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Extraordinary General Meeting, March 2021 – Final call

The IAPS March 2021 Extraordinary General Meeting, hereby EGM, is going to be hosted online by the IAPS Executive Committee (EC) on Sunday, March 27th 2021 starting at 12:30 UTC. We expect to hold the meeting using Zoom or a developing IAPS internal BigBlueButton plaftorm.

The National Committee representatives will have 7 votes, and the Local Committee representatives will have 2 votes. All of the individual members from one country have 1 vote between them. All member committees are to send details of their representatives with delegated voting rights, maximum of 2 delegates, to the Executive Committee prior to the meeting. Other topics may also be discussed during the meeting under the other topics point but these discussions cannot be used to make formal decisions, per articles 17.5 and 17.6 of the IAPS Charter.

Please find below the final EGM agenda.

1. Election of the Chair, Secretary, and Tellers
2. Membership
  2.1 Voting Rights
  2.2 New Members
  2.3 Quorum
3. Approval of the minutes of the December 20th 2020 Extraordinary General Meeting
4. Election of the new IAPS EC Events Manager for the remainder of the 2020/2021 term
5. Other points of interest

Extraordinary General Meeting, March 2021

The IAPS March 2021 Extraordinary General Meeting, hereby EGM, is going to be hosted online by the IAPS Executive Committee (EC) on Sunday, March 27th 2021 starting at 12:30 UTC. We expect to hold the meeting using Zoom or a developing internal platform.

Please find below the draft EGM agenda, to which any IAPS member can propose changes, namely the addition of agenda items per the IAPS Charter point 17.4. The Executive Committee requests that these be sent until 23:59 UTC on February 25th, in order to give the EC time to determine how to include the points in the final agenda.

1. Election of the Chair, Secretary, and Tellers
2. Membership
  2.1 Voting Rights
  2.2 New Members
  2.3 Quorum
3. Approval of the minutes of the December 20th 2020 Extraordinary General Meeting
4. Election of the new IAPS EC Events Manager for the remainder of the 2020/2021 term
5. Other points of interest

IAPS has new members

The 2019 IAPS Annual General Meeting (AGM), held on August 13th, approved 9 new member committees, with 4 National Committees (NCs) and 5 Local Committees (LCs):

NC Cuba – Sociedad Cubana de Jovenes Fisicos/Cuban Society for Young Physicists
NC Georgia – საქართველოს ფიზიკის სტუდენტთა ასოციაცია/Georgian Association of Physics Students (GAPS)
NC Morocco – Moroccan Association of Physics (MAP)
NC Poland – Polskie Stowarzyszenie Studentów Fizyki/Polish Association of Physics Students (PSSF)

LC Jambi (Indonesia) – Ikatan Mahasiswa Pendidikan Fisika/Physics Education Student Association (IMAPEFSI)
LC Kumasi (Ghana) – IAPS Kumasi
LC Noida (India) – Physics Society of Shiv Nadar University (PhySoc)
LC Quito (Ecuador) – OSA-USFQ Capítulo Estudiantil/OSA-USFQ Student Chapter
LC Saint Petersburg (Russia) – сообщество студентов-физиков Политехнического университета/Polytechnic Community of Physics Students (PCPS)

All of these new members were immediately approved as new members, with the exception of LC Quito, whose membership was approved conditional on the payment of the first membership fee occuring up to September 1st. As this condition has already been met, LC Quito is also officially a member of IAPS.

Welcome to all of our new members!