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Participation Overview

Attending the GM

To attend the GM, you need to access the GM Preferences page on the LIR Portal and select the option to attend in person. You can then collect your meeting materials and voting ballots at the GM Registration Desk at the Meliá Castilla Hotel on 26 October.

Electronic Voting

To register for electronic voting, you need to access the GM Preferences page on the LIR Portal. After choosing to either attend in person or via remote participation, you can select the organisation(s) you will represent and choose either paper voting or electronic voting. You will then receive an email with a link to the voting pages on the day of the GM.

Proxy Voting

To nominate a proxy voter, simply fill out the proxy form and send it to the RIPE NCC by:

Emailing a scanned copy to agm _at_ ripe _dot_ net or

Faxing it to +31 20 535 4445

Both the voting member and the nominated proxy will need to sign the form. The deadline for submitting proxy forms is 12 October 2016.

Attending Remotely

Before the GM, all RIPE NCC members will be sent an email with instructions on how to follow the GM webcast and participate in the online chat facility.

  • 1 Sept – Open registration for General Meeting
  • 1 Sept – Open voting registration
  • 14 Sept – Publish Draft Activity Plan and Budget 2017
  • 12 Oct – Deadline for proxy vote nominations
  • 12 Oct – Deadline to publish all supporting documents and final GM agenda
  • 26 Oct – Close registration for electronic voting (17:00 UTC+2)
  • 26 Oct – GM begins with main meeting (19:00 UTC+2)
  • 28 Oct – GM closes with vote results announcement (11:45 UTC+2)