Kochi Toastmasters Club 133rd Regular Meeting Minutes

Date and Time: 15:00-16:45, Saturday, May 27th 2017
Location: Room A327, Education and Research Building Eikokuji Campus, Kochi University of Technology/University of Kochi
Attendees: TM Shinomiya, TM Nagasaki, TM Kitaoka, TM Hayashi,  TM Tsuchihashi, TM Hashimoto, TM Kunisawa, TM Y. Nagano, TM Miyoshi, TM Yamaguchi 
Absentees: TM S. Nagano, TM Tomonaga, TM Adachi, TM Wong, TM Sawada, TM Cooley, TM Rai, TM Machida, TM Kumon, TM O`Dowd, 
Guests: Ms.Rei Hamaguchi, Her Mother and the Mother’s Friend
15 :00 -Opening address by Nagasaki, Vice President Education of Kochi Toastmasters Club: President S. Nagano was absent. Instead, TM Nagasaki called the 133nd regular meeting to order. He also gave TM Tsuchihashi Advanced Leader Bronze Award. TM Tsuchihashi made a short speech to encourage members to achieve leadership awards.
15 :03 -Address by TM Kitaoka Toastmaster of the Day : In his address, he talked about how he would conduct the meeting.
Word of the Day: Word Master: TM Nagasaki : He chose the word ‘striking'.
-Introduction of Evaluation Team:
-General Evaluator: TM Y. Nagano                                                          
-Timer: TM Yamaguchi   -Vote-Counter: TM Tsuchihashi
-Ah-Counter: TM Hayashi  -Grammarian: TM Shinomiya

15:13- Table Topics Session    Table Topics Master: TM Nagasaki:
During the session, TM Nagasaki had the participants describe three things that we do for something. The list of speakers was as follows:
Speaker 1: TM Kitaoka, three things we should do in our teens. 
Speaker 2 :TM Hayashi, three things we should do after retirement.                                                        Speaker 3: TM Kunisawa, three things she would like to bring on a trip .                                          Speaker 4: TM Shinomiya, three things when making a good speech.
Speaker 5: TM Miyoshi, three things  she does before she goes to bed.                                                                       
Speaker 6: TM Y. Nagano, three things he does when he falls in love with someone.                                                                
Speaker 7: TM Tsuchihashi, three things we should do to become happy.                                    Speaker 8: TM Yamaguchi,three things he likes about Kochi.                                                                   Speaker 9 :TM Hashimoto, three things that go well with cold beer.                                                               
-Timer’s Report & Voting               
15:50 -Intermission

15:50 -Formal Speech Session:
 Speaker 1: TM Miyoshi (CC #4 How to say it, 5-7 min) Title- To stop developing AI
Inspired by Professor Stephn Hawking’s idea that the development of full artificial intelligence could prove a fatal mistake because once humans develop AI, it will take off on its own and redesign itself and beat humans, superseding and replacing us soon, she warned us that if we could not stop developing AI, there would be a huge catastrophe in the next century.

Speaker 2: TM Hashimoto: (AD #5 Speak to inform , 5-7 min)  Title- Body Language
Refering to TM Dananjaya Hettiarachchi’s speech at the fall conference in Hiroshima, she gave us some effective tips for using body language and encouraged us to use them and become a better speaker.

16:15 -Evaluation Session  General Evaluator, Y. Nagano
Evaluator 1: TM  Tsuchihashi
Evaluator 2: TM  Kunisawa
16:23 -Reports :
 Ah-Counter, Grammarian, Word Master
General Evaluator’s Comments
-Award Presentation: Best TT Speaker: TM Shinomiya

16:55-Business Session was conducted by TM Nagasaki 
1 Officer Election : Nominating Committee Acting Chair TM Tsuchihashi conducted the election. All nominees were elected by a vote by acclamation.
The club officers elect are the following:
TM Adachi for President
TM Kunisawa for Vice President Education
TM Miyoshi for Vice President Membership
TM Nagasaki for Vice President Public Relations and Webmaster
TM Cooley for Secretary
TM Kumon for Treasurer 
TM Y Nagano for Sergeant-at-arms
Address by Vice President Education elect TM Kunisawa
2 Club Officers
Vice President Membership Kunisawa reported that four members of Kochi TMC distributed flyers to recruit new members at a TOEIC exam venue.
Sergeant-at-arms Hayashi announced a plan to have a beer party on July 22.
•    Roles for the next meeting:
TM of the Meeting: TM Hayashi
Table Topics: TM Hashimoto
The rest of the roles will be decided at a later date.

16:45 –Adjourn