EURALO Monthly August Teleconference

Date: Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Time: 18:00 - 19:00 UTC  For the time in various timezones   click here 

Meeting Number: AL.EU/CC.0815/1 

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Participants: Yrjö Länsipuro, Wolf Ludwig, Sebastien Bachollet, Siranush Vardanyan, Pedro Veiga, Roberto Gaetano, Olivier Crepin-Leblond, Yuliya Morenets, Oksana Prykhodko, Alan Greenberg, Christoph Bruch, Christopher Wilkinson, Dev Anand Teelucksingh, Narine Khachatryan, Frans Gerbosch, Avri Doria

Apologies:  Jean-Jacques Subrenat, Lianna Galstyan, Jimmy Schulz, Sandra Hoferichter, Matthieu Camus

Staff:   Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Gabriella Schittek, Kim Carlson, Terri Agnew

Call management: Terri Agnew

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Recording:      EN      

Transcript:   EN

Adobe Connect Chat:   EN

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1. Welcome - Wolf 

2. Roll Call and apologies - Staff 

3. Action items from the 21 July special issue call 

4. Brief summary on current ALAC consultations and initiatives / Materials for public comments  (Olivier – 10 min.)

    1. Statements approved by the ALAC:
    2. Statements in process: being drafted, in comment or in vote:
    3. Statements that seem to be stalled:
    4. Public Comment requests to which the ALAC decided not to submit Statements: 
    5. New Public Comment requests requiring decision: 
      • None 

5. Status of registrations for the Dublin GA (Wolf and Staff – 5 min.)

(Note: out of 33 members 26 ALSes are confirmed – maybe even 28 – providing a solid level of participation)

6. Approved concept on format for the Dublin GA (Wolf and all – 10 min.)

  • 2 parts à 90 minutes (content and regular GA procedures)
  • Key (content) topic: the Public Interest (AM)
  • followed by a lunch break and
  • Regular GA part with usual requirements (Annual report, how to improve member participation, elections etc. – PM) 

7. Drafting team for Agenda and Annual report 2014-15 (Wolf and all – 5 min.)

(Note: drafts need to be submitted until our September call!)

8. EURALO networking event – any particular ideas? (Wolf, Olivier and all – 5 min.)

(Note: it was decided NO Showcase but an inter-active format)

9. Nomination procedure for the next EURALO officers and timeline (Wolf and all – 10 min.)

(see yesterday's call for nominations, procedure and timeline)

10. Briefing on decision regarding procedure for EURALO Outreach Document  (Wolf and all - 5 min.)

(decisions taken at our special call from 5 August 2015)

See new ALAC Outreach Document

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11. Getting members to join the ALAC Outreach  & Engagement Sub Committee (Dev Anand Teelucksingh – 5 min.)

12. Any other Business - (all - 5 min.)

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