2010-10-28 Leadership Conference Call


28 October 2010

How To Join

Contact Paul Biondich for more information on how to join the call.

In Attendance

Paul Biondich
Hamish Fraser
Darius Jazayeri
Andy Kanter
Burke Mamlin
Dawn Smith
Ben Wolfe


Google Code-in (10 min)

Article for Business Journal on OpenMRS (5 mins)

Consulting and Trainings (5 min)

  • Average costs

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges Explorations Round 6 (10 min)

  • Dawn received this as a possible collaboration with Tufts University

Board of Directors (20-25 min)

  • Discuss voting process
  • Review and discuss current nominees (biosketches, work with OpenMRS, etc)

Meeting Minutes

Google Code-in

  • OpenMRS applied as an organization for this program
    • 5 November 2010: Open Source Projects are announced
  • Michael Downey is leading this initiative for OpenMRS

Consulting and Trainings

  • The group agreed on $2,000/wk as a floor for costs
    • This cost will vary based on:
      • Whether the organization is in line with the mission, vision, and values of OpenMRS or not
  • More discussion will occur around this, specifically for what will be provided in consultations and trainings

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Funding Opportunity

  • Dawn will speak with the Tufts University team today about submitting a proposal
  • Details:

Board of Directors

  • Dawn is still receiving the requested information from the nominees
  • Next steps:
    • Continue to collect information from nominees
    • Create a sample page and form for how the voting space will look on the wiki
      • Send this to the leadership group to approve
      • Send this to the nominees if they would like any last minute changes to their information