Following the kind invitation of Assa Abloy/UK, the ARGE Executives Board will hold its next meeting at their offices in Woking. The meeting will be on January 22nd, 2013 in the afternoon. On the Agenda will be the strategic items on how to deal with the CPR, especially the preparation of the CE marks and the affiliate DoP and the preparation of common branch EPD. In addition the work of WG C, standardization will be presented by its Convener, P. Vilain. Last not least it will be an important item to prepare the next Annual Conference and to discuss th erecent member sitauation of ARGE.