Reboot meetings, aiming for regularity: alternate monthly, 1 talk, 1 hands-on, 1 breakfast. Tentatively: Aug: hands-on (Slack bot) Sep: rehearsal / teaser for the open fsharp conference Oct: breakfast? Nov: hands-on (F# Notebooks + ML)
Use Github more: we have an organization, https://github.com/sfsharp, let's use it.
Topics / Speakers / Formats Talks: how to use some language features (ex: Discriminated Unions) Talks: advanced, where are the language limits (ex: Type Providers) "Bring a problem": instead of a talk, present an issue you are struggling with, and see what solutions the group can come up with Coding under constraint: solve this problem without using built-in modules like List Coding as live performance: coding relay, kata in the hat, ...
Open Source day / Dugnad Organize an event fixing bugs in OSS projects Rely on Up-For-Grabs (http://up-for-grabs.net/#/tags/f%23)
Diversity/Inclusion Try to engage with diversity-focused meetups, and/or meetups in non-IT areas Organize joint event to assist with programming tasks, not necessarily F# specific
Question Should we try 2 talks ~ 30 minutes instead of 1? Should we try joint meetups with other groups around a programming theme? Should we have these informal planning meetings, say, 2x a year?