The USIC CTT meeting took a place between 17th and 19th of January in Metz in France with the participation of representatives of Italy, Russia, Bulgaria, Belgium and Slovakia. The meeting was chaired by CTT President Mr.John Nielsen. The USIC Board was also invited.  Mr. Dominique Paget, USIC President, Mr. Manfred Hilger, USIC Vice-president,  Mr. Miroslav Kaprálek, USIC General Secretary participated in this meeting. Mr. Peter Lienhard, USIC Treasurer sent his apologies for not coming.

USIC Core Technical team meeting took a place on 16th of January 2017 in Frankfurt in the VDES headquarter with the participation of representatives of Germany, Russia, Bulgaria and Slovakia. The meeting was chaired by CTT President Mr.Günther Johansen. Belgium apologized for not coming. Mr. Dominique Paget, USIC President and Mr. Miroslav Kaprálek, USIC General Secretary, were also invited.