How do we calibrate our goals?
How to set reasonable milestones?
How do we communicate those milestones?
Beyond a transparent supply chain, sharing the story, & supplying the gold, what can we do to keep moving forward?
Step 1 - March 2017 - coordinate new relationships:
a. made in use (stamp with lawyer assistance)
b. refinery relationship or partnership
c. SGS certified green
d. jewelers on board for membership *started
e. jewelers on board for gold purchase *started
f. partner orgs for outreach: IAC, Earthworks, No Dirty Gold, Ethical Metalsmiths *started
f. electronics & alt industry outreach
Step 2 - April 2017 prelim story development
a. outline the story telling opportunities
b. document preliminary process & locations
c. identify key characters & players in the process
d. write treatment
(e. more to come)
Step 3 - April 2017 operational updates
a. financial goals & land conservation goals update
b. video into to why US gold is important
c. website membership forum activated stage 2
d. purchase calculator app - live updates
Step 4 - soft launch
a. formal invitation to participants to be founding membership
b. April 27th & 28th IAC Gold Conference Soft Launch and Invitation to Collective
March 20-28 - Anchorage AK - deep dive family history
*exploring history of AK mining & meeting with officials for beta on AK specify laws that supersede federal policy
April 1-10 - Haines, Ak - preliminary Alaska travel research
*mine research & "stoke" photo/video snippets
April 27-29 - New York, NY - Gold Conference Soft Launch
*securing primary membership
May (weather dependent) - Niak, AK - season start
*breaking of ground in our key mine
DATES TO BE ADDED
- markers of key accomplishments in the initiative: Made in USA approval, SGS cert, key partners...
- significant anniversaries in the history of gold - from beginning of gold rush, to gold earmarked as currency, to fort knox...