2020-12-01 Board Meeting

2020-12-01 Board Meeting

tags: UF Caprentries Meeting Minutes

Meeting Info

  • Location: Remote
  • Date: Dec 1, 2030 10:00 AM (ET)
  • Agenda
    1. Approve minutes from meeting on Nov 17th, 2020.
    2. Update on sponsorship email.
    3. Continuing the discussion on the “Introduction to R” proposed workshop to be held in the last week of January.
    4. Chemometrics course update
  • Participants:
    • Brandon, Brian, Trista, Narayani, Vijay, Audrey, Alethea, Geraldine
  • Meeting Chair: Narayani
  • Meeting Secretary: Trista


Approve meeting minutes

  • Approve minutes from November 17th Board Meeting
    • Approved by board majority

Update on sponsorship email

  • Ready to send; Every department is assigned to someone on the Google Drive excel
  • Brian finding out who to contact at UF GI
  • Please CC’d Alethea on all emails
  • Existing template for existing sponsors and those emails are assigned as well
  • Geraldine wants to be CC’d on IFAS email and kept in the loop with communications with the Dean; She suggested sending stats report of workshops and funding use to IFAS; Audrey will sit with Geraldine to go over scripts of workshop data
  • For libraries: Hao Ye might be good additional contact (reproducibility librarian and former UF Carpentry board member)
    • There may be interest in the Libraries Carpentry Workshop
  • Send emails by end of week

Continued Discussion of Spring workshop planning

  • Alethea mentioned that there are new stipulations on in person events for Spring, so if we want to have an in person event, she will get us that info.
  • Geraldine mentioned that IFAS wants to have REC workshops and they can be online
  • 2 days of workshops with more/longer breaks, like in the Intro to R workshop from September 28-29 2020
  • Excel lesson is useful; So perhaps we have a short lesson on data management in Excel & CSV
  • Drop git and shell lesson
  • Workshop Date: Monday January 25 & 26
  • Organizers: Vijay & Nirayni
  • Tentative Workshop Agenda
    • Data management & spreadsheets
    • Intro to R & Tidyverse
    • ggplot
  • Another workshop for later could be Python & Git

Chemometrics course update

  • Moved to December 15th

Positions for next meeting:

  • Next meeting: December 15th, 2020 @ 10am
  • Meeting Chair: Brian
  • Meeting Secretary: Vijay