The 2017 COMNAP AGM will be held at Hotel International Brno which is located directly in the historical city centre close to Špilberk Castle. You can find more info about the venue at https://www.hotelinternational.cz/en/.
Information for COMNAP Members and Observers
The COMNAP AGM is a Member's and invited Observer's meeting. Delegates must register to attend by way of the COMNAP Member's Only Website (username and password required). Registration will close on 1 July 2017.
The AGM is a 3-day meeting, which this year includes a half-day workshop with a focus on energy & technology.
The proposed agenda is as follows:
Item 1: Opening; apologies; introductions; administrative arrangements
Item 2: Adoption of COMNAP AGM XXVIII Final Report
Item 3: Chair’s Report
Item 4: Executive Secretary’s
Item 5: Administrative & policy matters
Item 6: Reports from AT Executive Secretary, CEP Representative and
Item 7: Improving support
& international collaboration (Regional Break-out group sessions)
Item 8: Current Projects
Item 9: Expert Groups / Topical
session (Includes UAS and Air Safety discussions)
Energy/Energy & Technology
session (Half-day workshop)
Shipping (IMO Polar Code Implementation)
Crisis Management (Social issues perspectives)
Item 10: Strategic Directions
Item 11: Project Plan 2018-2023
Item 12: Finance
Item 13: Election of Officers
Item 14: Future AGMs and Symposiums
Item 15: Any other business
Item 16: Close of Meeting
AGM Meeting Papers and further information is available on the COMNAP Member's Only website.
About the Czech Republic
Republic lies in the very heart of Europe and has about 10.5 million
inhabitants. Until 1993 it had been a part of Czechoslovakia. Nowadays it is a
sovereign state and a member of the European Union.
Republic is a country with very rich history and traditions. Its capital
city Prague is visited by millions of tourists every year. Other popular
tourist destinations in Czech Republic include Český Krumlov
(historical town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and spa towns such as
Karlovy Vary, where one of the world’s oldest film
festivals is held every year.
Brno is the second largest city in Czech
Republic and a former capital of Moravia. It lies in the Southern Moravian
region and has a widespread reputation as “student
There are 5 universities and 9 colleges in Brno with 34 faculties in total and
Masaryk University is the second largest university in the country.
Brno is a
dynamic city that pulsates with life during daytime and nighttime as
well. It is notable for its historical buildings and monuments listed among
national cultural heritage. There is even one UNESCO World Heritage Site.
theatres, museums, concert halls and music clubs contribute to the
life in the city. Numerous restaurants offer Czech and international cuisine.
While in Brno, you should also not skip a visit to a typical pub for a mug of
Visa Requirements/Letters of Invitation
from some countries require a visa to the Czech Republic. Please see: http://www.mzv.cz/jnp/en/information_for_aliens/short_stay_visa/list_of_states_whose_citizens_are/index.html for full information. If you require a letter of invitation for
whatever reason, please email the AGM Contact Person, Pavel Kapler,
with a cc to email@example.com.
Contact the Local Organizing Committee
there anything we forgot to mention? Feel free to contact us in case you have
any further questions. We would like to make your stay in Czech Republic as
pleasant and comfortable as possible so do not hesitate to let us know if you
would like to visit also other places than Brno in your leisure time – we can
give you some additional useful tips or help you plan your trip.