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Tue MAY 27, 2008
Independent Computer Consultants, "Speed of Life Organizing", 6PM, Rebecca's Cafe, Burlington
New England SharePoint User Group (NESUG), "Web Content Management with MOSS", 6-7:30 pm, Microsoft, Waltham
Cold Fusion User Group, "Using Subversion", 6PM, Beacon Hill Staffing Group, Boston

Wed MAY 28, 2008
Boston Scalability User Group (BostonSUG), "Terracotta: Clustering and Discussion", 6-8, IBM, Waltham
IEEE Boston Section, "Program Embedded Microcontrollers in C", 6:30, Foley Hoag LLP, Waltham
Flash Platform Users, "Flash 9 Sound API", 7PM, NEIA Annex bldg, Brookline
Metrowest Ruby Meetup, 7PM, Natick

Mon JUN 02, 2008
Cent NH Linux Users, "Open Source Advocacy", 7PM, Hopkinton NH Public Library

Wed JUN 04, 2008
Boston Area Windows Server User Group, "Topics TBD", 6 pm, Microsoft, Waltham
New Hampshire SQL Server Users Group, "Design Planning", 7 pm, New Horizons, Nashua

Thu JUN 05, 2008
Visual Basic Pro, "DataCubes / AJAX control toolkit", 6:15-8:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston PHP Users, "Intro to jQuery", 6:30, IBM/Lotus, Cambridge

Fri JUN 06, 2008
No Shore Comp Soc computer clinic, 7PM, Peabody Municipal Light

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

Tue JUN 10, 2008
Boston CHI, "Understanding the Next Generation of Human-Computer Interaction", 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 Oracle Users, "Educational Odyssey Cruise on Boston Harbor", 9 am - 2 pm, Boston
NE Java Users, "JAX-RS/REST", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
NE SQL Users, "SQL Server 2008 Data Compression", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Extreme Thursday Club, 6:30, Tavern in the Square, 730 Mass Ave, Cambridge
RI Mac Users (RIMUG), "Digital Photography", 7PM, RI College, Bldg 6

Sat JUN 14, 2008
Visually Impaired and Blind User Group, "details to be announced", 1-4 PM, National Braille Press, Boston
Boston Linux & Unix, "Linux InstallFest XXIX", 9-5, MIT Building E51, Room 061

Tue JUN 17, 2008
Boston SPIN, "technology infrastructure in process improvement", 6-8:30 PM, MITRE M Building, Bedford

Wed JUN 18, 2008
Access Day, Intro & Intermediate sessions, 1-4PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Access Day, Developer sessions, 4-8:30PM, Microsoft, Waltham
So NE Network Users, "Packet Analysis (tentative)", 7PM, @NEIT, Warwick RI
Boston Linux & Unix, "Revealing Errors:.. Software Freedom and Openness", 6:30, Location TBD
NE Midrange Users, "OS400 Upgrades", 6PM, Ramada Inn, Seekonk

Thu JUN 19, 2008
GBC/ACM and IEEE, "Semantic Web: It's not just for searching anymore!", Location TBA
Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7PM, Access Grid Rm, Worcester Polytechnic Inst
Boston Information Security Group, "Encryption: Protecting Sensitive Data", 6:30 PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston CocoaHeads / MassMacDevs, "what we learned or wished we had learned at WWDC", 6 pm, MIT E51-149
MerriLUG, "MySQL", 6pm dinner, 7:30 meeting, Martha's Exchange, Nashua

Fri JUN 20, 2008
SIBMUG: A PC User Group, "Word Processing", 7PM, Adult Learning Ctr, Dover NH

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

Mon JUN 30, 2008
Boston Water User Group, topic TBD, 7 pm , One Broadway, Cambridge

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

Tue JUL 08, 2008
NE M Users Group, topic TBD, 6PM, Wellesley Gateway Building

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

Thu JUL 10, 2008
Boston PHP Users, "Summer School Party", 7PM, Cambridge Brewing Company

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

Thu JUL 17, 2008
Worcester Linux Users, "WLUG BBQ", 6PM, "at somebody's house"

Tue JUL 22, 2008
Boston CHI, "Picnic in the Park!", 6 PM till Dusk, Danehy Park, Cambridge
with UPA Boston, UPA NH, NEC HFES, Boston IxDA, Boston-IA, UXNet Boston, STC Boston, Web Innovators Group, and others

Mon JUL 30, 2008
Boston Water User Group, "Topics to be determined",  One Broadway, 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:

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 13-17, 2008
ASQ  57th NEQC Conference Royal Plaza, Marlborough

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

MAR 25-27, 2009
Photoshop World 2009, Hynes Convention 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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