Annual General Meeting 2022

All Cochrane members and supporters are invited to attend the 2022 Annual General Meeting

As part of its legal constitution as a charity, Cochrane holds a public Annual General Meeting (AGM) once a year. The AGM provides an opportunity for Cochrane's Trustees - its Governing Board - and senior officers to tell you about the management, finances, and strategic priorities of the organization. You can ask questions on these topics, and you can vote on certain aspects ("Resolutions") concerning the constitution and management of the charity.

The 2022 AGM will take place online and in-person on:

  • Monday 17th October
  • 18:30-20:00 [GMT+2] 

Check what time this is where you live


Register to attend the AGM

Cochrane’s Articles of Association allow the charity to hold a hybrid in-person and online Annual General Meeting.  We will livestream the event and you are welcome to attend online or in person whether you are a Cochrane member, supporter, or are just interested in the work we do.

Online registrationRegister here to attend the AGM online. To attend you will need a device with a stable internet connection for the duration of the meeting. You will need a microphone if you want to ask questions verbally during the meeting, or you can ask questions in written form. The meeting has been set up to allow full participation online and the Trustees have approved this format.

In person registration: The meeting will be held at the Iberoamerican Centre, Barcelona.  The number of people who will be able to attend will be limited, with first preference to those attending the Iberoamerican conference.  If you wish to attend in person, please contact support@cochrane.org and your request will be considered.


Vote on the Resolutions

Cochrane members as defined by the Membership Terms & Conditions are entitled to vote on AGM Resolutions. Find out if you are a member by logging into your Cochrane Account.

You can vote online before or during the meeting, and you can vote even if you don’t attend.

If you are voting before the meeting:

If you are voting during the meeting:

  • Review the Agenda and Proposed Resolutions
  • Vote on the Resolutions during the meeting. The Chair will let you know when voting closes, so that the results can be announced at the end of the meeting.

Votes arising at the meeting and nominating a proxy:

It is unlikely, but possible, that discussions during the AGM lead to an additional vote by members. This may be decided by a virtual ‘show of hands’ with the online meeting functionality or, at the discretion of the meeting chair, by a formal poll, in which case another electronic vote will take place after the meeting, so that all members may participate.

If you cannot join us live at the meeting, you can nominate another person, a proxy, who may vote on your behalf in case an additional vote by hands takes place. Your proxy will be the Chair of the meeting, Catherine Marshall, or another person chosen by you who is attending the meeting.

You can nominate your proxy on the voting page up to 48 hours before the start of the meeting.

For queries related to voting, membership, or the agenda, please contact support@cochrane.org.