Technology Committee Meeting – October 18, 2017

MOBAC Technology Committee

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month

2017/18 Co-Chairs: Kris Amaral (MCFL), Deborah Stephens (HCL)

October 18, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00

Location:  MIIS

In attendance:  Aloha Sargent (CAB), Katie O’Connell (HML), Stacy DeMatteo (NPS), Alicia Martinez (WPL), Deborah Stephens (HCL), Kris Amaral (MCFL), Kristen Cardoso (MIIS),  Mila Rianto (SPL), and Kim Smith (MPL)


Today’s recorder:  Kim Smith

Old Business

Agenda review:  approved

Approve minutes from last meeting:  approved

MOBAC Reports:  Admin Council, MOBAC Ref Report, SLAMBA, ILL, Literacy. Nothing to report other than upcoming MOBAC Reference Workshop on 10/27

New Business

Public comment:  none

Continued Fall Workshop Planning:

  • Flier is available, thanks Kristen! Please distribute. Kris sent it to Wendy to go out to all the MOBAC groups by email.
  • Food, Stacy is doing coffee. Katie is doing food. Don’t forget to submit receipts to Andrew Yon
  • Timing, the Bay Area people will go late in the morning in case there are traffic problems. Kim will present on 3D Printers first. Kristen has made a mock agenda. Two Oculus Rifts will be brought to show off by MCFL and Salinas. MCFL and Watsonville announced they have gotten 3D printers also, but there is not a need to bring them to the workshop.
  • Video, Deborah will coordinate with Steve regarding the equipment. Kris will make sure all speakers sign authorizations.
  • Evaluations, Kirsten will bring copies of the one we used last year.
  • MC, Kris will do it.

Upcoming Meeting Locations:

  • 12/6/17 Watsonville
  • 1/17/18 Salinas
  • 2/21/18 Harrison
  • 3/21/18 Hartnell (tentative)
  • 4/18/18 MPC or Castroville?
  • 5/17/18 Cabrillo
  • 6/21/18 Phil’s
  • July 2018 –no meeting

Next business meeting is:  December 6, 2017

Next business meeting place:  Watsonville Public Library


  • April Workshop
  • Funding requests due in January?

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