Australian Pattern Recognition Society, APRS
Date and time: Wednesday 3 December 2007, 5:00 pm.
Venue: Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg, Adelaide, SA.
The President, Sebastien Ourselin, has moved out
∑ Minutes of the last meeting were distributed.
Motion to accept the minutes: Anthony Maeder, Seconded: Tony Adriaansen. Carried.
∑ No state branches currently exist. All accounts have been moved to the national account.
None was available.
Murk initiated discussions, summary below:
Motion to make DICTA a yearly conference. Moved: Brian Lovell, Seconded: Andrew Bradley. Motion carried.
∑ Conference name: there was a suggestion of changing the conference name to: Digital Information Processing Techniques. After some discussions, this was not supported.
∑ It was agreed that this remains as is, 2-years.
∑ Report was presented by the treasurer, Tony Adriaansen.
∑ Motion to accept the report. Mover: Brian Lovell, Seconded: Nick Redding. Carried.
∑ Number of delegates: 107
∑ Number of accepted papers: 88
∑ Rejection rate: 17%
∑ Full report to be received after the conference.
A bid for DICTA 2008 to be held in
A bid for DICTA 2009 to be held in
∑ Murk to send copies of his bid to the new bidders to assist them in preparing their bids.
∑ Motion to elect Murk Murk Bottema as the new President: Moved: Brian. Seconded Anthony Maeder. Carried.
∑ Motion to elect Andrew Bradley as Vice President: Moved: Anthony Maeder. Seconded: Tony Adriaansen. Carried
∑ Motion for Tony Adriaansen to continue as Treasurer. Moved: Murk Bottema. Seconded: Brian Lovell. Carried.
∑ Members at Large: Anthony Maeder and Brian Lovell.
New signatories on the APRS account. Treasurer to arrange. Secretary to provide final minutes.
Meeting closed at 6:15pm.