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The 15th Annual General Meeting of the OpenStreetMap Foundation will be held online in the IRC chat room #osmf-gm on the IRC network irc.oftc.net, on [https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=OSMF+15th+Annual+General+Meeting+-+11th+December+2021&iso=20211211T16&p1=1440 December 11th 2021, at 1600 UTC] - [https://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?p0=1440&iso=20211211T16&msg=OSMF%2015th%20Annual%20General%20Meeting%20-%2011th%20December%202021 countdown].
Annual General Meetings (AGMs) are held once per year, on the second Saturday of December from 2021 onward ([[Board/Minutes/2021-07#Vote_to_set_the_date_of_the_2021_board_election_and_have_future_board_elections_on_the_second_Saturday_of_December|decision]]). The main order of business is to present the financial accounts for the last year, and election of new board members. Members eligible to vote do not have to attend the AGM, but can vote via email.
=== Join ===
* Please see the [[osm:IRC|IRC page on the OSM wiki]] close to the AGM date for information on how to connect to IRC.
* You will also be able to join via your browser: https://webchat.oftc.net/?channels=osmf-gm
=== IMPORTANT - Test your browser settings, otherwise you might send an empty vote ===
The voting emails from Opavote ''(to be sent on the 4th of December, after 16:00 UTC)'' link directly to the voting page, which is listing each [[osm:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board#Candidates|candidate]] in random order and allowing you to rank the candidates in order of preference.
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See the [[osm:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board#Key_dates|key dates]] and the [https://framagenda.org/apps/calendar/p/HipJHmLDr9Kw2DCM/dayGridMonth/2021-10-01 online calendar].
The candidates' answers and manifestos will beare [[osm:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board/Answers_and_manifestos|compiled here]].
''Michael Collinson was active 2006-2014ish as a board member, board secretary, State of the Map and chair of the [[Licensing_Working_Group|Licensing Working Group]]. More recently, he acted as an election observer for HOT and OSM US. Active mapper from 2005 till now. ([https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2018-November/005369.html Source])''
# Treasurer’s report
# Election to Board
# Result of voting on the special resolution "[[Annual_General_Meetings/2021/Suggested_resolutions|count time as associate member for board candidacy requirements]]"
# Any other business