2015 Annual General Meeting Agenda

Our 2015 AGM will be held at the 27th ICCB Congress in Montpellier, August 4th, 6.30-7.30pm in Joffre A/B

Drinks and nibbles will be provided, so please come along if you are in Montpellier!

The agenda for the meeting will be as follows:

President’s Report – Richard Kingsford

  1. Semi-autonomy for Oceania Section
    • Incorporation
    • Constitution – this was circulated via our newsletter for comment (Voting item: That the Constitution be adopted)
    • Bank account (ABN, Tax File Number, insurance, charity status, Deductible Gifts Register)
    • Elections and office bearers, Board member contracts
    • News for SCB Oceania
    • Opportunities and challenges
  2. Strategic Planning and Work plan for the Board, 2014-2016
  3. Membership survey. Last year we surveyed Oceania members to ask about thedirection for our society.
  4. Conferences – The board has discussed the possibility of holding our regional conferences on a rotational basis in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific (Voting item)

Financial Officer and President Elect – Vanessa Adams

  1. 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 Financial Summary (Voting item)
  2. 2016 Conference in Brisbane

President of the Society for Conservation Biology – James Watson

Prize giving – Richard Kingsford

  1. Best Oceania student talk or poster
  2. Best student paper published in past year.