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New group for ESFS Messages

Gareth Kavanagh
 

Hello,

Since we have has a need to move away from Yahoo groups, and to avoid moving to a closed environment like Facebook we have decided to begin using this mailing group system.

Regards,

Gareth Kavavanagh
ESFS Board

update on Romanian bid for the 2021 Eurocon

 

Hi everybody,

just a quick update, to invite you to visit the website dedicated to the Romanian Bid for the 2021 Eurocon.

We are open to any question and comment, also to any observation that will help us organize an Eurocon in a way that you will like it.

Best regards,

Darius Luca Hupov
 
Lead Organizer
Distopicon - The Romania bid for the 2021 Eurocon (distopicon.eu)

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* Skype I.D.* darius.hupov
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What happens when there is No eurocon for two years

Gareth Kavanagh
 

Hello,

At the Eurocon in Amiens we made some changes to how we carry out site selection, these are up for ratification a the Eurocon in Belfast, Northern Ireland in August. There was a very valid point made during the discussion of what would happen in the situation where there is no Eurocon for two years in a row, which means that there is no location to host a Site selection for a Eurocon.

While this is currently unlikely the board promised that we would look at resolving this in a future amendment.

Before creating the formal amendment, we wanted to run the options past people to see if they had any thoughts on them.

1. The board can call an EGM of the ESFS committee to carry out Site Selection.
2. The board can select from among the various Bids
3. The board can invite a group to run a Eurocon.

The board would prefer to go with option 1, though there are issues with calling the ESFS committee together, and we would have to look at reworking the entirety of the text on the EGM, as we believe that the powers of an EGM should be limited more than they currently are. 

We would prefer not to go with option 2, as this would give a lot more responsibility to the board, and would also require that we create a process for bids to register. 

Option 3, we would consider as  last resort in a situation where no one was willing to bid, and it might be worth looking at.

do people have thoughts on other options we might consider and any feedback on the ones i have mentioned above.

Thanks,
Gareth Kavanagh
Secretary of the Board of the ESFS





European Fan Fund

Alqua.kun
 

Hello,

my topic is not directly related to ESFS (at least formally) but I think it is still important to mention it here. Two weeks ago I posted a proposal to create European Fan Fund (https://fandomrover.com/2019/01/31/european-fan-fund/). The main idea would be to send a fan from an European country to Eurocon. Then it is expected from the fan to create a zine/other publication with people met during Eurocon (or the trip as it may be longer than Eurocon itself).

Before I will formally announce that we are starting to work on funding I would like to hear your opinion on the proposed rules and on the idea itself. And if anyone has idea for a potential sponsor that would be wonderful.

For 99.9% we won’t manage to bring anyone to Belfast but I hope Rijeka would be possible.

All the best

Marcin “Alqua” Klak

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Re: What happens when there is No eurocon for two years

Alqua.kun
 

Dear Gareth,

this is indeed a big issue. I do believe that the option 1 is the best. Still as you mentioned it would require some reworking of the constitution. I think that most important change should be allowing EGM to to organized online and announced with a certain advance allowing members to plan their time.

I don’t think we need to limit the power of EGM as it is not so easy to convene it and it is a safety measure in terms something important would have to be decided between Eurocons.

Best regards

Marcin "Alqua" Klak

At the request of one third of the Society membership, or of two thirds of its committee or board

members, the Chair shall convene the Extraordinary General Meeting.

At the request of one third of the Society membership, or of two thirds of its committee or board

members, the Chair shall convene the Extraordinary General Meeting.

At the request of one third of the Society membership, or of two thirds of its committee or board

members, the Chair shall convene the Extraordinary General Meeting.


W dniu 15.02.2019 o 20:33, Gareth Kavanagh pisze:
Hello,

At the Eurocon in Amiens we made some changes to how we carry out site selection, these are up for ratification a the Eurocon in Belfast, Northern Ireland in August. There was a very valid point made during the discussion of what would happen in the situation where there is no Eurocon for two years in a row, which means that there is no location to host a Site selection for a Eurocon.

While this is currently unlikely the board promised that we would look at resolving this in a future amendment.

Before creating the formal amendment, we wanted to run the options past people to see if they had any thoughts on them.

1. The board can call an EGM of the ESFS committee to carry out Site Selection.
2. The board can select from among the various Bids
3. The board can invite a group to run a Eurocon.

The board would prefer to go with option 1, though there are issues with calling the ESFS committee together, and we would have to look at reworking the entirety of the text on the EGM, as we believe that the powers of an EGM should be limited more than they currently are. 

We would prefer not to go with option 2, as this would give a lot more responsibility to the board, and would also require that we create a process for bids to register. 

Option 3, we would consider as  last resort in a situation where no one was willing to bid, and it might be worth looking at.

do people have thoughts on other options we might consider and any feedback on the ones i have mentioned above.

Thanks,
Gareth Kavanagh
Secretary of the Board of the ESFS






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ESFS 2019 Business meeting plus Award Nominations open

Gareth Kavanagh
 

Hello,

Details of the ESFS Business Meeting to take Place at TitanCon 2019: The EuroCon is now available here:


This includes nominations for this Years ESFS Awards been open:


The Closing date for submissions is the 22nd of July 2019.

Regards,
Gareth Kavanagh
ESFS Secretary

Re: ESFS 2019 Business meeting plus Award Nominations open

Gareth Kavanagh
 

Hello,

The Nominations for the 2019 ESFS Awards are now available on the ESFS Website
 

Regards,
Gareth

Procédure d'adhésion SESF

Costin Graur
 



Bonjour
Dans quelles conditions, quelle est la procédure d'adhésion à la ESFS en tant qu'organisation de fans et / ou de personnes?
Merci pour votre réponse.

CAT Graur

Did someone respond to messages or the end of the world took place there...

Costin Graur
 

Je vous envoie des messages pendant des mois mais personne ne veut y répondre ...
(Réessayer)
Bonjour
J'aimerais savoir comment une organisation ou une personne peut devenir membre du SESF
Si vous voulez me parler du "délégué national" - où puis-je trouver son nom / ses coordonnées?
Je vous ai envoyé des messages avec cette question, je n'ai pas reçu de réponse, je m'excuse si c'est un secret ...
 
Merci pour la gentillesse de me répondre
CAT Graur


PS: Et l'adresse e-mail indiquée comme contact, contact_esfs@..., est bidon...
 
 

Re: Did someone respond to messages or the end of the world took place there...

vanja kranjcevic
 

Hi,

There is no official way of becoming a member of ESFS. 
All countries have different way of deciding who will be their delegate. 
You can come to a General meeting  (it is held each year during Eurocon) to Belfast this weekend ( next year , Rijeka, Croatia). 
Or I can give your e mail address to whoever will be this year's delegate for France and they will contact you. 

Best ,

Vanja

On Fri, 16 Aug 2019, 17:48 Costin Graur via Groups.Io, <costingraur=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
Je vous envoie des messages pendant des mois mais personne ne veut y répondre ...
(Réessayer)
Bonjour
J'aimerais savoir comment une organisation ou une personne peut devenir membre du SESF
Si vous voulez me parler du "délégué national" - où puis-je trouver son nom / ses coordonnées?
Je vous ai envoyé des messages avec cette question, je n'ai pas reçu de réponse, je m'excuse si c'est un secret ...
 
Merci pour la gentillesse de me répondre
CAT Graur


PS: Et l'adresse e-mail indiquée comme contact, contact_esfs@..., est bidon...
 
 

Re: Did someone respond to messages or the end of the world took place there...

Costin Graur
 

Hello

„There is no official way of becoming a member of ESFS”, to be honest this is shocking...

So, if I understood correctly, how can an organization or a person become a member is as „the country delegate” wants?

The list of country delegates' names is not public? Possibly those of the past years? Then, what do you think, is it not more normal to know the names of the national delegations and to contact them ourselves?

As an example, in a personal note, I was at Eurocon Dortmund and I would like to know who was the national delegate of Romania there - do you think this is possible?

 

Thank you for replying, I have been sending emails for months to ESFS that have been ignored ...

CAT Graur