The organization of Dynamics Days - Europe

Bylaws adopted 18 Sep 1998

  1. The European Dynamics Days Advisory Committee consists of at most 18 members. Initial roster includes the ad hoc committee as of Sept 1988 and one member appointed by the EPS Division in Statistical and Nonlinear Physics.
  2. The Advisory Committee can appoint new members with two thirds majority; candidates are nominated by the members of the Committee.
  3. Membership term for the members of the Committee is for a period of three consecutive European Dynamics Days, ending at the end of the third [i.e. after DD 2000 for the present members if there are DDs in 1999 and 2000]. Extensions for consecutive periods are possible by two thirds majority vote from all members [including the ones to be extended].
  4. The Committee appoints one of its members as secretary who is the central agency to organize communication among Committee members and to collect validate, and file the results of its actions.
  5. The Advisory Committee solicits, evaluates and selects proposals for the coming Dynamics Days meetings. After a proposal for the next meeting is accepted, the local organizing committee runs the Dynamics Days program until completion of the meeting, drawing upon the Advisory Committee as well as any other members selected by the local organizing committee as the advisory board for the meeting.
  6. In evaluating a proposal, the Committee places special emphasis on securing support for order of 20 or so worthy participants with no other means of support (Eastern and Central Europe in particular).
  7. EPS provides assistance to the organizers in publicizing the meeting and securing the funding for it.
  8. The Advisory Committee has put the European Dynamics Days under the umbrella of the EPS Division in Statistical and Nonlinear Physics for a period of 3 years, summers of 1999, 2000, 2001.
  9. The title "European Dynamics Days", the final decision to appoint organizers for the meeting for any given year and other issues related to the continuation and existence of European Dynamics Days remain with the Committee, to be decided by simple majority of those answering the secretary's opinion poll.
  10. Giving away the title or terminating the Dynamics Days series requires two thirds majority of all Committee members.

      Last edited by P. Cvitanovic', May 28, 2001