Meeting Started at 1931hrs EST chaired by akgraner Meeting Ended at 2114hrs EST


  • akgraner
  • BugeyeD
  • Pak33m
  • bgryderclock
  • jfrorie
  • mikeh789


  • bac
  • _marx_
  • Jfo
  • mboyd

Agenda with Meeting Notes

  • Open Items
    • Jfo to coordinate install fest with Jforie (results)
    • Jfo to send out email about install fest once details are finalized (results)
      • (JFo was unable to attend meeting but is working on ideas for Install Fests - details still being worked out)
    • Ubuntu Advocacy (and ideas for Ubuntu Global Jam Discussed here under Advocacy)
      • Ideas Discussed included but in no way are limited to the following please continue to think about this topic and bring ideas to the table.
        • bug jams
        • install fests
        • updating wiki's
        • placing cds in retail locations (this is ongoing)
        • working on empathy and banshee prior.. I was thinking in July
        • create a project page for the team
        • create idea page for Global Bug Jam
        • set up a empathy and banshee jam in July
        • setup an educational table/booth at large malls with a large "bring your old PC back to life w/ Free Software" banner.
        • Libraries
        • Bookstores
        • See where you can speak in your area
        • Work with LUG/PLUG and other F/OSS groups in your area
        • posters...
        • gas stations, red box, grocery stores
        • community colleges
        • non-profits
      • Atlanta Linux Fest, September 19, 2009, Atlanta, GA
        • BoF (Bird of a Feather) Session
        • Combine Loco booth at Atlanta Linux Fest with other SE LoCo's

      • BarCampRDU - August 8, 2009 - Red Hat Offices, Raleigh, NC.
    • New Team Logo - Need to Decide on this ASAP
    • Karmic Release Party (begin planning goal to add 2 more parties for total of 4 parties on/or about Release Day)
      • Venue (Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Raleigh, and Asheville area folks to begin looking for venues to hold release parties)
      • Swag (Giveaways)
        • akgraner to check on SWAG
      • Activities
        • Door Prizes
        • Trivia
        • Other Suggestions...
    • Open Discussion/Misc
      • Ubuntu Global Jam need Weekend of October 2-4th, 2009 (discussed in the Advocacy section earlier in meeting)
      • Meetings (Combination IRC and in person meetings where possible) (discussed earlier in meeting in conjunction with meeting-n-greets prior to Ubuntu Global Jam Day)
    • Next Meeting Information
      • Selection of Chair - _marx_ to chair meeting
      • Selection of Meeting Date - July 7, 2009 @7pm EDT in #ubuntu-us-ns on Freenode

Action Items

  • akgraner create idea page for Global Bug Jam
  • akgraner with kenvandine to set up a empathy and banshee jam in July
  • BugeyeD to check on mall details...
  • pak33m to bring up banner for SE LoCo joint events on the -us mailing list...

  • akgraner to finalize logo have in place by 1 Aug, 2009
  • jfrorie, to do the leg work on a meet-n-greet in CLT area..and send out the info to the mailing list here
  • akgraner and mikeh789 to work on a meet-n-greet in the Asheville, NC area and send out info to mailing list
  • Bugeyed and _marx_ to work on a meet-n-greet in the Winston-Salem, NC area and send out infor to mailing list
  • akgraner to work on a meet-n-greet in the Raleigh, NC Area and send info to mailing list


  • See the log for this meeting here

NorthCarolinaTeam/Meeting/2009-06-23 (last edited 2009-11-18 19:13:39 by nameiner)