Approved by acclamation.
Approved by acclamation.
Thomas Schwentick points out error in his affiliation: Should be Marburg or Dortmund (he was moving from Marburg to Dortmund at the time).
Approved unanimously after correction.
Explanations by T. Schwentick: The money from CSL'06 was only transferred in March 2007.
Resolution on acceptance and discharge of the board
The members of the board do not vote. The remaining present approve unanimously.
The Board of the Association consists of the President, the Vice-President and 7 other members.
The Board of the Association consists of the President, the Vice-President and at least 7 but not more than 10 other members.
Current members and duration of term.
Resolution: Acceptance of the new text.
Extension of the members of the board.
Election of one or two new members: Proposed candidate: Simone Martini to be extended for one year.
To keep the number odd we have one more place on the jury.
Discussion of proposals. The jury is appointed by the board.
Short discussion of the necessity to have an odd number of jury members. No decision was taken.
J. Duparc shows statistics of paper submission. He also reports about an expected deficit of 5000.- EUROS (8'000 CHF). This was due to lower than expected registrations. J. Duparc hopes to find ways for balancing the deficit via various funding sources. The rest will be covered by EACSL. He also reported about possible sponsorship by Philip-Morris (20'000 CHF) which was not used due to anti-smoking policy of the University. There followed a short discussion regarding sponsorship by Tobacco industries. The general trend was against such sponsoring. No formal decision was taken.
T. Schwentick expressed interest for 2010 for Dortmund (Germany) provided his university will not host STACS'11. It was accepted that the conference should be in central Europe. Mentioned places to be contacted include Amsterdam, Prague, Berlin. No formal decision was taken.
President of EACSL is on the scientific board
Publish special issue with selected papers from CSL06
Guest editors for CSL06: Z. Esik and R. Ramanujam
EACSL is an official sponsor of CiE-07.
EACSL did contribute to cost of and co-selects one invited speaker.
Big Award to be created by some more encompassing body
Proposal to create SIGLOG within ACM allowing also institutional members.
We did approach FOLLI to have a CSL-track at ESSLI and further cooperation.
The assembly took notice of the report. T. Schwentick reported about the decision of the STACS-conferences to leave Springer. It was widely agreed to look for alternative publication for CSL-proceedings. However, the option with Springer should be kept, till an alternative is found. It was left to the board to act accordingly.
The council still has to be reorganized.
It contains a list of people who even are not aware of
Former board members are for five more years on the council. Other members should be chosen by the EACSL board. The scientific council should participate in discussions initiated by the board. They can also initiate discussion on topics of their choice.
We decided last year to add to the 10 EUROS annual membership
a 10 EUROS contribution for the Ackermann Award.
So in the future 20 EUROS per participant are paid to EACSL.
We have to work out a way to distinguish
non-members from members at registration.
Collecting fees from non-attending previous members. We shall try to encourage previous members to renew their membership (10 EUROS per year, 40 EUROS for 5 years) and to allow for electronic payment of membership. The contribution to Ackermann Award for non-attending members is on a voluntary basis.
Electronic payment of membership for non-attendees.
The treasurer reported about his inquiries for e-payment of membership fees. He proposed to use PayPal. It was agreed that he should proceed accordingly.
No discussion was held due to low attendance at the meeting.