Plone Foundation Board Minutes June 04, 2020

Plone Foundation Board Minutes June 04, 2020

Meeting called to order at 19:02 UTC

Housekeeping

  • attendance
  • approval of the minutes of May 21 + check if action items were followed up
  • incoming correspondence

Attendance

Present: Chrissy Wainwright, Fulvio Casali, Erico Andrei, Paul Roeland, Andy Leeb, Victor Fernandez de Alba, Jens Klein

Absent:

Approval of the minutes of May 21, 2020

Paul moved to approve, Erico seconded

Unanimously Approved

New Business

  • Plone Conference Discussion
    • Conference can be hosted in November based on the current information
    • Physical constraints such as distance between people, max occupancy may play a part
    • Hotels, other accommodations are good for November
    • Website will go live in June
    • Attendance of 200 - 300 people is manageable if e.g. masks are required
    • Other countries are unknown variables, continental Europe is probably ok, USA, Brazil maybe not
    • Ensure good internet for remote participation, there has been some effort on this
    • Contingency plans if we have lower than expected attendance?
    • Perhaps we would need to modify food - no buffets, single servings, no sharing
    • We are all in agreement that the conference is a go!
    • Marketing team will help with communications for organizing speakers, etc
    • Live stream all the talks - conference organizers will look into platforms to stream, 6FU will lend expertise, conf organizers can test venue for bandwidth etc
  • [Executive Session]
  • Plone Strategic Summit
    • still working out details

Continued Business

  • Zope Domains
    • no news
  • GitHub Sponsors Status
    • its in place, but need to publicize it
    • Paul will work with appropriate folks
  • review ongoing
    • Chrissy has been part of weekly sponsorship meetings, they are going well!

Review Ongoing

  • Beethoven sprint
    • Volto addons
    • News Item will be generated from notes
  • New integration project b/t rst and Markdown
    • may help with Plone 6 documentation
  • Zope and Plone News Item will be published soon

Erico moved to adjourn, Chrissy seconded

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 20:32 UTC

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