International Association
for Open Knowledge
on Invasive Alien Species
INVASIVESNET 2023 General meeting

Agenda of INVASIVESNET 2023 General meeting

14:00 -15:00, April 26, 2023, Helsinki, Finland

Agenda Item 1. Opening of the Meeting

Agenda Item 2. Election of General Meeting Chairman, Secretary and two examiners of the minutes and scrutineers

Agenda Item 3. Legality and quorum of the Meeting

Agenda Item 4. Approval of the Agenda

Agenda Item 5. Presentation of annual report, financial statement and auditorís report

Annex 1. INVASIVESNET 2022 Activities Report (download INVASIVESNET_2022_Activities_Report.pdf)

Annex 2. INVASIVESNET Media and Communications Working Group 2022 Report (download INVASIVESNET_MCWG_Report_2022.pdf)

Annex 3. INVASIVESNET 2022 Financial Statement (download INVASIVESNET_2022_Financial_Statement.pdf)

Annex 4. INVASIVESNET 2022 Auditorís Report (download INVASIVESNET_2022_Auditors_Statement.pdf)

Agenda Item 6. Confirmation of financial statement and discharging from liability for the accounts for executive members and other persons responsible

Agenda Item 7. Confirmation of Action Plan, budget and amount of membership fees

Annex 5. INVASIVESNET 2023 Action Plan (download INVASIVESNET_2023_Action_Plan.pdf)

Annex 6. INVASIVESNET 2023 Financial Action Plan (download INVASIVESNET_2023_Financial_Action_Plan.pdf)

Agenda Item 8. Election of Executive Chairperson, and ordinary and deputy members of the Executive Committee

Candidates for positions of Executive offices for 2023-2024, recommended by the International Council:

Ordinary members

Frances E. Lucy (current President of Association and Chairperson of the Executive Committee)                                                                                                                      

INVASIVESNET member profile: https://www.invasivesnet.org/profile/?uid=121

David Bruce Conn (current Vice-President)                                                                  

INVASIVESNET member profile:  https://www.invasivesnet.org/profile/?uid=122

Vadim E. Panov (Executive Director and vice-Chairperson of the Executive Committee)                                                            

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Laura Verbrugge (Past Media and Communication Officer)

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Laura Garzoli (Media and Communication Officer, leader of INVASIVESNET Media and Communication Working Group)

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Sonia Vanderhoeven (Belgian Biodiversity Platform)                                                                                                                                    

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Deputy members

Stelios Katsanevakis (Editor-in-Chief of INVASIVESNET journal BioInvasions Records)                                                                           

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Elena Tricarico (Editor-in-Chief of INVASIVESNET journal Aquatic Invasions)                                                                                                  

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Tomos Jones (Early Career Representative)                                                                                                                                    

INVASIVESNET member profile:  https://www.invasivesnet.org/profile/?uid=857

Agenda Item 9. Election of auditor(s) and vice-auditor(s)

We propose the election of Mr Elias Altarriba as Auditor and Ms Satu Huurtomaa as Vice-Auditor.

Agenda Item 10. Other issues

Incentivising members to join and champion INVASIVESNET

Situation with INVASIVESNET journals, Open Access Publishing Fund

Support of conferences on biological invasions

Agenda Item 11. Closure of General Meeting

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