EVOLTREE

EVOLution of TREEs as drivers
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Governing Board

The Governing Board is the decision making body of the Network. It coordinates the EVOLTREE activities and scientific programme, and it is composed of one representative from each participating institute.

The Governing Board is the decision making body of the Network. It coordinates the EVOLTREE activities and scientific programme, and it is composed of one representative from each participating institute.

Tasks

The Governing Board:

  • Apoints the EVOLTREE coordinating institute;
  • Discusses and decides on the focus of the EVOLTREE Network's research efforts and ascertain the current status thereof;
  • Decides the scientific position and strategic actions of the EVOLTREE Network;
  • Decides on revisions about the work plan of the EVOLTREE Network, prepared by the Coordinator and the Executive Committee;
  • Decides on the fees for third parties wishing to use some of the EVOLTREE services;
  • Decides new tasks and working groups for the EVOLTREE Network;
  • Decides on the EVOLTREE Network budget based on proposal by Executive Committee;
  • Approves the yearly EVOLTREE Network progress and financial reports;
  • Appoints the 5 members of the Executive Committee who compose, with the EVOLTREE Coordinator and the representative of the EVOLTREE Administrating Institute, the 7 members of the aforementioned Committee;
  • Decides on the accession of new members to the EVOLTREE Network and their membership status (core or associate); and
  • Decides on any modifications to the Agreement.

The Governing Board may only make decisions on agenda items. Decisions are made with a qualified majority of three-quarters of the Parties which are present or represented. The Governing Board will not deliberate and decide validly unless half of its Members are present or represented (quorum). Decisions by electronic vote are made with a qualified majority of three-quarters of the parties who answered within the required period. A core member who can show that its own legitimate interests would be severely affected by a decision of the Governing Board may exercise a veto with respect to the corresponding or relevant part of the decision (veto right).

Members

The Governing Board is composed of one representative from each participating institute.

CountryPartnerName
Austria AIT Eva-Maria Sehr
Austria BFW Thomas Geburek
Bosnia and Herzegovina CFRI Dalibor Ballian
Czech Republic CULS Milan Lstiburek
Denmark UCPH Erik Dahl Kjaer
Finland Luke Egbert Beuker
Finland UOULU Jouni Aspi
France INRA Thierry Caquet
Germany UGOE Konstantin V. Krutovsky
Germany UNIMAR Sandra Basenau
Germany vTI Folkhard Isermeyer
Hungary UWH Ferenc Lakatos
International EFI Marcus Lindner
Israel ARO Raketfet David-Schwartz
Italy CNR-IBBR Giovanni G. Vendramin
Italy IGA-UNIUD Michele Morgante
Norway NFLI Tor Myking
Poland IBL Janusz Czerepko
Poland UKW Jaroslaw Burczyk
Portugal ISA Maria-Helena Almeida
Romania UNITBV Alexandru Lucian Curtu
Russia VIGG Dmitry Politov
Serbia ILFE Saša Orlović
Slovakia TUZVO Rudolf Kropil
Slovenia SFI Hojka Kraigher
Spain INIA Juan I. Fernández-Golfin
Sweden UU Jon Ǻgren
Switzerland WSL Konrad Steffen
United Kingdom NERC Mark Bailey
United Kingdom SOTON Gail Taylor

Meetings

The Governing Board organises a Governing Board Meeting when and as needed, and at least once a year. It convenes when the Coordinator and/or at least one-third of its members requests such a meeting. An agenda for each meeting is prepared and is sent to all Parties by the Coordinator. Any Party may add an item to the original agenda by written notification to all other Parties no later than 7 calendar days preceding the meeting. When necessary, the Governing Board may request the presence of any expert for consultative purposes.


List of Governing Board meetings

DateVenueInformation Material
26/09/2014 Prague, Czech Republic
24/09/2013 AgroParisTech (Nancy, France)
19/10/2012 Vantaa (Helsinki, Finland)

Governing Board Meeting

Open Source Project Meeting

30/09/2011 Uppsala (Sweden)

Funding Initiatives

As EVOLTREE member you can make the most of our funding initiatives: training expense reimbursement, conference grants and ISS mobility grants.

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eLab Services

The eLab provides a search interface which can browse over all databases currently available within the EVOLTREE project.

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Events

Many scientific events take place every year - make the most of a grant to cover your expenses for your participation in such events in 2017!

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Training

EVOLTREE organises different training courses on different topics. Financial support is available for participants from EVOLTREE partner organisations.

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