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Articles of Association

Chapter 1 Total Rules

Article 1 (Named)

This corporation is the Korea Society of Information Technology (hereinafter referred to as the Society) of the Division. It is called
The Korean Institute of Information Technology in English.

Article 2 (Location of Office)

The office of the conference is located in South Chungcheong Province or Daejeon Metropolitan City, and can be set up by
apermanent council if necessary.

Article 3 (Dialogue Definition)

In this context, information technology refers to information technology that supports the generation, processing, accumulation, and communication functions of information to help users make business and strategic decisions.

Article 4 (Objective)

The conference aims to study information-related technologies that realize an information-based society, promote its application, expand members' mutual expertise through academic exchanges and information exchange with relevant agencies at home and abroad, and contribute to the development and dissemination of Korean information technology.

Article 5 (Business)

The Society shall carry out the following projects in order to achieve the objectives of Article 4.

  • 1. Publish and distribute research presentations and academic conferences
  • 2. Publishing and distributing academic journals and other publications
  • 3. Collection, management and distribution of books, literature and materials on information technology
  • 4. Academic exchanges between domestic and foreign agencies, 'businesses, assignments and academic projects given internally and externally to fulfill the purpose of the conference and to perform special purposes.'
  • 5. Encouraging research activities and rewarding research achievements
  • 6. A Study on the Development of the Curriculum in Information Technology-related Subjects by Establishing a Cooperative System in Industry and Education
  • 7. Other projects that meet the purpose of this conference

Chapter 2 Composition of Membership

Article 6 (Configuration of Members)

  • ① The members of this conference shall agree to the purpose of the plenary session and submit a written application for admission to the meeting to obtain the consent of the dean of the academic body. However, honorary members and special members shall be appointed by the president of the academic body with the consent of the permanent members.
  • ② The type and qualifications of the members are as follows.
    • 1. A Regular member
      • 1) A person who graduated from a four-year university or has an equal or higher academic background who has been in information technology research and development and its application for more than two years.
      • 2) A person who graduated from a two-year university or has an equal or higher academic background who has worked in information technology research and development and application for more than five years.
      • 3) A person who has been working in information technology development research application for more than 10 years and has been recognized for his outstanding achievements.
    • 2. Semi-Members
      • 1) A person who has graduated from college or has similar academic background.
      • 2) Those who have engaged in information technology for more than five years
    • 3. Student members

      A student attending college and interested in information technology

    • 4. Special members

      individuals and organizations that contribute to the development of the academic society in support of the purpose of the conference.

    • 5. Honorary Member

      Korean and foreign figures with a high level of scholarship and moral integrity and great achievements in the development
      of the academic society.

    • 6. Institutional members

      an institution with more than 30 faculty members belonging to information technology-related enterprises, academia,
      research institutes, and (government) organizations that agree with the purpose of this conference.

    • 7. A lifelong member

      a regular member who has paid his lifetime membership fee.

Article 7 (the rights and duties of members)

  • ① All members except honorary members of this academic society shall have an obligation to comply with the articles of association and to pay the specified membership fees and shall have the right to:
    • 1. Participation in the business and academic meetings of an academic society
    • 2. The use of data collected and managed by the Society
    • 3. Contribution of papers to academic papers and receipt of academic journals
    • 4. Requests for submission of opinions and deliberation regarding academic activities
  • ② The admission fee and membership fee of the academic society shall be set by the permanent council.
  • ③Semi-members and student members are allowed to speak at the general assembly, but they have no voting or voting rights.


Article 8 (Entrance and withdrawal of members)

  • ① Those who wish to join the academic society submit a small application for admission and the chairman approves the membership at the recommendation of the chairman of the member development committee.
  • ②The members may voluntarily withdraw and shall submit a withdrawal letter to the Chairman. However, the procedure for withdrawal shall be stipulated in the provisions of this meeting.
  • ③ A member who has withdrawn once may be allowed to re-enroll in accordance with the decision of the Permanent Council.

Article 9 (Research Ethics, Reward, Punishment, Research Management)

  • ① Research ethics, rewards and disciplinary regulations shall be set up in this society.
  • ② The Regulations for the Management of Academic Research Expenses shall be established in this conference.

Chapter 3, Executive

Article 10 (Executive)

  • ① The Society shall have the following Executive:
    • 1. One president
    • 2. Five or more permanent members and nine or less. (Including the Chairman of the Executive Board (CEO Director)
    • 3. One a senior vice president
    • 4. Five to fifteen vice chairmen
    • 5. 50 to 100 directors
    • 6. Two auditors
  • ② A person who can terminate an executive's term as a full member or a member of an institution. (within retirement age of the member's agency)
  • ③In principle, an executive shall appoint a registered director as a separate regulation.

  • Article 11 (the election of an executive)

    • ① The first academic president will be the senior vice president of the previous year.
    • ② The Senior Vice Chairman shall be elected by direct election at an executive meeting, and the other details shall be set out in the Senior Vice President Election and Election Commission regulations. The vice-chairman is recommended by the president of the academic body and appointed by the permanent council among the regular members who have great merit in the The executive meeting shall consist of members as specified in Article 10 Paragraph 1.
    • ③ A standing director shall be recommended by the Chair of the Academic Council and the Chairman of the Permanent Council in consultation among those who have served as Vice Chairman or above and appointed by three quarters of the members who attend the Standing Council.(However, the former head of the association or the current head of the association will become a permanent director, and the current president cannot concurrently serve as chairman of the standing board.)
    • ④ The Chairman of the Permanent Council shall be appointed by two-thirds of the permanent members of the Standing Committee.
    • ⑤ Auditors shall be elected at the General Assembly.
    • ⑥ The recommendation and detailed election methods of executives not covered by the articles of association shall be set out in a separate regulation.

    Article 12 (term and dismissal)

    • ① The term of the academic president shall be one year.
    • ② The term of a standing director shall be two years, but he may serve a second term.
    • ③ The term of office for academic president, senior vice president, and executives other than permanent members shall be one year, but may be re-elected for a second term.
    • ④ The president of the academic board, the senior vice president and the executive director shall be appointed by the permanent council when vacancies are made during the term of office.
    • ⑤ When vacancies are made during the term of academic president, senior vice president, and non-permanent members, the president shall appoint them, and the term of an executive shall be the remaining period of his predecessor.
    • ⑥ The dismissal of an executive during his term of office may be dismissed by approval of two-thirds of the number of permanent members.

    Article 13 (the duties of an executive)

    • ① The president of the academic body shall represent this conference, chair of the general assembly and executive meeting and shall be responsible for the operation of the academic society.
    • ② The Chairperson shall report on the operation of the Conference if a majority of the permanent members are required.
    • ③ A permanent director shall attend a permanent meeting of the members of the Board of Directors to decide matters concerning Article 20.
    • ④ The Senior Vice President assists the Chairman and on behalf of the Chair of the Academic Society's duty in case of an accidentacts
    • ⑤ Vice-Chairman and director-general assist the chairman and expand the finances.
    • ⑥ Audit duties are as follows:
      • 1. Audit of budget execution, settlement and property situation of the academic year
      • 2. Report any audit results, irregularities or deficiencies to the Standing Council and the General Assembly

    Article 14 (Chairman of the Honorary Society, Counselor and Advisory Committee)

    Honorary Chairman, Counselor and Advisory Committee shall be recommended by the Chair of the Academic Council and appointed by the Permanent Council. The Honorary Chairman, Advisor and Advisory Committee present their opinions on the matters of which the Chair of the Academic Council is advising. However, the Honorary Chairman shall be recommended among those who have served as Chairperson, those who have served as Executive Vice Chairman or higher, or those who have distinguished themselves in the development of the academic society.

Chapter 4 General Assembly and Executive Meeting

Article 15 (Configure of the General Assembly and Executive Council)

  • ① The General Assembly shall be the highest voting body of the academic body and shall be composed of regular members and executive meetings shall be composed of executives.

Article 16 (Type and convening of general and executive meetings)

  • ① The general meeting of the academic conference shall consist of a regular and extraordinary general meeting.
  • ② The Chairperson of the Society must convene a regular general meeting once a year and at least two executive meetings each year.
  • ③ The Chairperson shall convene an extraordinary general meeting and an executive meeting in the following cases:
    • 1. When a majority of executives with vice chairmen or above demand
    • 2. When there is a decision to convene a permanent council meeting
    • 3. When more than 100 regular members make a written request for a reason. The convening of the General Assembly and the Executive Meeting shall be notified to each member in writing (including e-mail) by specifying the agenda for the meeting up to seven days before the meeting is held.
  • ④ When more than 100 regular members make a written request The convening of the General Assembly and the Executive Meeting shall be notified to each member in writing (including e-mail) by specifying the agenda for the meeting up to seven days before the meeting is held.

Article 17 (Decisions of the General Assembly)

The vote of the General Assembly shall be as follows:

  • 1. Items related to the revision of the articles of association
  • 2. matters concerning the approval of an executive(audit)
  • 3. Matters concerning the approval of budget and accounts
  • 4. Items on the approval of a business plan
  • 5. Matters concerning the dissolution of this episode
  • 6. Matters concerning the request of a standing board or a member who has requested a meeting
  • 7. Other Key Points

Article 18 (Votes of the Executive Council)

  • 1. Matters concerning the election of senior vice president
  • 2. Delegation from the General Assembly and the Permanent Council
  • 3. Items related to the establishment and operation of business plansbr>
  • 4. Items on the bill to be referred to the General Assembly
  • 5. Items related to the revision and opening and closing of the Regulations

Article 19 (Decision quorum)

  • ① The Conference shall be held with at least one-thirty-thousand full-time members present (including delegation) and shall have at least twenty members present other than delegation.
  • ②The decision of the General Assembly and the Executive Council shall be made by the approval of a majority of the members However, When the votes are tied, the president of the academic body decides.

    Chapter 5 permanent board of directors

    Article 20 (Decisions)

    The permanent members shall be composed of standing directors and shall deliberate and vote on the following matters:

    • 1. Matters concerning the convening of the General Assembly
    • 2. Delegation to a General Assembly or Executive Meeting
    • 3. Items on the review of budget and accounts
    • 4. Items on the election of vice-presidents and permanent members
    • 5. Items on the selection of advisers, honorary chairmen, honorary members and special members
    • 6. Items on the composition of the Financial Services Commission

    Article 21(permanent board of directors a conference call)

    • ① The permanent members shall convene at least three times a year.
    • ② The Chairperson of the Standing Board shall convene a permanent meeting within 20 days of the date of its call for it to be convened in the following cases:
      • 1. When the Chairman of the Standing Board admits that it is necessary
      • 2. When there is a demand by a majority of the permanent members
      • 3. When more than half of the executives specify the purpose of the meeting and ask for it to be convened
      • 4. When an audit is required to convene under the provisions of Article 13 paragraph 6.
    • ③ The convening of a permanent meeting shall be communicated to the permanent members in writing (including e-mail) by specifying the purpose, time and place of the meeting up to seven days prior to the meeting.

    Article 22 (permanent board of directors a special case of convening a meeting)

    In the event that the right to convene a permanent meeting is held or it is not possible to convene a permanent meeting for more than seven days, a majority of the permanent members of the permanent council may convene with the approval of the majority of the permanent members. In this case, the Chairperson of the Provisional Standing Board for the Progress of the Conference shall be elected from among those present.

    Article 23 (Voting quorum of the Standing Board)

    The decision of the Standing Committee shall be made by a majority of the members present and shall be approved by a majority of the members present.

    Article 24(No written decision)

    The vote of the Standing Committee shall not be resolved in writing unless all the members of the Standing Committee approve it.

    Article 25(minutes)

    The General Assembly and the Board of Directors shall prepare the minutes of the meeting, obtain at least five signatures from the members of the Vice-Chairman or higher attending, and the permanent members shall obtain signatures from all participants and keep them in the academic society.

    Chapter 6 Financial and Accounting

    Article 26(resources of money)

    • ① The finances of this conference shall consist of membership fees, grants, grants and other receipts.
    • ② The accounting for the fiscal year (taxes, revenues and accounts) of this academic society shall be set out as a separate regulation.
    • ③ The fiscal year of this conference shall be from January 1 to the end of December every year.

    Article 27 (taxation, appropriation budget)

    The revenue and expenditure budget of the Conference shall be executed within 20 days of the commencement of each fiscal year with the approval of the Standing Board (Fiscal Council) with the Business Plan.

    Article 28 (asset)

    • ①Residuals arising from previous year's settlement shall be set aside as assets of this corporation.
    • ②The disposal of remaining assets resulting from dissolution shall be determined by the approval of the General Assembly.

    Article 29 (Accounting Report)

    • ① The president of the academic body shall prepare a report on the accounts for the year and report it to the standing board and the general assembly via audit.
    • ② The closing report of the preceding paragraph shall be accompanied by a statement of appreciation.

    Chapter 7 supplementary rules

    Article 30 (Change of the articles of association)

    If the association of the academic society is to be changed, it shall be decided by two-thirds or more of the members present at the general meeting and reported to the relevant department.

    Article 31 ( Branch, Subcommittee, IT Research Institute)

    To facilitate research and academic activities, the association can have branch offices, academic committees, and IT research institutes after the decision of the permanent council, and the related matters shall be stipulated in the main session's regulations.

    Article 32(disbandment)

    • ① Cancellation of the establishment permit of the Corporate Authorization Department Manager
    • ② This corporation shall be dissolved for the following reasons:
      • 1.The General Assembly voted in favor of the dissolution of two-thirds or more.
      • 2. The majority of the General Assembly voted in favor of the dissolution of the majority by the motion of a majority of the board of directors.

    Article 33 (Process of Remaining Property)

    The remaining assets upon the dissolution of the society shall be donated to the state or local government with the permission of the Minister in charge.

    Article 34 (Executive Rules)

    The details required for enforcement of the articles of association shall be determined by the decision of the executive meeting and prescribed by regulation.

    Article 35 (Public announcements and methods)

    The matters according to the provisions of the decree, the name of the academic society and the location of the office shall be notified to the entire members by notice and e-mail on the website, and the dissolution of the academic conference shall be notified to major dailies.

    Supplementary provisions

    • 1. This charter shall be effected on the date of obtaining approval from the competent department (December 14,2002.).
    • 2. The amended articles of association at the Board of Directors on 5 February 2005 shall be enforced on 1 March 2005 upon the decision of the General Assembly.
    • 3. This amendment shall be implemented from September 1, 2007 after the notice period.
    • 4. This amendment shall take effect on 1 June 2008.
    • 5. This amendment shall be effective as of 1 January 2016.
    • 6. This change shall be effective 1 January 2017.
    • 7. The amended articles of association at the Board of Directors on Dec. 19, 2019 shall take effect on Dec. 20, 2019, when the General Assembly voted.
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