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Minutes of 75th Meeting of Bureau
Brisbane, Australia, 5-6 July 2001

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1. Introductory Remarks and Finalization of Agenda
2. Minutes of 74th Meetings of Bureau

2.1 Matters Arising from Minutes (not covered by Items on Agenda)

3. Minutes of 128th Meeting of Executive Committee

3.1 Receipt of Minutes by Bureau
3.2 Highlights and Questions about Items not on Bureau Agenda

4. Action Items from Previous Meetings
5. Approval of Basic Elements for Council Meeting

5.1 Assignment of Votes to Delegations in Council at Brisbane
5.2 Appointment of Tellers
5.3 Setting Time of Elections
5.4 Guidelines for Debate
5.5 Official Language of IUPAC [Council Item 17]
5.6 Approval of Elected Officers of Divisions [Council Item 20]
5.7 New Division Rules [Council Item 13]

6. Nominations and Elections [Council Item 4]

6.1 Nominations for Officers and Bureau Submitted by NAOs
6.2 Number of Elected Members of Bureau for 2002-3
6.3 Nominations by Bureau, if Any
6.4 Recommendations, if Any, for Filling Vacancies

7. Receipt of Written Reports from Divisions and Standing Committees
8. Changes to Statutes and Bylaws [Council Item 12]

8.1 Revision of Bylaw 4.1064 - Responsibilities of Division Committees - Slovak National Committee for Chemistry
8.2 Revision of Bylaw 4.103 - Division Electorate - Bureau

9. Organizational Changes in Existing IUPAC Bodies, Proposals for New and Reconstituted Bodies/Terms of Reference [Council Item 14]

9.1 Proposal to Create a New Division of Systematic Nomenclature and Structure Representation
9.2 Proposals to Create New Commissions
9.2.1 Commission I.1: Quantities, Units & Symbols
9.2.2 Commission II.1: Isotopic Abundances & Atomic Weights
9.2.3 Proposal for a new Commission on Macromolecular Terminology
9.3 Continuation of JCBN (Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature)
9.4 Termination of Sections in Division VII

10. Financial Matters to be Addressed in Council

10.1 Recommendation on Appointment of Auditors for 2001-2 [Council Item 9]
10.2 Statement of Accounts for 1999 and 2000 [Council Item 9]
10.3 Recommended Budgets for 2002-3 [Council Item 15]
10.4 Recommended National Subscriptions for 2002-3 [Council Item 15]
10.5 Method of Calculation of National Subscriptions-Czech National Committee for Chemistry [Council Item 16.1]
10.6 Method of Calculation of National Subscriptions-French National Committee for Chemistry [Council Item 16.2]
10.7 NAOs and ANAOs in Default
10.7.1 National Adhering Organization Status of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia [Council Item 18]
10.7.2 ANAOs in Default

> View Policy Statements from the Finance Committee (posted 12 Oct 01)

11. President's State of the Union Report [Council Item 6]
>View report
12. Vice-President's Critical Assessment [Council Item 7]
> View VPCA
13. Future General Assemblies and Congresses

13.1 42nd General Assembly and 39th Congress (Ottawa, 2003) [Council Item 19]
13.2 Approval of Dates and Sites of 43rd General Assembly and 38th Congress (2005) [Council Item 20]

14. Report from Working Party on Education Proposals [Council Item 11.4]
15. World Chemistry Leadership Meeting
16. Progress Report from ad hoc Committee on the Relationship of IUPAC and the Global Chemical Industry
17. Projects

17.1 Current Projects
17.2 Guidelines for IUPAC Projects
17.3 Resolution from UK National Committee
17.4 ICSU Grants

18. Proposed Restructuring of IDCNS
19. Items from Meeting of Division Presidents
20. Other Financial Matters

20.1 Allocations to IUPAC Bodies, 2002-3 [Council Item 15]
20.2 Investment Policy Statement [Council Item 9]
20.3 Special Funds [Council Item 9]
20.4 Authority for Approving Expenditures, Investments, and Other Financial Operations of IUPAC
20.5 Finance Committee Membership

21. Fellows and Affiliate Membership Programs
22. Status Report on IUPAC Secretariat
23. IUPAC Web Site and Other Publicity About the Union
24. Publications

24.1 Status Report on Pure and Applied Chemistry
24.2 Status Report on Chemistry International
24.3 Report of the Chemistry International Strategy Development Committee
24.4 Book Publication and Book Sales
24.5 Approval of PAC and CI Subscription Rates for 2001
24.6 Plans for Special Issues in Pure and Applied Chemistry
24.7 Supplement to "History of IUPAC"

25. Strategic Plan

25.1 Biennial Report, 2000-1
25.2 Working Party on Revision of the Strategic Plan for 2002-3 [Council Item 23]

26. Chemical Weapons Treaty Revision
27. IUPAC Prize for Young Scientists
28. International Chemistry Council
29. Conferences and Symposia

29.1 New Directions in Chemical Sciences Committee
29.2 Sponsorship of Conferences in Developing Countries
29.3 Conference Policy Development Committee
29.4 Ratification of Sponsorship of Symposia

30. Ratification of Appointments to IUPAC Bodies
31. Dates and Places of Next Bureau Meetings
32. Any Other Business

Attendees: Dr. A. Hayes, Chairman, Dr. E. D. Becker, Prof. J. Bradley, Dr. C. F. Buxtorf, Prof. J. Corish, Prof. R. G. Gilbert, Prof. F. Ingman, Prof. J. Jortner, Dr. A. Kallner, Prof. W. Klein, Prof. N. J. Moreau, Prof. O. M. Nefedov, Prof. T. Norin, Dr. P. M. Norling, Prof. H. Ohtaki, Dr. E. P. Przybylowicz, Prof. G. M. Schneider, Prof. G. Somsen, Prof. P. S. Steyn, Prof. L. Sydnes, Prof. G. S. Wilson, Dr. A. N. Wright, Prof. C. H. Zhang
Absent: Prof. E. J. Grzywa, Prof. J. W. Lorimer
Guests: Dr. W. Warr (in part)
Secretary: Dr. J. W. Jost, Executive Director

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