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Original Announcement

Dear RIPE NCC members,

On behalf of our Executive Board, I would like to invite you to register for the RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM) May 2016. The membership will discuss important issues at the GM and there will be an election to fill two seats on the Executive Board, so I hope you will all take a few moments to register for this meeting.

Find out how to register at:

The GM will be held on Wednesday, 25 May from 16:00-20:00 UTC+2 at the Tivoli Hotel and Conference Center.

All information on the GM is available at:

Registration - Attendance and Voting

Registration for attendance and voting takes place through the LIR Portal. In order to register, you must be listed as an contact person for your organisation in the LIR Portal.

You can register directly by clicking the GM Preferences link in the My LIR section in the LIR Portal:

Registration for electronic voting will remain open until 16:00 UTC+2 on the day of the GM, 25 May 2016.

The window for casting electronic votes will remain open until Friday, 27 May at 09:00 UTC+2.

If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact .

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 11 May 2016. Any proxy form sent to us after this date will not be valid.

The proxy form is available at:

Executive Board Election

There will be an election for two vacant seats at the GM, which are for three-year terms.

The seats are to fill the places currently held by Remco van Mook and Nigel Titley, whose terms expire in May 2016.

Information on how to nominate a candidate or support a nomination is available at:

All nominations and messages of support are publicly archived:

If you have questions about the GM, please email us at .

Best regards,

Axel Pawlik
Managing Director

  • 23 March - Call for nominations to RIPE NCC Executive Board
  • 30 March - Open registration for GM
  • 30 March - Open voting registration
  • 13 April - Publish all GM documents, including RIPE NCC Annual Report and Financial Report 2015
  • 4 May - Close nominations for Executive Board elections
  • 11 May - Deadline for proxy vote nominations
  • 11 May - Deadline for members to propose resolutions
  • 11 May - Deadline to publish final GM agenda
  • 25 May - Close registration for electronic voting
  • 25 May - GM begins with main meeting
  • 27 May - GM closes with votes announcement