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People, Places and Projects

We now have a home at Ercildoune. 66 Napier Street, Footscray. It's a short walk from the train station, opposite the police station. Come along to the meeting this Wednesday to check it out. We have a special guest who will be giving a short talk about microfinancing, and we hope to set up the 3D printer afterwards, ready for some making.

http://www.meetup.com/footscraymakerlab/events/138039512/

We plan to have the space open at regular times throughout the week (Wed, Fri and Sat evenings at this stage, pending support), and are developing ideas to ensure the space is useful for group members. If you have any suggestions for what you would like, or can offer, please let us know.

Agenda for this Wednesday's People, Places and Project Meeting

Speed Maker Networking - 10 mins
Meet people. Ask each other, 'What is the weirdest job you've had?' - it's a pretty good icebreaker. Then chat about whatever.

$40 a month member explanation & pitch -5 minutes
We have a space, and it will sometimes be open. Pay to help develop the community, get it open more, make good stuff hapen.

Steve Sammartino Microfinancing talk - 10 mins talk, 10 min discussion

https://twitter.com/sammartino does cool stuff around microfinancing. Good idea to talk about ways to get projects and ideas funded.

Communication and interaction short talk - 10 minutes
Quick rundown of what we're currently using meetup, yammer, the website, and trello for.(meetup.com/footscraymakerlab , yammer.com/fml , footscraymakerlab.com , https://trello.com/footscraymakerlab


Project Review - 10 minutes each
Street Library
Mapping
Those that sit through it will be asked: Want to help on any of the open tasks? Got other tasks you think should happen that you want to get involved in?

Project Pitch
Tool Library
Any other pitches

Break for chats, tea, biscuits, putting together a 3D printer.

Go home.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Apologies, got caught out with a client deadline. Looking forward to next meeting already :-)

    1 · September 25, 2013

  • Gillian the F.

    My apologies - was set to come tonight, but haven't been well, and ended up sleeping through (and not safe to drive at the moment either). I'll try and make next week.

    September 25, 2013

    • Dean

      No worries - get well!

      September 25, 2013

  • Dean

    Who is still coming but not here yet? Need help?

    September 25, 2013

  • Dean

    The car park behind ercildoune is open.

    September 25, 2013

  • Belinda G.

    I'm away next week, so I will catch you all at the next meeting,
    best,
    B

    1 · September 20, 2013

    • Dean

      Simply too busy! :)

      September 25, 2013

  • Matthew

    I can't make it will attend the next meeting.

    1 · September 24, 2013

    • Dean

      Cool, might see you then.

      September 25, 2013

  • Ivan S.

    Hi Dean and other members, sorry haven't been able to make it since my last meeting but have been keeping up with the recent news with interest. Well done on all the progress so far... look forward to returning when work commitments change. Cheers

    1 · September 25, 2013

    • Dean

      No worries mate, hoping we can keep the momentum up.

      September 25, 2013

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