In accordance with the Statutes and on behalf of the President and Executive Council, it is hereby announced that the General Assembly of the International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) will take place in Warsaw on October 13th 2016. The General Assembly will be convened, as published in the programme of the World Conference, in the Copernicus Science Centre. The agenda will be as stipulated in the Statutes. Any suggestions for additions to the agenda should be made in writing to the General Secretary.
As always, the main business of the General Assembly will include the election of the President of the Federation and the election of six from Full Member organisations to serve on the Executive Council. Members wishing to nominate themselves or others for any of these positions must do so by selecting and completing the relevant nomination form below and sending it to the General Secretary.
The closing time for nominations is 12 midday on the day prior to the General Assembly – this will be Wednesday October 12th 2016.
Nominations can be submitted in any of the following ways:
- By e-mail to General Secretary to arrive no later than noon on Wednesday October 12th 2016
- By post – to arrive no later than Monday October 10th 2016 to:
General Secretary, FIAT/IFTA
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Attn. Wendy van Garderen
P.o. box 1060
1200 BB Hilversum
- By hand – submit completed and signed form to the designated staff member at the Conference Registration Desk at NInA, Wałbrzyska 3/5, 02-739 Warsaw to arrive no later than noon on October 12th 2016.
A list of nominated candidates will be posted in the conference hall prior to the General Assembly. This list will be notified to the General Assembly.
Read FIAT/IFTA Election Rules here.
Also available are Statutes of the Federation which allow that any Full Member which will not be represented at the General Assembly may mandate another Full Member to cast its vote. A proxy form, to pass your vote to another Full Member, is available here and this must be received by the General Secretary at least one hour before the scheduled start of the General Assembly.
Please note that no Full Member may be mandated to cast the vote for more than one other Full Member.
Nomination forms can be found here: