July 23 2013 Meeting


  1. karen
  2. Will
  3. Tobias
  4. Haggen
  5. sammy
  6. DarkCircle

  7. jincreator
  8. tonghuix
  9. BinLi

  10. sakana


  1. Review Action Item
  2. Review to do list
  3. GNOME Asia Summit 2014
  4. When will we meet next?

Meeting notes

  • Review Action Items
    • A reminder to Karen and Simon to complete their interview so that our media sponsor, Linux Pilot, can publish the GNOME.Asia Summit 2013 article.
    • DarkCircle already aggregated data from survey paper. Sakanna would proceed to complete the report.

    • tonghuix already completed the video.

  • Discussion on Co-location of Conferences
    • Advantages
      • Partners could make use of resource each other.
      • Better Publicity, Generate more Interest
      • Easier to get people to attend if there would be several conferences
    • Risks
      • The co-ordination effort could be huge.
      • The focus on GNOME would change depend the co-organize partner, we must find out how to balance the session and the quality.
      • Sponsors might be confused.
    • Methods Suggested to Minimise the Risks
      • Different partners ran their own conferences in locations very close together.
      • Different conferences ran in consecutive days.
    • The discussion will continue when we receive a proposal with a co-location programme.
  • When will we meet next?
    • We will meet next weeks on Tuesday, 27 Aug,2013 at 14:30 UTC in #asia-summit

Action items

  • Ask everyone to update the spreadsheet on slide and blog and Haggen will review it in the next meeting.
  • When the item on shortening the GNOME User video was brought up, there was a discussion on whether and/or how we should produce a 30 second trailer for promotion. The discussion of this trailer would be continued on the mailing list.
  • Sakana will complete the Press Release.
  • Haggen will circulate the updated draft Call for Host.
  • Announce the Call for Host on 1 Aug. 1 Sep is deadline of submission. The announcement of the winning bid is on the 3rd week of Sep.

GnomeAsia/Minutes/20130723 (last edited 2013-09-01 20:17:50 by ChunHungHuang)