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DATE 6 May 2015, 6:15 PM PDT at Mozilla


Kurt Christie Amanda Lauren Peter Reid Chris Ed

Note-keeper: (the note-keeper is responsible for moving notes to the Syndicate wiki after the meeting)


  • Schedule Check
  • Worksprints
  • Media from the conference
  • Fundraising
  • Registration
  • Content
  • Logistics
  • Volunteers
  • Technology/Website
  • Marketing/Outreach
  • Action Items

Schedule check

Next up:

   - Launching Volunteer App
   - Figure out catering orders and vendor deposits


(Worksprints are the first and third Saturday of the month, co-located with Calagator code sprints.)

Next worksprint is May 16.

Media from the conference

Fundraising / Sponsorship

From Jonan: Sponsorship update is that Mozilla has a bunch of contract questions I don't know how to answer, still haven't heard back from Intel and no new money since last week.

Kurt suggests: Contact Vacasa


We have 90 paid registrations [19 at $175, 20 at $195, 33 at $240, 16 regular, 3 student]. Free tickets: 4 organizers, 1 sponsor, 4 raffle winners, 33 community passes.

historical: May 7, 2014: 78 paid registrations, 5 free May 8, 2013: 106 paid registrations, 2 free May 9, 2012: 80 paid registrations, 6 free May 11, 2011: 72 paid registrations, 8 free May 11, 2010: 123 paid registrations, 8 free


Schedule has been announced. Reid is dealing with a couple of last-minute schedule changes. Only one unconfirmed talk

Need a Keynote description from Carina - We have one!


Christie will send out poll to schedule another walkthrough


  • - Christie to get another quote

Some speakers need travel assistance

  • - Christie to compile list of speakers that need travel assistance in a spreadsheet and put together a travel budget


Party update is that we have cubes! I'll send Reid links to buy lockpicks and shodo boards. Looks like soldering might happen if we buy some soldering irons?

Lockpicks have been ordered

Kurt will paste recommendation for soldering station here -> And a tip cleaner: We should get a couple solder suckers and a couple different types of solder. Probably a 'third hand' or something similar also. Give me (Kurt) a budget and I'll suggest a toolbox-full of 'learn to solder' supplies.

Need to get a Doublecliks sample to the unitarian church folks


Time is here to start allowing volunteer shift sign-up


Technology / Website

Volunteer app requirements

Marketing / Outreach

cross-promote using past talks by accepted speakers

Lauren wants to know more about reaching out to the press


time to order swag!! what do we want?


T-Shirts: volunteer and maybe conference - Amanda will get a suggestion

Reid will contact potential illustrator -

Christie will forward information about special apparel

Attendee gift Speaker gift Pint glasses Scout Books


Action Items

Next meetings: