1 Minutes of previous meeting
2 Matters arising
4 bank statements
4 Treasurers report
Paid out $254.25 HDD for server, $133.06 for BBQ.
Received from Google $215.74
Opening balance $1497.52, Closing balance $1325.95, Petty cash $108
5 Topics for 2007 meetings
Next meeting is 22nd not 29th.
Jan 22 - Cairo presents a dual-boot WinXP/Edgy install
Feb 26 - MSFT discusses the Novell deal
We will try and book more outside speakers. Discussed a number of people we should contact. Suggested speakers were OpenOffice, Firefox, Sun (Solaris/Java), RedHat, Craig Neville-Manning (coming to Hamilton in April), Richard Lummis (VoIP), John O'Donoghue (LiteUp), doing backups in Linux, look at Auckland LUG speakers.
6 Public advocacy events
Focus on business - Which members already have industry contacts?
Workshops - Went very well last year apart from limited space and bandwidth
Bruce would like Bigger location, Better connection (deal with PlaNet??) and/or local apt cache. Commitment from members to improve the guru:newb ratio. Bruce and Lindsay working on this.
September: Big advocacy push in conjunction with SFD.
SFD display, followed by install/postinstall/howtofix presentation, followed by installfest/fixfest
7 General Business
Orcon - Bruce to email Craig Whitmore with new address (PO Box 21051 zip 3249)
IT Partners - Bruce to write letter of thanks for projector.
- Bruce blames Christmas break for slackness. Seconded by several others.
Meeting closed 8:40
Next committee meeting was going to be at Simon's but has been moved to James's place, 31 Aberfoyle Street 7:30 Feb 19th