Annual Meeting 2018

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INVITATION to the Nordic Marine Think Tank 6th Ordinary GeneralAssembly, which will be held on Friday 12 October 2018 at 14.00 - 17.00 hours at Citykonferensen / Ingenjörshuset, Malmskillnadsgatan 46 11184 Stockholm, Sweden. 

The meeting is open for members, supporters and friends of the NMTT.

The meeting will be held back-to-back to the conference "Fisheries and Society - Challenges to 2025", sponsored by the Nordic Council of Ministers and organised by the Nordic Marine Think Tank. Further detail in program.

Provisional Agenda: 
1) Appointment of chair and rapporteur
2) Approval of the agenda, its timely distribution and submitted proxies
3) Presentation of the annual report for approval
4) Presentation of the certified financial statement for 2017 for approval
5) Presentation of the work-plan and budget for 2018, including proposed quota for members and supporting members for approval
6) Consideration of submitted proposals
- Organisation changes and New Statutes
7) Election of the Board
- State of play (attached)
8) Election of the Auditor
9) Any other business

Proposals by the members and supporting members must be submitted to the Board no later than 14 days before the General Assembly in order to be considered at the meeting (please send to the e-mail address 

We will inform you in due time about the organisation changes and new statutes mentioned in point. 6), which are currently in preparation

The Board composition is showed in the attached document. The members up for election are indicated by an asterisk. Please inform the chair/secretary if you have any suggestions, eg. for new members. An updated state of play will be updated in due time.

Absent members may vote by written proxy. The power of attorney must contain the name and address of the person who transfers his/her vote, and of the member who has the power of attorney to vote on behalf of the absent member. The proxy must be sent to the Board no later than 3 days before the meeting (the proxy form is attached).

An internet conference facility will be established in order to include members who are prevented from meeting in Stockholm. 

Practical information
For those not yet registered please confirm your participation as soon as possible by e-mail to, specifying if you expect to attend the meeting on location or through a an internet conference facility.

A get-together dinner will be organised for those staying back in Stockholm.

Hotels info: The conference venue has provided the following link with information on 6 hotels:

Please contact the NMTT Secretary, Victor Hjort, concerning possible coverage of travel and hotel expenses. 

Membership and membership-fee 
You are kindly reminded to pay your membership-fee (100 kr.) and supportingfee (5.000 kr.) for 2018 if you have not already done so. Please use the following payment method by transferring to the NMTT bank account: 

From Danmark: account no. 1551-3719405479 

Outside Denmark: IBAN: DK3530003719405479; SWIFT-BIC: DABADKKK 

We look forward to seeing you in Stockholm! 
Nordic regards, 
Carl-Christian Schmidt (NMTT chair) 
Victor Hjort (NMTT secretary) 






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