The IMIA General Assebly is now taking place from 8-13.30 at the conference venue. The meeting is led by Prof. Dr. Antoine Geissbuhler. Various reports from IMIA activities around the world are presented. This includes regional and work group activities. Finally the bids for MIE 2015 will be presented by the candidates from China and Brazil. About 70 persons are expected to appear for the GA.