General Meeting 2019
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Full members: sign up now!
Sign up now!
The 2019 Nautilus International General Meeting (GM) is due to be held in Rotterdam in October — taking place under the banner ‘Global Industry, Global Workforce, Global Union' — and we want you to be there!
Held every four years, the General Meeting is where the future agenda of the Union is determined. It is the place where full members get the chance to determine what policies and priorities Nautilus International should pursue. And this year, the General Meeting will be a day longer to allow plenty of time to debate the future of the industry and the Union.
The GM is a conference where you can share your views on the shipping industry and the issues that directly affect you at work, network with fellow seafarers and meet influential figures from the world of shipping and beyond.
The 2019 GM will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Rotterdam — with members assembling on the evening of Monday 7 October and departing on the morning of Friday 10 October.
The conference will feature a lively programme of presentations, debates, and speeches from a few leading maritime and trade union figures.
The Union is encouraging attendance from lay reps and full members, as well as potential guest speakers and exhibitors and sponsors.
Attending the GM needn’t put you out of pocket. Nautilus can provide assistance with travel and accommodation costs for up to 200 members, to ensure that the meeting is attended by a representative cross-section of full members.
- to sign up for GM 2019 either book your place online or
- download a pdf-format attendance form (available in three languagages on the one form) by logging in to My Nautilus/Member resources/Forms.
Full members can have an input into the General Meeting by submitting a motion. The Nautilus General Meeting is the Union’s most important policy-making forum — a conference where members can debate the developments that affect them at work and decide on the policies and priorities that Nautilus should follow to address these.
Make sure the things that matter to you are discussed at the 2019 GM in October. It is essential that the conference considers the critical issues that face the industry and the maritime professionals that work within it.
From pay and conditions to skill shortages and training, criminalisation to piracy, health and safety to shore leave, there is no shortage of subject matter!
This is your chance to help set the agenda for Nautilus over the years ahead.
Motions can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org but must be hand signed (electronic signatures are not permitted).
- a form to submit a motion (.pdf) can also be downloaded now by logging into the Members resources area in My Nautilus. The form will also appear in hard copy in the Telegraph from April 2019.