Michael (MCR) asks: what do we need before the web site goes live? Ian: needs to fix the headline and some other things.
Bart: likes web site http://www.acm.uiuc.edu/conference/2009/ with the pictures of the speakers there.
MCR says that anything is good, just do it. Live by January 1, 2010… need to have 8-10 blog entries to post during the 16-20 weeks leading up to the event itself.
ACTION: Bart to activate the volunteers. To write an introduction to the mailing list, and ask people what they'd like to help with. ACTION: Asking other groups in Ottawa to come out. (PCLUG,MACLUG,EngSoc,JavaUsersGroup)
What do we need help with:
ACTION: try out the registration. ACTION: need to configure the conference system. ACTION: mysql nightly dump. ACTION: reminder that site is not ready, but you can get updates. ACTION: point to twitter, identi.ca and facebook pages. ACTION: MCR to find out if we can POST to facebook via API.
ACTION: confirm with existing speakers for finalized date. (Owen). ACTION: call for speakers drafted, has to wait for site to go live. ACTION:
ACTION: MCR to put together gantt chart for
ACTION: find out about lunch.