On Saturday 11th November 9 yap conveners had their meeting close to Frankfurt.
present were:
South Africa: Nico McNamara,
Belgium: Luc Trigaux,
Germany: Hadding Panier, Matthias Hardinghaus,
Italy: Luca Colombo,
Cyprus: Kyriakos Kyriakou,
Finland: Matti Hinttala,
Netherlands: Roy ,
Switzerland: Christoph Haenssler
excused: Denmark, India, Fabian Engler (webmaster) because of OTD board meeting

It was a successful meeting as we had the chance to look back on the tours of 2017, to discuss the lessons learned and to plan improvements for 2018.
some important points:
– the Netherlands plan to join the YAP program 2018, easy beginning with just 3 nights –
to be confirmed by the Dutch board
– Switzerland is officially back in yap hosting the Europe middle tour
– tours planned for 2018: 3 in Europe, 2 in India, 1 in South Africa, 1 in Cyprus
– the dates and the details will be published on the website beginning of January 2018
– we plan to have more mixed groups (more different nations represented in each group)

YAP will be present at the international AGM in Austria.

More news later.
Christoph Haenssler
International YAP Convenor