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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 are welcome from ELC members in the period May 01 – May 24, 2018.

ELC members may vote during the ballot elections held at the annual meeting in Tutzing in September, 2018.

Positions becoming vacant on January 01, 2019

  • Organising Committee member
    (Outgoing member: Jan Albert Kuivenhoven, Groningen, The Netherlands)
  • Organising Committee member
    (Outgoing member: Laurent Martinez, Toulouse, France)

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 Organising Committee members

Persons residing outside Europe cannot be considered as candidates.

Candidates for the Elections 2018

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

Sander Kersten PhD, MSc

Professor in Nutrition, Metabolism and Genomics at the Division of Human Nutrition and Health, at Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Mathilde Varret, PhD

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

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- 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 (at the latest) - 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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