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Updated 02/14/2008 -- '08 #43
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Fri FEB 15, 2008
No Shore Comp Soc computer clinic, 7PM, Peabody Municipal Light
SIBMUG: A PC User Group, "Norton Internet Security 2008", 7PM, Adult Learning Ctr, Dover NH

Sat FEB 16, 2008
Visually Impaired & Blind Users, "Zoom-ex Update/ATIA conference rpt", 1PM, Natl Braille Press, Boston

Mon FEB 18, 2008
DotNETLearn user group, "ADO.NET and SQL Server 2005", 7PM, Microsoft, Waltham

Tue FEB 19, 2008
Boston SPIN, "What's Up RUP?", 6PM, MITRE, Bedford
NH Ruby & Rails Users, "Lightning Talks", 7PM, RMC Research, Portsmouth NH

Wed FEB 20, 2008
Access Day, Intro & Intermediate sessions, 1-4PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Access Day, Developer sessions, 4-8:30PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Club Pocket-PC, "NET Compact Framework 3.5 enhancements", 7PM, Microsoft, Waltham
So NE Network Users, "Intro to Penetration testing", 7PM, Gibbs College, Cranston RI
Boston Linux & Unix, "Rooftop WLAN Redux", 6:30-9 pm, MIT Building E-51, Room 335
DataCAD Boston, "DataCAD 12 Smart Objects", 6pm, Signature Architects, Berlin MA
ColdFusion Users, "Code Reuse between Flex and AIR", 6PM, Sun Life, Wellesley

Thu FEB 21, 2008
Gr Bos ACM+IEEE Comp Soc, "BIRT: Eclipse based open source reporting solution" 7-9, IBM Waltham
Final Cut Pro Users, 6:30, topic and location TBD
NE Info Security, "Correlating User Identity to Threat Information", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
RI Mac Users, "MacSpeech Dictate, voice recognition software", 7PM, RI College, Bldg 6
Nashua Linux Users, "MySQL: The Whys, Whats, and Watch-outs", 6PM, Martha's Exchange, Nashua NH

Sat FEB 23, 2008
Ubuntu Mass Team, "2nd Ubuntu MA InstallFest", 10AM - 5PM, MIT Wiesner Building, E15

Mon FEB 25, 2008
PC Users of RI, topic TBD, 6:30, NE Inst of Tech, Warwick RI

Tue FEB 26, 2008
Independent Computer Consultants, "Managing Virtual Teams for Real Results", 6pm, Burlington
NE SharePoint User Group, "Workflow Automation with MOSS", 6-7:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed FEB 27, 2008
Flash Platform Users, "Chuck Freedman from Ribbit", 7:15PM, NE Inst of Art, Brookline

Sat MAR 01, 2008
Boston Linux & Unix, "Linux InstallFest XXVIII", 9-5, MIT Building E-51, Room 061

Tue MAR 04, 2008
Northeast Autosys User Group, "Face to Face meeting for user group members", 9-4, Location TBA

Wed MAR 05, 2008
Boston OWASP, "Attacking crypto in web applications", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu MAR 06, 2008
Visual Basic Pro, "Visual Basic 9 - New Language Features", 6:15PM, Microsoft, Waltham

Mon MAR 10, 2008
SLUG (Seacoast Linux), "RockBox - firmware for many MP3 players", 7 pm, 301 Morse Hall, UNH, Durham

Tue MAR 11, 2008
Boston CHI, "Buzzword founder CEO, chief designer", 6:30 PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Storage Networking, "High Availability & Disaster Recovery for NAS Data", 6-8 PM, Microsoft, Waltham
NE M Users, "Zen Tutorial", 6PM, Wellesley Gateway Building

Wed MAR 12, 2008
SW Quality Group, "Using Customer Surveys", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
So NE SQL Server Users, "Execution Plans", 6PM, NE Inst of Tech, Warwick RI

Thu MAR 13, 2008
Java Users (NEJUG), "The SOA-P Store: Bed, Bath and Beyond ", 6-8 PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
SQL Server Users, "Troubleshooting Compiles & Recompiles", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Mon MAR 17, 2008
DotNETLearn user group, "New features in Visual Studio 2008", 7PM, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed MAR 19, 2008
Boston Linux & Unix, "Linux Soup XI", 6:30, MIT E-51, Room 315
So NE Network Users, "Home Server", 7PM, Gibbs College, Cranston RI

Thu MAR 20, 2008
Gr Bos ACM, "Collaborative Software Devel with Jazz", 7-9, IBM, Waltham

Wed MAR 26, 2008
Flash Platform Users, "Joe Berkovitz from Allurent", 7:15PM, NE Inst of Art, Brookline
DataCAD Boston, "Shu Associates", 6pm, Boston Society of Architects, 3rd floor

Wed APR 02, 2008
Web Innovators Group informal gathering, 6:30, Royal Sonesta, Cambridge

Thu APR 03, 2008
Gr Bos ACM, "Report from EclipseCon", 7PM, MIT E51-325
Visual Basic Pro, "Visual Studio 2008, SQL Server 2008 Launch Event", 6:15PM, Microsoft, Waltham

Tue APR 08, 2008
Boston CHI, "Regular Meeting - TBA", 6:30 PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed APR 09, 2008
SW Quality Group, "Offshore/Outsourced Testing", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Thu APR 10, 2008
SQL Server Users, "Master Data Management", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed APR 16, 2008
Boston Linux & Unix, "Overview of FreeBSD", 6:30, MIT E-51, Room 315
So NE Network Users, "Symantec Backup Exec", 7PM, Gibbs College, Cranston RI

Thu APR 17, 2008
Boston Computer Measurement Group, "Agenda:  Coming Soon", 8:30-4:30, Doubletree, Westborough
Gr Boston ACM "Successes, Failures, and Futures in Computer Systems Research" 7-9PM, MIT Rm 54-100

Tue MAY 13, 2008
Boston CHI, "Regular Meeting - TBA", 6:30 PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed MAY 14, 2008
SW Quality Group, "Defined Target for SW Security Testing", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Thu MAY 15, 2008
GBC/ACM, "Grand Challenges in Engineering for the 21st Century", 7PM, MIT Bldg NE30

Wed MAY 21, 2008
So NE Network Users, "Communications Server", 7PM, Gibbs College, Cranston RI
Boston Linux & Unix, "To be determined", 6:30-9 pm, MIT Building E-51, Room 335

Tue JUN 10, 2008
Boston CHI, "Regular Meeting - TBA", 6:30 PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed JUN 11, 2008
SW Quality Group, "How Managers Get So Stupid", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed JUN 18, 2008
So NE Network Users, "Packet Analysis (tentative)", 7PM, Gibbs College, Cranston RI

Wed JUL 09, 2008
SW Quality Group, "Hot Topics Night", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Events, Conferences, Education and Training:

FEB 28, 2008
MS Developer Network, "What’s New in IIS7 and Extending ASP.NET 2.0 App Svcs", Westin Hotel, Providence RI

MAR 03-05, 2008
Presenting Data and Information, Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

MAR 05, 2008
Oracle Training Day at Bentley College

APR 04-06, 2008
New England Software Symposium, Sheraton Ferncroft, Danvers

MAY 12-13, 2008
IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Westin Hotel, Waltham

JUN 03-05, 2008
2008 TechConnect Summit, Hynes Convention Center

JUN 22-27, 2008
USENIX 08 Annual Technical Conference, Sheraton Boston Hotel

OCT 08, 2008
Oracle Training Day at Bentley College

OCT 27-30, 2008
Embedded Systems Conference, Hynes Convention Center
Fall 2008 VON Conference & Expo, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center


MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science events open to the public

The IEEE Boston Section posts local courses at

Qualware Instructional Services, Burlington, flexible public and corporate IT training.

Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 617 547-6789 or

DevelopMentor Training Classes, Cummings Park, Woburn.

Future Media Concepts provides training in all areas of digital media

New Horizons Boston, Quincy, Waltham and Westborough.

Apple seminars  MA NH RI

Microsoft New England: Local Event Calendar

IBM Innovation Centers for Business Partners - Waltham

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