Fortran Specialist Group AGM 2009 Agenda

Annual General Meeting 2009

11.00 a.m. Thursday 11th June, 2009
BCS London Office,
First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA


10.30 Coffee
11.00 AGM Business
  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Minutes of the previous AGM (12th June 2008)
  3. Matters arising
  4. Chairman's report
  5. Treasurer's report
    SG Development Fund report
  6. Membership Secretary's report
  7. Web Editor's report
  8. Election of Officers and Committee members
    (The following is taken from the Fortran SG Constitution:
    The name of any member accepting nomination for election or re-election as an Officer or as a Committee member shall be submitted in writing to the Secretary 7 clear days prior to the date of the AGM by two members of the Group with the written consent of the nominee.
    "In writing" applies equally to email or paper copy.)
  9. Future activities for the Group
  10. Any other business
  11. Date of next meeting
12.30 Lunch
(For any latecomers - this will probably be at The Coal Hole in the Strand, directly opposite Southampton Street)
14.00 Meet the Competition : Matlab!
John Pelan, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London

By coincidence on the same day as the FSG AGM an interesting blog was posted on why Fortran should not be taught to undergraduates. It provoked some informative responses, a number of which covered similar ground to John's presentation.
15:00 Tea break
15.15 Changes made to the draft Fortran 2008 standard since the 2008 AGM
John Reid, ISO WG5 convenor
15.30 Report from the Convener on WG5 activities, including the Technical Report on further interoperability
John Reid, ISO WG5 convenor
15.45 The UK position on Fortran 2008 and the WG5 Technical Report on further interoperability
David Muxworthy, BSI Fortran convenor
  Here is David's summary of the discussions following the afternoon's presentations.
17.00 Close

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