New Officers Named at Year 2000's Fifth ExComm Meeting
The Executive Committee meeting was held on Wednesday, December 13,
from 3 pm at the Gakushi-Kaikan in Hitotsubashi area.
(It is regarded the Section's Annual Meeting as this meeting is the
final one at the end of the term of current Offiicers, as defined
In the previous Executive Committee meeting, the Nominations Committee
reported that there were no additional candidates recommended
other than those were previously announced by the Committee.
The Executive Committe approved unanimously the new members of the 2001/2002
Executive Committee, and thus, they are taking office on and after
January 1st of 2001.
Dr. Kaya will be Chair of the Tokyo Section, while Dr. Suzuki is to
be Vice Chair. Dr. Koyanagi is appointed Secretary and Dr. Hori to
This fiscal year's expected Financial Report, the year
2001 Action Plan and the 2001 Budget were discussed and
Also reported at the meeting were, the process of the selection of the
year 2002 Fellow Candidates to be recommended by the Tokyo Section,
information regarding the Japan Council Committee, the proposed
policies on the establishment of Chapters under each Section, and the
selection process undergoing for the Sections Congress 2005.
After the meeting, a party was held to welcome new Committee members
and to express gratitude to those who leave the Committe at the end of
Three Reports Related to the IEEE Japan Council
2nd Council Committee for Year 2000 Held in Osaka
The 2nd Committee meeting for the year 2000 was held in the afternoon
of Friday, October 27, where Dr. Kumagai, Chair, Dr. Ohno, Vice Chair,
Dr. Sasaki, Vice Chair of the Tokyo Section, and other Committee members
representing Sections in Japan met in the NEC Corporation's Kansai Building.
In addition to the regular topics, Dr. Nakahara, IEEE Award Board member,
explained on founding a new joint award by the IEEE Headquarters and
by several Engineering Societies in Japan.
Then followed a meeting of the Council Committee members with the key
members of the Kansai Section at the Hall on the same building.
Year 2000 Second Chapter Operations Committee Held
The second Chapter Operations Committee for year 2000 was held
in the afternoon of Monday, November 27 in the meeting room in the the
Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications' Iikura Annex. Dr. Furuhama,
Chair of the Committee, explained the current situation, related to
the establishment of Chapters under the Sections. Discussions followed
among the representatives of each Chapter. Any Chapter can be established
within a Section or covering several Sections, or several Societies
can jointly form a new Chapter. It was noted that there should be a
strong motivation to form a new Chapter, and that there is enough
potential to carry out the activities and to report to pertinent
organizations in a timely manner. It was agreed to encourage establishing
regional Chapters to improve services for members residing outside of
Tokyo Section's territory.
The Policy Statement on Establishing New Chapters(Japanese)
Student Branch Activities
The Student Activities Committee of the IEEE Japan Council, held a
Leadership Workshop 2000 on Tuesday, November 21 in a meeting room at
the Engineering Department in the Suita Campus at Osaka University.
Professor Nishihara of the Tokyo Institute of Technology (he is also
the member of Tokyo Section's ExComm, member of the Japan Council
Committee, and IEEE Region 10 Treasurer) as an instructor, 30 students
and teachers attended the Workshop from 7 universities where a branch
is already established, as well as two universities, where a branch
is now in the process of being established, attended the Workshop.
Also, the activities of the branches were reported.
They strengthened their ties by exchanging information in the gathering
held after the Workshop.
From the Section's Office
2001 General Assembly
The General Assembly for the year 2001 will be held in the Presentation
Room in the NTT Musashino Development Center, from
2:30pm on Friday, March 16, 2001. The Lecture Session
will follow, with a topic of 'NTT DoCoMo's Global Strategy(planned)', where
Mr. Norioki Morinaga, Senior Executive Vice President of NTT DoCoMo, Inc.,
will speak from 4:30pm.
Your participation is most welcome.
The route to the meeting place
Membership Renewal for Year 2001
Renewal can be made online at: http://www.ieee.org/membership/renewal
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