Registration to EFA Annual General Meeting, Iceland 2020


European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA)

Annual General Meeting of Members



30th 09:30 to 31st March 17:30 2020

Grand Hotel Reykjavík, Reykjavík, Iceland

Hosted by the Asthma and Allergy Association of Iceland and

the Icelandic Lung Association



Monday, 30th March

08:30 - 09:00

EFA Board Meeting /board members only

09:00 - 09:30

Registration + coffee/tea

09:30 - 12:30

AGM Business Session


Welcome to Iceland

  1. Approval of the agenda
  2. Election of tellers, chairperson and secretary of the meeting
  3. Minutes of the AGM 2019
  4. Membership requests
  5. Motions from members and the board
  6. Activity report 2019
  7. Accounts 2019 and Auditors report 2019
  8. Discharge of the board and auditors
  9. Budget forecast 2020
  10. Workplan 2020
  11. Membership fee
  12. Election of the Board 2020-2022 (president and two members of the board will be elected)
  13. Closing of the meeting

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 15:30

EFA AGM 2020-2025 Strategy session: Inform, Prevent and Care

Introduction to draft EFA strategy

Review of EFA objectives and prioritizing actions

15:30 - 15:45

EFA Photo

15:45 - 16:15


16:15 - 18:00

Sharing your organisation’s recent success, goals or plans on PREVENTION

Presentations and/or posters from members

18:00 - 19:00


19:00 - 21:00



Tuesday, 31st March

09:00 - 12:00


Inform, Prevent and Care: Focus on clean air in Europe Zero air pollution by 2050? EU Green Deal and Healthy Breathing


Learnings from Iceland on combatting air pollution 

INFORM: Keynote on where do we stand now in Europe: how clean is clean, who is polluting, status in Europe, Effects on allergy, asthma, COPD, ERS expert: Prof Stephen Holgate

Q&A with Prof Holgate

PREVENT: what are we doing now, what is the policy, what are the solutions, WHO/European Environment Bureau (suggested)

Q&A with the WHO/EEB

Coffee Break

CARE: Empowering people with allergy, asthma and COPD through the use of digital tools and innovative solutions to support preventative self-management, EAACI expert

Q&A with EAACI

----Poll for Priorities for Patients’ Green Deal---

12:00 - 13:00


13:00 - 17:30

EFA Members Working Groups


  1. Share best practices from members
  2. Define priorities for the working groups for 2020 in light of the EFA strategy, EU health policy programme, national priorities and joint projects

13:00 - 14:30

Parallel: Prevention WG and Patient Education WG

14:30 – 16:00

Parallel: COPD WG and Food Allergy WG

16:00 - 16:15


16:15 - 17:30

Parallel: Asthma WG and Atopic Eczema WG

Free evening



March 30th, 2020 8:00 AM   through   March 31st, 2020 5:00 PM
Grand Hótel Reykjavík
Sigtún 38
Reykjavík, 105

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