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XXXII SCAR Delegates Meeting
23-25 July 2012, Portland Oregon, USA

SCAR XXXII IP21: Secretariat Report

Information Paper: 21
Agenda Item: 12.1
Posted/Revised: July 1
Person Responsible: Sparrow

Executive Summary

Title: Secretariat Report

Authors: M Sparrow, R Badhe

Introduction/ Background:

With less than 2.5 full time staff the Secretariat has a full workload, particularly during Open Science Conference/Business Meeting/ Delegates’ Meeting years. Quarterly reports are produced for EXCOM and are available from: (updated link). Temporary/ voluntary staff are used when necessary (see paper).

Budget Implications: $8,000 additional in salaries for 2014 to hire temporary staff to help run the abstract submission system/ deal with queries, liaise with conveners, chairs and local organizing committee and run SCAR business meetings. This would be for 2-3 days a week for the 5 months previous to the meeting itself.