The fourth BSSSC Board meeting took place in December in the Hanse-Office in Brussels. The agenda was extended among others with a presentation given by Mr Pletzing from Academica Baltica e.V. about the Baltic Sea History Book project.
The second BSSSC Board meeting in 2009 was hosted by the region Skåne and took place in Malmö on 19 May. The key issue on the agenda was the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. BSSSC has presented its own position paper and made its preferences for flagship projects that should be implemented in order to achieve the objectives of the strategy.
The first BSSSC Board meeting 2009 under the Hamburg Chairmanship took place in the Free and Hanseatic City on 3rd of February. Carsten-Ludwig Lüdemann, Chairman of BSSSC, welcomed the Board to Hamburg.