[games_access] Game Accessibility SIG Meetings: Restart THIS WEEK!!!

Eelke Folmer eelke.folmer at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 18:38:12 EDT 2007


hi,

Unfortunately I won't be there on both days (conference // in
transit). But I'll catch up with you next week. Woudl it be an idea to
have some wiki (GA site?) which we can use as a notepad (e.g. upcoming
events or to do list?).

cheers Eelke


On 7/9/07, Barrie Ellis <barrie.ellis at oneswitch.org.uk> wrote:

>

>

> I'll be there for Tuesday.

>

> Barrie

>

>

> ----- Original Message -----

> From: d. michelle hinn

> To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List

> Sent: Monday, July 09, 2007 12:22 AM

> Subject: [games_access] Game Accessibility SIG Meetings: Restart THIS

> WEEK!!!

>

>

> Hi everyone,

>

>

> This is a copy of the original email I'd sent out way back when I'd tried to

> get the meetings up and running again. So basically -- two meetings a week

> and two different times in the hopes that we can get more people combined

> than at one time that's lousy for half the list! :) So set your calendars to

> remind you! It's ON!

>

>

> I'd like to try something new with the SIG meetings, by varying the times a

> bit and having meetings on a regular basis at a set time. I don't expect

> that everyone will be at (or be able to be at) every meeting but I'm hoping

> that if we can get some people at one meeting and others and another

> meeting, we'd really start to find some consistency. But I'll need help

> (HELP!!) in providing short summaries of the meetings to keep people

> up-to-speed so that, ideally, they could miss meetings and not be so lost

> when they can make a meeting.

>

>

> Tuesdays -- 9am (New York Time)

> Thursdays -- 1pm (New York Time)

>

>

> To check the times in your part of the world (it's not even my part of the

> world but it's only an hour off!), check World Clock at

> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

>

>

> As a reminder and an invite to those of you who haven't been to a meeting,

> we use MSN Messenger. Traditionally...we start a little late but I'd like to

> change that as best as we can so if everyone can arrive a few minutes early,

> that's great, but I'd rather have people late than not arrive at all

> (although please be patient if you arrive late so that we can send you the

> transcript so you can quickly catch up and so that we don't need to

> constantly bring people up to speed and interrupt the flow of the

> conversation).

>

>

> What to do to set up for the meetings? Add me, vrgrrl at hotmail.com (please

> note that this is a "dead" email account that I don't use so don't send me

> mail there!), and I'll look for you around the start of the meeting. If you

> are online and I haven't added you and it's close to the start of the

> meeting, just IM me and I'll add you to the meeting!

>

>

> Looking forward to regular meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays!

>

>

> Michelle

>

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