February 5th, 2012 In-Person Meeting

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1. Conference topics & speakers

2. Conference outreach

3. Budget review

4. Review of Temporary Pirate National Council proposal

5. Anything else others want to bring up.

Quick Notes / Summaries Re Proposed Bills to be Discussed:

Draft Budget - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AkPs3eiAOk5mdFNGcE9ZOXpQNHJ4RVhrQzFtOWFzX1E&hl=en_US#gid=0

Temporary Pirate National Council proposal - https://pnc.piratenpad.de/14


  • James O'Keefe, Somerville
  • Lauren Pespisa - Boxboro
  • JP Hollembaek - Lowell
  • Jack Wagner - CA

Summary & Meeting Minutes

1. Conference topics & speakers

We have six talks, and may have one more. Most will be an hour long. Probably will have one track:

     a. OpenGov tech efforts - Shauna Gordon-McKeon
     b. Securing your personal computer and Internet traffic - Conor Sherman
     c. Going toe-to-toe with the state: navigating the challenges of a digital activist - David House
     d. How to run for office - James O'Keefe
     e. Making a living with the Internet: Personal stories by creators -Cecillia Tan, Emily Scudder (?), Lauren's musician friend, others ...
     f. Embracing Kopimism - Lauren Pespisa

Walked through the site. We paid for the conference site.

2. Conference outreach

We will get the word out on-line once the conference schedule is locked down. Should be this week.

3. Organizing efforts

Good discussion with Jack about his efforts around the country and what has worked.

4. Review of Temporary Pirate National Council proposal

We were in favor of this proposal.

5. Budget review

There were no concerns.