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Apr 26, 2010 Meeting Agenda

   * Weekly dial-in meeting, Monday, 8 a.m. PST
   * Canada +1 416 848 3114 Ext. 92 Conference number 7601
   * US or Intl. +1 650 903 0800 Ext. 92 Conference number 7601
   * US Toll-Free +1 800 707 2533 Conference number 7601
   * Mozilla Drumbeat -> #drumbeat | IRC channel

When you call in, you'll be muted by default, to keep phone noise down. Use "*1" (including the star) to unmute yourself if you want to say something.


  • Call for agenda items
  • Get Involved!
    • Kudos and thanks :)
  • Events update (Mark & Gunner)
    • Report-back from Drumbeat Toronto
  • Universal Subtitles
  • Other items?

Meeting Notes

  • feedback on Toronto event: plug people into projects in real time
  • what can people do in 15 or 20 min to help with Drumbeat project
  • more emphasis on blueprints for local Drumbeat projects (based on what's happening elsewhere)
  • make people feel like they're part of the process
  • Next steps beyond Berlin: Boston & New York. Montreal. Vancouver.
  • June: Brazil
  • rumblings from Paris, Thailand. Full sched.
  • Working on Drumbeat Festival. Amsterdam in November
  • re: Berlin: Try to help bring unusual suspects to event. Need help with outreach to these groups. Especially gender balance.

  • Follow-up on Toronto event: promised to send email list in PDF format. Problem: includes people who weren't there.
  • Matt to follow up with Nathan: link to agenda, notes, etc.

Universal Subtitles

  • Bring Nicholas & Dean to next week's call
  • Use this spike in interest to help self-test the project process, etc.

Dharmishta's "Chad" moment

"I finally get what Drumbeat is." Connecting a programmer to someone who needs help.

His ephiany: help people build value by connecting strong & talented people. Find better ways to meet each other when they have things to offer each other. Build infrastructure that facilitates those connections online.

Launch plan

  • Henrik working on document outling project workflow process

Sub-item in launch plan:

  • item for next week:
  • more detail on channels / outreach -- who's reaching out to who?

Mozilla Drumbeat -- useful to see who's on the other end of these social media channels