2016 AGM — Annual General Meeting / AGA 2016 — Assemblée générale annuelle
Minutes of the 2016 AGM / AGA 2016
Saturday / samedi, 13 August 2016, 17h00–17h45
Geary Lane — 360 Geary Avenue, Toronto
Documents provided to those present at the 2016 AGM (the proposed Agenda, the Minutes from the 2015 AGM and the CEC’s 2015–16 Financial Report) are available here in PDF. The audio recording of the 2016 AGM is available here in MP3 format.
Present in person at the CEC’s 2016 AGM were: CEC President Eldad Tsabary (ET) and CEC Vice-President Carey Dodge (CD), CEC Board member Joseph Hyde (JH), CEC Admin jef chippewa (JC) participating via Skype, and CEC members Kevin Austin (KA) and James Bailey (JB), as well as guests Dan Tapper (DT) and Travis West (TW).
The meeting began at 17:15 on Saturday, 13 August 2016. CEC Vice-President Carey Dodge chaired the meeting. CEC Administrative co-Director jef chippewa acted as Secretary (via Skype) for the meeting.
Agenda / Ordre du jour
- Adoption of the agenda / Approbation de l’ordre du jour
CD opened the meeting, the Agenda was adopted by consensus.
- Adoption of the minutes of the previous AGM / Approbation du procès-verbal de la dernière AGA
The minutes of the 2015 AGM were read by all and were adopted by consensus.
- Business arising from the minutes of the previous AGM / Sujets touchant le procès-verbal de la dernière AGA
There were no items arising from the minutes of the 2015 AGM.
- President’s Report / Rapport du Président
ET thanked those present for coming out to the AGM and read his President’s Report. The President’s Report was adopted by consensus.
- Reports from the Board / Rapports du Conseil d’Administration
CD presented the Treasurer’s Report on behalf of CEC Treasurer Shawn Pinchbeck. The Treasurer’s Report, with small adjustments made for clarification of language, was adopted by consensus.
JC presented a Report on the Status of eContact! KA led a brief discussion around the need to publicly highlight the size of the journal and use of media (images, etc.) in comparison to, for example, the two other internationally recognized journals in the field (Organised Sound and Computer Music Journal). The report was adopted by consensus.
- Other business / Autres
TW brought up the issue of the obvious age differences of people at the AGM. An informal discussion around getting young(er) practitioners more involved in and aware of the CEC’s activities — notably JTTP — ensued.
JB asked whether CD production (e.g., the Cache series) would continue. JC explained this is a question that is indeed on the table but not yet fully resolved; discussions will continue.
- Adjournment / Levée de l’assemblée
Minutes submitted by jef chippewa, Secretary for the CEC’s 2016 AGM, on Saturday, 3 September 2016.