Plone Foundation Board Minutes June 04, 2020

Meeting called to order at 19:02 UTC


  • attendance

  • approval of the minutes of May 21 + check if action items were followed up 

  • incoming correspondence


Present: Chrissy Wainwright, Fulvio Casali, Erico Andrei, Paul Roeland, Andy Leeb, Victor Fernandez de Alba, Jens Klein


Approval of the minutes of May 21, 2020

Paul moved to approve, Erico seconded

Unanimously Approved

New Business

  • Plone Conference Discussion

    • Conference can be hosted in November based on the current information
    • Physical constraints such as distance between people, max occupancy may play a part
    • Hotels, other accommodations are good for November
    • Website will go live in June
    • Attendance of 200 - 300 people is manageable if e.g. masks are required
    • Other countries are unknown variables, continental Europe is probably ok, USA, Brazil maybe not
    • Ensure good internet for remote participation, there has been some effort on this
    • Contingency plans if we have lower than expected attendance?
    • Perhaps we would need to modify food - no buffets, single servings, no sharing
    • We are all in agreement that the conference is a go!
    • Marketing team will help with communications for organizing speakers, etc
    • Live stream all the talks - conference organizers will look into platforms to stream, 6FU will lend expertise, conf organizers can test venue for bandwidth etc
  • [Executive Session]
  • Plone Strategic Summit

    • still working out details

Continued Business

  • Zope Domains

    • no news

  • GitHub Sponsors Status

    • its in place, but need to publicize it

    • Paul will work with appropriate folks

  • review ongoing

    • Chrissy has been part of weekly sponsorship meetings, they are going well!

Review Ongoing

  • Beethoven sprint

    • Volto addons
    • News Item will be generated from notes
  • New integration project b/t rst and Markdown

    • may help with Plone 6 documentation
  • Zope and Plone News Item will be published soon

Erico moved to adjourn, Chrissy seconded

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 20:32 UTC