Dear RIPE NCC member,
On behalf of the RIPE NCC Executive Board, I would like to invite you to the RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM) May 2013. You can register now at:
The GM will be held on Wednesday, 15 May from 16:00-20:00 (UTC +2) at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin, Ireland, adjacent to the RIPE 66
Meeting, which runs from 13-17 May.
The GM begins with presentation of the reports from the RIPE NCC in the RIPE NCC Services Working Group at 16:00. The formal, members-only section of the GM starts immediately after the RIPE NCC Working Group.
Information on the GM is available at:
A simple overview on how members can participate in the GM is available:
Voting on GM resolutions and for the appointment of the RIPE NCC Executive Board members will take place at the GM.
You must be registered for the GM if you wish to attend and vote.
If you would like to vote but cannot attend the GM, there are two options that enable you to vote in the Executive Board elections and on
the GM resolutions:
1. Electronic Voting
Registration to vote electronically at the GM will open later in February 2013. All RIPE NCC members who are registered contacts will be sent invitations by email to register to vote electronically. If you wish to vote electronically, you must register to do so by 14 May 2013 at 14:00 (UTC +2).
2. Proxy Voting
You can be represented by a third party who is not an authorised employee or director of your organisation. If you wish to do this,
please fill out the proxy form and send it to us using the details on the form by 1 May 2013. Any proxy sent to us after this date will not be valid. The proxy form is available to download at:
If you have any questions about the GM, please email us at <agm _at_ ripe _dot_ net>.
7 Feb - Open GM registration
7 Feb - Call for nominations to Executive Board
Feb - Open electronic voting registration
17 Apr - Publish all GM documents, including RIPE NCC Annual Report and Financial Report 2012
24 Apr - Close nominations for Executive Board elections*
1 May - Deadline for proxy vote nominations
1 May - Deadline for members to propose resolutions
1 May - Deadline to publish final GM Agenda
14 May - Close registration for electronic voting
15 May - RIPE NCC General Meeting May 2013 begins with main meeting
16 May - RIPE NCC General Meeting May 2013 ends with vote announcement
* If there are fewer than three nominated candidates by 24 April 2013, the RIPE NCC Executive Board will nominate additional candidates to ensure there is a minimum of three.