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Mon AUG 15, 2005
.NET Learning Group study group meeting, 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham
.NET Learning Group, "Intro to Object Oriented Programming Design", 7PM, Microsoft, Waltham

Tue AUG 16, 2005
So NE Network Users, "Migration Windows Servers", 7PM, R Williams College, Providence RI

Wed AUG 17, 2005
Access Day "Introduction to Access", 9:30AM-Noon, Microsoft, Waltham
Access Day "Intermediate Access", 1-6PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Access Day "Access Developer", 6-8:30PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Club Pocket PC - Boston "August Meeting", 6:30pm
Oracle DBA SIG, "OLAP- Turbo-charge your Oracle Data Warehouse", 6:30, Oracle, Burlington
Boston Linux & Unix, "PGP/GnuPG Keysigning Party", 7PM, MIT Bldg E-51, Room 315

Thu AUG 18, 2005
Greater NH Linux, "IP (not the networking kind) issues", ~7pm, Martha's Exchange, Nashua
NH .Net User Group "Service Oriented Architecture" 6pm, BU Corporate Education Center, Tyngsboro
Final Cut Pro, "Studio Pro 4", 6:30, location TBA

Sat AUG 20, 2005
NH Linux Users (GNHLUG), "Summer Summit 2005", 9:30AM, location TBD

Sun AUG 21, 2005
Swapfest:  "The Flea at MIT", 9am-2pm, Albany and Main Streets, Cambridge

Thu AUG 25, 2005
NH PySIG "topics related to Python" Amoskeag Small Business Incubator, Manchester

Thu SEP 01, 2005
Visual Basic Pro, "SharePoint Portals", 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed SEP 07, 2005
SAS Users Group quarterly meeting, 8:15AM, Holiday Inn, Newton
SAS Users Group, $ "ODS Basic/Advanced Training", 1:30-5PM, Holiday Inn, Newton
OWASP Boston Chapter "Next Meeting", Microsoft, Waltham
NH SQL Server, "Design Reports in Office/Deliver Using Rptg Svcs", 7PM, New Horizons, Nashua NH

Thu SEP 08, 2005
RI Mac Users (RIMUG), "Applescript with Hanaan Rosenthal", 7:30, Davies Career Tech, Lincoln RI
Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7PM, Access Grid Room, WPI Campus

Fri SEP 09, 2005
New England C# User Group "Next Meeting"

Tue SEP 13, 2005
Gr Boston SIGCHI, "Design and manage your career", 7PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Autodesk Users, "Installing Autocad 2006, Revit Structure", 6PM, S.E.A., Cambridge
New England M Users' Group "fall kickoff event", 7pm, Gateway Building, Wellesley
Windows Technical Forum "(Tentatively) - Microsoft 64-bit OS",  6:30-9, Microsoft, Waltham
Internet Pro 495, "2005 - 2006 Meeting Year Kick Off", 7PM, @EMC Hopkinton
Network Users (BNUG), "Server Clustering", 7PM, Mt Ida College, Newton
Perl Mongers, topic TBD, 7PM, MIT E51-376

Wed SEP 14, 2005
Back Bay LISA, "Intrusion Detection and Prevention", 7pm, MIT E51-149
Exchange Server, "Veritas Backup and Recovery", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Avid Users, topic TBA, 6:30, BU Ctr for Digital Imaging Arts, Waltham
.NET Users, "Technology Study Group", 5:00, Microsoft, Waltham
.NET Users, ".NET CLR in SQL Server", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Mac Users (BMAC), "Mark/Space synchronization", 7PM, MIT Bldg E51
Sys Eng Adm Tech (SEA-TUG), "sFlow - RFC 3176", 6PM, Redhook Brewery, Portsmouth NH

Thu SEP 15, 2005
NE Java Users (NEJUG), "Using Code Metrics", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
NE Information Security, FBI topic TBD, 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
NH .NET User Group, "Reliable Software", 6pm, BU Corp Educ Ctr, Tyngsboro

Fri SEP 16, 2005
SIBMUG: A PC User Group, "Google Web search techniques", 7PM, McConnell Ctr, Dover NH

Sun SEP 18, 2005
Swapfest:  "The Flea at MIT", 9am-2pm, Albany and Main Streets, Cambridge

Tue SEP 20, 2005
So NE Network Users, "Alexander Lan prez", 7PM, R Williams College, Providence RI

Wed SEP 21, 2005
Boston Linux & Unix, "SELinux Overview", 7PM, MIT Bldg E-51, Room 315
MacWoburn, "Great Tiger Tips", 7PM, Woburn Senior Center
Avid Users "Xpress Pro and AVX Plug-ins on Tiger" 7-9, National Video, Brookline

Thu SEP 22, 2005
GBC/ACM, "Stream Processing Engines", 7PM, MIT Room 10-250

Tue SEP 27, 2005
Boston SPIN "50 Years of SW Development -- Lessons from the Ancients" 6-8:30, Mitre, Bedford
Ind Computer Consultants, "Adopting The Unified Process", 6PM, Hynes Convention Center, Room 312
SharePoint Users, topic TBA, 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed SEP 28, 2005
IEEE Consultants Network, topic TBA, 7PM, Sheraton Lexington

Thu SEP 29, 2005
Data Mgmt Assn, "An Enterprise Model: Where does my meta-data fit in?", 9-11AM, location TBA

Wed OCT 05, 2005
Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7PM, Access Grid Room, WPI Campus

Thu OCT 06, 2005
Visual Basic Pro, "VB Development Utilities Roundup", 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Tue OCT 11, 2005
Autodesk Users, "Civil Topics, CUI & Workspaces", 6PM, S.E.A., Cambridge

Wed OCT 12, 2005
Exchange Server, "Secure Messaging", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Back Bay LISA, "automated Linux installation", 7pm, MIT E51-149
.NET Users, "Technology Study Group", 5:00, Microsoft, Waltham
.NET Users, "What's New in VB.NET 2005 and Mobility", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu OCT 13, 2005
Computer Measurement Group quarterly meeting, location TBD

Sun OCT 16, 2005
Swapfest:  "The Flea at MIT", 9am-2pm, Albany and Main Streets, Cambridge

Wed OCT 19, 2005
Boston Linux & Unix, topic TBD, 7PM, MIT Bldg E-51, Room 315

Thu OCT 20, 2005
NE Java Users (NEJUG), topic TBD, 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
NH .NET User Group "Creating Personalized Sites with ASP.NET 2.0 and C#" 6pm, BU Educ Ctr, Tyngsboro
GBC/ACM, "The Future of the Internet", 7-9, MIT E51-325
NE Information Security "Securing the Desktop - Enterprise Security" 6:30 pm, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed NOV 02, 2005
Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7PM, Access Grid Room, WPI Campus

Thu NOV 03, 2005
Beantown.NET - INETA Sponsored - Martin Shoemaker: "UML Applied" - Boston
Visual Basic Pro, "New VB Book by Jesse Liberty", 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Tue NOV 09, 2005
Autodesk Users, "Revit, Page setup, plotting and publishing", 6PM, S.E.A., Cambridge
Back Bay LISA, "How to Really Scare Microsoft", 7pm, MIT E51-149

Thu NOV 17, 2005
NE Java Users (NEJUG), topic TBD, 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
GBC/ACM "Introduction to Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)", 7-9,  IBM, Waltham
NE Information Security and Windows Server "topic to be announced" 6:30 pm, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu DEC 01, 2005
Beantown.NET - INETA Sponsored Event - Andrew Brust -  in Boston
Visual Basic Pro, topic TBA, 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed DEC 07, 2005
Worcester Linux Users, changed to "December 15  Wednesday" (sic)

Tue DEC 13, 2005
Autodesk Users, "Building systems, Dimensioning, Hatch and Text", 6PM, S.E.A., Cambridge

Wed DEC 14, 2005
Back Bay LISA, topic TBD, 7pm, MIT E51-149
Boston .NET User Group "Annual Holiday Party Potluck" 6-8pm, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu DEC 15, 2005
NH .NET User Group, topic TBD, 6pm, BU Corp Educ Ctr, Tyngsboro
Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7PM, Access Grid Room, WPI Campus

Events, Conferences, Education and Training:

AUG 22, 2005
"Deploying Windows XP and Office 2003", 8AM, New Horizons, Boston

AUG 22-26, 2005
Software Test Professionals Week, full day in-depth courses, Hyatt Harborside, Logan Airport

SEP 24-25, 2005
.NET Code Camp 4: Developers Gone Wild, Microsoft, Waltham

OCT 04, 2005
Methods and Masters: The VB Upgrade Tour, 6-9PM, Microsoft, Waltham

OCT 22, 2005
SQL Server Programming, Mini Code Camp, 8:30AM, Microsoft, Waltham

JUN 11-16, 2006
Microsoft Tech Ed Convention, Boston Convention & Expo Ctr


MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science events open to the public

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Qualware Instructional Services  Burlington

Cambridge Center for Adult Education  Call (617) 547-6789 or check the courses
available at

DevelopMentor Training Classes, Cummings Park, Woburn.

Future Media Concepts provides training in all areas of digital media

Pinnacle Training has continuing Microsoft-related courses at Westborough and Braintree

Apple seminars  MA NH RI

Microsoft New England: Local Event Calendar

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