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Updated 07/06/2008 -- '08 #185
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User Group events:
See below for Seminars, Shows, Learning, etc.

Mon JUL 07, 2008
Search Engine Optimization Group, "Round Table: Free SEO Consulting", 6:30, Robbins Library, Arlington

Tue JUL 08, 2008
NE M Users Group, "XML 101 for M/Cache Programmers", 6PM, Wellesley Gateway Building
Boston-area chapter of Perl Mongers, "Social Meeting", Location TBD
Boston PDA Users, "iPhone 3G Launch Countdown", 7PM, MIT, Room 3-133
Boston Voice Users open meeting, 7:30, MIT, Room 2-135
NH Seacoast Mac, "Your First Podcast with GarageBand", 6:15, Rye Junior High School

Wed JUL 09, 2008
SW Quality Group, "Hot Topics Night", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Boston Mac Users, topic TBD, MIT Building E51
Boston Avid Group, "BAVUG BBQ", 6-8 pm, Avid Technology, Tewksbury
Chelmsford Linux Meetup Group, "Linux @ The Java Room", 7 pm, The Java Room, Chelmsford
Ubuntu NH Group, BBS: Documentary: "Baud", 7 pm, HoloDek gaming center, Hampton NH

Thu JUL 10, 2008
Beantown .NET Users, "XNA Game Studio", 6PM, Hollister Inc, Boston
Boston PHP Users, "Summer School Party", 7PM, Cambridge Brewing Company
New England Java Users Group, "Summer Break ", NO MEETING
Boston Web Design Meetup Group, "discuss projects, methods and whatever else", 7pm, Boston
Cocoa Programmers' Group, "we don't have a planned topic", 06:00 PM EST [sic] at MIT Building E51/Room 149

Mon JUL 14, 2008
Cambridge Enterprise Web 2.0 Meetup, 7:30, Tavern In the Square, Cambridge
SLUG (Seacoast Linux), "Qt Designer GUI builder", 7 PM, 301 Morse Hall, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Tue JUL 15, 2008
Web Innovators Group, "WebInno 18 - internet and mobile innovation" 6:30-9, Royal Sonesta, Cambridge
Boston-area chapter of Perl Mongers, "Technical Meeting", 7:15pm, MIT Room E51-376

Wed JUL 16, 2008
Access Day, Intro & Intermediate sessions, 1-4PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Access Day, Developer sessions, 4-8:30PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Linux & Unix, "Penguin Computing's CTO Don Becker (unconfirmed)", 6:30-9, MIT Building E51, Room 315
Cold Fusion Users, "ColdBox framework", 6:30, location TBD
Ubuntu NH Group, BBS: Documentary: "Sysops and Users", 7 pm, HoloDek gaming center, Hampton NH

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

Sat JUL 19, 2008
Boston Linux & Unix, "Annual Summer BBQ XIV", 1 pm, John and Shelley Chambers' home

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

Wed JUL 23, 2008
Ubuntu NH Group, BBS: Documentary: "Fidonet", 7 pm, HoloDek gaming center, Hampton NH

Thu JUL 24, 2008
Final Cut Pro Users, "Drobo Robot, DTE Recorder, ...", 6:30, Arsenal Arts Ctr, Watertown
DataCAD Boston Users Group (DBUG), 6:00 pm, GSD Associates, N. Andover

Wed JUL 30, 2008
Ubuntu NH Group, BBS: Documentary: "Artscene", 7 pm, HoloDek gaming center, Hampton NH

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

Thu AUG 07, 2008
New England Visual Basic Professionals UG, "Stay tuned"

Tue AUG 12, 2008
Boston-area chapter of Perl Mongers, "Technical Meeting", 7:15pm, MIT Room E51-376

Thu AUG 14, 2008
New England Java Users Group, "10 ways to use Hibernate effectively", 6pm, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

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

Tue SEP 09, 2008
Boston CHI, "Regular Meeting", Details TBA
Boston-area chapter of Perl Mongers, "Technical Meeting", 7:15pm, MIT Room E51-376

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

Sat SEP 13, 2008
Visually Impaired and Blind User Group, "Check in September", 1-4 pm, National Braille Press, Boston

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

Sat SEP 20, 2008
Software Freedom Day, Watch for more information

Tue OCT 14, 2008
Boston CHI, "Regular Meeting", Details TBA

Events, Conferences, Education and Training:

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

APR 05-09, 2009
ACM SIGCHI Conference, CHI 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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