On the annual CiA General Assembly, the members re-elected the three members of the board: technical Director Uwe Koppe, business director Christian Schlegel and managing director Holger Zeltwanger.
Besides the board-of-directors, the general assembly elected the members of the CiA Technical Committee and of the CiA Business Committee. Bosch, Emtas, Esacademy, HMS and Janz Tec are the elected members of the CiA Technical Committee. Additionally, the committee comprises representatives of the Interest Groups CANopen, CAN FD, and Commercial Vehicles. The Business Committee is built by representatives of the Marketing Groups Lift and CANopen FD (in foundation) as well as the elected members (Emtas, ESD Electronics, Janz Tec, MicroControl, and Vector).
In the annual meeting, te proposed budget for 2018 was accepted. This year, CiA will exhibit at Hannover Messe and SPS IPC Drives (both in Germany) as well as at IAS and Bauma China (both in Shanghai). The budget for developing CANopen FD related specifications was increased compared to the last years.