2021-07-20 Board Meeting

UF Carpentries Meeting Minutes

tags: Templates Meeting


  • Location: Zoom
  • Date: July 20, 2021 10.00AM
  • Agenda
    1. Introductions
    2. Approve Minutes from 07/06/21 Board Meeting
    3. Genomics & Library Workshops Updates
    4. Fall ‘Meet & Greet’ Event & Elections Discussion Cont’d
    5. Annual Report Updates
  • Participants:
    • Audrey Smith
    • Vijay Barve
    • Alethea Geiger
    • Massimilino Tagliamonte
    • Amobichukwu Amanambu
    • Hao Ye
    • Plato Smith
    • Brandon Merriell
    • Nitya Singh
  • Meeting Chair: Audrey
  • Meeting Secretary: Vijay :::


  1. A round of introductions since we have few new members.
  2. Minutes for 07/06/2021 are approved unanimously.
  3. Genomics & Library Workshops planning
    • Max and Nitya are planning Genomics workshop and have some clarifications regrding the logistics which were clarified
    • Max is contacting more insturctures
    • Workshop will not happen during July or August, but in fall.
    • Hao is working on Library workshop possibaly second half of September 2021 and is meeting Libraries team this week
    • Let us aim to have traget dates on calendar in next meeting so can plan the logistics better
    • Brandon suggestes we should explore a early September Intro to R workshop for fall incoming students
  4. Fall ‘Meet & Greet’
    • End of August, may be first week of classes
    • Will be good opportunity to attract more board member applications, helpers etc
  5. Does SWC and DSI (Data Science and Informatrics) collabarate?
    • May be interest in Intro to R in collabaration
  6. Elections
    • It will be useful to have board starting early September.
  7. Instructor training
    • Audry has requested for roll over four slots and waiting for reply
  8. Annual Report
    • Some progress was made in last week
  9. Next meeting
    • Meeting Chair: Max
    • Meeting Secretary: Vijay