, Heraklion, Greece for their fantastic contributions on the Committee during the years and we hope to still have them attending future ELC meetings!

New members of the Organising Committee from January 01, 2018

Kevin Jon Williams MD, PhD

Professor Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden, and Department of Medicine, Temple University, Lewis Katz School of Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Stefan K. Nilsson MSc PhD MBA

Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Biosciences, University of Umeå, and CEO Lipigon Pharmaceuticals, Umeå, Sweden.

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 2018

The next elections will take place during the General Assembly of the 41st ELC meeting in Tutzing, September 10-13, 2018. There are two positions as Organising Committee members becoming vacant on January 01, 2019 and nominations for candidates will be welcome in May 2018. ELC members may vote during the ballot elections held at the annual meeting in Tutzing in September, 2018.

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

Election timetable 2018

The timetable and procedures for the 2018 elections to the ELC's Organising Committee.

May 01- May 24, 2018
Nominations welcome from ELC members for candidates for vacant positions in the Organising Committee

The deadline for nominations will be May 24.
May 24 - June 30, 2018
Organising Committee reviews the nominations and makes a shortlist of candidates
August 12 - September 12, 2018
Shortlisted candidates on ELC website
September 12, 2018
ELC members may vote ( ballot elections held at the annual meeting)
September/October, 2018
The result of the vote is announced to the ELC website.


Current Organising Committee members:: ELC Statutes

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