General Meeting


Autumn General Meeting 20 November 2020

MyData Global – Autumn General Meeting 2020 will be held online 20 November 2020 12 pm -1.30 pm UTC

Time: Nov 20, 12 pm – 1.30 pm UTC. There will be an extended voting period from Nov 20 – Nov 23. (see your timezone here).

Online meeting: The general meetings are held ‘online first’ in Zoom. For the minutes the official physical location of the meeting is the MyData Global office at Lapinlahdenkatu 16, 00180 Helsinki.

No registration: No prior registration is needed. The link and password to join the Zoom call and voting codes will be sent to all members before the meeting.

Bylaws and voting and elections regulations: The meeting is organised according to the association bylaws and the approved process for voting and elections is defined in the Voting and Elections Regulations.

Agenda and materials: The agenda of the meeting consists of the points mandated by bylaws Section 10.4 “Agenda for General Meetings”, possible proposed amendments to bylaws and other issues that members want to raise to be discussed.

The detailed agenda and all materials for the meeting are can be found here:

The agenda will include at least the following items:

  • Deciding on the number of Board members for the next term
  • Elections for the open positions on the Board (including their personal alternates)
  • Choosing one (1) auditor for the Association and, if the auditor is not a registered accountancy firm, one (1) deputy auditor for the next fiscal period.
  • Deciding on the compensation for Board members and auditor(s).
  • Elections for four (4) members, two (2) from each membership class, to the Oversight Committee for the next fiscal period.
  • Ratification of the business plan and budget of the Association for the next fiscal period (until end of 2021).
  • Setting the membership fees for the Association for the next fiscal period (until end of 2021)
  • Other issues (to be brought up at least 14 days before the meeting)
  • NOTE: the meeting agenda will include bylaw amendments

Candidates: Make sure you get to know the candidates for the leadership team here: Furthermore, we invite you to engage with the candidates in #leadership-elections Slack channel and ask them questions about their views on MyData related issues.


Questions? If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the board or the staff. We encourage you to raise any concerns on Slack (join here) in the #general-meeting channel.


Online participation: The password to join the Zoom call and voting codes will be sent to all members before the meeting.

General best practices:

  • Please keep your microphone muted by default to avoid potential sound issues.
  • The meeting is moderated by the Chair.
  • If you’d like to make a comment or proposal, please indicate this by raising your hand in Zoom
  • NB. If you are dialled into the meeting using a phone number, you will not be able to raise your hand or participate in indicative voting.