Mindbridge Meeting Minutes Nov 2nd, 2022

  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes-waved
  3. Treasurer’s Report (Jon): Up $11,857 ICON still has bills to pay
  4. IT Officer (Adam): Tony is taking over as IT manager
  5. Storage Manager (Pat): n/a
  6. Convention Reports
    1. Gamicon (Next Gamicon Feb 24-26, 2023)
      1. Nov 20th 6:30 pm on Discord
      2. Looking for more events
      3. Updating covid policy
    2. AnimeIowa (July 28-30, 2023)
      1. Next Meeting Sat Nov 5th meeting 2pm meeting Hyatt hotel and online
      2. Going over project leads, Looking for:
        1. Scheduling Lead
        2. Tech lead
        3. Paneling project lead
        4. Reg project lead
        5. Logistic lead
        6. Events lead
        7. Room party lead
        8. Environmental enhancement lead
    3. ICON (Oct 14-16, 2022)
      1. Post mortem in Dec Sat 10th Time TBD
      2. We had 354 people total at the convention
      3. Looking for volunteers and leads
  7. Other Projects
    1. Game Library (Michele)
      1. Inventory was done at ICON
      2. New game was donated
      3. Game Demo of the Spill 12-5pm Sun 13 at Game City
    2. Video Game Library (Adam)
      1. Looking for more people to help brainstorm and help support
      2. Survey was done: An arcade game cabinet had lots of interest
    3. Book Group: Time:TBD The Rapture of the Nerds by Cory Doctorow, Online, please talk to Cath or Michele for link if needed
  8. Old Business
    1. Recommending changing the name to the Mindbridge meeting at Conventions to “Learn about our Local Cons” (Mindbridge)
      1. One member from each concom should attend
      2. Less formal more than normal status meeting, more show-and-tell
    2. Movie Night Group outing
      1. Black Panther comes out in Nov 11th
      2. Jon’s birthday is Friday
        1. Dinner 6-7pm
        2. Movie at 8pm
        3. If interested contact Jon and Michele if interested
    3. Mindbridge Discord for meetings
      1. Pro-Keeps the chats
      2. Con-Can’t keep track of who is up next and no ability to raise hands
      3. Tony would be interested in running – will set up server before December
      4. Tony will do more research and come back in December with findings to determine meeting source – December’s meeting will still be on Zoom
  9. New Business
    1. If there are any problems or questions address them to Amanda B. from now until Dec 7th meeting
    2. Review and discuss the Mindbridge Harassment Policy
    3. Tony is interested in taking over for Adam for IT Lead
      1. Vote is approved
    4. Sun Nov 20 9am at the storage locker to look at and assess the storage shelves.
  10. Next Meeting: Wednesday Dec 7th at 6pm online via Zoom.
  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes-waved
  3. Treasurer’s Report (Jon): much
  4. IT Officer (Adam): n/a
  5. Storage Manager (Pat): n/a
  6. Convention Reports
    1. ICON (Oct 14-16, 2022)
      1. Post mortem in November
      2. Happening Now
      3. Great feedback
    2. Gamicon (Next Gamicon Feb 24-26, 2023)
      1. Oct 23rd at 6pm on Discord
      2. Working on
        1. Covid policy
        2. Layout
      3. Inventory happening durning ICON
    3. AnimeIowa (July 28-30, 2023)
      1. Next Meeting Nov 5th hybrid meeting
      2. Doing well
      3. Working on getting staff together
      4. Oct 31st project lead deadline
  7. Other Projects
    1. Game Library (Amanda)
      1. Sm amount of checkouts, but the room was well used.
      2. Inventory happening at ICON
    2. Video Game Library (Adam): Games found after AI gained two new games
    3. Book Group: Time: Unnatural Magic by C.M. Wagner: Online, please talk to Cath or Michele for link if needed
  8. Old Business
    1. Team Gamicon is running an Extra Life event the week after ICON.
      1. What: Free event with great games, costume contest and prizes! All money raised will go to UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.
      2. Where: Grace Community Church, North Liberty
      3. When: Oct 22, 10 AM – 4 PM
    2. Expect new Google meeting invites for future meetings.
  9. New Business
    1. Recommending changing the name to the Mindbridge meeting at Conventions to Learn about local Cons (Mindbridge)
    2. Movie Night Request
      1. Black Adam Comes out Oct 21st
      2. Black Panther comes out in Nov
    3. Shopping cart functions used for registration for ICON
    4. Mindbridge Discord: Keeps the chats
    5. If there are any problems or questions address them to Sheril from now until Nov 2 meeting
  10. Next Meeting: Wednesday Nov 2 at 6pm online.