WLUG Meeting Minutes
18 May 2006
Meeting opened at 7:50pm.
208 student numbers are down - no intl students etc - lots are taking CDs and asking Ian, but there has been low translation to WLUG attendace.
Our loan server has arrived from HewlettPackard.
Google adwords cheque expected in the near future.
The treasurer's report was tabled and accepted.
Craig M needs leaning on again for 2005 financials.
HP have generously donated us the long term loan of a blade chassis with 5 blades.
Perry will co-ordinate the installation of this machine.
Ian has a proof; Craig to talk to Kat Brown and have her supply a banner design. We need to supply vector format for printing.
As discussed, plan is to have three events: public, business, installfest
Gian is to investigate mall locations - Centreplace and Downtown Plaza, Chartwell Square, The Base.
Gian has raised a concern about spending WLUG money, and would like the event to be vendor funded. This should not be a problem, as David and Craig suggest their respective employers would be keen to support such an event.
David and Craig to discuss further.
To consider after the other two events.
Post-business advocacy meeting: look at providing regular updates about Linux news to local businesses by way of a monthly newsletter
Saturday workshop: post to the mailing list that experts are required - mention at meeting/on mailing list.
Print output from wiki has Google ads: Craig will talk to Matt about this.
Next committee meeting: Thurs 22 June at Lindsay's.
Meeting closed at 8:55pm.