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Updated 04/21/2008 -- '08 #106
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Tue APR 22, 2008
Independent Computer Consultants Association "Best Practices for Marketing" 6-9, Rebecca's Cafe, Burlington

Wed APR 23, 2008
Scalability Users, "NET StockTrader 2.0/SOA Session", 6-8, Microsoft, Waltham
Flash Platform Users, "GameBrix platform", 7PM, NEIA Annex, Brookline.

Mon APR 28, 2008
Final Cut Pro Users, "Blu-Ray content on the Mac", 6:30, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown

Tue APR 29, 2008
Gr Boston ACM, "Balancing Your Internet Cyber-Life with Privacy and Security", 6:30, Cambridge Central Sq Library
GNH Linux Users Board/Org Meeting, 6-8PM, Amoskeag Incubator, Manchester NH

Thu MAY 01, 2008
Beantown .NET Users, "Best Practices to Decrease Coupling and Raise Cohesion", 6PM, Hollister Inc, Boston
New England Visual Basic Professionals, "Powershell - From Windows Server 2008" 6:15-8, Microsoft, Waltham

Fri MAY 02, 2008
No Shore Comp Soc computer clinic, 7PM, Peabody Municipal Light

Sat MAY 03, 2008
GBC/ACM, "One Laptop Per Child -- Community Jam", 10 AM - 2 PM, MIT Stata Ctr, Room 32-044
GBC/ACM, "Birdsongs of the Mesozoic (Multi-media Concert Performance)", 8:30PM, MIT Stata, Room 32-123

Tue MAY 06, 2008
Network Users, "The Technology of VMware", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed MAY 07, 2008
Boston Area SAS Users quarterly meeting, 8:15AM, Brookline Holiday Inn

Thu MAY 08, 2008
NE Java Users, "Dependency Structure Matrix", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
NE SQL Users, "Understanding Query Processing and Query Plans", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Sat MAY 10, 2008
Visually Impaired and Blind UG "details to be announced" 1-4 pm, National Braille Press, Boston

Mon MAY 12, 2008
Seacoast linux, "TBA", 7:00 PM, Room 301, Morse Hall, UNH, Durham

Tue MAY 13, 2008
Boston CHI, "CHI 2008 Recap", 6:30 PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Voice Users, "Vocola for Vista", 7:30, MIT, Room 2-135
New England M Users' Group, "DevCon Recap", 7 pm, Wellesley Gateway Building

Wed MAY 14, 2008
SW Quality Group, "Defined Target for SW Security Testing", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Boston Macintosh User Group, "Mac OS X Server", MIT Building E51
Chelmsford Linux Meetup Group, "No agenda has been set", 7 pm, The Java Room, Chelmsford

Thu MAY 15, 2008
GBC/ACM and IEEE, "Grand Challenges in Engineering for the 21st Century", 7PM, MIT Bldg NE30
MerriLUG, "Linux Digital Audio Workstation", 7:30, Martha's Exchange, Nashua

Fri MAY 16, 2008
DataCAD Boston, "DataCAD at the BSA", 4PM, 52 Broad St, Boston

Tue MAY 20, 2008
Cold Fusion Users, "Using Subversion", 6PM, location TBD

Wed MAY 21, 2008
Access Day, Intro & Intermediate sessions, 1-4PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Access Day, Developer sessions, 4-8:30PM, Microsoft, Waltham
So NE Network Users, "Communications Server", 7PM, @NEIT, Warwick RI
The New England Midrange UG, "Web Facing Customization Best Practices", 6 pm, Ramada Inn, Seekonk
Boston Linux & Unix, "High-End Audio on Linux, Continued", 6:30, MIT E-51, Room 335
Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7PM, Access Grid Rm, Worcester Polytechnic Inst

Tue May 27, 2008
Independent Computer Consultants "office organization systems that work" 6-9, Rebecca's Cafe, Burlington

Wed MAY 28, 2008
Boston Scalability User Group (BostonSUG), topic TBD, 6-8, IBM, Waltham

Thu JUN 05, 2008
New England Visual Basic Professionals UG, "TBA", 6:15-8, Microsoft, Waltham

Mon JUN 09, 2008
SLUG (Seacoast Linux), "Video editing", 7 pm, UNH Morse Hall 301, Durham

Tue JUN 10, 2008
Boston CHI, "Regular Meeting - TBA", 6:30 PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Voice Users, "E-mail by Speech", 7:30, MIT, Room 2-135

Wed JUN 11, 2008
SW Quality Group, "How Managers Get So Stupid", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Boston Macintosh User Group, "TBA", MIT Building E51

Thu JUN 12, 2008
NE Java Users, "JAX-RS/REST", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
NE SQL Users, "SQL Server 2008 Data Compression", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed JUN 18, 2008
So NE Network Users, "Packet Analysis (tentative)", 7PM, @NEIT, Warwick RI

Wed JUN 25, 2008
Boston Scalability User Group (BostonSUG), topic TBD, 6-8, IBM, Waltham

Thu JUL 03, 2008
New England Visual Basic Professionals UG, "TBA", 6:15-8, Microsoft, Waltham

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

Tue JUL 15, 2008
Web Innovators Group, "WebInno 18 - internet and mobile innovation" 6:30-9, Royal Sonesta, Cambridge

Wed SEP 17, 2008
Boston Linux & Unix, "PGP/GnuPG Keysigning Party", 6:30, location TBD
So NE Network Users, "SharePoint 2007", 7PM, @NEIT, Warwick RI

Events, Conferences, Education and Training:

MAY 07, 2008
Boston Area SAS Users, "ODS Advanced Features", 1PM, Brookline Holiday Inn

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 18-20, 2008
Red Hat Summit, Hynes Convention Center

JUN 19-21, 2008
Fedora 10's FUDCon, 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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