LUV Main September 2013 -- AGM + lightning talks

Sep 3 2013 19:00
Sep 3 2013 21:00

The Buzzard Lecture Theatre. Evan Burge Building, Trinity College, Melbourne University Main Campus, Parkville.

* Annual General Meeting of Linux Users of Victoria, Inc. (Note, deadline for committee nominations is 27 August.)

* Lightning talks

Agenda for Linux Users of Victoria, Inc., Annual General Meeting

As per rule 9 of Linux Users of Victoria, notification is given for our Annual General Meeting, to be held at 19:00 hours on Tuesday 3rd of September at the Buzzard Lecture Theatre, Evan-Burge Building, University of Melbourne.

The agenda is:

1. Reports of President, Secretary, and Treasurer

The current President, Secretary, and Treasurer will give brief reports on the activities, membership, and finances of the organisation and satisfy the requirements under the Act.

2. Election

Nominations are sought for the position of (a) President, (b) Vice-President, (c) Secretary, (d) Treasurer and (e) four
ordinary committee members.

As per rule 23, nominations must be sent to the Secretary. There must be at least two nominators (a candidate can be one of these two, i.e., you can nominate yourself) and nomination is contingent on being accepted by the nominee.

Nominations must be received by midnight of the 27th of August.

3.1 Motion of Disincorporation

A motion will be put concerning disincorporation of LUV, Inc., and to convert Linux Users of Victoria as a subcommittee of Linux Australia, Inc. In the event of winding up, the assets of the association must be disposed of in accordance to the provisions of the Act.

3.2 Motion of Change to Constitution re: Secretary and Public Officer

As per changes in the Act last year, a motion will be put to combine the roles of Public Officer and Secretary. Note that this motion will be put only if the motion of disincorporation fails.

4. General Business

Any General Business that must be dealt with at this meeting can be brought up here.

5. Lightning Talks

The LUV AGM seeks lightning talks from members: brief presentations (c. 5 minutes) of a Linux related technology that
they are using or wish to explore.

The Buzzard Lecture Theatre, Evan Burge Building, Trinity College Main Campus Parkville Melways Map: 2B C5

Notes: Trinity College's Main Campus is located off Royal Parade. The Evan Burge Building is located near the Tennis Courts. See our Map of Trinity College. Additional maps of Trinity and the surrounding area (including its relation to the city) can be found at

Parking can be found along or near Royal Parade, Grattan Street, Swanston Street and College Crescent. Parking within Trinity College is unfortunately only available to staff.

For those coming via Public Transport, the number 19 tram (North Coburg - City) passes by the main entrance of Trinity College (Get off at Morrah St, Stop 12). This tram departs from the Elizabeth Street tram terminus (Flinders Street end) and goes past Melbourne Central Timetables can be found on-line at:

Before and/or after each meeting those who are interested are welcome to join other members for dinner. We are open to suggestions for a good place to eat near our venue. Maria's on Peel Street in North Melbourne is currently the most popular place to eat after meetings.

LUV would like to acknowledge Red Hat for their help in obtaining the Buzzard Lecture Theatre venue and VPAC for hosting, and BENK Open Systems for their financial support of the Beginners Workshops

Linux Users of Victoria Inc., is an incorporated association, registration number A0040056C.


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