Weekly Staff Meetings/2013-09-10

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* Date           : 2013 September 3
* Location       : XinCheJian
* Scheduled Time : 20:00
* Staff Present  : Paul, Valentin, Freda, Lio
* Others Present : 


Xinchejian bund event.jpg


Xinchejian - Wednesday at the BUND! : 新车间星期三晚上在外滩! : 星期三开放日去陆家嘴北外滩,近水族馆。 : 7:00 晚上开始!



Topics Discussed

RULE PROPOSAL: Committing Staff Member Time

  • Proposed by Valentin
  • It is important to be fair about staff time commitments
  • If someone wants to hold a workshop / run event, etc. -- need to be fair with committing staff member time.
  • Staff is limited, has limited time / resource, and are working on own projects.
  • Minimum action - Need to be courteous, and at least inform staff members early
  • Best practice - Should discuss with relevant staff members, BEFORE committing staff member time

RULE PROPOSAL: Committing Xinchejian Name

  • Proposed by Paul
  • Using Xinchejian name -- should at least inform staff
  • This includes use in events, contracts, deals, media, etc.



Insurance

  • Basically unsure of how to insure floor
  • KEVIN: Would you insure the machine room?


Wednesday

  • Hackerspace on the Bund
  • BIG STAGE
  • Problem - start at 7:00 PM (?)
  • Setup - 6:30
  • Need to touch base with David.


From David's Email

- 5 minutes introduction of XinCheJian - 5 minutes introduction of Make+ - 5 minutes introduction of RoboRace (do we have video from previous races?) - 5-10 interesting projects on 5 minutes each. This is what I have so far. -- The recent 3D printing and Bamboo exhibition -- Stanley and Qichen on OBD hack, will drive a car to the stage -- Mind+ -- Ardublock -- Parametric design and 3D printing -- GAP -- Bitcoin -- A few projects from Make+?



3D Workshop

  • Didn't happen last weekend.
  • DAVID will give us an update.


How to run a workshop on Xinchejian

  • KEVIN: DAMN, sorry about this.
  • 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 19, 20, 21 (Work on Sunday 22)

  • LIO will be here...


October Holiday - Oct 1-7

  • LIO will be gone
  • PAUL will be here.


Accounting - Finances

Steps to consolidate finances

  • STAFF PROPOSES - DAVID to turn stakeholder money to FREDA
  • TRANSPARENCY - Staff thinks it is important to become more transparent.
  • KEVIN: Need to talk with Min Lin
  • KEVIN: To try accounting


Stakeholders

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


Discussion: Fablab and Hackerspaces

  • Fablabs are for money / commercial
  • Hackerspace are for community / non-commercial
  • Not competitive (?)


Events

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


Membership Tagging

  • VALENTIN: Design a acrylic thing. to Send templates.
  • LUCIO: To print it.
  • Hackathon tag - 1 RMB, cheapest
  • Lanyard + Nametag (printed)
  • Enforcement of members only.
  • LIO says membership system should be working...
  • LIO to host in HK on Azure



From ancient history


Stakeholder Contract


Alipay

  • EDWARD To open account... waiting on update


Safety Stuff

  • Waiting on Min Lin


==Space Opening / Closing==
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