Agenda 1) Welcome address by IASPEI President 2) In memoriam (2005-2007) 3) Composition of Nominations, Resolutions and Audit Committees 4) General Assembly in 2009 5) Publication of conference proceedings 6) Grants 7) Housekeeping items 8) Closing Plenary announcement 9) Presidential Address: Science to Human Welfare
2 In memoriam (2005-2007) Syuniti Akimoto (Japan) Toshi Asada (Japan) Francis A Dahlen (USA) Jack Darbyshire (UK) Father Lawrence Arthur Drake (Australia, Bolivia) Sergey Goldin (Russia) Jørgen Hjelme (Denmark) Enrique Jaschek (Argentina) Masayuki Kikuchi (Japan) Nadezhda Kondorskaya (Russia) Heikki Korhonen (Finland)
In memoriam (2005-2007) Pavel Kottnauer (Czech Republic) Maurice Major (USA) Vasile Marza (Romania, Brazil) Xinling Qin (China) Roberto Pinciroli (Argentina) Cecilio Rebollar (Mexico) Tsuneji Rikitake (Japan) Ryosuke Sato (Japan) Shigeji Suyehiro (Japan) Yuri Tyupkin (Russia) Tokuji Utsu (Japan)
3 COMMITTEE COMPOSITIONS AUDITING COMMITTEE D Jackson (Chair)USA K SuyehiroJapan
RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEE I Jackson (Chair) Australia Z WuChina G HousemanUK
SUBMISSION OF RESOLUTION PROPOSALS All resolution proposals have to be received by the Resolutions Committee by Thursday 12:00 at the latest Please provide the draft of the resolution proposal preferably in digital form on a memory stick to one of the members of the Resolutions Committee or leave it in the IASPEI office.
NOMINATION COMMITTEE (Santiago de Chile, 2005) B Kennett (Chair) Australia J Woodhouse UK Y-T ChenChina M MatsuuraJapan D GiardiniSwitzerland D JacksonUSA
SLATE OF IASPEI OFFICERS (2007-2011) proposed by the Nominating Committee President: Wu, Zhongliang (China) Vice-President: Greg Houseman (UK) Vice-President: Ian Jackson (Australia) Secretary General and Treasurer: Peter Suhadolc (Italy) Executive Committee members: T Lay (USA), I Kukkonen (Finland), K Satake (Japan), M Assumpçao (Brazil) E R Engdahl - Past President (USA)
4 IASPEI 2009 General Assembly IASPEI will have its 35th General Assembly in CAPETOWN, SOUTH AFRICA JANUARY 10-16, 2009 IASPEI 2009 scientific program to be discussed on Thursday at the joint meeting of the Executive Committee and Commission Chairs
5 Publication of Conference Proceedings IASPEI has an agreement with Elsevier to publish the proceedings of the conference in one of their Solid-Earth Sciences journals. As you all are aware of, IASPEI gets royalties from this publishing that help it to support various activities. I strongly recommend the conveners to consider papers in their symposia/workshops for publication in a special issue of an Elsevier journal.
6 GRANTS IASPEI has set aside more than USD 40,000 for grants to help participants attend this meeting. The grants are given by the LOC at registration. In case you have been notified you are on a reserve list, please contact the IASPEI Secretary General in his office later in the week.
7 HOUSEKEEPING - 1 All ORAL SESSIONS will be held in this (Law) building, rooms # 3, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12. Program updates MUST be communicated by the conveners to the LOC no later than 16:00 of the day before the session. The session programs will be posted near the entrance to the meeting rooms. LOC is located in the Cafeteria 110 area
HOUSEKEEPING - 2 IASPEI office is located in the rectorate (university main building) in the library premises Rooms #4, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 are reserved for meetings at noon (12:30-14:00) and evening (18:00-20:00). At lunchtime rooms are still available for ad-hoc meetings. To reserve a room please contact the IASPEI office! IMPORTANT: ALL EVENING MEETINGS ON THURSDAY SHOULD END AT 19:00, SINCE THE DEPARTURE FOR THE IASPEI SOCIAL DINNER BY BUS WILL BE AT 19:30 FROM PIAZZA PARTIGIANI
HOUSEKEEPING - 3 POSTER SESSION in the ROCCA PAOLINA AND PALAZZO BALDERESCHI PREMISES - SEE MAP PROVIDED IASPEI SOCIAL DINNER at the LOCANDA DEI GOLOSI restaurant Price: 30.00 Tickets available at the LOC and IASPEI offices Transportation by bus departing from Piazza Partigiani at 19:30 and back to main hotels will be provided!
8 CLOSING PLENARY announcement To be held on Friday, July 13, at 15:00 Room #3
9 PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS Science to Human Welfare E R Engdahl