WSFS Business Meeting – Sunday Liveblog 7

1003: Meeting is in session. Jared starts off reading a land acknowledgment. 1005: Warren Buff up for report on site selection. This is the first year we’ve had electronic site selection and it was a rousing selection. 323 electronic votes this year, total of 802 ballots expressing a preference. He reads out the write-in candidates; ...

WSFS Business Meeting – Saturday Liveblog 13

Getting started a bit late thanks to a traffic jam at the elevators. All we’ve missed so far is introductions and a quick reminder on rules. We join this business meeting, already in progress, as we vote for members of the Mark Protection Committee. There are four nominees and three spots. 1016: We are now ...

WSFS Business Meeting – Friday Liveblog 7

Business meeting agenda for this year can be downloaded here for those of you playing from home. Hey everyone, we are up and running. Meeting got going at 1000, we are currently going over procedural information. This liveblog will be updated every 5-10 minutes when something is happening. 1010: Suggested time limits for establishing debate. ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Main Business Meeting #2 Summary 2

Utah will be hosting NASFiC in 2019 Please note that since there will also be a NASFiC in 2020, you must be a member of the convention in Utah in order to vote for the 2020 NASFiC site. New Zealand will be hosting WorldCon in 2020. Hotel reservations for Dublin 2019 will open on January 9, ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Main Business Meeting #2 Liveblog 6

You can find a copy of the agenda here. Hugo Study Committee report here. 1003: Meeting comes to order. This is the site selection business meeting. 1004: Final committee called up for report. The WorldCon Runner’s Guide Committee. Mike Willmoth speaking. Report has been submitted. Incremental progress continues. There’s a URL from wsfs.org where you ...

[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 ...