Business meeting minutes, Shanghai, China, 4 December 2011

IFIP WG 8.2 Business Meeting
Shanghai, China, 4 December 2011

1. Welcome: The meeting was called to order by the Chair, Nancy Russo, at 4:32 pm. Nancy welcomed the attendees to the workshop and business meeting, noted that the attendance list was being handed out, and announced the results of the election of new officers:
a. Incoming Chair – Brian Fitzgerald
b. Vice-Chair – Kevin Crowston
c. Secretary – Ulrike Schultze
Brian Fitzgerald was introduced as the incoming Chair and he chaired the meeting from this point. (The agenda slides are available as an attachment.)

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Business meeting minutes, Turku, Finland, June 2011

The chair, Nancy Russo (US), called the meeting to order at 12:25 PM.

1. Nancy called for nominations of new members. One new member was nominated:

-- Dirk Hovorka (AU) (attended business meeting in Perth).

Nancy moved that Dirk be accepted as a member. Motion carried.

2. Nancy reviewed past and upcoming events. She thanked the organizers of the Turku conference for a successful conference just concluded. She noted the upcoming Oasis meeting before the ICIS conference in Shanghai in December 2012.

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