The 33rd General Meeting in Osaka, Japan

The 33rd General Meeting of XGP Forum was held on November 29, 2016 at Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport in Osaka, Japan.

1. Opening address

Mr. Yoshiya Iribe, New Secretary General of XGP Forum announced the opening of the Genenral Meeting and introduced the outline and Agenda.

2. Resolution to be approved prior to the Meeting

Item 1: Election of Chairperson, Vice-Chairpersons and others

According to the Chapter 6 of the Agreement of XGP Forum, Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons of XGP Forum shall be elected in every two years, and this General Meeting is just the year for election. The 49th Steering Committee held on October 18, 2016 has approved to elect the current Chairperson Mr. Yoichi Maeda and current Vice- Chairperson Mr. Fusaki Matsui. Mr. Hiroshi Ishihara fulfilled his duties until this General Meeting and Mr. Osamu Kamimura takes over his position. Mr. Clarence Sam Endy, resigns from Vice-Chairperson after his 16-year-long contribution to XGP Forum. Mr. Masayoshi Wakao, Senior Executive Advisor and Mr. Yoshioki Chika, Executive Technical Advisor will remain at their post.

3. Chairperson’s Welcome Address

Mr. Yoichi Maeda, Chairperson of XGP Forum, warmly welcomed all the attendees from Japan and China.

4. Resolutions to Be Approved

Item 2: The Memo of the previous General Meeting

The minutes of 32nd General Meeting were introduced by secretariat office and got approved.

Item 3: Special Resolution

The title General Secretary was changed to Secretary General.

Item 4: Introduction of New Secretary General

Mr. Yoshiya Iribe was appointed by the Chairperson at the 49th Steering Committee Meeting held on October 18.

Item 5: Acknowledging New Members

Two entities named Baicells Technology Co. Ltd and Sony Semiconductor Inc. were introduced as new members and got approved.

Item 6: The report of Activities and the Statement of Accounts in FY 2015

Secretary General introduced general activities and BWG activities on behalf of BWG Chairperson. Then each chairperson of TWG, AdHoc22 and PWG presented activity reports held in 2015 respectively. Secretary General also introduced the Statement of Accounts in FY 2015. All of them got approved.

Item 7: The proposal of Activities and the Budget in FY 2016

Secretary General introduced general activity plans and BWG activity plans to be carried on in 2016 and each chairperson of TWG and PWG presented activity plans for 2016 respectively. Secretary General also introduced the Statement of Accounts in FY 2015. Secretary General also introduced the Budget in FY 2016. All of them got unanimously approved.

5. Special Presentation

Dr. Wurong Zhang, Principal Engineer at Huawei Wireless Research and Mr. Wei Bai, Vice-President of Marketing at Baicells Technologies Co. Ltd. gave a speech on the General Meeting.

Material (Members only)

Mr. Wurong Zhang
Huawei Wireless Research
Mr. Wei Bai
Baicells Technologies Co.Ltd.