[KI-LC] Next Teleconference

Dervla O'Reilly dervla at kantarainitiative.org
Tue Aug 18 16:14:28 PDT 2009


Thanks Colin.

In looking at the agenda, I would like to suggest the Town Hall  
meeting on Tuesday 8:30-9:15.

ID-WSF Evo WG can adjust their schedule accordingly.  Would this time  
interfere with the BoT agenda?

Dervla

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On Aug 13, 2009, at 9:23 PM, Colin Wallis wrote:

> Thanks Trent
>
> Yep, I have a few things that came out of the BoT call earlier today  
> that I think need an agenda slot.
>
> 1) The BoT need that L/C sub committee/group on finance to be  
> appointed soon now.  I think you said that if no-one stepped up, you  
> would nominate. Another alternative I've thought of is that the WG  
> Chairs plus yourself become that committee, since the WG Chairs need  
> to be really getting their skates on regarding WG funding  
> requirements.  Iain's proposal is the only one I recall so far.
>
> That said, concern remains around the financial ability to fund  
> beyond just the infrastructural costs without more members/$$.  
> Following the email thread regarding Iain's proposal, the BoT  
> support the notion of a more collaborative/sharing of member  
> organisational budgets e.g. if AOL were doing consumer research on  
> usability/UX and Kantara had that need too, that they work together  
> on the questions, share the results, so that costs were zero or at  
> most only incremental ones, for Kantara.  So the implication is that  
> each proposal must be supported by some type of partial/full self- 
> funding proposal.
>
> 2) Greater sharing of the work.  The BoT noted that the staff are  
> pretty well maxed out in terms of workload and billable hours,  
> actually over their contracted hours which is negatively effecting  
> the budget.  Their suggestion is to restructure the Las Vegas agenda  
> to have a Town Hall style meeting early on on Tuesday.  They want  
> all attending members to hear/know what they can do, how they can  
> help share the work going forward, because if they don't, stuff will  
> fall through the cracks sooner or later - blogging, presentations  
> representing Kantara - everything on the table.  The BoT would like  
> the L/C to consider, hopefully support and run with this idea.
>
> Cheers
> Colin
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: lc-bounces at kantarainitiative.org [mailto:lc-bounces at kantarainitiative.org 
> ] On Behalf Of J. Trent Adams
> Sent: Friday, 14 August 2009 8:36 a.m.
> To: LC at kantarainitiative.org
> Subject: [KI-LC] Next Teleconference
>
> All -
>
> As mentioned in my earlier note to the list, it is likely I won't be
> available for the next LC telecon scheduled for Wed, 8/19/2009 at  
> 22:00 UTC.
>
> I have, however, taken a stab at a tentative agenda that I put on  
> the wiki:
>
> http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/x/NACKAQ
>
> For my part, I have added updates on my action items (thanks to Eve  
> for
> tracking them).  You can see my notes on the minutes page as well as
> within the tentative agenda.
>
> With that, I'll leave the chairing duties in the capable hands of Mr.
> Paul Madsen.
>
> Cheers,
> Trent
>
> -- 
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