Agenda General Assembly

Thursday July 9th, 2020, 3 pm Amsterdam; 2 pm London; 9 pm New York

2020 IASJ General Assembly Agenda

Equity, Diversity and Social Justice
Half way the general assembly Keller Coker speaks with representatives from the jazz community in New York.

  1. Opening Remarks
    Jari Perkiömäki, chairman
  1. Minutes of the previous meeting Minutes of the General Assembly July 2019

  2. Reports:
    Service Bureau and Executive Director Reports:
    Financial Report 2019:
    Financial planning 2020: key figures:

  3. IASJ Documentation:
    The Charter
    The Bye-Laws
    The IASJ Jazz Meeting Guidelines
    The IASJ Organization Plan

  4. IASJ Publications
    to be developped in cooperation with the Grand Valley State Library:

  5. Partners and Collaborations:
    International Music Council (IMC);
    European Music Council (EMC);
    Association Européenne des Conservatoires (AEC);
    International Society for Improvised Music (ISIM);
    Jazz Educators Network (JEN);

  6. Elections to the Board
    Jaak Sooäär steps down in 2020; does not stand for re-election
    Jari Perkiömäki steps down in 2020; stands for re-election
    Nick Smart steps down in 2020; does not stand for re-election
    Dimos Dimitriadis steps down in 2021
    Ricardo Pinheiro steps down in 2022
    Iñaki Sandoval steps down in 2022 Felipe Sales steps down in 2023

    Standing for election as well:  Keller Coker, New York, USA;  Andi Kissenbeck, Munich, Germany; Ed Partyka, Graz, Austria.

    N.B.: The IASJ board encourages female candidates to stand for election. Female candidates can be representatives of member schools but also educators or staff members of that school.
    > online voting procedure explained;
    > online voting.

  7. The future IASJ Jazz Meetings and IASJ Jazz Education Conferences
    2021 IASJ Jazz Meeting, Munich, Germany
    2021 IASJ Reseach Conference, Leiden, Netherlands
    2022 IASJ Jazz Meeting New York, USA
    2023 IASJ Jazz Meeting Helsinki, Finland

  8. Any other business

  9. Statement of the Artistic Director and the Executive Director

  10. Closing of the General Assembly by the Chairman

The IASJ is a long standing member of the IMC, the International Music Coucil, affiliated with UNESCO.

The IASJ, founded in 1989, brought together over 3000 jazz students, teachers and directors from all over the world.

The IASJ promotes cultural diversity and does not discriminate towards nationality, religion, gender or age