British Computer Society
Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence

Annual General Meeting

Thursday December 14th 2017 at Peterhouse College, Cambridge


Members Present

Nadia Abouayoub, Max Bramer, Frans Coenen, Andrew Lea, Ajibola Obayemi, Miltos Petridis, Frederic Stahl

The Chair welcomed all members present.

1. Minutes of the Last Meeting

The minutes were approved unanimously (proposer: M.Petridis, seconder F.Coenen).

2. Chair's Report

The Chair's report was presented to the meeting. A proposal to approve the report was carried unanimously (proposer: A. Lea, seconder F.Stahl).

3. Treasurer's Report

The Treasurer, Ms. Rosemary Gilligan was unable to attend because of a personal problem, so no report was presented.

4. Election of Committee Members

The Chair reported that the term of office of seven committee members, Max Bramer, Adrian Hopgood, Gilbert Owusu, Miltos Petridis, Rosemary Gilligan, Simone Teufel and Nirmalie Wiratunga would come to an end at the conclusion of the 2017 AGM. There were thus seven vacancies to fill.

By the close of nominations on Wednesday December 6th, the following six nominations had been received.

Name Proposer Seconder
Max Bramer
Miltos Petridis
Adrian Hopgood
Rosemary Gilligan Max Bramer Miltos Petridis
Adrian Hopgood Max Bramer
Miltos Petridis
Stelios Kapetanakis
Miltos Petridis
Max Bramer
Gilbert Owusu
Nadia Abouayoub
Sid Shakya
Miltos Petridis
Adrian Hopgood
Max Bramer

As there were fewer candidates than there were vacancies no election was necessary and the Chair declared that the candidates elected for 3 years beginning at the close of the 2017 AGM were Max Bramer, Rosemary Gilligan, Adrian Hopgood, Stelios Kapetanakis, Gilbert Owusu and Miltos Petridis.