[ASC-list] REMINDER: Show off your science at the ASC Victoria end of year party (and AGM)

Sally Lowenstein sallylowenstein at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 23:10:37 UTC 2014

A quick reminder to all Victorians (and any wandering inter-staters), the
ASC VIC Branch AGM and end of year party is on *next Monday 24 November.*

*If you would like to take part in the science show-off*
Send you details through to sallylowenstein at gmail.com. We do have some
people signed up but there is room for a couple more.

*If you would like to send a proxy vote for the AGM*
If you cannot make it to the AGM please send an email to
george.aranda at deakin.edu.au or any other committee member with the text:

*"My name is....... I give my vote to.....(someone who you know will be
attending the meeting)*

*If you would like to spend a lovely spring evening chatting to science
communicators  *

See you 6.30pm Monday at Loop Bar :-)

full details below...

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Toni Stevens <toni at scienceinpublic.com.au>
Date: Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 12:32 PM
Subject: [ASC-list] Show off your science at the ASC Victoria end of year
party (and AGM)
To: "ASC List (asc-list at lists.asc.asn.au)" <asc-list at lists.asc.asn.au>

 *Show off your science at the ASC Victoria end of year party (and AGM)*

 Put the party appropriate night of *Monday 24 November* in your calendars
for an evening of networking, pizza eating, drinking and general

‘Science Show-off’ is your chance to show the Victorian science
communication community something, weird, funny, quirky, musical or
cunning... show us your own science, or your skills at communicating the
science of others.

The theme for the show-off will be ‘The Science of 2014’ and your show-off
must be less than 5min. Numbers are limited so send your ideas through to
sallylowenstein at gmail.com to ensure a place in the line-up.

And if you’d like to contribute to our local science communication
community in a less frivolous way… we’ll also be holding our AGM during the

Please arrive by 630pm to have your say on our activities and direction
over the next year, and consider nominating for one of the committee
positions (more below).

If you can’t make it on the night do send along a proxy so your voice is

Your ASC committee will provide delicious food platters and you can
purchase drinks at the bar.

The event is FREE for ASC Members ($10 for others) but we can help you
sign-up on the night.

*Event details*

*Date:* Monday 24 November

*Time:* 6.30-9.30pm

*Place:* Loop Bar 23 Meyers Pl, Melbourne (between Bourke and Little

*Victorian Branch AGM – Further Information*

Only paid up ASC members can participate in the formal business parts of
the evening, including electing Branch Committee.

*Meeting Agenda*

§  Confirm minutes from 2013 AGM

§  President’s report (George Aranda)

§  Treasurer’s report (Toni Stevens on behalf of  Linden Ashcroft)

§  Nominations for 2015 committee

§  Other business

*Branch Committee Positions*

§  President

§  Representative on ASC National Executive

§  Secretary

§  Treasurer

§  Ordinary Committee Members

*Nominating for committee positions*

§  Nominations for committee positions are open. Self-nominations are

§  The current Committee encourages new applications from ASC members who
would like to get involved in shaping and leading activities and events.

§  Nominations for Branch Committee positions are encouraged in advance of
the AGM (please send these to george.aranda at deakin.edu.au). Nominations
will also be accepted at the AGM.

§  Any ASC member based in Victoria can stand for a branch committee

*Voting by proxy at the AGM*

§  If you cannot attend the AGM you may wish to nominate a proxy, prior to
the AGM.

§  In advance of the AGM, you should email the current Branch President (
george.aranda at deakin.edu.au) with details of your nominated proxy.

§  You can nominate any ASC member based in Victoria as your proxy.

§  Note proxy nominations cannot be accepted at the AGM.


Toni Stevens

Project Manager

Science in Public

82 Hudsons Road

(PO Box 2076)

Spotswood  VIC 3015

(03) 9398 1416


toni at scienceinpublic.com.au


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