AGM 2012 – Official Notification and Papers

This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicators’ Annual General Meeting, to be held in Brisbane, Queensland, on 27 November 2012.

The AGM is being hosted by the ASC Queensland Branch. The AGM will be followed by a Science Trivia Night,  hosted by compere extraordinaire and science all-rounder David Ellyard.

What: Science Trivia Night and National AGM

When: Tuesday 27 November, AGM will run from 6-7pm. Trivia will kick off at 7.30pm

Where: Ship Inn, Southbank

Bookings:  Please book your tickets at http://brisciquiz2012.eventbrite.com.au

 

ASC members: free (Only currently financial ASC members are eligible to attend the AGM)

Non-members: $10 (Quiz Night only)

Non-member students: $5 (Quiz Night only)

Registration: http://brisciquiz2012.eventbrite.com.au

The ASC AGM will run from 6.00-7:15pm and is open to ASC voting members only. The quiz night for all registered participants will begin at 7:30pm sharp in the upstairs function room. Seats are limited so registration is essential.

The seating is 8 people per table. To confirm the members of your table, please email seqasc@gmail.com.

The AGM is an opportunity for members to hear about the year’s events at the national level, and also to have their say about what should happen in the year to come. It also includes reports from the President and Treasurer.

Members also have the chance to elect a new National President. Proposed agenda items, notices of motion and presidential nominations must be received by Tuesday 20 November 2012 and can be sent to Sarah Lau, National Secretary (slau@chemcentre.wa.gov.au).

Note that notices of motion require a proposer and a seconder, and nominations for President need to be agreed by the nominee.

Members unable to attend the AGM in person are able to give proxies to other members attending the meeting, or alternatively, send them to Sarah Lau, National Secretary (slau@chemcentre.wa.gov.au) before 5.00pm AEDST on Tuesday 27 November 2012. Please indicate in your email any voting instructions you wish to convey.

Proxies must be:

  • Given in writing (email is sufficient),
  • Notified to the Secretary (even if the proxy is given to someone else), and
  • Given with the agreement of the proxy holder.

 The following items are current as of 5 November 2012:

2012 AGM agenda, 6-11-12

National AGM and Trivia Night

27 November 2012
6:00 pmto10:00 pm
6:00 pmto10:00 pm

Think you could out-fact Dr Karl? Then show off your skills at our Science Trivia Night.

Organise a table of friends or team up with others on the night. Hosted by science all-rounder David Ellyard the night will be a great way to meet like minded people and exercise the brain.

ASC members are also encouraged to attend the National AGM which will be held before the Trivia, to share their ideas on organising the next ASC conference to be held in Brisbane in 2014 and to elect a new president.

What: Science Trivia Night and National AGM
When: Tuesday 27th November, AGM will run from 6-7pm. Trivia will kick off at 7:30pm
Where: Ship Inn, Southbank
Cost: ASC members free, Non-members $10, Non-member students $5
Bookings:  Please book your tickets at brisciquiz2012.eventbrite.com.au

ASC 2012 AGM – 27 November in Brisbane

This is a reminder that this year’s AGM will be hosted by ASC’s SE-Queensland branch. This is fitting as our next national conference will be in Brisbane in 2014.

The AGM will be at the Ship Inn from 6.00-7.15pm. After the business is over David Ellyard will present his highly entertaining and always fiercely competitive science trivia quiz. There will be prizes. The Ship Inn is at the corner of Stanley & Sidon Streets, Southbank Parklands, Brisbane.

The AGM is for financial members only and the quiz will be open to all.

More information about the AGM in late October.

Jesse Shore
ASC President

ASC 2012 AGM – 27 November in Brisbane

ASC’s SE-Queensland branch will host this year’s AGM. This is fitting as our next national conference will be in Brisbane in 2014.

The AGM will be at the Ship Inn from 6.00-7.15pm. After the business is over David Ellyard will present his highly entertaining and always fiercely competitive science trivia quiz. There will be prizes. The Ship Inn is at the corner of Stanley & Sidon Streets, Southbank Parklands, Brisbane.

The AGM is for financial members only and the quiz will be open to all.

More information about the AGM will come as the time approaches.

Jesse Shore
ASC President

AGM in Perth, 30 November 2011

The WA branch of the ASC has agreed to host this year’s National AGM in Perth. The official announcement will be posted soon. We keep the AGM short and to the point, yet provide opportunities for some lively discussion.

The AGM will be followed by David Ellyard presenting his Science Quiz. Around 100 people enjoyed this competitive challenge at last year’s end of year meeting in Adelaide.

Only financial members can attend the AGM and the quiz will be open to all.

See you in Perth in November.

Jesse Shore
National President

ASC AGM and ASCSA end of year get together 13 Dec

13 December 2010
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

ASC Annual General Meeting and Quiz Night Date: Monday 13th December, 2010 Time: 6:00pm – 9:30pm Venue: RiAus, Science Exchange, Exchange Place, Adelaide Cost: RiAus and ASC members: free Non members: $10 Non member students: $5 Registration: http://ascnationalagmsa2010.eventbrite.com

The RiAus is proud to host the Australian Science Communicators (ASC) Annual General Meeting (AGM). This will be followed by an interactive quiz night co-hosted by compere extraordinaire David Ellyard and Discovery Channel presenter Zoz Brooks. The ASC AGM will run from 6-7:15pm in the RiAus boardroom, and is open to ASC voting members only. If you’re not attending the AGM, you can start the party early as the bar will be open from 6pm to enjoy a drink and have a chat with Zoz Brooks. The quiz night for all registered participants will begin at 7:30pm sharp in the auditorium; the bar will be open throughout the night. Seats are limited so registration is essential. Participants will be allocated table numbers to promote networking; seating requests are welcome (email richard.musgrove@sa.gov.au).

Bringing science communicators from around the country together, in line with the Inspiring Australia strategy.