1. Apologies and Welcome (S Lindgren)
Apologies were received from Ugo Carcassi (Italy), Andrej Dukat (Slovakia), Aivars Lejnieks (Latvia), Agris Martinsons (Latvia), Guiseppe Licata (Italy) and (Israel) Welcome to Margus Lember, new president of the Estonian Society of Internal Medicine, Rhid Dowdle and Bhatia Deepak, from the Society for Acute Medicine (UK), Mikael Köhler, from the Swedish Society of Internal Medicine and Dr Crippa from Italy.
S Lindgren announced that there will be some changes in the agenda: item 10 will
be moved to item 4, and additional items for ESIM and the course in clinical research