The International Biometric Society — Nordic-Baltic Region

Past Presidents

The Regional Executive Committee (REC) is elected for a period of 2 years which is automatically prolonged for 2 years unless at least 2 members of the Regional Council propose otherwise. The Regional Executive Committee shall alternate between the Nordic and Baltic countries in the following order; Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway/Iceland and the Baltic countries. Niels Keiding has compiled a list of The Regional Executive Committees 1970–1995.

The most recent Presidents have been:

  • 2017–... Ziad Taib, Sweden
  • 2013–2016 Krista Fischer, Estonia
  • 2009–2012 Geir Egil Eide, Norway
  • 2005–2008 Esa Läärä, Finland
  • 2001–2004 Mikael Væth, Denmark
  • 1997–2000 Sture Holm, Sweden
  • 1994–1996 Odd Aalen, Norway

Regional Meetings

Every second year the Region shall organize a Regional Biometric Conference. The REC appoints a local organizing committee (LOC) and a scientific program committee (SPC) for this conference which shall alternate between the Nordic and Baltic countries in the following order; Finland, Sweden, Norway/Iceland, Denmark, and the Baltic countries group.

Regional Council meetings

A meeting of the Regional Council is arranged at every regular regional conference as stated by the by-laws. Minutes of the last meetings can be found here: