The EMVA members during this years' General Assembly have approved the preliminary board decisions and elected Jean Caron and Michel Ollivier into the EMVA Board of Directors. Jean Caron is Vice President Sales and Support, Machine Vision Components at Belgium frame grabber specialist EURESYS. Michel Ollivier is member of the Executive Board at TIAMA Group and he signs responsible for Tiama's R&D activities. He has been asked by the Board to join the Committee already last year and since then taken the responsibilities as a Board member.
The General Assembly was held 15 May during the 12th EMVA Business Conference in Vienna/Austria. Well over 100 participants again attended the Business conference. As in the previous years, the well-balanced mixture of high-level speeches and networking opportunities in an attractive conference location was valued by the participants. At the closing of the conference EMVA General Secretary Thomas Lübkemeier announced that with Athens the Greek capital will be the location for the EMVA Business Conference.