2020 IAU Executive Council Meeting

2020 Annual IAU Executive Council Meeting. The IAU Executive Council Meeting is held yearly in the beginning of each year. In 2020 from 28 to 29 February the Council had opportunity to meet and discuss several topics in Athens, Greece. Here are few of the matters that we would like to share.

IAU Executive Council, 29th February 2020

From left: Jan Vandendriessche (Director of Labelling), Robert Boyce (Vice President / Director of Finances and Marketing), Jacek Bedkowski (Director of Communications), Liesbeth Jansen (Director of Organisations), Hilary Walker (General Secretary), Nadeem Khan (President), Arturo Fabian Campanini Lopez (Americas Representative), Francisco Sanchez-Rico (Director of Competitions and Records), Gilsoo Park (Asia Representative), Solomon Ogba (Africa Representative).

Not present in picture: Walter Hill (Europe Representative)

The main topics discussed during the meeting:

· Coronavirus impact on IAU Championships, we will provide more details in a separate publication
· World Mountain and Trail Running Championships update
· IAU Guidelines
· Council Area updates from 2019
· 2020 Congress and election in Winschoten
· Technical Advisors, outcome of 2019 technical education courses

Discussion during IAU Council meeting

There were many other subjects discussed including the progress with the IAU Competitions for 2020 - 2021 as well as our overall strategy going forwards. These mentioned above are our key highlights and we will keep you posted about developments.

Jacek Bedkowski
IAU Director of Communication

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