Weekly Staff Meetings/2016-11-08
Staff Meeting Notes 2016-11-08, 20:06 Staff: Chris, Paul, Eduardo, Freda, Roger, Andi, Sol Notes: Paul
- 1 Props and Announcements
- 2 Past events
- 3 Coming Week's Events and Workshops
- 4 Wednesday Open Night
- 5 Workshops
- 6 Sponsorships
- 7 Xinchejian Rules Changelog
- 8 Space Safety (8 weeks no incidents)
- 9 Xinfab-Xinchejian Relations
- 10 XinCheJian Kids Club
- 11 Xinchejian Cleanup
- 12 XinCheJian Online Shop shop.xinchejian.com
- 13 Roger sent Wiki stuff to staff, no reply
Props and Announcements
- Eduardo and Andrea (wife) cleaned the space
- William, Eduardo, Andi, Precious plastic team were at Barcamp.
- Roger organized the 2nd biolab meetup - 2 new members
- 2nd Biolab meetup - 6 people showed up, last minute advertising didn't help. Next 4 weeks, will take over the table at the back. 4 weeks goals.
- Solidworks workshop - 4 people showed up, 2nd to last workshop
- Plant water system - three signed up, pushed to 20th.
- Barcamp - not too many people, 40% drop
- Robot arm - 4 people signed up.
Coming Week's Events and Workshops
- Alan Stafford: Unity class, two people signed up on meetup. Nobody paid yet.
- NYU student: MATLAB - no one signed up
- Jonathan: Python workshop preparing
- Eduardo smart watch workshop (350 RMB for buying the watch) sat/sun 26/27 - position to learn to solder
- Henry: Friday night robot meetup, starts from 09/11/2016
- Coderbunker/XinCheJian: Unity / Robot integration workshop
- TBD: Follow up PCB workshop by Paul
Wednesday Open Night
- Cedric: interARTivity
- Alan: Beer making machine
- Teacher Huang
- Alipay name is wrong on Huodongxing, so account can't be transferred. Talked to their employee there, she asked us to send the email to their service. Haven't gotten reply yet. - uploaded freda id card, waiting on confirmation to change phone and email address.
CHRIS & KEVIN to work on the below: (7 weeks late)
- history timeline from the beginning (nothing from Ricky)
- Brainstorming about sponsor pitch
- Coca-Cola event proposals
- bottlers - refused the initial proposal, waiting on counter.
- Sponsorship brainstorming
- XinCheJian at Crystal Galleria
- Pay Chris for the organization
- May sponsor us, allow us to put posters
- Get 15% from the projects there for referral
- Do more outreach to people that don't about XinCheJian
- Need more articles: That's Shanghai, City Weekend
- Silent Auction, when?
- Geeky.. book time? dinner with chris? roger in an outfit?
- Entrance to event?
- buy an old iMac!
Xinchejian Rules Changelog
Rules Changes: rules_changelog
Space Safety (8 weeks no incidents)
- Bandsaw, turns on, magnetic switch needs to be replaced.
- Enabling the individual members to call out individual safety first.
- Call out safety to group, have a discussion, address objections.
- if objections not addressed satisfactorily
- Enforce safety workshop usage
- Ban for people that present a risk as collectively assessed
Physical security also include making sure we don't get things stolen
- workshops are 50% / 50% split of workshop
- lasercutter is broken (acrylic caught on fire, belt is burned)
- belt sander is broken (belt needs to be changed)
XinCheJian Kids Club
- make a decision internally before the end of November
- Teach more kids
- ROGER gives Freda the template.
- from 5 years old to 16 years old (afterschool)
- Chris is to help with budgeting
- decision to be voted on the 22nd of November or we pass on the space.
KEVIN to send the notes for the governance issue
Planned date: Sunday November 13th!! Time: 2PM
whenever Sunday available for cleanup (we have a XinCleanJian)
- One centralized location for packages
- Set a date to make a seasonal cleanup
- Buy a big trash can
- Set simple rules parameters
- floor, tables, chairs, workstations must be cleared
- putting the chairs up to ceiling?
XinCheJian Online Shop shop.xinchejian.com
Proposal: online shop full of cool ideas
- From makers to makers
- Projects BY members (XinCheJian Members)
- Need to have a profile
- Disclaimer: project are not owned by XinCheJian, projects are by members
- Customized logo "XinCheJian Member" (Andi)
- Use the wiki: shop.xinchejian.com
- Physical store: use the shelves (demo product + profile)
Roger sent Wiki stuff to staff, no reply
- wants to name the products
- clean up project shelf
- throw away old shit
- add new products there