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Febrary 2004 Conference Call


Febrary 10, 2004
12:30PM - 1:30PM EDT

Present:
Rick Snodgrass, David Wise, Bill Aspray, Tom Haigh, Mark Scott Johnson, Beth Kaplan, and Pat Ryan.


  • We discussed the draft ACM History Initiative in detail, making the following changes.

    • Remove "DRAFT" from the title.


    • Revised Section 2, item 2, as per Beth, and added a fourth task there.


    • Removed mention of the relocation of ACM HQ.


    • Revised Section 2, item 4, last paragraph, to mention appointing volunteer
  • Editor, under the Awards Committee.

    • Changed committee budget to $10K per year. Removed mention of Awards Committee meeting.


    • Changed name of second activity in Section 3 per Beth.


    • Reworded Turing Award site prose in Section 3.


    • Removed separate parent and SIGs column in budget table. Updated amounts. Replaced Turing Award Web Site amounts with asterisks.


    • Mentioned fall SGB meeting.


    • Mentioned Standing History Committee in first paragraph of Section 4.


    • Moved third item in Later Projects to top.


    • Corrected Bill's name.


  • The final version will be distributed to EC in advance of their budgetary meeting on Friday February 20.

  • We'll revisit this when the funding has been finalized.


  • We decided that the minutes of the January 2004 in-person meeting would be an extension of this report, primarily a substantial elaboration of Section 4 on future projects.


  • Finally, we decided that the next conference call would be scheduled when needed, perhaps after the EC meeting or the Council meeting.