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Candidates to the EUNIS Board of Directors 2019

The EUNIS 2019 General Assembly will be held on 6th of June (Thursday) 2019 during the EUNIS Congress in Trondheim. All official representatives of EUNIS Members are entitled to take part in the meeting. We would greatly appreciate your attendance and feedback.

This forum is where all the decisions related to the EUNIS’ structure and organisation are made and updates from the EUNIS Special Interest Groups and the Board are presented. The General Assembly has two other very important duties: the election of EUNIS member representatives to the EUNIS Board and the approval of the EUNIS budget that will be presented by the Treasurer.

The representatives of European Higher Education and Research institutions (regular members) having paid their annual fee are entitled to take part in the voting and elections to the Board.

In June 2019 the service of five Board Members will come to the end:

  •     Mr. Freddy Barstad, NTNU, Norway (Board member) – applies for re-election
  •     Ms. Outi Tasala, CSC, Finland (Board Secretary) – applies for re-election
  •     Mr. Thierry Koscielniak, CSIESR, France (Board Vice-Secretary) – applies for re-election
  •     Mr. Ilkka Siissalo, University of Helsinki, Finland (Vice-President) – end of term
  •     Mr. Malte Dreyer, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany (Board member) – steps down

Mr. BarstadMs. Tasala and Mr. Koscielniak are candidates to their re-election. The biographies of all current Board members can be found on the EUNIS website.

A new candidate to the EUNIS Board is

Since there are only four candidates for five positions, the EUNIS Board will decide during its October meeting on the co-option of a further member.

University of Zurich Kickstarting Innovation: submit your application

The University of Zürich is supporting Kickstart 19 EdTech Startups – Open Innovation Programme and invites EUNIS members with EdTech startups to submit applications.

Kickstart bridges the gap between startups, corporations, cities, foundations and universities to accelerate technological innovation that has the potential to transform humanity’s biggest challenges into solvable problems.

Find out more on the Kickstart website.

EUNIS 2019 elections: call for candidates to the Board of Directors

EUNIS 2019 General Assembly will be held on 6th of June (Thursday) 2019 during the EUNIS Congress in Trondheim. All official representatives of EUNIS Members are entitled to take part in the meeting. This forum is where all the decisions related to the EUNIS’ structure and organisation are made and updates from the EUNIS Special Interest Groups and the Board are presented. The General Assembly has two other very important duties: the election of EUNIS members to the EUNIS Board and approval of the EUNIS budget that will be presented by the Treasurer.

The representatives of European Higher Education and Research institutions (regular members) having paid their annual fee, take part in the voting and elections to the Board.
In June 2019 the service of five Board Members will come to the end:

Mr. Freddy Barstad, NTNU, Norway (Board member) – applies for re-election
Ms. Outi Tasala, CSC, Finland (Board Secretary) – applies for re-election
Mr. Thierry Koscielniak, CSIESR, France (Board (Vice-Secretary) – applies for re-election
Mr. Ilkka Siissalo, University of Helsinki, Finland (Vice-President) – end of term
Mr. Malte Dreyer, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany (Board member) – steps down

Mr. Barstad, Ms. Tasala and Mr. Koscielniak are candidates to their re-election. The biographies of all current Board members can be found on the EUNIS website.

We are actively soliciting new candidatures to the EUNIS Board among the regular members – especially since two current board members are not running for re-election. If, as a regular member representative, you are interested in putting forward your candidature to act in the Board of Directors of EUNIS, we kindly ask you to send an email by close of business on Friday 24th of May 2019 with a short biography, photo and the motivation of your interest to: Jean-Francois Desnos, EUNIS Executive Secretary: jfdesnos@orange.fr.