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Committees

There are four permanent and one ad-hoc committees within the SIOG governance.

Fellowship, Nominating and Award Committee

The Fellowship, Nominating and Award Committee is responsible for the selection of the candidates for the elections of President-Elect and other members of the Board of Directors. This Committee is also responsible for the nominations of SIOG Fellowships and SIOG Awardees.

Chair: Etienne Brain (France)
Members:
Stuart Lichtman (USA)
Hans Wildiers (Belgium)
Matti Aapro (Switzerland)
Gouri Shankar Bhattacharyya (India)

Membership and National Representative Committee

The Membership and National Representative Committee is responsible for the coordination and the supervision of all aspects of membership of SIOG including recruitment of new members, retention of members, members’ benefits, recruitment drives and special offers including types of memberships. This Committee is also responsible for all National Representatives activities, roles & responsibilities and their nominations.

Chair: Kwok-Leung Cheung (UK)
Members:
Jee Hyun Kim (Korea)
Demetrios Kardamakis (Greece)
Yakir Rottenberg (Israel)

Science and Education Committee

The Science and Education Committee contributes to the advancement of science in Geriatric Oncology. It is responsible for the educational activities of the Society, such as Continuous Medical Education, SIOG Courses, etc. The Committee is solely responsible for granting SIOG label/auspices to national or international educational events.

Chair: Tanya Wildes (USA) 
Members:
Laura Biganzoli (Italy)
Philippe Caillet (France)
Lore Decoster (Belgium)
Holly Holmes (USA)
Tina Hsu (USA) - Liaison with Young SIOG Interest Group
Michael Jaklitsch (USA)
Herve Le Caer (France)
Demetris Papamichael (Cyprus)

Publication Committee

The Publication Committee oversees all SIOG publications, including the official journal and electronic (web) publications. It coordinates and supervises the aims, targets, and scope of the various scientific and educational publications. The Committee is also responsible for nominating one or more candidates for the position of editor-in-chief of the journal of SIOG.

Chair: Gouri Shankar Bhattacharyya (India)
Member:
Vicki Morrison (USA)

Corporate Relations ad-hoc Committee

The Corporate Relations ad-hoc Committee is responsible for all corporate & industry relations of SIOG (including fundraising) and in particular linked to the SIOG annual conference. It also ensures that corporate activities at SIOG conferences and the investment of industry in other SIOG ventures are in the best interests of SIOG. The committee reviews and approves potential, new or alternative revenue generating opportunities with a view of protecting the financial well-being and integrity of SIOG. It handles matters concerning industry such as changes in industry regulations, future collaborations and long terms initiatives involving industry.

Chair: Matti Aapro (Switzerland) 
Members:
Etienne Brain (France)
Stuart Lichtman (USA)
Hans Wildiers (Belgium)