9/21/10

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Agenda

  1. Please Sign in on the meeting attendance roster.
  2. Waivers of Liability - Please sign if you have not already
  3. n00bs! Check out the LVL1 Quickstart info sheet next to the liability waivers. Feel free to ask questions.
  4. Space Upgrades
  5. Keep an eye out for bats!
    1. Insert bat cave joke *here*.
  6. Upcoming Workshops
    1. Contact Mic / Circuitbending workshop Sept. 25th
      1. Circuit-bending rock band CMKT 4 will be in town to host
      2. They manufacture contact mics. Kits will be $15 for the first and $10 additional.
    2. IEEE Student Section Soldering Workshop Oct. 2nd
      1. IEEE Reserves 15 seats, LVL1 Reserves 5. Cost: $10-15
      2. Great opportunity to subvert young minds.
    3. Solar Energy Solutions presentation Oct. 17th.
    4. Members feel free to organize workshops whenever they feel.
  7. Software Freedom Day Recap
    1. Gwoborg Hack-a-thon 10/10/10 at LVL1
    2. For web developers to create apps for WW application directory. Also prizes!
    3. http://gwob.org/2010/09/05/101010-gwoborg-hackathon/
  8. Louisville Soundbuilders Recap
  9. KIPCUG
  10. 'makership' fundraising effort
    1. Need to set up a pledgie account (or similar)
  11. 501c(3) update.
    1. Possible 501c(3) incubator School Factory
  12. Budget Allocation Discussion (continued)
    1. What our existing bylaws describe for the process
  13. Project Rollcall
    1. If you are working on a team project, please tell us what's going on with it.
    2. LVL1 White Star Balloon Project
      1. New URLs: http://whitestarballoon.com / .org and wiki.whitestarballoon.com / .org
      2. First Flight: HighBall-1 in 2-3 weeks
        1. Things Needed:
          1. Launch crew members (need to train before launch)
          2. Helium transport truck
          3. Someone who really knows knots! (or has the Ashley Book of Knots)
      3. Next Flight: Possibly SpeedBall-1 in late November
      4. Projects up for grabs- Fun and interesting balloon tools that are ready to do now
          1. Cryogenic Test Chamber
          2. GPS Simulator

General Discussion + Meet and Greet + Open Build