General Meeting Minutes for 2013

11.30am, Wednesday 27th March 2013
Lecture Theatre 4, Arts Tower, University of Sheffield


In the chair: Professor David Jordan, Chairman of the BMC. Members present: c. 107.
  1. Apologies for absence received from Peter Fleischmann, James Shank and Ivan Tomašić.
  2. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved, with no matters arising.
  3. BMC 2014 at Queen Mary University of London, 710 April. The Public Lecture will be by Persi Diaconis, on the topic of Martin Gardner, the centenary of whose birth will fall in 2014.
  4. Joint BMC-BAMC 2015 at the University of Cambridge. The dates will be 30 March – 2 April (Easter Sunday 5 April).
  5. Dr Tim Dokchitser invited the BMC to the University of Bristol for 2016. This was approved by acclamation.
  6. The Isaac Newton Institute was keen to receive proposals for its future activities. A flyer had been included in the registration pack.
  7. Election of a representative of the 2013 BMC to serve on the BMC Scientific Committee for the coming year. In the absence of nominations the Scientific Committee was given authority to co-opt. Post-meeting note: Dr Raymond Vozzo (Glasgow) acted as representative for the meeting of the Committee later that day, and Dr Stuart White (Glasgow) agreed to serve as representative subsequently.
  8. Any other business. Charles Goldie proposed a vote of thanks to the organisers, David Jordan and Eugenia Cheng; this was carried by acclamation.
The meeting closed after 8 minutes.
Minuted by Charles Goldie.