Meeting Notes 2011-09-20

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Meeting started at 8:02pm

Role Call

  • Board Introductions
  • New People: Norm used to the the VP of hardware development, now an entrepreneur and wanted to check out the place.
  • Mark, teaches senior design at northwestern.
  • Brian an electrical engineer, wants to use the laser cutter for embedded electronics.
  • Laura is here to support Brian.
  • Martin is a programmer wanted to find a place to do physical stuff.


  • Bylaw change for removal of term limits for the treasurer. Ideas are removal for all positions/ just treasurer, exemptions/extensions once a year, parliament votes of no confidence. Discussion moving to the list.
  • Steve went to the how to make a Maker Faire thing. Needs
  • PPPRS Summit Jim + Kickstarter - Be enthusiastic Jim or else!
  • Jen pen testing report. A hole was found but security was improved and the problem was fixed.
  • Element 14 Video: Robotics/MEMS/Sensing this month. Medical for October! Bio sensor anyone?


  • Lock Picking Wednesday, September 21st @ 8:00pm
  • Haskell Programming Thursday, September 22nd @ 8:00pm
  • Circuit Hacking Wednesday, September 21st @7pm
  • Ignite is coming up soon (October?)
  • Rick has a bike maintenance class October
  • Movie Night Saturday, October 1st @ Noon to Midnight - 12 Hours of Horror!
  • BarCamp Milwaukee October 1-2 - Social networking for spaces hack-a-thon!
  • 300 Seconds of fame Tuesday October 10th, after the meeting
  • DIY CNC Night Wednesday, October 12th @ 7:00pm
  • Steam Park Carnivale October 21st Details on the list.
  • Put your garbage away now and stack your chairs.

Meeting Adjourned at 8:39pm