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Mon JUN 09, 2008
Boston MySQL Meetup Group, "Keith Murphy speaks about backups", 7 pm, MIT building E51, room 372
Cambridge Enterprise Web 2.0 Meetup Group, 7:30 pm, Tavern In the Square, Cambridge
NH Seacoast Linux Users, "Video editing", 7PM, UNH Morse Hall 301, Durham

Tue JUN 10, 2008
Boston CHI, "Understanding the Next Generation of Human-Computer Interaction", 6:30, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Boston PDA Users, "WWDC 3G iPhone A-GO-GO", 7PM, MIT, Room 3-133
Boston Voice Users, "E-Mail Demonstration", 7:30, MIT, Room 2-135
New Hampshire Seacoast Mac, "Open Question & Answer Session", 6:15, Rye Junior High School

Wed JUN 11, 2008
SW Quality Group, "How Managers Get So Stupid", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Boston .NET Users, "Programming Silverlight", 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Macintosh User Group, "TBA", MIT Building E51
Chelmsford Linux Meetup Group, "Chat with other Linux users", 7 pm, The Java Room

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
Beantown .NET Users, "Team Foundation Server 2008", 6PM, Hollister Inc, Boston
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, "live online broadcasting", 1-3 PM, National Braille Press, Boston
Boston Linux & Unix, "Linux InstallFest XXIX", ** CANCELLED **

Tue JUN 17, 2008
Boston SPIN, "Putting the Engineering in Software Eng", 6-8:30 PM, MITRE M Building, Bedford
Small Business Server User Group, "Meeting Topic: To Be Determined", 6:30-8 PM, Microsoft, Waltham
NH Ruby & Rails Users, "Google App Engine", 7PM, RMC Research, Portsmouth NH

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, MIT Building E51, Room 315
NE Midrange Users, "OS400 Upgrades", 6PM, Ramada Inn, Seekonk
Scalability Users, "Cloud Dreaming: From Ideas to Innovation", 6PM, IBM, Waltham

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

Tue JUN 24, 2008
Independent Computer Consultants, "Best Practices for Marketing", 6PM, Rebecca's Cafe, Burlington

Thu JUN 26, 2008
OWASP Boston Chapter, "Web application vulnerabilities", 6:30PM, Microsoft, Waltham

Mon JUN 30, 2008
Boston Water User Group, topic TBD, 7PM, One Broadway, Cambridge
Mobile Monday Boston, "Browsers...", 7PM, Orange Labs, 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, "Join Us for something great", 6PM, Wellesley Gateway Building

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

Thu JUL 10, 2008
Beantown .NET Users, "XNA Game Studio", 6PM, Hollister Inc, Boston
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

Wed JUL 16, 2008
Boston Linux & Unix, "Penguin Computing's CTO Don Becker (unconfirmed)", 6:30-9, MIT Building E51, Room 315

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 AUG 06, 2008
Boston Area Windows Server User Group, "TBA", 6 pm, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed AUG 20, 2008
Boston Linux & Unix, "To be determined (unconfirmed)", 6:30-9, MIT Building E51, Room 315

Thu SEP 11, 2008
NE Java Users Group, "BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Technology)", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

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 17, 2008
Alfresco & RivetLogic: "Open Source ECM in Action”, including jBoss Portal + Alfresco, 3-5:30, Back Bay Hilton

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

JUN 23-24, 2008
Xen Summit North America 2008, 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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