The chairperson introduces him-/herself and welcomes everyone to the meeting while he asks everyone to sign the attendance register by way of introducing themselves to the channel bot Maaz.
eg: Maaz: I am Gustav H Meyer
The chair gves a brief background about procedures and makes a few announcements or allows somebody to talk on his behalf.
Brought over from previous meeting
Announce next date (20 August 2012) and end the meeting.