2001 Tokyo Section General Assembly and Lecture Session
Tokyo Section's Year 2001 General Assembly was held at 2.30
p.m. on Friday March 16th 2001, in the Presentation Hall at
the NTT Musashino R&D Center.
New officers and members of the 2001/2002 Executive Committee
were introduced. Year 2000 activities and expenses were
reported, then the 2001 business plan and budget proposals were
discussed and approved.
After the lecture session, a social gathering was held at the
same premises. The attendants of the General Aseembly, including
the newly elected IEEE Fellows, enjoyed the opportunity in chatting
and exchanging opinions freely.
Summary of General Assembly
Dr. Koyanagi, Secretary of the Tokyo Section introduced 2001 new
Fellows with their citations. Dr. Yoichi Kaya, Chair of the Tokyo
Section presented certificates personally to each Fellow.
Due to the circumstances, twelve new Fellows out of eighteen attended
and were honored with the Award. The new Fellows thanked to the whole
audience and the ceremony proceeded in a warm atmosphere.
New Fellows and their Citations
Mr. Norioki Morinaga, Senior Executive Vice President of NTT DoCoMo, Inc.,
spoke about the Latest Mobile Communication Technology.
indicated the role of high-speed mobile communications in the IT
era, and showed the latest trends of mobile communication. Mr.
Morinaga's lecture was so lively as well as the audience cast
many questions, which caused the session to run beyond the scheduled time.
First Executive Committee Meeting Held
Prior to the General Assembly, the first Executive Committee
meeting for the year 2001 was held on March 16th 2001, at 1p.m. in
the Convention Hall in Musashino R&D Center.
The 2001/2002 officers, Dr. Kaya, Chair, Dr. Suzuki, Vice Chair,
Dr. Koyanagi, Secretary, and
Dr. Hori, Treasure together with other new executive committee members
attended the meeting.
At the meeting, the 2000 activities and financial report, 2000
audit report, 2001 business plan, 2001 budget plan and the revision
of the Tokyo Section Bylaws were discussed and agreed.
Also reported was the progress of the IEEE HQ's site selection
for the Sections Congress 2005.
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First IEEE Japan Council Committee of 2001 Held in Tokyo
The first Council committee meeting for 2001 was held on the afternoon
of Monday March 26. Dr. Nakahara, Chair of the Japan Council,
Dr. Higuchi, Vice Chair and other committee members representing 8
sections in Japan met at Ohtemachi in Tokyo. Before discussion of
the regular topics, Dr. Tsuneo Nakahara, Chair called for mutual
cooperation among the 8 Sections and also emphasized the need to
reinforce support for the activities of each Section. He furthermore
recommended developing a closer relationship with the IEEE headquarters.
All the attendees agreed with his proposed action plan.
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