2018 GA meeting: May 3rd in Belgium


The 2017 GA meeting took place on Thursday 4 May in Karlsruhe, Germany and was a resounding success with attendance reaching 60% - the highest since 2010. Hosted by Cronimet Holding GmbH, the meeting lasted 5 hours with several key decisions taken by way of vote.

Some highlights:

  • Change of Governance: Election of Tim Hird (Prince-Erachem) as Chairman; Dr Bernd Friede (Elkem) as First Vice Chair; Arnaud Vigier (Eramet) as Second Vice Chair; and Dr Doreen McGough (MARA) as Secretary General
  • Approval of an established SIEF data-sharing model in accordance with regulation 2016/9
  • Approval of the 2017 workplan and budget
  • Approval of plan to share consortium-owned OECD/GLP studies for K-REACH registration purposes


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