UbuCon North America 2024 Meeting: 20240201

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 5 PM US Central

Participants: Aaron Prisk, Erich Eickmeyer, Dan Simmons, Ian Weisser, rick.eee.13, Josh Hertel

Apologies: Simon Quigley

Agenda:

Follow-up from last meeting:

  • Ian confirmed the OpenCollective account for UbuCon North America Committee was officially approved.
  • Aaron confirmed subdomain option for NA UbuCon.
  • Erich showed off current logo concept and design ideas to members.
  • Dan reviewed preliminary budget and didn’t need to make any adjustments.
  • Jason & Aaron reviewed tiers from draft Call for Sponsors.

Other items discussed:

  • General discussion around local universities and tech schools as potential fallback venues for cost savings and student outreach opportunities.

Action Items:

  • Jason & Simon to draft some specific figures (headcount, room count, table count, etc.) to present to potential venues.
  • Josh to explore potential local grant options to help fund event.
  • Ian to explore OpenCollective features now that it’s been confirmed.
  • Erich to keep working on logo concept (Avoid wrath of the Green Back Packers).
  • Aaron to finish up work on website template and share via Github.
  • Jason to generate formal Call for Sponsors PDF.
  • Josh to reach out to potential university sponsors.

Notes:

  • The tentative dates are July 27-28, 2024 (standing notes item)
  • Resolved to use OpenCollective (standing notes item)

Next meeting: Thursday, February 8, 2024 at 5 PM US Central

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