Weekly Staff Meetings/2013-09-24

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* Date           : 2013 September 24
* Location       : XinCheJian
* Scheduled Time : 20:00
* Staff Present  : Freda, Kevin, Lio
* Others Present : Raymond



New Help

Raymond is interested in helping out at Xinchejian. Introduced by Lio.

  • He's really interested in ROS - Robot Operating System
  • He'll give a talk at Xinchejian after October Holiday
  • He'll send an introduction to us.


Wednesday Talks

  • Anybody?

Insurance

  • PIBB is supposed to get back to KEVIN very soon (yesterday).



From two weeks ago...


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.



Wednesday

  • Hackerspace on the Bund
  • done?


3D Workshop

  • update?


How to run a workshop on Xinchejian

  • KEVIN: Let me know if this works. What is it missing?
  • KEVIN: Need to know design standards
  • FREDA to help with Chinese translation

Process for promoting workshop

  • MIKA to help with posting on weibo.


Holiday Availability

October Holiday - Oct 1-7

  • LIO will be gone after 4
  • PAUL will be here.
  • FREDA can be here on Saturday, Oct 5


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

  • Make+ Exhibition - October 5, and David's birthday
  • Maker Carnival - October 19
  • Techyizu Fall Barcamp - 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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* Friday   -           /  
* Saturday -           / 
* Sunday   -           / 
* Monday   -           /