27 General Assembly, Montréal Canada
This event page will be updated regularly with more details on the event. Stay tuned!
The 27 GA will be held 15-16 October 2017, following the Platform Meetings which will be held in tandem with the World Design Summit in Montreal, Canada.
We call on all ico-D Members to attend the upcoming GA and thereby take an active part in determining the direction of the Council.
At the biennial General Assembly, ico-D Professional, Educational and Promotional Members will consider and vote on policy, elect the next Executive Board, and ratify the admission of new Member organisations, as well as discuss important proposals to make ico-D better able to serve the international design community. Please download the official Notice of Meeting for more details.
For Members who cannot attend the General Assembly, we urge you to assign a proxy through the Proxy registration site to ensure your voice is heard.
The 27 General Assembly will be held on:
Sunday, 15 October and continuing on Monday, 16 October 2017
1037 Rue de Bleury
Meeting commences at 9:00AM
General Assembly Agenda:
As per ico-D Bylaw 21 the General Assembly Agenda shall contain "[...] any item proposed by any Member provided that notice in writing of such item shall be received by the Secretary General not less than two months before the date of the General Assembly."
Please review the Draft Agenda attached and send your recommendations for any additional items to . The deadline to contribute to the Agenda is 15 August 2017.
The Professional/Promotional/Educational Platform Meetings (PM) will take place on 13-14 October 2017 in Montreal Canada, the venue of the PM will be announced soon.
ico-D Members can register for the 27 GA and Platform Meetings via the online registration site.
Members of the Community and Friends of ico-D may attend the ico-D Platform Meetings but need an invitation from the ico-D President to attend, send your application here, space permitting a confirmation email will be sent to to confirm.
Register for the World Design Summit via the online registration site: http://worlddesignsummit.com/
2017-2019 ico-D Executive Board Nominations
Call for nominations to the 2017-2019 ico-D Executive Board, for election at the 27 General Assembly is now open!
The ico-D Executive Board is responsible for the effective governance of the Council and the vigorous pursuit of ico-D’s mission and objectives and adherence to its core values. Nominations are accepted from ico-D Professional, Educational and Promotional Members in good standing. All nominees must be members or officers of ico-D Member entities.
Nominations are accepted for the following Board positions:
• President Elect 2017-2019 (President 2019-2021) (1position)
• Secretary General (1 position)
• Treasurer (1 position)
• Vice President (5 positions)
How to make a nomination:
As a part of the nomination package, please find enclosed the following documents to review:
Upon receipt of nomination, nominees will be contacted by the ico-D Secretariat and ico-D Secretary General to confirm their willingness to stand for election and to verify understanding of Board obligations, Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.
Accommodation and Programming
Details on accommodation and programming will be announced soon on the GA Event page.
We encourage all those who will be applying for a Visa to do so as soon as possible, to avoid delays or complications.
An official invitation letter to attend the ico-D 27 General Assembly may be requested via the GA Registration form with information for each of your delegates and/or accompanying persons.
Note that each person attending the ico-D 27GA or Platform Meetings is personally responsible for obtaining a visa.