Dear RIPE NCC member,
The RIPE NCC Executive Board is pleased to invite you to the RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM).
We send invitations for General Meetings by e-mail only. However, if your organisation wishes to receive this and future invitations for General Meetings by regular post, please let us know by return mail.
The meeting will be held at the Krasnapolsky Hotel on Wednesday, 24 October 2007 adjacent to the RIPE 55 meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from 17:45 - 19:00.
More information about the GM is available at: http://www.ripe.net/membership/gm/gm-october2007/index.html
The GM is open only to RIPE NCC members. Registration for the RIPE Meeting does not include registration for the GM. You must register separately. You can attend the RIPE NCC Services Working Group session during RIPE 55 and the GM without being registered for RIPE 55.
You can register for the GM at:
Please complete the online registration form before 10 October 2007.
In the event that your organisation is to be represented by a director or an employee, e.g. admin/tech contact, the registration form should state the name(s) of the employee(s) or director(s). If more than one authorised person is to attend the GM, please specify who is allowed to exercise the voting rights.
If your organisation is to be represented by a third party, not being an authorised employee or director, please fill out the proxy form and send it to us before 10 October 2007. Any proxy sent to us after this date will not be valid. The proxy form is available to download here:
Report from the RIPE NCC
The report from the RIPE NCC will be presented during the RIPE NCC Services Working Group session during RIPE 55. GM attendees who have not registered for the RIPE Meeting are welcome to participate in this working group session. This takes place on Wednesday, 24 October 2007 from 16:00 - 17:30, immediately before the GM. The RIPE NCC reports will not be repeated in the General Meeting.
Voting and Resolutions
Candidate members are welcome to attend the GM but are not permitted to vote according to article 16.7 of the RIPE NCC Articles of Association. Members who are not able to attend the GM but still want to vote can do so by means of proxy voting as per article 16.
Please also note that the GM can only pass resolutions that have been submitted and published according to article 15 of the RIPE NCC Articles of Association.
The RIPE NCC Articles of Association can be found at:
If you have any questions about the GM, please e-mail us at agm _at_ ripe _dot_ net.