Meeting 20100506

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Makerspace Agenda/Meeting

  • Makerspace intro (5 min)
    • anyone new, please introduce yourself!
  • Makerspace business (15 min)
    • hand out flyers to those @ the meeting - please pass them out or put them up!
    • budget: <BUDGET ITEMS>
      • current funds: $4100 of $6000
      • current members: 19
    • dues: sign up on the website for recurring donations
    • What You Can Do:
      • call the owners of buildings you see to find out the monthly rate, lease terms, and square footage!
      • post flyers
      • tell your friends and coworkers
      • drop a note on any relevant mailing lists, forums, or news groups you're on
    • past events
    • upcoming events
      • Roborama 2010.a - Sat, May 8, 2010, 12p - 3p. North Garland Branch Library, 3845 North Garland Avenue, Suite 550 Garland, TX 75040-8599
      • Richardson Wildflower Festival - Friday, May 14, 2010, through Sunday, May 16, 2010. No booth or table (way too expensive!)
      • DFW Dragon Boat Festival - Sunday, May 16, 2010. No booth or table available; we will be performing some aerial photography and possibly distributing some fliers
      • Windpowerexpo Dallas - Wednesday, May 19, 2010, through May 26. Wow that's expensive!! Dallas Convention Center
      • DMA nights - Friday, May 21, 2010, 6p - 12a. DMA, downtown Dallas
      • A-Kon (21) - June 4-6, 2010, Sheraton and Westin Hotels Downtown Dallas
      • BarcampDallas5 June 12, 2010
    • updates

Minutes

  • 1913 introductions
  • 1918
  • 1922
  • 1934 Discussing what the space would provide
  • 1937
  • 1940
  • 1944
  • General discussion
    • Glenn mentioned a wind power convention to add to schedule and akon
      • windpowerexpo.com May 23-26 Dallas convention center
      • A-Kon (21) a-kon.com June 4-6
  • 1948 More introductions
  • Alan ran into someone at SXSW who was mentioning DMS
  • John says he may have seen us on twitter or maybe facebook
  • John recommended Art Bytes (sp?) at the DMA
  • There is a DPRG contest coming up, be there for a vote
  • 2002
  • 2100
  • John recommended using wufoo.com for polls/votes
  • Mark suggested meetup.com; others mentioned surveymonkey.com
  • 2105


Presentation

break out for discussions (no limit)

Attendees

Name Relation to DMS
Jason Grant
Alan Hatchett
Mark Havens
Alyssa Pipe
Steve Rainwater
Peter Smith
John Syrinek