Open Source Bridge/2013/Meetings/2013-05-01

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Open Source Bridge Planning

1 May 2013

G+ Hangout

Last meeting notes: Open_Source_Bridge/2013/Meetings/2013-04-24


Amy, Christie, Craig, Kurt, Melissa, Reid, Shepherd, Kirsten

Schedule Check

  • Reid finalizing schedule, getting ready to announce.
  • Reid sent notifications for proposals not chosen.


  • Got a response from SurveyMonkey, getting referred to the right people
  • Contacted HP cloud group, waiting for a response.
  • Canonical's budget cycle was a couple months ago, so they have allocated all sponsorship money at this point. They would like to help next year.
  • Reid is working with Intel, emailed last week, contact is supposed to be back from vacation this week.

104 people are registered.


Town Hall

  • We need to contact local user groups, then target specific groups elsewhere. (Kirsten did this 4/30)

  • Mashup of Calagator + Meetup events to promote at is here:


  • Announce town hall date shortly
  • Volunteer appreciation party in July
  • Talking to folks about volunteer coordination assistance


  • Need to start some orders this week.

TODOS from last meetings

  • Town Hall Meeting May 8th. Finding a place. (Emailing Lily from the IPRC )
  • Send notice to pdxgroups about user group discount and 1 raffle ticket per group.
  • Rent Lucky Lab space for town hall (Melissa, Shepherd) Ask SE first, 7pm start time, rent from 6-9pm *We need to pick a new date for this*
  • Merge notes on sponsorship process and post on wiki (Kirsten)

  • Schedule Oregon Screen Print visit (Reid)
  • Initiate sponsorship request with StickerGiant (Christie)
  • Reid: order large batches of Lego on eBay (or wholesale) for the hacker lounge
  • Future Work Sprints
  • Design Work
    • Business card printing
    • Outreach promotion
  • Kirsten: look into removing old Redmine.
  • Kirsten: document tech info on Syndicate wiki
  • Reid: contact Rick about getting domain transferred

Upcoming Travel Schedule: Who's out of town when?

  • Melissa — first week in June
  • Jacob - May 3rd-5th (possibly earlier)
  • Audrey - May 1-3
  • Shepherd - June 8-10
  • Craig - May 17-22