ESMO General Assembly

The next General Assembly will be held during the ESMO 2018 Congress in Munich, Germany

Date: 22 October 2018
Time: 18:30 (doors open at 17:30)
Venue: in the ICM, Room 14C at the Messe Munich, Messegelände, 81823 Munich, Germany.

Please know that ESMO members in good standing (membership fees paid) as of the 19 July have been sent the email invitation and supporting documents related to the proposed Bylaw changes. 

If you have not received this email, please kindly check your spam folder. Other reasons for not receiving may be due to a firewall blocking the message, you may have unsubscribed from our mailing system, or we may not have a valid email address on record for you.

In the event that you have not received the invitation please kindly contact our membership team.

ESMO Members can also log in to here view the  invitation and the supporting documents.

The General Assembly has the following powers:

  • Approval of the annual report of the President, the audited annual financial statement as well as the discharge of the Executive Board and of the external Auditors
  • Ratification of the election of the President-Elect which was carried out by electronic ballot vote (pursuant to Article 66 Para. 2 of the Swiss Civil Code and in accordance with Article 10 of these Bylaws) prior to the meeting of the General Assembly and also the resignation or removal of the President or President-Elect
  • Election and removal of the external Auditors
  • Amendments to these Bylaws
  • Resolutions regarding the liquidation of the Society and its assets
  • Resolutions regarding all items on the agenda of the General Assembly
  • Resolutions regarding items under its authority subject to these Bylaws or subject to mandatory Swiss Law


  • Composed of all members of the Society
  • Convened in written form (mail or electronic), by the ESMO President once a year during the ESMO Congress
  • Chaired by the President
  • Only ESMO members in good standing have the right to vote (ESMO Medical and Basic Science Student members are not eligible to vote)
  • All decisions, except for other statutory rules, are calculated by a simple majority and an open show of hands

Last updated: July 2018