[Foundation] conf call facilities for annual meeting

bauer at michaelbauer.com bauer at michaelbauer.com
Tue Aug 20 12:57:23 CDT 2002


No, this is for the Annual Meeting of the entire Membership.

On 20 Aug 2002, Thomas Muldowney wrote:

> Is this call just for the board?  That's what I thought.
> 
> --temas
> 
> 
> On Tue, 2002-08-20 at 11:34, Iain Shigeoka wrote:
> > On 8/20/02 9:09 AM, "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > I've just talked with Gwenael Hagan at Jabber Inc. and he offered the
> > > company's MeetingOne account for use during the annual meeting on
> > > 2002-09-04. When I write up the official meeting notice (after hearing
> > > from all the current Board members), I will include the dial-in number for
> > > the conference call. Also, we can require each participant to use an
> > > individual access code in order to join the call -- do you folks think
> > > that would be a good idea? I don't particularly want non-members to be
> > > able to join the meeting....
> > 
> > I wonder if it might be better to have a one way broadcast of the meeting
> > (voice) to the internet (streaming quicktime) and a way to interact via the
> > web or Jabber.  I'm afraid of too many conference call participants making
> > things pretty unmanageable.  With this method, we could also allow
> > non-members to tune in (but not access the web/Jabber voting and feedback
> > stuff).  It would also allow us to provide an audio record of the meeting
> > for people who don't tune in live but would like to listen in later.  No
> > matter how its planned, someone is going to be stuck with the live event
> > occurring at some terribly early or late hour of the day.
> > 
> > Many companies do this for share holder meetings and press conferences and
> > it seems to work out quite well.
> > 
> > -iain
> > 
> > PS - sorry I didn't mention this earlier but I just thought of it when you
> > mentioned the possibility of the conference call getting swamped.
> > 
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