Hear from Friends of the Earth +The DoNation about projects and discuss progress

The main aim of this second meeting is hear from Friends of the Earth and The DoNation about projects/tasks that we could help them with. We'll also be discussing some 10:10 and Freegle tasks we can work on and how it's been going with the group of people who signed up to do some work between the first and second meeting.

This meeting has been moved from the 5th to the 19th because of industrial action on the tube. We aim to move back to first Wednesday of the month soon after this meeting.

Draft schedule (additional talks may be added closer to the time):-

6:40 - Doors open. Come early and get yourself a tea/coffee/soft drink and have a chat before we start.

7:00 - Start. Intro and announcements.

7:10 - Talk by Hermione Taylor, a member of CCCoders and Founding Director of The DoNation (http://www.thedonation.org.uk) about projects we can work on for them. Followed by discussion amongst group about which projects people think they may want to be involved in and how to get started on any.

7:30 - Talk by Wendy Yuen, Major Campaign Co-ordinator at Friends of the Earth + Duncan Walker, Analyst in IT team at Friends of the Earth, both CCCoders members, about projects we can work on for them. Followed by discussion amongst group about which projects people think they may want to be involved in and how to get started on any.

8:00 - Break for tea, coffee, soft drinks, crisps and biscuits.

8:20 - Go through some tasks Freegle and 10:10 have for us to work on, and get update from people who have been working on tasks since the first meeting. Thoughts on how things are going, how they could be improved, what people liked doing, what they would like to do next.  

8:40 - If time, group activity.

9:00 - Come to pub if you want - http://www.electricityshowrooms.com/ at 39A HOXTON SQUARE, SHOREDITCH, LONDON N1 6NN (1 minutes walk round the corner). Two tables booked for 9pm in back room under name Steve. Food orders taken only up until 9:30pm.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We will be filming the meeting for a live webcast that will remain online afterwards at https://www.youtube.com/user/ClimateChangeCoders. If you don't want to be filmed/recorded please let me know in advance.

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  • Dil G.

    Re: mapping: launch of logging map project: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26287137

    February 26, 2014

  • Steve H.

    Just noticed on the video I'm editing of last night that I forgot to thank Wendy and Duncan for coming and talking to us. So, belated thanks for a great talk, and let's hope my manners (and microphone technique) have improved for next time!

    February 20, 2014

  • Hermione T.

    Thanks all for coming / listening to my waffle / sharing some interesting ideas.

    February 19, 2014

    • Steve H.

      Really good to have you come and talk. Was very interesting and I've already got someone asking for more details of how to help you out, that I will let you know of... :-)

      February 20, 2014

  • Chris G.

    Sorry people, gonna have to cancel my appearence tonight, will stay in touch though

    February 19, 2014

    • Steve H.

      Sorry you couldn't make it Chris. I'll upload the videos of the presentations and email out to the group in case you want to see them online.

      February 20, 2014

  • Jinn K.

    Great to see the work DoNation are doing and hear the collaboration from FoE.

    February 20, 2014

  • Danii N.

    Sorry guys I am feeling under the weather today and I'm afraid I'll have to miss this evening's meet up. Haven't had much time this past month to do any project, but this will change hopefully soon. Will stay in touch re:projects to start on and how to get started.
    See ya next time!

    February 19, 2014

    • Steve H.

      Sorry to hear you're not feeling well Danni. Get well soon and hopefully see you again soon...

      February 19, 2014

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