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Meeting Agenda for August 7, 2012

Vital Statistics

  • 21 members, 6 guests
  • Started at 7:00, adjourned at
  • James Carson and Tim Syth visited us!
  • Google Hangout was online


  • Ask guests to sign the Milwaukee Makerspace Meeting Guest Book
  • Introductions and Project Updates from Members and Guests
  • ReCap of Maker Faire Evanston
    • DrawBot “drew” a crowd
    • BookScanner was an interest to libriarians
  • ReCap of Power Racing Series for 2012 (Planning for 2013?)
    • Jakenstein is faster than other cars, but unofficially
    • Red Lotus blew a tire, but still qualified with three tires, later blew two tires in endurance race
    • Jakenstein had screws and bolts loosen up, needed a lot of time in the pit
    • Sector67 and i3Detroit raced very competitively, very well
    • Begin meeting to plan for 2013, maybe meet once a month
  • ReCap of Curiosity party at Bucketworks
    • Journal Sentinel reporter visited
    • Many people not from maker crowd in attendance, good experience
    • Positive light during otherwise negative events that day
  • BarCampMadison
    • scheduled for August 18th, 2012 - 10am-7pm
    • Engineering Building at UW Madison
    • Unscheduled conference, come present what you want
    • Free event
  • Update on Frank's Makership work (photos? blog post?)
    • Matt N. proposed keeping him on
    • Need to check with Frank on going back to school, schedule, free time
  • Pete made buttons! They were shared with all present.
  • MakerBot Replicator
    • Matt N. can check people out on it after the meeting
    • And if you want to donate money, talk to jason g.
  • TV Production Company Conference Call
    • Tom's motive: make a fool out of himself to promote the Makerspace, attract others, benefit our space
    • Mash two things together, different machines, list of ideas to pitch
    • Interviews for potential candidates
    • Format to be discussed, and some compensation
    • Time off likely required
  • Gate access discussed
  • Meeting Adjourns
  • Any interested new members, see Jason Gessner or Royce Pipkins to sign up!
  • One On One Introductions of Members to Guests
meetingagenda/2012-08-07.txt · Last modified: 2012/08/08 01:01 by branth