Sunday, January 15th, 2012, 7:00pm (1900) PT
- Announcement: January 20 is [National] Penguin Awareness Day
Final SCALE planning -- lyz 2012-01-10 00:23:53
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1 [03:00] <pleia2> #startmeeting 2 [03:00] <pleia2> who all is here for the meeting? 3 [03:00] <ariley> hete 4 [03:00] <ariley> r 5 [03:01] * eps waves 6 [03:01] <pleia2> Agenda here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Meetings/12January15 7 [03:02] <nhaines> Gareth: thanks, I'll ping Jorge again. 8 [03:02] <pleia2> first agenda item is from eps 9 [03:03] <pleia2> Announcement: January 20 is [National] Penguin Awareness Day 10 [03:03] <pleia2> eps: anything to add? :) 11 [03:03] <eps> There are penguins. Be aware of them. 12 [03:04] <pleia2> it's the same day as Ubucon :) 13 [03:04] <pleia2> so I guess we should just move on to that! 14 [03:04] <pleia2> SCALE starts on Friday 15 [03:04] <pleia2> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Projects/Scale10x 16 [03:04] <pleia2> Darkwing: are you here? 17 [03:04] <pleia2> eps: I fixed your name 18 [03:05] <pleia2> so far we have 6 volunteers for the booth, I've forwarded along the code they need to use to register so hopefully everyone has done that 19 [03:05] <pleia2> I figure we'll play it by ear when it comes to staffing it, but I want to make sure everyone is aware of how important it is to be viligant if you're a staffer 20 [03:06] <pleia2> we have laptops and a tablet on the table, we don't want any of them walking off when we aren't paying attention :) 21 [03:06] <pleia2> I'll have my cell on me all day, so if there is ever a time when you absolutely need to leave the booth and no one else is around, give me a call: 610-052-7370 and I'll come 22 [03:07] <pleia2> err 610-952-7370 23 [03:07] <eps> security locks are your friends 24 [03:07] <pleia2> we don't have any, and they are difficult for tablets 25 [03:08] <pleia2> I've updated the wiki page with a bunch of little misc things that we ended up needing last year - tape, scissors, bungees 26 [03:08] <eps> They don't have Kensington-compatible security slots? 27 [03:10] <pleia2> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Projects/Scale10x#Stuff_We_Need is the list of stuff so far 28 [03:10] <pleia2> if there is other things people can think of, feel free to add them and I'll make sure it gets there 29 [03:10] <eps> Hand sanitizer? 30 [03:10] <pleia2> I shipped the CDs to nhaines (thanks again!) so my suitcase won't weigh a metric ton :) 31 [03:11] <nhaines> The CDs were received and are currently being a traffic hazard in my room, safe and sound. :) 32 [03:11] <pleia2> eps: for our booth..? 33 [03:11] <pleia2> lol 34 [03:11] <jyo> Hello! 35 [03:11] <eps> Tablets have touchscreens, no? 36 [03:11] <pleia2> I will be down at the booth at 8:30AM for setup, I ask that others get there by at least 9AM so we can get everything sorted 37 [03:12] <pleia2> eps: yeah, but I think hand sanitizer would make it worse :) 38 [03:12] <nhaines> Mints can be helpful for booth volunteers. I usually bring Listerine breath strips for myself. 39 [03:13] <pleia2> nhaines: ah, good idea! 40 [03:13] * pleia2 adds hand sanitizer and mints to the list 41 [03:14] <pleia2> I figure a lot of us will be at Ubucon the evening prior, so it would be nice to get together that Friday evening if you don't have other plans 42 [03:15] <pleia2> I guess we can sort that out at Ubucon though :) 43 [03:15] <pleia2> nhaines: anything to add about Ubucon? 44 [03:15] <nhaines> Lightning talks have been *really* hit or miss. The first year we had to cut them off early, and last year no one would volunteer. 45 [03:16] <nhaines> So if anyone will be attending on Friday and wants to be helpful, having a lighting talk topic would be useful. 46 [03:16] <nhaines> We'll be filming and it'll be a friendly audience of about 30-50 or so, so it's a great way to try out public speaking. 47 [03:17] <nhaines> That's at 10am. 48 [03:17] <pleia2> great 49 [03:18] <pleia2> aside from Ubucon, we have akk speaking during the main scale conference: http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale10x/presentations/fun-linux-and-devices 50 [03:18] <pleia2> yay akk :) 51 [03:19] <pleia2> I'll also be giving a talk, on saturday at the same time as the keynote about the work that Partimus does: http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale10x/presentations/bringing-linux-public-schools-and-community-centers 52 [03:20] <pleia2> and philipballew is also speaking! http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale10x/presentations/getting-involved-open-source-young-age 53 [03:20] <pleia2> should be a fun weekend 54 [03:20] <pleia2> anything else from anyone before we wrap up? announcements? 55 [03:21] <pleia2> jtatum apologized for running late so he couldn't attend the meeting, but he's hosting an Ubuntu Hour in Mt View on Thursday: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-california/1499/detail/ 56 [03:22] <jyo> hooray for Red Rock. 57 [03:22] <pleia2> :) 58 [03:22] <jyo> pleia2: Coming down this month? 59 [03:22] <pleia2> I'll be on my flight during it 60 [03:22] <jyo> aah 61 [03:23] <pleia2> alright, I think that's it then 62 [03:23] <pleia2> thanks everyone :) 63 [03:23] <pleia2> #endmeeting