Within the CAPE-OPEN 2017 Annual Meeting, the 2017 Annual General Meeting of CO-LaN was organized.

Richard BAUR, representing Shell Global Solutions and acting President presented the status report over the period from October 2016 till end of September 2017. The report was followed by a vote of Full Members present or represented that all approved the report.

Then Richard BAUR gave, on behalf of Philippe ARPENTINIER, representative of Air Liquide and treasurer ot CO-LaN, the financial report for the period January till December 2016. Philippe ARPENTINIER was held up by other activities.The General Assembly approved the report and took the necessary steps to deal with the loss appearing. Then the budget for fiscal year 2018 was proposed and voted upon.

At the end of the Ordinary General Meeting, election of the new Management Board was conducted and resulted in the following nominations:

Air Liquide, represented by Philippe ARPENTINIER

BASF represented by Peter MAUER

BP represented by Mick LEE,

DOW represented by Isaiah HUANG

Linde represented by Oliver KOCH

Shell Global Solutions represented by Richard BAUR

A change in CO-LaN bylaws was proposed: rules about offices held within the Management Board need to be adapted. New version of Article 9 of the bylaws was approved with the General Assembly being organized with the quorum and majority rules of an Extraordinary General Meeting.