Annual General Meeting 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING

Dear APHN Members

We wish to inform you that the 18th Annual General Meeting will be held in Australia on Thursday 6 September 2018, at Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific, 55 N Steyne, Manly NSW 2095, Australia. Please find notice of the meeting and the Agenda below. Additional items for the Agenda shall be made in writing to the Honorary Secretary by 23 August 2018 (Constitution 10.6).

In the coming 18th Annual General Meeting to be held in Australia, the following members will be stepping down. 

  • Prof Ghauri Aggarwal (Australia)
  • Prof Amy Chow (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Annie Kwok (Hong Kong)
  • Prof Hyun Sook Kim (Korea)
  • Prof Cynthia Goh (Singapore)
  • Prof Srivieng Pairojkul (Thailand)

Prof Ghauri Aggarwal, Prof Amy Chow, Prof Hyun Sook Kim and Prof Srivieng Pairojkul are eligible for re-election. Prof Cynthia Goh and Dr Annie Kwok will not be eligible for re-election as they had been elected for two (2) consecutive terms. However, both Prof Goh and Dr Kwok will be eligible for co-option by the 18th Council.

There will be 4 council positions up for election.

Representatives to vote at the AGM (For Ordinary Organisational Members only)
Only fully paid up Ordinary Organizational Members are allowed to vote (Constitution Article 7). They need to be represented by an Individual Member resident in that sector (Constitution 11.7).

Payment of Membership Fee
Please ensure that your membership is up-to-date for:

  • Ordinary Organisational Members if you are sending a representative to vote at the AGM;
  • Individual Members if you are representing organisational member(s);
  • Individual and Organisational Members if you are nominating and or seconding a candidate for Election.

Deadline for return of Forms

  • Nomination for Election to APHN Council -  23 August 2018
  • Representative to attend 16th AGM - 30 August 2018

For enquiries, please email to aphn@aphn.org or call +65-62355166 (Mondays to Fridays, 9 AM to 6 PM, GMT +8.00).

We look forward to seeing you in Australia.

With warm regards

Dr Annie Kwok
Honorary Secretary
Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network


AGENDA

1. Welcome by Chairman, Associate Professor Cynthia Goh

2. Confirmation of Minutes of the 17th Annual General Meeting held on Thursday, 27 July 2017, in Singapore

3. Matters Arising

4. Elections to the 18th APHN Council

5. Presentation of the Annual Report

6. Presentation of the Audited Accounts for FY2017

7. Appointment of Auditors for FY 2018

8. Any other Business

9. Date and Venue of next Annual General Meeting

Dr Annie Kwok

Honorary Secretary

5 SEPTEMBER 2018

TIME ITINERARY
 Afternoon  Arrive at Hotel

6 September 2018

TIME ITENERY CONCURRENT PROGRAMME (Full day)
 8.00am - 9.30am  Strategic Meeting Part 1 ANZSPM Pre-Conference Workshop
9.30am - 10.30am 18th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
10.30am - 10.45am -Break-
10.45am - 11.00am 1st Meeting of the 18th Council
 11.00am - 1.00pm Strategic Meeting Part 2
1.00pm - 2.00pm Lunch
 2.00pm - 5.30pm Strategic Meeting Part 3

7 SEPTEMBER 2018

2018 Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine Conference

https://willorganise.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/2018-anzspm/info 

FLIGHT

THERE ARE MANY DIRECT FLIGHTS TO SYDNEY FROM THE REGION. Please check if you require a VISA to travel to Australia. https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visi/visi

ACCOMMODATION

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE HOTELS LISTED ARE AS A GUIDE ONLY. 

  1. NOVOTEL MANLY PACIFIC (WHERE THE APHN STAFF & COUNCIL WILL BE STAYING)
  2. Other hotels near the meeting place

THE APHN DOES NOT BEAR ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT LISTED ON THE SITES ABOVE.

MEETING VENUE

We thank Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific for providing us special rates for accommodation