Weekly Staff Meetings/2014-05-27

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Date: 2014 05 27
Present: Amanda, Lucio, Kevin, Paul, Freda, Andi, Edward, Kristian


Payment System

  • vasee.com -- payment interface for workshops
  • Account: amanda@xinchejian.com
  • Password: Amanda knows
  • Fees: 7.5 RMB / 200 RMB 3-4% costs, nothing else
  • Linked to Alipay (amanda account)
  • Approved by present staff
  • Prepayment - we are positive
  • Thanks to Amanda for setting up


Refund Policy

  • Full Refund if workshop is canceled
  • No refunds otherwise

Shanghai Maker's Carnival - October

  • October 2014
  • Who will be there: Lucio (and wants to help), Qichen yes, Amanda, Paul (but in the back), and some members want to help.
  • Go to meetings: Sponsors, organizing, volunteers
  • Lots of work
  • Co-host - We want to be help.
  • Lucio interested
  • Next step is to investigate.

Organizers

  • Knowledge Innovation Center -- Shui'on
  • DF Robot
  • Make For Kids
  • Xinchejian ?


Bosch - Drone Competition

  • Jonathan will present on Wednesday
  • Interesting for members
  • Nothing for Xinchejian to organizers


Wednesday Talks

  • Jonathan - present Bosch Drone Competition
  • National Instruments sponsoring and organizing Labview Competition
    • graphical programming language (Nelson: pain in the xxx.)
    • Xinchejian team?
  • Little girl wants to talk about electric Imp development board
    • SD card, wifi card, other stuff
    • TheNelsome approves
    • Some partnership
    • HOtpot Girl needs to confirm
  • Roger to talk about what they built today -- Hydroponic Strawberry Vertical Shrubbery System
  • Xinfab to spam the Wednesday talks again
  • PAUL to send
  • AMANDA will co-host. LUCIO will co-host. KRISTIAN will co-host.


PCB Design Workshop (Paul)

  • Pushed to June 8 Sunday


Tax Machine

  • Amanda Done by this weekend


Sponsorship

  • Singtel - coming!
  • Microsoft - waiting on fapiao
  • Frog - waiting on fapiao


Device List for National Instruments

  • Need to make a wish list
  • PAUL - to put it on a google doc, then share the doc with staff


Edward's Workshop - Introduction to Programming

  • 3 people showed up
  • Hm....
  • Relatively unsuccessful?
  • Marketing too late.
  • Follow up?


Qingdao Hackerspace

  • Potential sponsor? (Haier)
  • Do a workshop for Sponsorship
  • FREDA to investigate
  • FREDA and AMANDA to work on this


Roger Urban Farming Zone

  • Too much space
  • Too much heat


Interaction Design Association Meetup

  • Wanting to revitalize
  • Meetup on 24 June
  • Xinchejian - talk about interaction design?
  • Just a meetup
  • Anyone wants to speak? Contact ANDI


Staff Killing

  • First day of first staff meeting of the month
  • Wait no, it's the last day of the last staff of the month
  • Nominations for people who don't show up and don't contribute
    • Shanshan -
    • Huaqi -
    • KJ -
    • Ricky -
    • Valentin -
    • Sophia -


Official List


Staff Rules

  • After ISSUE brought up at staff meeting
  • Required to have a decision after 2 weeks
  • SOMEONE must take responsibility

Heat in Space

  • Build something tonight


Space Manager Issue

  • 1500 RMB - Present
  • LUCIO supports it.
  • Workshop Fees: A percentage? - 30% of Xinchejian's cut
  • Membership Fees: A percentage? - 20% over 4,500
  • Events?: 30% of Xinchejian's cut -- guideline
  • Taobao Shop: A percentage
  • 3 month terms


Stakeholders?

  • Do we allow stakeholders to say they are stakeholders of Xinchejian?
  • Original stakeholders
  • Stakeholders - have veto rights
  • No new stakeholders UNLESS:
    • They have long-term contribution
    • They pay more
    • All stakeholders agreed
  • Stakeholders -- No new stakeholders --


Donations -- Honored Memberships

  • If people want to donate, we can create new titles

Lifetime Membership

  • 15,000 for Lifetime Membership
  • Will think of title later
  • Any objections let us know