GWG notes 2 April 2013

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Meeting Notes 2 April 2013

Topics (not limited to):

  1. on-going work on videos (progress report)
    1. Feedback on splash and certificate needed. look in TTT2 shared dropbox folder.
      1. splash blue is too dark (Deb made the color lighter and more transparent). See splashversions3.pptx in dropbox If you like it, please
        1. tweak text, add slide to your video and re-render for upload to shared folder.
        2. or tweak text and send to Kevin or Deb to re-render video.
  2. Need to turn in Workshop Proposal (SecondGWGTrainingWorkshopProposal_v2.docx) soonest: see TTT2 shared dropbox folder.
    1. Please review, add detail where appropriate, share comments, send to Deb or put in drop box - your choice.
  3. TTT #2
    1. email sent 1 April to 12 from TCNs that could not come last time, they must RSVP by this Friday.
    2. need to announce at iDigBio on website / list serve (wait until dates below are decided or not?).
    3. will send new invites out by ? post application (if we have open slots) by ? review / notify applicants by?
    4. pre-workshop survey review and date to send?
      1. Thanks Everyone for your help to hone the pre-workshop survey.
      2. Shari, we look forward to the next draft for our final review.
      3. From Shari, please plan to send before May 17th or early June. Early June then is likely the best fit.
    5. pre-workshop survey results review on what date? Mid-to-late June.
    6. re-design agenda based on results (if needed).
    7. day to send out pre-reading / video material list?
  4. Instructors - at this point
    1. David Bloom
    2. Nelson Rios
    3. Carol Spencer (field work dates?)
    4. Una Farrell
  5. June 1st deadline for all participants so airfares can be booked.
  6. July 1st, all airfares booked.
  7. July 11th, last day to finalize room count at hotel for guaranteed rate.
  8. workshop dates: August 12 - 16th
  9. Travel dates: August 11 / August 17th.
  10. Anyone wanting to come earlier or later to do research in the collections needs to coordinate this with travel (Cathy Bester) and will have to pay for the extra hotel nights themselves.
  11. Would you like me to check and see if we can offer an evening museum tour, or evening time in the collections, or other group event (besides foooood) ?

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