The chairman of the IOA Core Group, Mr. Michel Gauthier, indicated recently that he has received word from Tahiti that it will host the second planning meeting next February. The Core Group members; Mr. Michel Gauthier , Mr. Ryoichi Fujita, Mr. D. E . Lennard, Mr. Boris Leontieff, Dr. C. Y. Li and Dr. Paul Yuen; are currently working hard for the preparation of the meeting. To attend the meeting, each individual will be responsible for his/her own travel and lodging expenses. Invitation and local arrangement will be handled by the IOA regional sia and the South Pacific Institute for Renewable Energy.