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Ordinary General Assembly 2020 (English version)Ordentliche Generalversammlung 2020 (deutsche Version)  

OSADL Ordinary General Assembly 2020

The Supervisory Board of the Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL) eG invites the regular members of the cooperative society to the Ordinary General Assembly which will be organized in virtual form this year. The voting will take place online or alternatively by postal voting.

Information on telecommunications and on the written form will be made available to the persons entitled to participate or vote in good time before the event.


June 25, 2020

Starting time:

10:00am CEST (from 9:00am CEST onwards: possibility to test the video conferencing system)


Welcome and introduction of the chairman. Information with regard to the technical procedure of the General Assembly, in particular the voting procedure and the possibilities of the various forms of participation.

Agenda topics

Topic 1:


Topic 2:

Report of the Board of Directors on the financial year 2019, presentation of the financial statements as of December 31, 2019, and proposal for the allocation of the annual result.

TOP 3:

Report of the Supervisory Board

TOP 4:

Report on the result of the biennial cooperative audit by the Cooperative Association (Geno-Verband) on May 6, 2020

TOP 5:

Approval of the financial statements as of December 31, 2019 and vote

TOP 6:

Decision-making on the allocation of the annual result and vote

TOP 7:

Decision-making on the credit restrictions according to § 49 GenG (Cooperative Societies Act of the Federal Republic of Germany)

TOP 8:

Discharge of the
a) Board of Directors for the financial year 2019 and vote
b) Supervisory Board for the financial year 2019 and vote

TOP 9:

Elections to the Supervisory Board

TOP 10:


Expected approx. 12:00pm CEST: End of the OSADL Ordinary General Assembly

The required documents will be available for inspection by authorized persons at the office of the Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL) eG, Im Neuenheimer Feld 583, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany, from June 4, 2020. In addition, the documents are also accessible online this year; interested authorized persons may write to the OSADL office (officeª in order to receive the related access information.

Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL) eG
For the Supervisory Board
Axel Berghoff, Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Heidelberg, June 4, 2020

Information with regard to the procedure of the General Assembly, particularly in view of the virtual form

  • The conference language of the General Assembly is German. Simultaneous interpretation into English will be provided.
  • In case the authorized representative of a member company is unable to participate in the virtual General Assembly, the company may assign another person. In this case, the assigned person needs to be authorized to exercise the voting rights at the General Assembly. A template of a suitable proxy letter may be obtained at the OSADL office (officeª on request.
  • The General Meeting takes place in virtual form, i.e. via a video conferencing system. Participants require broadband Internet access and a computer with speakers and microphone or headset. The computer may additionally be equipped with a camera so participants can see the speaker. The browser must be Google Chrome, Chromium, or Opera. Alternatively, participants can dial in by phone. Access data and further information will be sent to the authorized persons by email shortly before the event.
  • Voting at this General Assemby will take place via an online voting tool or by postal voting. The online voting tool can be operated with current versions of all common web browsers. Persons entitled to vote will receive the necessary information by email shortly before the event. If using the online voting tool is impossible for the persons entitled to vote for any reason, an alternative voting in writing is offered. In this case, persons entitled to vote may contact the OSADL office by email (officeª not later than June 12, 2020, so appropriate voting documents can be provided in time.