Minutes for September 20, 2012
Meeting of the Board of Directors
meeting starts at 22:03 CET
Matt, Carol, Sjoerd, Érico, Maurizio, Geir, Paul
- Approval of the Minutes of September 6, 2012:
Érico moves to approve, Carol seconds. Unanimous approval.
- UI Sprint funding request:
Work in progress, tabled for further discussion.
- Recommendations for Membership
The Board has received recommendations to let four new Members into the Plone Foundation. As is usual, we make separate motions on them.
Nejc Zupan: Paul moves to approve, Érico seconds. Unanimous
Sjoerd van Elferen: Érico moves to approve, Carol seconds. Sjoerd abstains, for obvious reasons. Motion carries.
Jean Ferri: Sjoerd moves to approve, Carol seconds. Unanimous approval.
Nathan Van Gheem: Carol moves to approve, Sjoerd seconds. Unanimous approval.
Welcome to Nejc, Sjoerd, Jean and Nathan !
- Plone Awards
Guido Stevens has pulled off a lot of work, and a beautiful site, at http://ploneawards.com/
The Board welcomes this initiative, and will help it where possible.
- PyCon USA
The deadline for submissions for PyCon 2013 is already looming, at the 28th of september, they run a very early schedule.
Matt will let the Membership know, to try to get more Plone and Plone-related talks in.
- Plone Conference 2013 Call for Proposals
The call has gone out, the schedule is set, let the proposals come in!
- Plone Conference 2012 update
There will be a Plone Boat, which we hope many people will enjoy.
The Internet is up and running. The speed-tests were off the scales...
The conference will be designated a Fair Trade Conference!
There were some issues with the payment provider, a workaround has been widely communicated.
All other preparations are going well.
- plone.com progress
There is a fair amount of activity, although it is also a juggling act to keep moving forward at steady speed without rushing.
- Potential trademark violation
Matt needs to get in touch with the legal people.
- Plone Foundation annual meeting
The preparations are taking place on the reporting, that should be ready by our next meeting.
- 60th Plone Tune-Up
Around 30 people have pledged to contribute, it looks set to be a very good Tune-Up.
Carol moves to adjourn, Sjoerd seconds, unanimous
meeting closes at 23:31