Board meeting, May 22, 2003, HOTEL KALASTAJATORPPA, Helsinki
Attendees: Jens Lagergren, David Liberles, Maidu Remm, Mainu Vihinen, Inge Johansen, Nikolai Blom, Bo Servenius, Tönu Margus, Arne Elofsson, ...??
Board work during the past year has taken place by electronic communications
This year meeting
OC/PC have communicated mostly by email. Work seem to have run smoothly. Suggestion from Arne et al to formalize the PC nominations was discussed. Was agreed on that the current informal process should be kept but that we should try tha have active session chairmen on the PC.
Economics seems to just break even.
Major sponsors have been IBM, AstraZeneca and TEKI - contributed in total 80kEU
Registration fees added up 70kEU
Surplus from earlier year that was put into this year's conference was 10kEU.
305 persons where preregistered.
Next year meeting
Proposal from Linköping university, Bengt Persson and Jesper Tegnér
Tentative dates - May 5-8, May 12-15
Coordination with satellite meeting in Bergen organized by David Liberles
The board officially accepted the proposal from Linköping.
General assembly - preparations
Elections - four positions open for elections - SE, NO, FI, Baltics. Discusses reelections if no new suggestions should appear.
Reports to be prepared - according to above and on the memberships etc
Announcing next year meeting