CiA general assembly 2019
The annual general assembly took place in February. Besides the board-of-directors, members of the Technical (TC) and Business Committees (BC) were elected.
The CiA members re-elected the board-of-directors: Uwe Koppe (Technical Director), Christian Schlegel (Business Director), and Holger Zeltwanger (Managing Director). Besides the board-of-directors, the general assembly elected the members of the CiA Technical Committee (TC) and of the CiA Business Committee (BC). Bosch, Emsa, Emtas, ESD Electronics, and HMS Networks are the elected members of the CiA Technical Committee. Additionally, the TC comprises representatives of the Interest Groups (IG) CANopen, CANopen FD, CAN layer-1/2, CiA profiles, security and safety as well as J1939 (commercial vehicles). The BC is build by representatives of the Marketing Groups Lift and CANopen FD as well as the elected members (Emtas, ESD Electronics, Janz Tec, MicroControl, and Vector).
In the annual meeting, companies having not paid their membership fee for 2018 were excluded. CiA has now 642 members. The proposed budget for 2019 was accepted. This year, CiA will exhibit at Bauma, Interlift, and SPS (all in Germany) as well as at ITAP (Singapore). Other agreed marketing activities include free-of-charge Webinars and free-of-charge information days in dedicated locations.
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