“Microservices Community” (MC) is an association founded in Denmark
following Danish jurisdiction. It is a non-profit European based
The purpose of the MC is to promote the development of Microservices by
bridging research, education, and innovation within and
universities, organisations and individuals.
The purpose will be supported by undertaking activities such as:
Organising and sanctioning conferences and workshops
Developing joint projects
Developing courses and curricula
Provide access to material created or curated by the community
Actions to strengthen the visibility of the community and its
Facilitate recruitment for its members
Strengthen dialog with policy makers and funding bodies
Mapping, analysing and developing strategies for the community
The members of the MC can be individuals as well as organisations, such as businesses and research institutions.
is welcome to join the MC if
they pay the membership fee to the MC; and
they participate in promoting the purpose described in §2.
Memberships can be terminated if:
a member does not pay the membership fee;
a member engages in behaviour or activities that undermines the
described in §2 or engage in disruptive or unethical conduct agreed
majority of the Council (§4.3) members;
a letter of resignation is presented to the President by the
§4 Organisation and governance
The organs of the MC are the General Assembly, the Council, and
The General Assembly
All members of the MC have a right to participate
and vote in the General Assembly.
The General Assembly takes place in person or happens electronically every year and the Council can at any time call for an extraordinary General Assembly and must do so on the request of more than 1/3 of the members.
The Council decides on the agenda of the General Assembly and is
responsible to inform the members of the outcome of the General
Assembly. Proposals for the agenda may be made by any member of the MC and must be sent to the President at least 20 days before the General Assembly. Proposals supported by more than 10 members must be put on the agenda by the Council.
Votes are carried by a simple majority of members and can happen in person and/or electronically.
The General Assembly is chaired (prioritised) by
a Council Member or
a member elected by the Council.
The role of the Council is to steer the MC to adhere to the
purpose described in §2 and support the day-to-day activities of
MC including decision on the membership fee.
The members of the Council must
The Council consists of minimum 5 members elected by the
General Assembly with minimum two members representing the
of the MCif possible.
The Council elects a President, one or more
Vice-Presidents, a Treasurer and other roles that support the
described in §2
The President is responsible, with the support of the
Council to organise the Council meeting and can at any time call
The MC is bound by the signature of its President,
or Treasurer. The MC is represented in justice by its President
or by a
member of the Council chosen by the Council for that purpose.
Votes in the
Council are carried by a simple majority of its members and can
person and/or electronically.
Elections for Council members take place in
uneven years with the member receiving the biggest number of
votes elected to
The election can happen in person at the General Assembly
Nomination of candidates for the Council can be made
by any member of the MC in writing to the President.
The composition of the
members should aim at ensuring a balance between geography,
types of member
(e.g., business, students, researchers) and gender.
The Community Groups
Community Groups(CG)are sub-groups or task
forces established to implement the activities that support the
outlined in §2 for example in the scope of research, innovation,
Any member can at any time suggest creating a new CG in
writing to the President
The Council must approve the CG for it to use the MC branding.
Upon creation, and subsequently every two year, theCG must agree
on a two-year action plan that will steer the work of the CG.
§5 Annual report
The financial year of the Association coincides with the calendar
Board presents an annual report to the members no later than six
months after the end of the fiscal year.
The annual report should contain a balance-sheet, an overview of
assets and obligations, and an overview of the activities undertaken by
the MC in the past financial year.
The MC accepts no liability for any activity carried out partly or
wholly on its behalf.
§7 Amending the statutes
Amending the MC Statutes can only happen by a 2/3 majority of the
cast in the General Assembly.
§8 Dissolving the association
Dissolving the association can only happen by a 3/4 majority of the
votes cast in two following General Assemblies.
After the decision to dissolve the Association the Council is
responsible for its execution.
§9 Founding members
The following individuals are the founding members of the MC and are
appointed as members of the first council:
Balint Maschio, Vice-President, IT
Claudio Guidi, IT
Decided on the founding General Assembly on 1 June 2019.