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 +====== April Meeting Agenda: ======
 +
 +//"​Hacking is not a spectator sport. ​ -unknown"//​ \\
 +\\
 +NOTE:All meetings are open to Quelab members and members of the public. ​ Attendance is encouraged!\\
 +Date: 01 April 2012\\
 +Time: 4:30-6pm
 +
 +==== PIZZA! ====
 +
 +==== Ground Rules (Ray) ====
 +
 +==== Ice Breaker ====
 +
 +    * "2 truths & a lie" [-gm just a suggestion]
 +
 +==== Agenda Review: ====
 +
 +Reports
 +
 +    * (Geoff)Treasurer'​s report
 +    * (Ray) Review of March Conf Call with School Factory
 +    * Task Forces
 +      * (Adric)Andrew Stone contest
 +      * ()ISEA & Maker Faire September 19-24
 +      * (Ray)Lab store/​canteen
 +      * ()Space Organization
 +      * (Walter)Linux/​Game nights
 +
 +Old business:
 +
 +    * (all) March of the Robots recap
 +    * (all) Game Night recap
 +    *
 +
 +New Business
 +
 +    * Sub-lease
 +    * (Addie) marketing discussion:
 +      * Official Duties of the Quelab "​Communication officer"​(?​)
 +      * Arduino April workshops marketing
 +      * Things that go BOOM (June)
 +      * July -- Theme Discussion
 +    * (All) Create 3 lists of hackerspace "​requirements"​. ​ [-gm I think the focus should be on the mandatory and desires]
 +      * Mandatory ("have to have'​s"​... "I wont cont to Quelab unless the space has ____")
 +      * Desires ("nice to have'​s"​... "If I were to get the most use of Quelab I'd need ______"​)
 +      * Visionary (long term ideas... "​I'​ve seen the best hackerspaces in the world and they all have _______"​)
 +
 +[[http://​quelab.net/​old_wiki/​index.php?​n=Main.Meetings|<<​back]]
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 +----
 +
 +==== Discussion Notes: ====
 +
 +Attendees: ​ % Geoff, Ray, Adric, Alfred, Aaron, Charel, ​ Zig, Wilton, Larry, Walter, Greg, bandit, James
 +
 +Started at: 4:46 with ice breaker,
 +
 +Conference Bridge opened but only noisy hold music
 +
 +Read the Ground Rules,
 +
 +reports:
 +
 +    * Treasurer: and,  $694(Deposit) ​ $90 paypal $150 square, ​ $450+ event take.  Now at 23 members.
 +    * Space Federation monthly call:   ​nobody from here made it to do it.  James gave a little recap, (open  source access control in hackerspaces,​ this fall may be a hackathon to  do it. Fund Raising workshops also likely in the fall.  3 other hspaces ​ may also be coming up to do similar outside funding sources as us and  the possible EECE.
 +    * Stone contest: ​ Adric gave a recap, details here: [[https://​docs.google.com/​document/​d/​1DznEx1O1aFwKOCf8J0dsWNuB_kCTVygPn4JUlR6PxQk/​edit|Stone contest google doc]]
 +    * Maker Faire: ​ open for volunteers and promo stuff (some delayed due to logo issues)
 +      * Charel needs some help with proposal review of tech related projects, ​ would like Quelab to be involved in the vetting.
 +      * Call for makers to be posted on our website.
 +      * Proposal request for logistics meetings here at Quelab, we all agreed it should work, especially with a member sponsor.
 +      * Maker Faire/​Intel:​ ISEA money for community projects, ​ possibly used for buying soldering irons/​tools,​
 +
 +        * need to know amounts
 +        * Is it ok with SF,  10% to sf? (James says it may be negotiable, but details are needed)
 +        * Aaron: ​ perhaps it could 10% be off of the NET, not off of the whole
 +        * Grant kits are in the works?​(James)
 +      * Charel will make a list of volunteers needed.
 +    * Lab Store/​Canteen, ​ no  major progress, ​ vending machine, looks like some sort of DIY kit, may  be the trick. ​ intrum and lower cost parts. ​ might be drawers. ​  more to  be debated.
 +    * Space planning: its working, ​ still needs more volunteers, for kitchen and carpeted room  (Geoff takes computer room)
 +      * Need to plan the next yardsale
 +      * We may need some signage, e.g, no unsupervised children, ​ if you use a dish, wash two, etc.
 +    * Linux Night/Game Night: ​  game night was good, need to pass the hat more, need to do it regularly; ​ linux night: success! ​ good turnout, picked up 2 new members, more  passing the hats?
 +    * March of the Robots Recap, ​ Ray and Alfred got 3d prints!!!
 +      * Adric: thanks to everyone for their hard work,  despite the last moment cancellation of craig it went really well,
 +      * Arron: a little worried about the pressure of teaching, but we have some support.
 +      * Charel: it went really well, but we need a bit of signage. She  has a printer that can print poster-sized pages. ​ Getting more  directions and signs up.
 +      * Not getting through very well the intent of the night and to be  part of the hackerspace. ​ Also when the membership was handed out it  was not well described.
 +      * Perhaps some gift cards/ more memberships,​ (perhaps limited membership as to not give out keys)
 +      * Questions about what is quelab about.
 +      * Need more communication(amongst ourselves, and also to our customers)
 +      * Kids, share parents kits, with additional kits to sell. (helps to make them work together)
 +
 +New Business:
 +
 +    * Sublease, ​ we need to rent it!  Walter missed his target, we need to get word out asap. and get it up
 +    * Marketing tabled due to illness. (Addie was not here)
 +    * Videos!
 +    * Space Requirements [[https://​docs.google.com/​document/​d/​1wCfrco167qnpyNOlkPP_9O98Pa8BVWg2hzDmwQP3Cuo/​edit|See external google doc of extracted compiled Needs/​desires/​visions]]
 +    * Survey members about space wants
 +      * Walter will follow up with the membership
 +      * Possible questions to ask: how far a commute?
 +
 +Meeting closed: 6:59