Autumn meeting of the Finnish Society of Forest Science will be held on Tuesday 12 December 2018 at 15:00 in the House of Sciences and Letters (Tieteiden talo, Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki), Room 309 (3th floor).

Programme

1. Opening of the meeting

2. Election of the meeting chair, secretary, reviewers of the minutes, and voice counters.

3. Confirmation of the legality and quorum of the meeting.

4. Acceptance of the programme.

5. Confirmation of the Plan of activities 2019, Budget 2019, and the membership fee for 2019.

6. Election of the chair and vice-chair of the Society for 20198 and two board members to replace the members leaving their duty, Matleena Kniivilä and Matti Katila. According to the 6th § of the statutes of the Society, Matti Katila cannot be re-elected. The proposal of a work group searching for candidates is:
- Chair 2019: Prof. Miina Rautiainen, Aalto University
- Vice Chair 2019: Dr Tuija Aronen, Natural Resources Institute Finland
- board members 2019 – 2021: Dr Matleena Kniivilä, Natural Resources Institute Finland, and Dr Sakari Tuominen, Natural Resources Institute Finland

Members of the Society who have the voting right may present other candidates on site.

7. Election of the auditor of the accounts and the activities of the Society for 2018. The proposal:
- Auditor of Accounts: audit society PricewaterhouseCoopers
- Because the auditor is an audit society, vice auditor is not elected.
- Auditor of Activities: Dr Jussi Lintunen, Natural Resources Institute Finland
- Vice-Auditor of Activities: Mr Jussi Leppänen, Natural Resources Institute Finland

Members of the Society who have the voting right may present other candidates on site.

8. Good governance instructions of the Society: The board has drafted Instructions of Good Governance in the Finnish Society of Forest Science (Appendix 3). The draft is presented to the autumn meeting for acceptance by the Society members.

9. Other possible items.
- If a member wants to propose a topic for common discussion in the meeting they should sent an e-mail to the Executive Manager of the Society (pekka.nygren [ät] metsatiede.org) detailing the topic, or the proposal for a discussion topic may also be made on site at the time of the acceptance of the meeting programme.

10. Closure of the meeting

Helsinki, 28 November 2018

Board of the Finnish Society of Forest Science

Appendices:
Plan of activities 2018 (PDF file in Finnish)
Budget 2018 (PDF file in Finnish)
Instructions of Good Governance in the Finnish Society of Forest Science (PDF file in Finnish)