[WorldCon] WSFS Main Business Meeting #1 Summary 1

MPC Election: Don, Judy, and Steven are elected. Kent Bloom from the FOLLE Committee would like help finding good links to old WorldCon websites that have become defunct over the years. The FOLLE Committee will continue for the next year as currently constituted. New standing rules change A3 Update to Deadlines for Submission of Reports due ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Main Business Meeting #1 Liveblog 3

You can find a copy of the agenda here. Hugo Study Committee report here. 1009: Two minute warning. There is a new piece of business today: A3 Short Title: Update to Deadlines for Submission of Reports. Will change Rule 4.4 and 4.5 to come into line with A2 Deadline for Submission of New Business, which was passed yesterday. ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Preliminary Business Meeting Summary

Liveblog here. You can find a copy of the agenda here. Hugo Study Committee report here. Standing rules changes: Restricting Ratification of Amendments (A1) passes. This will make it more difficult to amend a constitutional amendment that’s in the ratification stage. Deadline for Submission of New Business (A2) passes. This requires that new business for the Business ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Preliminary Business Meeting Liveblog 7

You can find a copy of the agenda here. Hugo Study Committee report here. The WSFS business meeting #1 liveblog will begin shortly in this space! I’ll update this post every 5-10 minutes. 1007: Five minute warning. Time for the instructional video about parliamentary procedure! 1016: Tim Illingworth is the chair of this business meeting. ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Main Business Meeting #3 Summary 2

This meeting felt incredibly fast and quiet compared to every other meeting. We just ran right through things. A little over thirty minutes from start to adjourning sine die. Retrospective Improvement Part 1 is ratified without debate. Retrospective Improvement Part 2 is ratified without debate. Universal Suffrage is ratified without debate. What Our Marks Really ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Main Business Meeting #3 Liveblog 1

Usual rules apply! 1001: Meeting called to order. 1006: On to the ratification of constitutional amendments still remaining. 1006: Retrospective Improvement Part 1. This is a replacement for retro Hugos. This is to allow retro Hugos for the four year window between the third and fourth WorldCons because “there was a disruption.” “The late unpleasantness.” 1009: Retrospective ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Main Business Meeting #2 Summary

Summary for the rather short main business meeting, since I didn’t show up until after site selection and the WorldCon Chairs photo. Best Series is ratified. It will continue as a regular category. It will be up for re-ratification in 2021 and automatically added to the agenda. Three Stage Voting fails ratification. EPH+ fails ratification by ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Main Business Meeting #2 Liveblog 2

Sorry to be a few minutes late, everyone. What we missed: By unanimous consent, the word “volume” in Best Series was changed to “installment” to indicate it doesn’t necessarily have to be a full novel added. Now we join our meeting, already in progress. 1108: Dr Farah Mendelsohn for the ratification of Best Series. Basically ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Main Business Meeting #1 Summary 1

Summary for all the action on Friday! Kevin Standlee gives the report for the MPC and we re-elect the standing members. Nitpicking and Flyspecking Committee report by Mr Eastlake. All members reappointed by the chair. FOLLE Committee continues with no objection. YA Award Committee officially sunsets this year and are thanked for their hard work. ...

[Worldcon] WSFS Main Business Meeting #1 Liveblog 8

Good morning everyone! I feel less like death today, so keep your fingers crossed for me. Liveblog will commence shortly, normal rules apply. Just waiting for the secretary of the meeting to arrive… 1004: Kevin Standlee calls the meeting to order. 1011: MPC report. Good news, marks were registered in the EU last year. 1013: ...