The Advanced Control Technology Club 
ACT Club Steering Group Meeting No. 24


To be held at Ross Priory, Loch Lomond. 10th July 2002


This meeting is open to Steering Group Members and other invited ACT Club members only. Registration is required.

NOTE: This meeting has since been held.


Agenda

The Steering Group is the body responsible for ensuring that the ACT Club continues to deliver the range and quality of services demanded by Club members. Although the Steering Group meeting is only open to Steering Group members, we would be delighted to have some new faces attend the meeting to experience and contribute to the discussions. Further, all ACT Club members are invited to forward their thoughts and comments on the future direction of the Club.

This, the 24th Steering Group meeting, will again be held at Ross Priory, Loch Lomond, starting at 2pm and finishing at 5pm. An evening dinner has again been arranged for those Steering Group members staying on. Please also note that we have our ACT Club Plenary meeting held on the following day.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:


1.  Chairman's Opening Address
2.   Apologies for Absence
3.   Approval of Minutes of Meeting No. 23
4.   Actions from Steering Group Meeting Minutes No. 23
5.   Report of Progress since last Steering Group Meeting
         Current and future work programme and deliverables
         Training courses, meetings and consultancy
         Special Interest Group Initiatives:
6.   Initiatives for Expansion of ACT Club
         New ACT Club members and possible future members
         London Centre (Ron Leigh)
         Manufacturing Systems Centre (Alan Mason)
         ACT - USA Consortium
7.   ACT Club Finance Sheet
8.   Any Other Business
9.   Date of next Steering Group Meeting

5pm-6pm    Relax in the grounds and lounge of Ross Priory

6pm-9pm    Dinner

Additional Information:

This meeting is being held at The Ross Priory, Near Gartocharn, Loch Lomond. Ross Priory Information: 0141 553 4148 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm), 01389 830 398 (eve and weekends).

Travelling to The Ross Priory:

The ACT Club will be providing transport from our offices at 50 George Street. The bus will leave George Street at 12.30pm, stopping at Glasgow Airport and will leave at 1pm for the Ross Priory, arriving 1:30pm. It will return via the same route after the evening meal (departing approx. 9pm). Spaces on the bus are limited and early registration is essential.

Alternatively, by car ...

From Glasgow, follow the M8 over the Erskine Bridge then take the A82 for Loch Lomond. Past Dumbarton follow the A811 to Gartocharn on the Drymen/Stirling road. Turn left into Ross Loan and after approx one mile you will see the gates of Ross Priory leading into a straight avenue to the house.

From Stirling and the North East make for the A809 road. Just past Drymen take the A811 to Balloch and make a right turn into Ross Loan and continue as above.

Hotels in Glasgow

Strathclyde Graduate Business School, Strathclyde University, 199 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, G4 0QU, Tel: 0141 553 6000
B&B 39.00

Travel Inn Metro, Montrose House, 187 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1YN, Tel: 0141 553 2700
Room only: 44.95, Breakfast: 3.75-5.75

Forte Crest Glasgow, Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7EN, Tel: 0870 400 9032
Room Only: 79.00, Scottish breakfast: 10.95

Stakis Ingram Hotel, 201 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DQ, Tel: 0141 248 4401
Room only: 87.50, Full breakfast: 7.50-9.50

Holiday Inn, West Nile Street, Glasgow, G1, Tel: 0141 332 0110
Room only: 89.00, Breakfast: 9.95

Copthorne Hotel, George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DS, Tel: 0141 332 6711
Room only: 135.00, Scottish breakfast: 11.50

Moat House Hotel, Congress Road, Glasgow, G3 8QT, Tel: 0141 306 9988
Room only: 135.00, Breakfast: 11.50

Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3, Tel: 0141 226 5577
Room only: 155.00

The above prices are inclusive of VAT and are given purely as a guide.