AsiaFI Board Meeting, 2008Q2
Date: 2008.6.17 Tuesday
22:00~24:00(6.16 Monday) Los Angeles
Kyoyuk Munhwa Hoekwan(Education & Culture Hall), Seoul
1. Roll Call and Agenda Bashing
Participants: YH Choi, HL Qian, J Murai, X Li, Francis Lee(remote), O Purbo(remote)
S Ramadas, K Chon, CS Hong, X Huang(remote)
Absent with apology: L Zhang
2. Elections of Board Chair and 2 Vice Chairs
Chair: HL Qian(2008.6-2009.6)
Vice Chair: YH Choi(2008.6-2009.6), F. Lee(2008.6-2009.6)
Selection of Board Member Terms; 2008~2009(3 members) and 2008~2010(4 members)
2-year term: J Murai, YH Choi, F
Lee, O Purbo, L Zhang
1-year term: HL Qian, X Li
Remark: we expect o increase the number of board members to 9 in 2009 with election of 4 members in 2009.
3. Approval of Steering Group Chair and Secretariat Director
The nominations of Steering Group( K
Chon for Steering Group Chair, and J Bi, CS Hong and Okamura for Secretariat
4. Review on AsiaFI
4.1 AsiaFI Overview(Presentation Material)
Board decided to look
into University Members (in addition to Individual Members), Board is expected
formally in the next meeting in January 2009.
4.2 2008 Plan
4.3 Research Activity
Board decided to develop the position paper on the long-term research activity plan.
4.4 Review on AsiaFI groups and committees
Board recommend Education Committee to progress on the
database development on professors,
students, research groups, and scholarships.
Remark: Two more BoF to establish AsiaFI WG were commented;
Future Internet for The Other Billions(joint WG with APAN)
Board decided to develop the position paper on the long term plan on AsiaFI finance.
4.6 External Collaboration
collaboration was added with the initial workshop to identify the areas of
collaboration in november 2008
and may 2009 as discussed in the morning meeting on the subject.
5. Future Board Meetings
2009.1.12 Monday 14:00 ~ 16:00 in Beijing(during Mobile School)
Remark: AsiaFI Board Luncheon in 12:00 - 14:00 at Buffet Restaurant(First Floor) in the same hall(hotel).
Africa-Asia Collaboration Meeting(informal) was held in the
morning, which would be collaboration amongd
various Africa and Asia organizations(AfNOG, AfriNIC, AFNOG, APAN, AsiaFI, CERNET, WIDE,..).