Sustain 11/12/08 minutes
DATE Thursday 11th December 2008
LOCATION Neil's 5.30pm
Present: Tim Flitcroft, Cinzia Cremona and Neil.
Apologies from Marsha, Michaela, Mike and Trevor
Item 3; General CP business We decide to discuss this item first
To discuss: Something about budget ...
There seems to be a waning of interest in Critical Practice
People are to busy come and contributions are dwindling, although many people have moved on to other projects - like children, MA's, emplyment, etc
Is Critical Practice itself sustainable?
Are we suffering from loosing the contribution of Dr. Mary Anne Francis
We have lost a core contributor, could this be replaced?
We could find out whether we can employ someone.
Action: Neil to find out more about paying a member of CP for cordination.
Action: Neil to find out about Library membership for CP members
Action: Neil to find out what responsibilities do Research Fellows in Critical Practice, have towards CP
Kuba is working on the A Market of ... and needs a train ticket from Nottingham to London, to attend the next meeting.
We consented roughly: yes
Item 1: Final statement Draft
To discuss: Does the statement express what this project is about?
The role of the project statement - we think of it as like a tuning fork, to tune the project as it develops.
We discuss Creativity as a resource, it has both positive and negative potentials.
Tim thinks we might have missed something, and will try to add what is missing - especially from some of the discussion pages
Then, after more discussion we decided that actually its all there - in the cut down into, and the Aims and Objectives.
ActionSo, we will trim and then finalize.
We start the mulled wine
We should link to CP's general Aims
Item 2; What next?
To discuss: We need to agree how to proceed, and who is going to do what.
- 1. contact our partners (we will work on the partner lists and put our names to relevant suggestions and be responsible) - generate more partners
- 2. case studies, and an Un conference
We discuss starting with a sustaincamp (draft name)
to share knowledge and develop some consensus around the key terms, and generate questions for the workshops.
- 3. Who does what, we will add our names by suggestions for partners and case studies
- by when Action: 19th January is a deadline for webmaterials
more mulled wine
Item 4: Any Other Business (AOB)
more mulled wine
re-use is better than recycling
collective intelligence, creativity economy
morph to be sustainable
return to Sustainability