ORSNZ Annual General Meeting 2017

There will be an AGM held during the upcoming ORSNZ Conference (date+time to be confirmed). The tentative agenda is:

1. Apologies (to secretary@orsnz.org.nz);
2. Minutes of the previous AGM;
3. Matters arising from the minutes;
4. President’s report;
5. Honorary Treasurer’s financial statement;
6. Update on Special Interest Groups;
7. Update on website;
8. Mentoring;
9. Election of officers and auditor;
10. Other business.

You can find the minutes from the previous AGM here, and the discussion document about Special Interest Groups here.

If you have any other agenda items, please email them to secretary@orsnz.org.nz by Sunday 19 November 2017.

In memoriam: John Andrew George (30-11-1945 – 1-11-2017)

Dr John George unexpectedly passed away last Wednesday (November 1). John was a former vice-president of the Operations Research Society of New Zealand, and Editor of the Newsletter.

Here are a selection of newsletters where John contributed editorials: September 1998March 1999December 1999.

His memorial service will be held at 2pm on November 6. You can view the service live here. For the next three months, you can watch a recording of the service here. Log in using the Event ID westparkchapel, and Password ESZFRF.

We would like to recognise John’s contribution to OR in New Zealand at the upcoming conference, so if you have any memories of John George which you would like to share, please email secretary@orsnz.org.nz.