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Minutes of 78th and 79th Meetings of Bureau
Ottawa, Canada, 13-14 August 2003

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1. Introductory Remarks and Finalization of Agenda
2. Minutes of 77th Meeting of Bureau

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

3. Minutes of 130th 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 Ottawa
5.2 Appointment of Tellers
5.3 Setting Time of Elections
5.4 Guidelines for Debate

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 2004-5
6.3 Nominations by Bureau, if any
6.4 Recommendations, if any, for Filling Vacancies

7. President's State of the Union Report [Council Item 6]
8. Financial Matters to be Addressed in Council

8.1 Recommendation on Appointment of Auditors for 2003-4 [Council Item 8.4]
8.2 Statement of Accounts for 2001 and 2002 [Council Item 8.3]
8.3 Recommended Budgets for 2004-5 [Council Item 14.2]
8.4 Recommended National Subscriptions for 2004-5 [Council Item 14.3]
8.5 Allocations to IUPAC Bodies, 2004-5 [Council Item 14.2]

9. Proposal to Invoice National Subscriptions in National Currencies [Council Item 15]
10. Approval of a Recommended Name of Element 110
[Council Item 9.1]
11. Receipt of Written Reports from Divisions and Standing Committees]
12. Vice President's Critical Assessment [Council Item 12]
13. Report from Governance Structure Committee [Council Item 13]

13.1 IUPAC Prize for Young Scientists [Council Item 16.1]
13.2 Reapproval of IUPAC Prize Program
> link to program

14. Organizational Changes in Existing IUPAC Bodies, Proposals for New and Reconstituted Bodies/Terms of Reference [Council Item 18]

14.1 Continuation of Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature
14.2 New Division Rules

15. Resolution from UK National Committee [Council Item 17]
16. Approval of Officers and Members of Division Committees [Council Item 20]
17. Future General Assemblies And Congresses

17.1 43rd General Assembly and 40th Congress (Beijing, 2005) [Council Item 21]
17.2 Approval Of Dates and Sites of 44th General Assembly and 41st Congress (2007) [Council Item 22]

18. World Chemistry Leadership Meeting
19. Items from Meeting of Division Presidents
20. Other Financial Matters

20.1 Finance Committee Membership
20.2 NAOs and ANAOs in Default
20.3 Sources of Outside Funding

21. Conferences and Symposia

21.1 Sponsorship of Conferences in Developing Countries.
21.2 Recommendations on Sponsorship of Conferences
21.3 Ratification of Sponsorship of Symposia

22. Publications

22.1 Status Report on Pure and Applied Chemistry
22.2 Status Report on Chemistry International
22.3 Book Publication and Book Sales
22.4 Approval of PAC and CI Subscription Rates for 2004

23. Current Projects
24. Fellows and Affiliate Membership Programs
25. Status Report on IUPAC Secretariat
26. IUPAC Web Site and Other Publicity about the Union
27. Ratification of Appointments to IUPAC Bodies
28. Dates and Place of Next Bureau Meeting
29. Any Other Business

Attendees: Prof. P. S. Steyn, Chairman, Prof. P. W. Atkins, Prof. C. Bai, Dr. E. D. Becker, Dr. C. F. Buxtorf, Prof. S. Chandrasekaran,
Prof. R. G. Gilbert, Dr. A. Hayes, Dr. A. Kallner, Prof. W. Klein,
Dr. A. D. McNaught, Dr. D. S. Moore, Prof. N. J. Moreau,
Prof. O. M. Nefedov, Dr. P. M. Norling, Prof. H. Ohtaki,
Dr. E. P. Przybylowicz, Prof. J. Ralston, Dr. G. M. Rosenblatt,
Prof. G. M. Schneider, Dr. A. Smith, Prof. G. Somsen, Prof. R. F. T. Stepto, Prof. L. K. Sydnes, Prof. T. T. Tidwell, Dr. A. N. Wright
Guests: Prof. J. Bunnett (in part), Prof. J. W. Lorimer (in part), Dr. R. Maybury (in part), Dr. F. Meyers, Prof. P. Tyson (in part), Dr. W. Warr (in part)
Secretary: Dr. J. W. Jost, Executive Director

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