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AGM voting is restricted to the members of the BCS Law Specialist group

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18.00-18.01 Welcome and Introductions: Chair

18.01-18.02 Apologies for absence: Chair

18.02-18.03 Consultation and retrieval of minutes of the previous AGM: Chair

18.03-18-10 Matters arising from the minutes (discussion) and minutes approval: Chair

18.10-18.30 A report from the Chair on the year’s activities (15 mins), incorporating Inclusion and Diversity report (5 min) and Q&A from all the members: Chair and D&I Officer

18.30-18-40 Treasurer report, review of income and expenditure against the budget agreed with BCS Swindon and an explanation of next year’s budget request with Q&A from all the members: Treasurer

18.40-19.20 Election of Committee and Chair: BCS Staff according to the following timetable

• 18.40-18.41 Non-contested committee roles approved without speech or polling; names and positions read out: Chair

Speeches by Candidates for Law SG Chair (recording uploaded or mic live for a 2-minute speech each): BCS Staff

• 18.41-18.43 Bakare Moshood Abiola

• 18.43-18.45 Sam De Silva

• 18.45-18.47 Chiara Rustici

Q&A for Chair candidates by Law SG members for 10 minutes each: if first candidate exhausts questions in less than 10 minutes, remaining time to be allocated equally to next candidates etc.

• 18.47-18.57 Q&A for Bakare Moshood Abiola

• 18.57-19.07 Q&A for Sam De Silva

• 19.07-19.17 Q&A for Chiara Rustici

• 19.17-19.20 Polling via GoToWebinar Slide with three names allowing vote for one candidate only: Strict poll close time of 19.20 & instant notification of results for new Chair

19.20-20.00 Any other business according to the following timetable: (outgoing) Chair

• 19.20-19.26 Introduction of newly elected committee members in their own words (one minute each)

• 19.26-19.30 Outgoing committee to list names and committee positions sought by BCS members who have shown an interest in being "appointed by majority" during the course of 2020-2021 by the incoming committee Chair

• 19.30-19.45 Proposal and discussion of constitutional amendments; anything agreed at AGM to be subsequently cleared with PPP/Community Board and put to the Law SG vote during the year or at the next AGM

o desiderata for role, remit and rights of Chair Emeritus/Emerita or other affiliation with BCS Law SG

o desiderata for appointing non-elected BCS members to committee roles and non-BCS members as subject matter experts on committee projects

o desiderata for rules for alternative nomination and conduct of online AGM

o proposal for codifying and incorporating into Constitution customary committee procedures specific to the Law SG

o addition of Diversity and Inclusion Officer to the three compulsory Officer roles (Chair, Treasurer, Inclusion)

19.45-19.55 Presentation by all Law SG members of their proposed themes for events and policy projects for 2020-2021 Committee work (open mic)

19.55-20.00 Formal appointment of the new 2020-2021 committee, indication of preferred role and remit by each elected committee member, close and thanks

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