2011 AGM Agenda

Meeting opened 7.40pm

Quorum Acheived 10 2011 paid members

Approval of 2010 AGM minutes

ChrisOhalloran moved that the minutes from the past AGM be approved. BruceKingsbury seconded

President's Report

ChrisOhalloran gave a verbal report outlining the clubs activities of the preceding year. This included but not limited to:

Thanks to the former committee members and farewell to JohnBillings and SamLin?.

The advent of the social networking additional to the server following PeterReutemann talk

Thanks also to PeterReutemann and EwenCummings? for acustomising the elgg interface.

The year started with a Debian Squeeze party and pizza

LindsayDruett did a talk on IPV6

TomButz? talked on Crux Linux and it was interesting to see a PalmOS (or Psion) emulation.

PeterReutemann talked about the Sheeva plug computer

MichaelDoerner of Technology Wise spoke on the SME Server project

GregBalle? talked about BitCoin, how is works and showed off his mining rig.

JohnBillings talked about virtualisation


  1. PeterReutemann and Jodie present GIMP
  2. A panaroma camera by John F
  3. Linux Clusters at the Uni
  4. Selfreplicating Linux distro by ChrisCummings?

Later in year

  1. ChrisOhalloran talked a little about Matplotlib and Python
  2. IanStewart talked about LibreOfficeand programming it using Basic

ChrisOhalloran moved to have the President's report accepted. RodAldridge seconded. Carried Unanimous

Treasurer's Report

ChrisOhalloran presented the following

The present account is $577.14

Rimuhosting provided a generous donation of $250 as part of SoftwareFreedomDay

At the meeting it became apparent that not all the costs incurred were fully accounted for, in part to the early departure of JohnBillings from the committee. However, nothing appeared to be exception.

RodAldridge moved to have the Treasurer's report accepted provisionally on the basis that it would be updated. BruceKingsbury seconded. Carried Unanimous

Election of Officers

(Don't forget to do CommitteeHandover this year)

Tresurer RonnieCollinson

ChrisOhalloran moved. TonyButz? seconded. Carried unanimous

Secretary ReneBartosh

ChrisOhalloran moved RodAldridge seconeded Carried unanimous

Vice President PeterReutemann

BruceKingsbury moved RonnieCollinson seconded Carried unanimous

President BruceKingsbury

IanStewart moved RonnieCollinson seconded Carried unanimous

Committee 1 ChrisOhalloran

RodAldridge moved IanStewart seconded Carried unanimous

Committee 2 RodAldridge

Carried unanimous

Committee 3 IanStewart

Carried unanimous

General Business

Discussed LifeMembership?

Proprose SGM for life membership since it wasn't on the AGM Agenda

Discussed membership fees and decided no change was required

Discussed being redirected to but decided not to.

Discussions around formats Monday evening versus Saturday morning.

Committee would meet the week after the Monday evening meetings

Meeting Closed 9pm

Followed by drinks and chat.