IAALD General Assembly, 2008 Atsugi, Japan 27 August 2008 Slides by Peter Ballantyne and Toni Greider
Agenda <ul><li>Adopt Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Minutes of 2005 GA </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting back </li></ul><ul><li>Propos...
How we operate <ul><li>Executive Committee 2005-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>World and regional congresses </li></ul><ul><li>Cha...
Executive Committee <ul><li>Peter Ballantyne (The Netherlands) </li></ul><ul><li>Vielka Chang-Yau (Panama) </li></ul><ul><...
Vision <ul><li>leading global community of practice for information specialists* in agriculture and related disciplines </...
Mission <ul><li>Enable IAALD members  to create, capture, access and disseminate information to achieve a more productive ...
What we do <ul><li>IAALD  connects  agricultural information specialists worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>IAALD  convenes  agri...
2005 Priorities <ul><li>Strengthen the membership base </li></ul><ul><li>Engage the members </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate p...
Financial Situation 2005 <ul><li>IAALD membership continues to fall </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutions continue to use age...
Headline Results <ul><li>Membership stable, growth in ‘south’ </li></ul><ul><li>Finances stabilizing </li></ul><ul><li>New...
Major Milestones <ul><li>May 2005: World Congress </li></ul><ul><li>June 2005: IAALD blog </li></ul><ul><li>October 2005: ...
Finance and Membership
Milestones <ul><li>Updated the “Back” Office </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Established IAALD mailing address </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Membership
Income and Expenditure
Future Plans <ul><li>IAALD @ other events (INFITA, AIBDA, IFLA) </li></ul><ul><li>Chapters and ‘sisters’ </li></ul><ul><ul...
Discussion? <ul><li>Congresses and meetings? </li></ul><ul><li>Recruitment? </li></ul><ul><li>Communication? </li></ul><ul...
See You Soon! <ul><li>Accra in July 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Montpellier in April 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>AIBDA 2009 in Peru ...
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IAALD General Assembly 2008

  1. 1. IAALD General Assembly, 2008 Atsugi, Japan 27 August 2008 Slides by Peter Ballantyne and Toni Greider
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Adopt Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Minutes of 2005 GA </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting back </li></ul><ul><li>Proposals for Decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Other Business </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul>
  3. 3. How we operate <ul><li>Executive Committee 2005-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>World and regional congresses </li></ul><ul><li>Chapters (china, central/east europe, africa) </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Sisters’ (jaald, usain, aibda, fita’s, …) </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www iaald.org </li></ul><ul><li>Listserver @ University Arizona </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: http://iaald.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Members (institutions, individuals, students) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Executive Committee <ul><li>Peter Ballantyne (The Netherlands) </li></ul><ul><li>Vielka Chang-Yau (Panama) </li></ul><ul><li>Debbie Currie (USA) </li></ul><ul><li>Michal Demes (Hungary) </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Dodsworth (UK) </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Goldberg (Italy) </li></ul><ul><li>Toni Grieder (USA) </li></ul><ul><li>Barbara Hutchinson (USA) </li></ul><ul><li>Nick Maliha (Syria) </li></ul><ul><li>H.V. Mote (India) </li></ul><ul><li>Dorothy Mukhebi (Kenya) </li></ul><ul><li>Shuchun Pan (China) </li></ul><ul><li>Takashi Nagatsuka (Japan) </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen Rudgard (Italy) </li></ul><ul><li>Plus ex-officio reps chapters and ‘sisters’ </li></ul>
  5. 5. Vision <ul><li>leading global community of practice for information specialists* in agriculture and related disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>* people and institutions who are professionally involved in creating, capturing, accessing, or disseminating information and knowledge concerning agriculture and rural development </li></ul>
  6. 6. Mission <ul><li>Enable IAALD members to create, capture, access and disseminate information to achieve a more productive and sustainable use of the world’s land, water, and renewable natural resources and contribute to improved livelihoods of rural communities </li></ul>
  7. 7. What we do <ul><li>IAALD connects agricultural information specialists worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>IAALD convenes agricultural information specialists worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>IAALD communicates and advocates the value of knowledge and information to its members and others </li></ul><ul><li>IAALD collaborates with members and other partner organisations </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2005 Priorities <ul><li>Strengthen the membership base </li></ul><ul><li>Engage the members </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate professional development for members </li></ul><ul><li>Expand and deepen partnerships and alliances </li></ul><ul><li>Hold events and workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Inform and communicate with members and the wider agricultural information community </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a sound organizational financial base </li></ul><ul><li>Reorganise the IAALD business practices </li></ul>
  9. 9. Financial Situation 2005 <ul><li>IAALD membership continues to fall </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutions continue to use agents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fees have remained the same </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Foreign Exchange remains a critical issue for many developing countries </li></ul><ul><li>World Directory income would be depleted </li></ul><ul><li>Annual income does not cover the cost of publishing the Quarterly Bulletin </li></ul>
  10. 10. Headline Results <ul><li>Membership stable, growth in ‘south’ </li></ul><ul><li>Finances stabilizing </li></ul><ul><li>New Africa chapter </li></ul><ul><li>Iaald 2.0 communication efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Renewed journal </li></ul><ul><li>Iaald ‘.com’ organisational/financial base </li></ul>
  11. 11. Major Milestones <ul><li>May 2005: World Congress </li></ul><ul><li>June 2005: IAALD blog </li></ul><ul><li>October 2005: iaald.org identity </li></ul><ul><li>December 2005: New strategy </li></ul><ul><li>April 2006: New marketing materials and display </li></ul><ul><li>May 2006: Africa Congress </li></ul><ul><li>October 2006: IAALD registered as legal entity </li></ul><ul><li>January 2007: Back office re-organised </li></ul><ul><li>January 2008: Journal re-launched </li></ul><ul><li>August 2008: World Congress </li></ul><ul><li>July 2009: Africa Congress </li></ul><ul><li>April 2010: World Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in USAIN, IFLA, WITFOR, AFITA meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Participation e-agriculture and CIARD initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>4 board meetings </li></ul>
  12. 12. Finance and Membership
  13. 13. Milestones <ul><li>Updated the “Back” Office </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Established IAALD mailing address </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legally established IAALD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now able to pay by credit card or paypal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automated the accounting system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Created e-membership packet for new members </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Membership
  15. 15. Income and Expenditure
  16. 16. Future Plans <ul><li>IAALD @ other events (INFITA, AIBDA, IFLA) </li></ul><ul><li>Chapters and ‘sisters’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UK, South Asia (?), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closer contacts USAIN, AIBDA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Member recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>Open access archive of journal </li></ul><ul><li>Income generation / cost efficiencies </li></ul><ul><li>Renew governance / ExCo members / Procedures </li></ul>
  17. 17. Discussion? <ul><li>Congresses and meetings? </li></ul><ul><li>Recruitment? </li></ul><ul><li>Communication? </li></ul><ul><li>Member involvement? </li></ul><ul><li>… ? </li></ul>
  18. 18. See You Soon! <ul><li>Accra in July 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Montpellier in April 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>AIBDA 2009 in Peru </li></ul><ul><li>EFITA 2010 in Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>USAIN 2010 in USA </li></ul><ul><li>AFITA 2010 in Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li>… ? </li></ul>

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