General Meeting Minutes for 1977

A General Meeting of the British Mathematical Colloquium was held in the George Square Lecture Theatre at the University of Edinburgh at 2.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 30th March, 1977.

Dr J D P Meldrum was in the chair.

  1. The chairman welcomed the guest speakers Professor R H Bolt, Professor G Choquet and Professor J A Green.

  2. The minutes of the General Meeting at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth were read and approved.

  3. The accounts of the 28th Colloquium were approved.

  4. On behalf of the University of Sheffield, Professor J S Pym invited the 1980 Colloquium to Sheffield. The probable dates would be 8th - 12th April, 1980. The invitation was accepted with acclamation.

  5. The following retired from the Committee: Prof M F Atiyah, Dr W D Evans, Prof H Halberstam, Dr R Haydon, Prof A O Morris, Dr E Rees.
    The following were elected to serve on the Committee: Dr J W Baker, Dr A Oswald, Dr G P Scott, Dr D Singmaster, Dr A Slomson, Dr R M W Wood. It was noted that, in accordance with the agreement linking the Colloquium with the EMS and LMS, the nominated members of the Committee were: EMS; Dr J D P Meldrum and Prof D A R Wallace; LMS, Prof A W Goldie and Dr P McMullen.

  6. It was announced that the Committee would meet at 8.00 p.m. in Turner House Junior Common Room, Pollock Halls.

  7. Prof A O Morris proposed a vote of thanks to the Chairman, Secretary and others who had helped in the organisation of the Colloquium.

Minutes signed by G J O Jameson (undated).