only the French text has a legal value.
An association is funded between adherents to these status which is ruled
by the 1st of july 1901 law and the 16 august 1901 enactment. The name of
this association is : "
Association pour le Developpement et la Diffusion
des potentiels Scientifiques Et Technologiques
" (Association for Development
and Diffusion of Scientific and Technical Potentialities).
The aim of this association is to regroup people coming from various
environments (university, public and private research, industry) in order
to lead scientific, technical or technological projects.
The association is expected to help the members to be more competitive
on the labour market by improving their skills.
The association will provide a structural help :
The association will facilitate the members' mobility and will have a
european and international action.
by facilitating diffusion and access to scientific, technological or
by facilitating the sharing of personnal experiences of the members;
by a material support (computation capacities, online data service
Third Act - Headquaters
The registered office is :
16 ter, rue Regley
This office may be changed according to a decision of the council.
A member can be a honorary member exempted from subscription or an active
member who pays a subscription.
Act 5 - Admission
A membership application is accepted according to a decision of the "limited
council" (see Act 9).
Act 6 - Members
Anybody who helps the association in a very important way can be a honorary
member; a honorary member doesn't pay any subscription.
Anybody who pays an annual subscription and is involved in the association's
action is an active member. The council fixes annually the subscription amount.
Exemption may be accepted considering the social and financial situation of
Membership is lost when:
the member leaves the association;
the member dies;
the dismissal is pronounced by the council if the subscription is not
payed or because of a serious fault. In this case, the member gives
some explanations during a meeting organized by the "limited council".
Act 8 - Financial resources
The financial resources of the association are :
the subscription fees;
subsidies from company, public or private organization;
gift from private individual.
Act 9 - Council
The association is directed by a seven members council. The general assembly
elects them by voting by first-past-the-post system, for a two years period.
The council's members may be re-elected. The half of the council is changed
every year. The first year, members are appointed by draw.
The council form
a "limited council" by choosing among his members :
In case of vacancy of a function of the "limited council", a council's member
will be temporarily in charge of the function; the next general assembly will
choose a new member in charge of the function until the normal renewal of the
A honorary member can't be member of the "limited council".
Act 10 - Council's meetings
Council's meetings occur at least twice a year on president's request or on
two council members' request.
Decisions are voted by first-past-the-post system;
in case of equality, the president's voice is predominant.
A council member who doesn't participate to two consecutive meetings without
justification, might be considered as resigning.
Act 11 - Normal general assembly
All the association members can be present at a normal general assembly.
Only members who paid a subscription are able to vote. A member can
choose, in writing, an other member to vote by proxy.
The general assembly occurs at least once a year.
At least two weeks before the assembly, the secretary send convenings
stipulating the agenda of the meeting.
The president, assisted by the council's member, chairs the assembly and explaines
the situation of the association.
The treasurer explaines the financial situation of the association.
During the first general assembly of the calendar year, the council's members are
replaced by secret vote.
Only the topics stipulated in the agenda will be discussed. The agenda is fixed
by the council.
Decisions are voted by first-past-the-post system; in case of equality, the
president's voice is predominant.
Act 12 - Extraordinary general assembly
If necessary, the president is able to convene an extraordinary general assembly,
according to the process describe in the Act 11.
An extraordinary general assembly can also be requested by half the members and
one; in this case, the president must convene an extraordinary general assembly
according to the process describe in the Act 11.
Act 13 - Association rules
Association rules may be created by the council; these rules are voted during a
These possible rules are created in order to rule the aspects, as the internal
activities of the association, not mentioned in these status.
Act 14 - Breaking up
In case of breaking up choosen by at least two third of the members present at
the assembly general. One or several person in charge of the liquidation are
choosen by the general assembly.
Signed by :
the president Stephane BAGNIER
the vice-president Xavier OUTHIER
the secretary Adam GOSSELET
the treasurer Jean-François LEVEQUE