Archive for April, 2008

Notice of the April 2008 General Meeting

5 April 2008

Here’s the text of an email sent out to the membership tonight:

(C&BAV Incorporation Registration Number: A 13467S)
ABN: 65 553 575 021
Greetings friends
*** Next Vicaug Meeting ***
A quick reminder: Only a few sleeps to go to the next Victorian AutoCAD Users Group meeting is on
6:30pm Monday
7th April 2008
5th Floor, RMIT Building 94, 23-27 Cardigan St Carlton
Yes folks, that’s this coming Monday!
This is on the west side of Cardigan St, just north of Victoria St. Car parking is available at the kerbside or in the centre of the road. There is also a multi-storey Wilson car park right next door, which is open until 10pm (fee payable). Alternatively, the area is well served by public transport: trains to Melbourne Central station and / or trams along Swanston Street.
Our meeting room is called a Studio, room number 9405032. Take the lifts up to the fifth floor, follow the corridor around to the right and the Studio is on the left side, towards the end of the corridor.
Due to popular request, we will be starting the meeting a little later (at 6:30pm) than in previous years. This is due to the fact that parking in the vicinity is free after 6:30pm. We will try to start the presentations at 7:00 pm sharp, so the meeting should finish at a reasonable hour. (Although I have to admit that a few of us have been known to congregate on the footpath outside after the meeting and chew the fat until a somewhat less reasonable hour!)
All Welcome!
As usual, food and drinks will be provided, along with the opportunity to meet up with fellow AutoCAD users.
And, in case you were wondering, the presenters and topics for the meeting are…
AutoCAD 2009
with Peter Godfrey and
Tips and Tricks
with Mark Miller.
Also, we’ll be showing all sorts of goodies, so bring along your USB memory keys etc. and you can get a copy of some of the items demonstrated.
As well as discussions on AutoCAD Techniques (both good and bad,) the April meeting also features a “round table” discussion of your AutoCAD problems (and hopefully the solutions!)
plus the usual News, Your AutoCAD Questions Answered and friendly chat.
Please note:
The order of business may be amended at the discretion of the President.
Check the Vicaug web page at <; and the blog at <; for any late breaking news of this and other upcoming meetings.
A summary of the official agenda for the meeting is as follows:
6:30 Meeting room opened for social chat, food and refreshments
6.45 pm: Open General Meeting
• All in attendance to sign Attendance Book
• Apologies
• President’s Opening address and discussion – as permitted by the President
• Minutes of Previous General Meeting (December 2007) – as circulated in the 2007 “Blog” – to be received and adopted
• Presentations
• General Business and any such other matters that the President, at his discretion, may allow.
9.00 pm: Closure
Note: order of business may be amended at the discretion of the President.
Make the most of your Vicaug membership by coming along and learning, socializing and discussing any topics at all, even CAD-related ones! If you haven’t been to a Vicaug meeting before, don’t be shy – we’re a very friendly bunch!
If you’re not yet a member or need to renew your membership, please consider joining by printing out and completing the form below and posting it, together with your cheque to Vicaug Inc., P.O. Box 466 Elsternwick Vic. 3185. This will ensure that you continue to receive notifications of events, are entitled to vote at Vicaug elections and attend all Vicaug meetings. If you received this reminder, but not other benefits, it most likely means that you are not financial and that your “complimentary” subscription has expired. If you have received this in error, or do not wish to have these reminders sent to you this way, please accept our apologies and advise Peter Godfrey by email at and your name will be removed from the mailing list.
Peter Godfrey
Vicaug Vice President and Newsletter/Blog Editor
Note New RMIT Venue!
Vicaug Membership Application Form
To join or renew, print this form out, fill it in and post (with your cheque) to PO Box 466 Elsternwick Vic. 3185
Vicaug Registration Number A13467, ABN 13 391 159 543 . This form becomes a Tax Invoice upon payment in full.
Member name
Company name:
Contact name for newsletters:
Contact name for invoices:
Telephone (BH)
Telephone (AH)
Telephone (Mobile).
Fax number
Email address
Area(s) of interest
Other attending representatives
Note the following scale of fees (simple huh?): $50.00 for first attending member and $50.00 for each subsequent member. These figures include 10% GST, being $45.45 subs plus $4.55 GST making a total of $50.00.
This form will become a Tax Invoice upon payment in full of the above dues.
Membership is current from AGM to AGM each year.
The VICAUG Committee has a policy of not issuing or disclosing member information to any outside parties.
In the event of my admission as a member, I agree to be bound by the rules of the Association for the time being in force, such agreement also being on behalf of the other representatives nominated above.