British Computer Society
Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence

Annual General Meeting

Thursday December 11th 2014 at Peterhouse College, Cambridge

MINUTES

Members Present

Max Bramer, Rosemary Gilligan, Chris Headleand, Andrew Lea, Miltos Petridis, Thomas Roth-Berghofer, Frederic Stahl, Nirmalie Wiratunga

The Chair welcomed all members present.

1. Minutes of the Last Meeting

The minutes were approved unanimously.

2. Chairman's Report

The Chairman's report was presented to the meeting. A proposal to approve the report was carried unanimously (proposer: Prof. M.A.Bramer, seconder R.Gilligan).

3. Treasurer's Report

The Treasurer's report was presented to the meeting. A proposal to approve the report was carried unanimously (proposer: Prof. M.A.Bramer, seconder Prof. T.Roth-Berghofer).

4. Election of Committee Members

The term of office of six committee members came to an end at the conclusion of the 2014 AGM. One further committee member, Dr. Paula Buttery, indicated that she wished to step down from the committee with effect from the conclusion of the 2014 AGM. There were therefore seven vacancies to fill for the three years starting immediately after the end of the 2014 AGM.

By the close of nominations on Wednesday December 3rd, the following nominations had been received.

Name Affiliation Proposer/Seconder
Prof. Max Bramer

University of Portsmouth

Prof. Miltos Petridis
Rosemary Gilligan

Rosemary Gilligan University of Hertfordshire Prof. Max Bramer
Prof. Miltos Petridis
Prof. Adrian Hopgood Sheffield Hallam University Prof. Max Bramer
Prof. Miltos Petridis
Dr. Gilbert Owusu BT Prof. Miltos Petridis
Rosemary Gilligan
Prof. Miltos Petridis University of Brighton Prof. Max Bramer
Rosemary Gilligan
Dr. Simone Teufel University of Cambridge Prof. Max Bramer
Prof. Miltos Petridis
Dr. Nirmalie Wiratunga Robert Gordon University Rosemary Gilligan
Prof. Miltos Petridis

As there were seven candidates for seven vacancies no election was necessary and the Chair declared that the candidates listed above had all been elected for 3 years beginning at the close of the 2014 AGM.