Annual General Meeting 2017

Formal notice of AGM
Saturday 01 April 16:00
Birmingham

Notice is hereby given of The Haemochromatosis Society Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017. The meeting will be held at The Novotel Hotel and Conference Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham on Saturday 01 April 2017, commencing at 16:00. All paid-up members of the charity are entitled to attend and vote at the AGM.

The AGM immediately follows the 2017 Haemochromatosis Patients’ Conference (see below) at the same venue. Places will automatically be provided at the AGM for members attending the patient conference. Members who wish to attend the AGM but who will not be at the conference can reserve a seat from 16:00 by calling the office on 03030 401101.

The agenda for the AGM, together with the Trustees’ Annual Report & Accounts and any other relevant papers is published below and will be available until the date of the meeting. Copies of the papers will also be available at the meeting or will be sent by post on request. Please call us on 03030 401101 to arrange this.

The Haemochromatosis Patients’ Conference 2017
Saturday 01 April
Birmingham

The Haemochromatosis Society has announced details of the programme for the 2017 GH Patient Conference which takes place on Saturday 01 April in central Birmingham.

The conference is open to members and non-members alike.

This year sees the society’s formal AGM moved to the latter part of the day, in order to accommodate a keynote speaker from Rennes, France, in the morning. Eminent Professor of Hepatology Prof Pierre Brissot will be presenting as well as taking patients’ questions. Pierre is one of the world-leading authorities on haemochromatosis and an excellent speaker. The event also includes presentations on genetics, rheumatology and haematology. as a follow on from last year’s event. In addition Dr Barbara Butzeck from Germany will be speaking on the clinical application of MRI technology, which is increasingly …. <<more>>

Agenda for The Haemochromatosis Society Annual General Meeting
Saturday 01 April 16:00
Birmingham

  1. Welcome and opening remarks from Chairman
  2. Apologies for absence (from board members)
  3. RESOLUTION: To approve the Minutes of the 2016 AGM
  4. Matter arising from the Minutes
  5. Trustees’ Report 2016 (Chairman)
  6. Finance Report 2016 (Treasurer)
  7. Questions to the trustees and Chief Executive
  8. RESOLUTION: To accept Trustees’ Annual Report & Accounts for 2016
  9. RESOLUTION: To approve the appointment of Hick’s Accountants as independent financial examiners for 2017
  10. RESOLUTION: Seeking members’ endorsement of appointment of C Towers as trustee/director
  11. RESOLUTION: Seeking members’ endorsement of appointment of L Flude as trustee/director
  12. RESOLUTION: Seeking members’ endorsement of appointment of R Keyte as trustee/director
  13. RESOLUTION: To note resignation of  D Widden as trustee/director and vote of appreciation
  14. RESOLUTION: To note resignation of J Fernau as trustee/director and vote of appreciation
  15. Chairman’s closing remarks

Papers for The Haemochromatosis Society Annual General Meeting
Saturday 01 April 16:00
Birmingham

Minutes of AGM 2016
Draft of The Haemochromatosis Society 2016 Report and Accounts (Unapproved)
Proxy voting form 2017

Please note that proxy voting forms must be returned to the office on or before Thursday 30 March 2016.