Weekly Staff Meetings/2012-08-07

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* Location       : XinCheJian
* Scheduled Time : 07:45pm
* Start time     : 07:45pm 
* End time       : 
* Staff Present  : Paul, Jia Qi, Valentin, 
* Others Present : Roger, Steve, James


Accomplishments (from last week)

    • MINI WORKSHOPS: DAVID to host one on Saturday, 28 July, 2:30 on "How to do start seedlings for hydroponics"
    • SURVEY: TODO: JIA QI to do surveys on members
  • Tongji Workshop, Friday 2 August
    • David, Rockets, Barry, Qichen
    • Handled
  • Kevin to setup mailchimp account
    • Paul & Jia-Qi to write content


Main Issues

    • MINI WORKSHOPS: TODO: DAVID to host one on Saturday, 28 July, 2:30 on "How to do start seedlings for hydroponics"
    • SURVEY: TODO: JIA QI to do surveys on members
    • Financial Burden: Potential?


  • We should ask for Shanghai Talk for copies of this
  • Online credit
  • Todo: Kevin:
    • Next article - Paul on Xinchejian
  • Typhoon: Closing NOOOOOOOO!
    • No such thing.
  • Printing Wednesday Open Wednesdays


Upcoming Events / Projects (<= 4 weeks)

  • Mini-Workshop - Saturday Afternoon - 2:30 PM - How to make cuttings?
    • Jia Qi running it
  • Processing Class (Raven)


  • Arduino Workshop 201207 (Edward, Paul, Spencer, not Ricky) - 18, 19 Aug 2012
    • 2 signups
    • Ultimate Arduino Workshop
    • Need helpers for the day:
      • At least 2 people, on Saturday, 18 August at 1:00
      • Volunteers: Ricky, Valentin
    • Prepare starter kits: How many kits ready?
      • Spare parts? Need to be ordered.
      • TODO: Min Lin to follow up on this.
    • Marketing:
    • See main website
    • Charging: 800 RMB, includes arduino kit (worth 300 RMB)
    • TODO: PAUL: Website needs to be updated
    • TODO: Marketing to start now
    • TODO: Min Lin order parts for starter kits
    • TODO: Volunteer to assemble starter kits
      • Email: Email...
      • Weibo:


  • Roboracing Workshop 201208 - 25 Aug (Edward)
    • TODO: Edward to give a plan / update
    • NEED: Marketing help
  • Roboracing Event 201208 - 26 Aug (Edward)
  • fix the english and chinese price! - Edward
    • lutz is ordering the 500 pieces
    • TODO: order parts
    • Lutz donated 150 boards. Free to Xinchejian members to buy one.
    • TODO: Edward to follow up


  • Shanghai Barcamp (Techyizu) - 8 September
    • Operation "flashmob" barcamp
    • What is XinCheJian planning to do? (Occupy Barcamp v2?)
    • Are there new projects to show?
      • send to Kevin before.. before end of August 6th.
  • Presentation
    • Social Glasses - Valentin Gauufrr
    • Urban Farming - Hydroponics - David Li
    • Secret Stuff -
    • Open source Lophilo - Ricky Ng-Adam
    • Robo Race -
    • Build a Line Follower Robot Workshop -
    • Hacking on scene
    • Mobile Minecraft Booth -


  • Presentations Guy from Mozilla
    • For next next Wednesday
  • Presentation Some important guy doing Maxim SP - Ben Hogue
    • Workshops:
    • Line Follower day -- is there a way??
    • TODO: Paul will follow up


Future Events / Projects (> 4 weeks)

  • Node.js Event: No date yet
    • glenn
  • The Magic Box (2m x 2m x 2m), Shanghai D-Week - Sep/Oct


Marketing


Operation Stuff

Membership and Staff


Xinchejian Websites

Xinchejian Space

  • Machine Instructions 201207 (Stephany, Valentin) - 24 Jul - Poster - WOW - Valentin worked
    • TODO: Paul, Kevin, make fun of it.
    • TODO: Edward, Jia Qi, to translate (after we make the changes).


Legal and Financial

  • Financial Issues 201207 - Discussion
    • TODO: MIN LIN: Pass operation financial info to David
      • NEED TODO: Get figures for cash on hand, inventory, costs, only final numbers
      • Show books for next week (David)
    • Discussion next week on the financial situation
    • Sponsorship: Possible
      • NEED TODO: Make a presentation for sponsorship
    • Inventory.. need to find the inventory {if you find the inventory - please give copy to Spencer for the partkeepr setup!}


    • TODO: Kevin to look at sheets.