38th Annual General Meeting

The agenda for the 38th Annual General Meeting of the British Ecological Society held at BES2018.


The AGM will be held at 14:30 on Monday 17 December 2018 in Hall 5, International Convention Centre, 8 Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 2EA, UK.

The agenda for the 38th Annual General Meeting of the British Ecological Society is as follows:

  1. Minutes of the past AGM
    Acceptance of the minutes of the 37th AGM held on Wednesday 13 December 2017 in the Jan Van Eyckzaal Room, International Convention Centre, Van Rysselberghedreef 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium (as published in the Bulletin Vol 49:1 pp 24-26).
  2. Accounts
    The Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2017 (as published in the Bulletin Vol 49:3 pp 67-94).
  3. Update on the BES headquarters
    The partnership between the organisations owning Charles Darwin House is dissolving and the BES will be looking for a new home in 2019. This is an opportunity to hear about our plans for the future.
  4. The reports of the Treasurer and the Auditors
  5. The report of the Honorary Secretary
  6. To elect Members of the Board of Trustees

Through the online ballot BES members voted for the roles of President Elect, Vice President, Honorary Secretary, Meetings Committee Chair and Ordinary Member as existing post holders come to the end of their term of office in December 2018. The results on the online ballot will be announced at the AGM.

  1. The appointment of the Auditors for 2018 and the Auditor’s remuneration
  2. Any other business

To be tabled in writing to the Honorary Secretary at least three weeks before the AGM. To do this please email hello@BritishEcologicalSociety.org with the subject header “FAO Honorary Secretary” by 26 November 2018.