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DataMeet Chapter Guidelines

Chapter Definition

Working Definition A group that meets in a particular geographic or populated area that is using the branding of DataMeet and shares the larger group's values of promoting Data Science and Open Data.

Chapter Starting Protocol

  1. Interested parties in creating a chapter will consult with the DataMeet Trust.
  2. One other co organizer needs to be identified, and along with the Community Manager will form the core team for the Chapter for the first 6 months.
  3. The first 6 months will be designed to work with others and create a community and follow guidelines set by the Trust.
  4. After 6 months the Chapters will be required to make their own plan and proceed how they see fit. The original guidelines can be relaxed on a case by case basis.
  5. DataMeet Trust will provide support in terms of planning, advice, and guidance.

Chapter Organization

  1. A main organizer of the chapter will be the point person between the chapter and the DataMeet Trust.
  2. Can add co-organizers as the chapter sees fit, after the chapter has been in existence for 6 months.
  3. DataMeet Trust Community Manager will be one of the co-organizers
  4. Organizer, Co-organizers and Community Manager will form the chapter's core team
  5. Team can have other roles such as Assistant Organizer and Event Organizer if the core team wants
  6. DataMeet Trust will provide community management advice and support
  7. Core members of the DataMeet Chapter do not represent the DataMeet Trust, unless until explicitly approved by Trust
  8. A monthly call will be required with the Community Manager and with the other chapter organizers.
  9. DataMeet Community Code of Conduct applies to all the chapters and members.

Meetups

  1. Once a month meet up, cannot miss 3 months in a row.
  2. All organizers have to attend a meetup at the least once in two months
  3. The meetup pages can't be used for anything other than meetup related information

Media

  1. All the meetup minutes have to be blogged to the main datameet blog
  2. Videos will go to the official datameet youtube account
  3. All contents will be distributed as per DataMeet IPR Guidelines

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guidelines/chapter-guidelines.txt · Last modified: 2015/02/16 02:45 by thejeshgn