Minutes for Meeting of June 6th, 2011

Next Meeting

  • June 20th, 2011 - 14:00 UTC


  • Brian Cameron
  • Emily Chen
  • Dave Neary
  • Christophe Fergeau
  • Bob Murphy


  • Committee member self-introduction
  • Discuss about committee members' role and responsibility
  • Discuss GUADEC 2012 call-for-bid

Meeting Minutes

  • Committee member self-introduction
    1. Emily Chen, from Beijing China, attend GUADEC 2007, 2008, and 2010. Start GNOME.Asia, mainly work on the GNOME Users Group and GNOME in Asia. Now help to organize a GUADEC committee team.
    2. Christophe Fergeau, from Paris, France, working at Red Hat, I helped with paper selection for last year GUADEC, and I've been organizing the fosdem gnome devroom for years
    3. Bob Murphy. I've been developing using GTK+, Clutter, etc. since 2006. I attended GUADEC 2007, presented (by proxy) in 2008, and also presented at the 2008 Ottawa Linux Symposium. I haven't helped organize a conference quite like this, but used to help organize the North Texas Irish Festival. BTW, I live near San Francisco, and am starting a Meetup group for GNOME developers if anyone's interested.
    4. Brian Cameron. I serve on the GNOME board of directors for the past 4 years and am currently the secretary. Worked for Oracle on the desktop about 10 years, mostly on GNOME. I am a GDM co-maintainer.
    5. Dave Neary, got involved in GNOME through GUADEC in 2004 or 2005; has been involved to some extent in GUADEC every year since - and was the conference chair in Barcelona; Former board member (elected 3 times, served one term as treasurer, one as chairman)
  • Discuss about committee members' role and responsibility
    • - Committee assist every year team with previous years experience, there are some activities that need to happen every year. The committee would be able to help with these work.
    • - GUADEC committee is consider as a virtual team, help local organizors to do work, mainly through IRC and email.
  • Discuss GUADEC 2012 call-for-bid
    • - Create live.gnome.org/GUADEC/2012, and to start contacting user group and party contacts in European hub cities.
    • - We will discuss whether to postponed the deadline for GUADEC 2012 call-for-bid on the next meeting on June 20.

New Items

  • [All] - Every committee member please your name and role at http://live.gnome.org/GUADEC/CommitteeMembers

  • [Bob, Brian, Emily] - Create live.gnome.org/GUADEC/2012, and to start contacting user group and party contacts in European hub cities.
  • [Emily]- Create a upcoming meeting agenda wiki page so everyone can add new agenda there
  • [Emily, Brian] - Draft a standard letter to contact potencial organizors to telling them that we would like them to consider helping to host GUADEC near their region.

IRC log

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