Weekly Staff Meetings/2013-09-03

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* Date           : 2013 September 3
* Location       : XinCheJian
* Scheduled Time : 20:00
* Staff Present  : LUCIO!, Paul, Valentin, Kevin, Mika, Freda, David
* Others Present : Roger


Topics Discussed

  • LUCIO has returned!

Wednesday

  • DAVID: Will check on one guy on Weibo. Generalized Android peripheral.
  • FREDA: Will check on a guy with a bit list of stuff.
  • VALENTIN: Will ask Thea about augmented reality nails.
  • VALENTIN: Will check on wine guy.


Last Weekends Workshops

PROPS FOR VALENTIN

For awesome Mini-Arcade Machine Workshop

  • 8 people, about 4 hours
  • Lots of parent + kids
  • Improvements?:
  • Making more kits. Lots of demand.
  • 8 hours to print one kit.
  • Would do it again.


SUNDAY WORKSHOP

  • DAVID says sorry.
  • Michael (from Gensler) is the guy who helped with the containers.
  • Said he wanted to host a 3D printing class (6 weekends)
  • David said, "Great, do it at Xinchejian."
  • 50% - 3D modeling - Rhino and Grasshoper
  • 50% - 3D printing
  • Not clear what will happen next weekend.
  • DAVID will follow up on conversation.
  • Pricing to be determined, pricing will be for non-members + 200 RMB
  • Every Sunday for 6 weeks, 10 - 5 PM
  • Teaching is in CHINESE
  • Cap at 15.
  • DAVID will send info to staff as soon as he knows.


How to run a workshop on Xinchejian

  • What do you have to give us?
  • Bio, info,
  • Standards - design standards
  • For example - Images
  • Weibo post
  • Timeframe -- Minimum a week (preferably 2 weeks)
  • Put this on the wiki
  • Posting the post
  • They have to draft weibo.
  • "posters" Weibo and Website
  • Our rules and regulations
  • Guidelines -- we're open to just about anything?
  • Charging - 50% / 50% --- very rough guideline 42 RMB / hour.
  • To be determined -- how to opening.
  • MIKA to help with posting on weibo.
  • KEVIN to write guidelines. I'll put it on Wiki
  • FREDA to help with Chinese translation
  • To be done by next week


Holiday Availability

  • Mid-Autumn Festival - Sept 21-22? -
  • October Holiday - Oct 1-7? -
  • If people know what their schedules will be, please let us know.


Mailing - Call for submissions for projects

  • SOPHIA to WRITE TO PAUL
  • Tell him to do it again -- put on Wednesday mailing. and / or separate email


Insurance

  • Kevin STILL waiting on final quote.

1035 Changle Lu Location

  • DAVID syas
  • Here to May 2014 (FOR SURE)
  • ASSUMING Transist stays
    • OPTION to extend for 2 more years, maybe 10% increase on rent
    • XINCHEJIAN to continue to sublet. With same structure.
    • And also depends on Good to China.
  • We've paid a big chunk -
  • But behind on payments - about 20,000 RMB behind
  • DAVID will send on STAFF on the existing situation.
  • Ayi is payment
  • It's in the sheet.

Accounting - Want to combine finance

Stakeholders

  • Need someone to write invitation for 3 stakeholders
  • Lucio, Jimmy, George
  • Lifetime membership


Finances

  • KEVIN will try to combine all of this. (Not committing to date yet.)


Gongyi Xintiandi

  • LUCIO is interested.

Events

  • Frog Design - Hackathon - Sep 7-8
  • Leifeng - Hardware Hackathon - Sep 14-15 (Baoshan)
  • Mid-Autumn Holiday Sep 21-22
  • October Sep 28 -
  • Make+ Exhibition - October 5, and David's birthday
  • Maker Carnival - October 19
  • Techyizu Fall Barcamp - October 19
  • Lean Startup Machine - October 26
  • Startup Weekend - October 26
  • Ammoka Make+ Talk - Nov 3
  • - Nov 9?
  • Techyizu Hackathon - November 30 --- Ricky Ye -


Membership Tagging

  • David says it's feasible
  • Hackathon tag - 1 RMB, cheapest
  • Lanyard + Nametag (printed)
  • Enforcement of members only.
  • VALENTIN: Design a acrylic thing.
  • LUCIO: To print it.



From ancient history

Stakeholder Contract


Alipay

  • EDWARD To open account... waiting on update


Safety Stuff

  • Waiting on Min Lin


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