20191113 Board Meeting

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Board Meeting Agenda
Weds. November 13, 2019, 18h30-20h30 (on fera tout pour finir à 20h si possible)
Place: Hackuarium, Route de Crochy 20, CH-1024 Écublens, VD



  • Rachel


Excused Yann H

Welcome (Rachel, 1 min)

  • Public minutes

Get ok from all board members to upload minutes on wiki (or else discuss alternative below).

Point 1: Finance


  • Factures to members by Masoud? - to all former crowdfunding full year supporters? others? -- Do you need some help, Masoud?
  • tax free status? -- progrès?? (Esther & Masoud)
  • Participative Research grant submitted.

Budget proposed:
20k total for 6 month project (open call from [ https://actionproject.eu/apply-2019/ Action, EU project]).

ACTION for Clean Beaches budget

Includes 3k each for Esther and Shannon, 1k for Roger and even a little something for RA (and Masoud?), but especially overhead (for AVS and rent) and some recompense for participants (probably to accrue hourly, for beach 'shoreline litter surveys' and 'microbial water quality' work, on Lac Leman and Lac de Bienne to start)!
Esther and Shannon would be main 'travellers' for accelerator activities of ACTION team. (to Berlin, is first planned trip)
Who else would like to be involved? if things work out, details also can be adjusted...

Point 2: Stagiaires

We have the ALL insurance from Baloise.
Which projects want to advertise for stagiaires?
(interested UNIL students from 1nov event could be approached, EPFL portail can be used)

Point 3: OpenInsulin

(Rachel 5min)
11Nov meeting with Alex Kelly at Diabetes Experts meeting in Geneva,,,
Discussing multi-center trial of best constructs: potentially here, in Australia at BioFoundry, at BioCurious in Santa Clara, CA, and at Counter Culture Labs in Berkeley, CA (contact Ramy Kim).
Anyone interested in joining in for some bench work? Once constructs are distributed.

Point 4: LinkedIn profile for Hackuarium

(Luc Patiny 5min)
Should we have a profile for our association on LinkedIn?
To vote...