Annual meeting 2017

INVITATION to the Nordic Marine Think Tank Ordinary General Assembly from 10:00 to 16:00 on Monday 2 October 2017, at:
Axelborg, Axeltorv 3,
6th floor 1609 Copenhagen V
(directions for the meeting room will be on 6th floor)

The meeting is open for supporting and ordinary members, friends of the NMTT and other interested persons

1) Appointment of chair and rapporteur
2) Approval of the agenda, its timely distribution and submitted proxies
3) Presentation of the annual report for approval
4) Presentation of the certified financial statement for 2016 for approval
5) Presentation of the work-plan and budget for 2017, including proposed quota for members and supporting members for approval
6) Consideration of submitted proposals
- Revised Statutes in English language (attached)
- Proposed changes to Statutes in Danish language (attached)
7) Election of the Board
- State of play (attached)
8) Election of the Auditor
9) Any other business

The Board composition is showed in the attached document. The members up for election are indicated by an asterisk. One member has informed that he does not wish to stand for re-election. Proposed new members are indicated by two asterisks. Please let the Chairman/Secretary know if you are willing to be elected for a new 2-year election period and/or if you have proposals for other members. 
Proposals by the members and supporting members must be submitted to the Board no later than 14 days before the General Assembly in order to be considered at the meeting (please send to the e-mail address
Absent members may vote by written proxy. The power of attorney must contain the name and address of the person who transfers his/her vote, and of the member who has the power of attorney to vote on behalf of the absent member. The proxy must be sent to the Board no later than 3 days before the meeting (the proxy form is attached).
An internet conference facility will be established in order to include members who are prevented from meeting in Copenhagen.

Practical information
For those not yet registered please confirm your participation as soon as possible by e-mail to, specifying if you expect to attend the meeting on location or through a an internet conference facility.
A get-together dinner will be organised for those statying back in Copenhagen.
Please contact the NMTT Secretary, Victor Hjort, concerning possible coverage of travel and hotel expenses.

Membership and membership-fee
You are kindly reminded to pay your membership-fee (100 kr.) and supportingfee (5.000 kr.) for 2017 if you have not already done so. Please use the following payment method by transferring to the NMTT bank account:
From Danmark: account no. 1551-3719405479
Outside Denmark: IBAN: DK3530003719405479; SWIFT-BIC: DABADKKK

We look forward to seeing you in Copenhagen!
Nordic regards,
Carl-Christian Schmidt (NMTT chair)
Victor Hjort (NMTT secretary)            





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