The 2015 Annual Membership Meeting and Board Meeting took place in Athens Greece from January 14th to 16th.
January 14th - strategic discussion to plan the future direction of our association. The first part of this strategic discussion is reserved for the topic of COUNTERFEITING. In this session we would like to invite all interested members to join. The meeting is the first one to match expectations with our means as association and develop a first road map of concrete measures we would like to take. After our meetings, we will take a chance to take the cabel car to the Lycabettus hill and end the evening with dinner at the Hotel St. George. Everybody who wants join us is very welcome to attend.
January 15th - Committee Meetings. Interested members are more than welcome to join the meetings of the Conference & Membership Committee, Government Affairs Committee and the self-regulation Committee. In the afternoon, the board will hold its board meeting – members might use this time corridor to network or to enjoy Athens.
In the evening, everyone will meet for the reception and the actual Membership Meeting. We will provide you with the latest news around our organization, especially the finances as the members have to approve the statement 2014 and the 2015 budget there. We will sent a detailed invitation regarding the topics of the membership meeting prior to the event. The membership meeting is the event, where members can exercise their membership rights. We encourage all members to join this meeting.
Afterwards we will go to have a joint dinner at the AEGLI Zappion to start Thursday night. I am sure that if needed Athens will offer more networking opportunities.
Outcome of Meeting - details to follow