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Patrick and Aurora are going to write a (or possibly two) meeting structures: for future meetings (and for on tour, daily meetings)
 
Patrick and Aurora are going to write a (or possibly two) meeting structures: for future meetings (and for on tour, daily meetings)
  
Below is an old version of this, from before the 2006 tour, if it's not useful to Patrick and Aurora, it can go...
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Patrick has had a go at both of these. They includes timing guidelines.
  
==plan for july meeting==
 
  
james moved this here because it doesn't need to be on the main page, but maybe we need it for something sometime...
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== Model agenda for general Bicyology weekend meetings ==
  
Monday 10th
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SATURDAY MORNING SESSION 11.00 - 1.00
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*Agree agenda and schedule (15 mins)
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*Quick review of action points from previous minutes (30 mins).
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**Record items still to be done, but no extended discussion!
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**If necessary write items on whiteboard for inclusion later in meeting.
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*Ongoing Items (1 hour)
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**Finance (10 mins)
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**Website (20 mins)
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**Media and publicity (20 mins)
  
Morning
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LUNCH 1.00 - 2.30
  
Afternoon
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SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSION 2.30 - 6.30
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*Tour planning (4 hours, with breaks for tea, cake and games)
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**Route, venues and events (1 hour)
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**People, bikes and equipment (1 hour)
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**Publicity and printing (1 hour)
  
Evening
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SUPPER AND WORKING GROUPS 6.30 - 9.00
  
  
Tuesday 11th
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SUNDAY MORNING SESSION 10.00 - 12.00
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*Other (non-Tour) Events and Activities (1 hour)
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*Review action points and priorities from this meeting (30 mins)
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*Set date/s of next meeting/s (10 mins)
  
Morning
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LUNCH 12.00 - 2.00
  
Afternoon
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SUNDAY AFTERNOON 2.00 -
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*Bike games / working groups
  
Evening
 
1. Film-The Revolution will not be televised, 6:45, Greenwich (not 
 
movable, not essential) Dan
 
  
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== Model agenda for daily on-tour meetings ==
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(Aim for 20-30 minute meeting)
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*Daily co-ordinator calls meeting
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*Play a game
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*Appoint a note-taker
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*Go-round how are we feeling and items for discussion
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*Bikes and equipment issues
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*Money issues
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*Food issues
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*Venue issues
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*Plan for today/tomorrow
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*AOB
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*Agree tomorrows daily co-ordinator
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*Notetaker reads out agreed actions
  
Wednesday 12th
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== Facilitation Guidelines Document ==
  
Morning
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'''Meeting organisation'''
  
Afternoon
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Decisions regarding Bicycology are made by consensus. Facilitators assist in this process. There are several different roles, pre-facilitators, meeting facilitators, minute takers and meeting organisers
  
1. Fix new film-tandem and dynamo Hub (movable, essential) Dan, Chris
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'''Pre-facilitators - organising the agenda prior to the meeting '''
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-2-4 people needed, depending on the length and nature of the meeting.
  
2. Electrical testing of dynamo Hub (movable essential) Dan, Patrick (can't make it until Thursday!)?
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-Agenda items
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Template agenda with ‘regular’ agenda items specified is available on the wiki (CHECK)
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Additional content will include both items raised at the previous meeting and issues that have arisen since
  
3. Test filming from tandem (movable, essential) Dan, Mat
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-Circulating the agenda
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Draft agenda circulated 3-4 weeks prior to meeting for amendments
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Final agenda circulated 1 week prior to meeting
  
4.
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-Timing
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Sessions should not exclude 2 hours
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Lunch and  breaks will be scheduled
  
Evening
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-Facilitators; where it is felt it would be appropriate for the meeting
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Two meeting facilitators assigned to each session.
  
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-Timetabling
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Where possible a free session will be left, at the end of the meeting, to allow for overrun
  
Thursday 13th
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-Pre-facilitators may need to amend the agenda during the meeting
  
Morning:
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'''Meeting facilitators – facilitating discussions within the meeting'''
1.General gathering of thoughts, equipment...assessing where we're at, and drawing up a timetable for the rest of the week.
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Afternoon:
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-Two people should facilitators each session
2.Group meeting...hopefully we'll all be there(?)(essential). (People who won't be there: Charlotte)
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Evening
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-Where possible, facilitators discuss before the session
1. Charlotte's birthday drinks (not movable, essential) everyone (we can do some music collecting here, if we bring things to party to we want on the ride also)
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What tasks each is going to take i.e., taking hands, time keeping
(though charlotte will be v late (midnightish), due to Faslane 365 meeting in Leic (will bring news) but will bring drinks so don't fall asleep, keep pedalling, she'll be there eventually...)
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What facilitation techniques are best used, including games and breaks as appropriate
  
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'''Minute taker – recording discussion, decisions and action points'''
  
Friday 14th
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At the meeting
  
Morning - Banner and Flag making? Trailer modification. General tat (moveable, non-essential)
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-One person taking minutes in each session. Alternates by session and can be arranged at the time
  
Afternoon - Group meeting, part 2 (essential)
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-Aim to write the minutes so that someone who wasn't at the meeting would be able to understand them.
  
Evening - Bike Polo/Ballet practice for forest gate (movable, not absolutely essential) and/or Music and film: sorting play lists, formats? Discussing what visual material we need to find/edit/create from scratch eg. movies/slideshows on climate change, radical history of cycling etc. (movable, essential)
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-Minutes should take the following form
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Name of the group – Bicycology
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Date, time and place of the meeting
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For each agenda item:  
  
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-Summary of the issue and information shared capturing key points (should this include who said what?)
  
Sat 15th
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-PROPOSALS should be stated accurately. Using capital letters makes these easy to identify. It may be necessary to read them back to the group
  
Morning
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-ACTIONS need to be assigned to individuals. Again the standard use of capitals allows for easy identification.
1. Forest Gate festival (not movable, definite) Patrick, Dan, Aurora, Matt, Chris, Charlotte, Imogen
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(Patrick to drive up with van from Hastings early in morning)
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After the meeting
  
Afternoon
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-Someone needs to take on finalising the minutes and circulating them to the group. This would ideally be completed within one week of the meeting.
1. Forest Gate festival (not movable, definite) Patrick, Dan, Aurora, Matt, Chris, Charlotte, Imogen
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Action points should be compiled and listed at the start of the document for easy reference.
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Two weeks prior to the next meeting the action points should be resent to the list.
  
Evening
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'''Meeting organiser – organising eating and sleeping arrangements at the meeting location'''
  
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-One or more people
  
Sun 16th
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-Usually carried out be the person living at the meeting location
  
Morning
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-Organising food for the duration of the meeting
1. Discussion of what was good/not so good at Forest gate, what needs improving.
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2. check over actions to be done prior to BGG/tour, timetable them.
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Afternoon
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-Organising cooks if appropriate
  
Evening
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-Circulating information regarding location and arrival / departure information as required.
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== Previous Meetings ==
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There is a list of previous meetings on the page of action points yet to be completed, here: https://en.wiki.aktivix.org/Bicycology/ActionPoints
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The latest Action Points are also on the front page of the wiki https://en.wiki.aktivix.org/Bicycology#Latest_Action_Points.

Latest revision as of 18:47, 5 November 2009

Patrick and Aurora are going to write a (or possibly two) meeting structures: for future meetings (and for on tour, daily meetings)

Patrick has had a go at both of these. They includes timing guidelines.


Model agenda for general Bicyology weekend meetings

SATURDAY MORNING SESSION 11.00 - 1.00

  • Agree agenda and schedule (15 mins)
  • Quick review of action points from previous minutes (30 mins).
    • Record items still to be done, but no extended discussion!
    • If necessary write items on whiteboard for inclusion later in meeting.
  • Ongoing Items (1 hour)
    • Finance (10 mins)
    • Website (20 mins)
    • Media and publicity (20 mins)

LUNCH 1.00 - 2.30

SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSION 2.30 - 6.30

  • Tour planning (4 hours, with breaks for tea, cake and games)
    • Route, venues and events (1 hour)
    • People, bikes and equipment (1 hour)
    • Publicity and printing (1 hour)

SUPPER AND WORKING GROUPS 6.30 - 9.00


SUNDAY MORNING SESSION 10.00 - 12.00

  • Other (non-Tour) Events and Activities (1 hour)
  • Review action points and priorities from this meeting (30 mins)
  • Set date/s of next meeting/s (10 mins)

LUNCH 12.00 - 2.00

SUNDAY AFTERNOON 2.00 -

  • Bike games / working groups


Model agenda for daily on-tour meetings

(Aim for 20-30 minute meeting)

  • Daily co-ordinator calls meeting
  • Play a game
  • Appoint a note-taker
  • Go-round how are we feeling and items for discussion
  • Bikes and equipment issues
  • Money issues
  • Food issues
  • Venue issues
  • Plan for today/tomorrow
  • AOB
  • Agree tomorrows daily co-ordinator
  • Notetaker reads out agreed actions

Facilitation Guidelines Document

Meeting organisation

Decisions regarding Bicycology are made by consensus. Facilitators assist in this process. There are several different roles, pre-facilitators, meeting facilitators, minute takers and meeting organisers

Pre-facilitators - organising the agenda prior to the meeting

-2-4 people needed, depending on the length and nature of the meeting.

-Agenda items Template agenda with ‘regular’ agenda items specified is available on the wiki (CHECK) Additional content will include both items raised at the previous meeting and issues that have arisen since

-Circulating the agenda Draft agenda circulated 3-4 weeks prior to meeting for amendments Final agenda circulated 1 week prior to meeting

-Timing Sessions should not exclude 2 hours Lunch and breaks will be scheduled

-Facilitators; where it is felt it would be appropriate for the meeting Two meeting facilitators assigned to each session.

-Timetabling Where possible a free session will be left, at the end of the meeting, to allow for overrun

-Pre-facilitators may need to amend the agenda during the meeting

Meeting facilitators – facilitating discussions within the meeting

-Two people should facilitators each session

-Where possible, facilitators discuss before the session What tasks each is going to take i.e., taking hands, time keeping What facilitation techniques are best used, including games and breaks as appropriate

Minute taker – recording discussion, decisions and action points

At the meeting

-One person taking minutes in each session. Alternates by session and can be arranged at the time

-Aim to write the minutes so that someone who wasn't at the meeting would be able to understand them.

-Minutes should take the following form Name of the group – Bicycology Date, time and place of the meeting For each agenda item:

-Summary of the issue and information shared capturing key points (should this include who said what?)

-PROPOSALS should be stated accurately. Using capital letters makes these easy to identify. It may be necessary to read them back to the group

-ACTIONS need to be assigned to individuals. Again the standard use of capitals allows for easy identification.

After the meeting

-Someone needs to take on finalising the minutes and circulating them to the group. This would ideally be completed within one week of the meeting. Action points should be compiled and listed at the start of the document for easy reference. Two weeks prior to the next meeting the action points should be resent to the list.

Meeting organiser – organising eating and sleeping arrangements at the meeting location

-One or more people

-Usually carried out be the person living at the meeting location

-Organising food for the duration of the meeting

-Organising cooks if appropriate

-Circulating information regarding location and arrival / departure information as required.

Previous Meetings

There is a list of previous meetings on the page of action points yet to be completed, here: https://en.wiki.aktivix.org/Bicycology/ActionPoints

The latest Action Points are also on the front page of the wiki https://en.wiki.aktivix.org/Bicycology#Latest_Action_Points.