The 37th General Meeting in Tokyo, Japan

The 37th General Meeting of XGP Forum was held on November 26, 2020 at ARIB(Online meeting in parallel) in Tokyo, Japan. 46 delegates from TTC, ARIB and signatory member companies attended the meeting.

1. Opening address

Mr. Yoshiya Iribe, 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 53rd Steering Committee meeting held on October 29, 2020 has approved that Dr. Hideyuki Iwata, new CEO & S.V.P of TTC, was elected as the new chairperson and Mr. Shunsuke Kodama, new Senior Managing Director of ARIB, was elected as one of the vice-chairpersons. The other current Vice-Chairperson Mr. Osamu Kamimura, the current Senior Executive Advisor Mr. Masayoshi Wakao and the current Executive Technical Advisor Mr. Yoshioki Chika, would serve consecutive terms.

3. Inaugural address by New Chairperson Dr. Hideyuki Iwata

Dr. Hideyuki Iwata, new Chairperson of XGP Forum, introduced himself and warmly welcomed all the attendees.

4. Resolutions to Be Approved

Item 2: The Memo of the previous General Meeting

The minute of 36th General Meeting was introduced by secretarial office and got approved.

Item 3: A New Steering Committee Member

BB Backbone Corporation (Japan)

Item 4: Acknowledging New Members

OA Laboratory Co., Ltd. (Japan)

Item 5: Activity Reports and the Statement of Accounts in FY 2019

Secretary General introduced general activities and PWG, CWG activities, then each chairperson of BWG, TWG, AdHoc22 presented activity reports held in fiscal year of 2019 respectively. Secretary General also introduced the Statement of Accounts in FY 2019. All of them got approved.

Item 6: Activity Plans and the Budget in FY 2020

Secretary General introduced general activity plan and PWG plan, then each chairperson of BWG, TWG, AdHoc22 introduced activity plans to be carried on in fiscal year of 2020 respectively. Secretary General also introduced the Budget in FY 2020. All of them got approved.

After that Mr. Maeda, who is the former chairperson, and Mr. Matsui, who is the former vice-chairperson, delivered resignation speeches. Then Mr. Kodama, the new vice-chairperson, delivered his inaugural speech. Mr. Tosaka, the President of BB Backbone, introduced the company.

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