[ASC-list] [ASC Canberra] Event 28 Nov: AGM and 2012 PM Science Prize Winner

Claire Harris claireharris.oz at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 11:53:39 UTC 2012


Please join the ASC Canberra comittee for...
**
*ASC Canberra AGM and Special Guest speaker Professor Ken Freeman - 2012
Prime Minister's Science Prize recipient*

It’s that time of year again where the committee for next year is elected;
all members are encouraged to attend the AGM. Following the AGM we will
hold a public event (sponsored by Inspiring Australia and CSIRO Discovery)
where attendees will hear from Canberra local, Professor Ken
Freeman<http://www.innovation.gov.au/Science/InspiringAustralia/PrimeMinistersPrizesforScience/Recipients/2012PrizeRecipients/Pages/2012PrimeMinistersPrizeforScience.aspx>,
recipient of this year's Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.

*When:* Wednesday 28th November

*Where:* CSIRO Discovery Centre, CSIRO Discovery, Lecture Theatre, Clunies
Ross St, Black Mountain, ACT (map and parking
info<http://www.csiro.au/resources/Discovery-Centre-Map.html>
)

*Time: 5:30-8:00pm*

*5:30-6:15pm: ASC Canberra AGM - *ASC Members only, drinks and nibbles
provided.

   - Nominations for positions on the ASC ACT Committee are open (*more
   details below*).
   - The Committee encourages new applications from ASC members who would
   like to get involved in shaping and leading activities and events.

*6:30-7:15pm: Professor Ken Freeman - *Open to public.

   - Hear from Professor Ken Freeman about his career, what work led to
   receiving the prestigious PM’s Science Prize, how important communication
   has been throughout his career and more recently with the media interest
   around him winning the award.

*7:15pm-8pm: Food and Drinks*

*RSVP: *http://actagm2012.eventbrite.com.au/  Please RSVP for catering
purposes.

*Cost:* Non-members: Gold coin donation on entry. Members: free and members
also get tickets for lucky-door prizes.

*For further enquiries on event or if you would like to nominate for a 2013
committee position please contact asccanberra at gmail.com. *

**
*The ASC Canberra AGM Agenda*

Are you a proactive member wanting to be part of shaping ASC? All positions
on the committee are genuinely open. The committee’s main responsibilities
are organising networking and professional development events for ASC
members in Canberra and supporting and shaping the national activities.

*AGENDA*
1. Confirmation of members attending, apologies, proxies.
2. Confirmation of the Minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting
3. Tabling of treasurer and president reports
4. Nominations sought for office bearers (those in bold mandatory). Where
more than one nomination, vote by members in secret ballot (nominees leave
the room).

   - *President*
   - *National liaison position *(this position can be held as a dual-role
   by President, Treasurer or a Committee member)
   - *Treasurer*
   - Secretary
   - Social Media and Web Officer
   - Promotions Officer
   - Digital Media Officer
   - Networking and Memberships Officer

5. Any other business
6. Close meeting

To receive more information on the duties of the positions or to register
your interest in being a committee member email asccanberra at gmail.com.

If you cannot attend the meeting, please send a proxy vote via email as we
need a quorum (20% of current member numbers or 20 members, whichever is
less).

Being on the committee is a great way to build your professional network,
get event management experience and learn new skills. And the committee has
been known, of course, to enjoy catching up often for breakfast or over a
beer.

*Read this post online:
**http://www.asc.asn.au/blog/2012/11/08/agm2012*/<http://www.asc.asn.au/blog/2012/11/08/agm2012/>


More information about the ASC Canberra Committee can be found at:
www.asc.asn.au/state-and-national/act/
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