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User Group events:
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Mon SEP 29, 2008
Boston Water User Group, "previewing an open source project called White Water", 7 pm, Cambridge

Wed OCT 01, 2008
Windows Server Users, "Windows 7", 6-9 PM,  Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Flash Platform User Group, "Design Patterns Meeting", 7 pm, Brightcove, One Cambridge Center
Boston PHP User Group and Boston PHP Meetup, "Flex & the Zend Framework", 6:30 pm, IBM Lotus, Cambridge

Thu OCT 02, 2008
Beantown .NET, "Skinning Silverlight Controls", 6PM, Hollister Inc, Boston
NE Visual Basic Professionals, "Literals in VB: XML and Text Processing", 6:15-8:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Extreme Thursday Club, "Transitioning to Agile", 6:30, Kinsale's, 2 Center Plaza, Boston

Fri OCT 03, 2008
No Shore Comp Soc computer clinic, 7PM, Peabody Municipal Light

Mon OCT 06, 2008
Boston jQuery, "jQuery JavaScript, iPhone, and Rich Internet Applications" 7PM. Panera, Needham
Search Engine Optimization Group, "better ways to work with search engines", 7PM, Robbins Library, Arlington
Metrowest Photoshop Meetup Group, "trade tips and tricks", 7PM, Southborough
Cent NH Linux Users, "Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex beta preview", 7PM, @NHTI Library, rm 146, Concord NH

Tue OCT 07, 2008
Boston Rubyists, "Hackfest", 7 pm, 41 Winter Street, Boston

Wed OCT 08, 2008
RI & SE MA SolidWorks Users, "Best Modeling Practices / Surfacing", 5:30, Ramada, Seekonk
SW Quality Group, "Survey of Test Automation Projects", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Boston Macintosh User Group, "Maximize your built-in applications like TextEdit and Preview", 7PM, MIT Building E51
Chelmsford Linux Meetup Group, "talk about the latest news and software", 7 PM, Java Room, Chelmsford
Boston .NET User Group Monthly Meeting, "LINQ Demystified", 6-8 pm, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu OCT 09, 2008
NE SQL Server User Group, "Performance Monitoring Tips for SQL Server 2008", 6:30 PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Web Design Meetup Group, "discuss projects, methods and whatever else", 7 PM, Trident, Boston
No Shore Comp Soc, no meeting this month
Boston Free Software Group   7 pm, Boston

Sat OCT 11, 2008
Visually Impaired and Blind UG "System Access, SA Mobile Network, & Victor Reader Stream" 1-4 pm, Boston

Mon OCT 13, 2008
Cambridge Enterprise Web 2.0 Meetup, 7:30, Tavern In the Square
Boston MySQL Meetup Group, "Meet nearby MySQL Users", 7 PM, MIT building E51, room 372
GNHLUG Seacoast LUG "HTTP Representational State Transfer" 7 pm, 301 Morse Hall, UNH, Durham

Tue OCT 14, 2008
Boston Flex Users, "How to use Flex 3 & Cairngorm with LiveCycle Data Services 2.6", 7PM, Adobe, Newton
Boston CHI, "Regular Meeting", Details TBA
New England Java Users Group, "An evening with Rod Johnson from SpringSource", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Boston.pm chapter of Perl Mongers, "Topic - TBD - Stone Soup /  Lighning talks?", 7:15, MIT E51-149

Wed OCT 15, 2008
Access Day, Intro & Intermediate sessions, 1-4PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Access Day, Developer sessions, 4-8:30PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Flex & Interactive Media Meetup "Using the Flex Automation Framework" 6:00, Auburndale
Midrange Users Group, topic TBD, 6PM, Ramada Inn, Seekonk
Boston Avid Users, "Digital Asset Mgmt/Sony XDCAM", 6PM, @National Boston, Brookline
Boston Linux & Unix, "Linux Gaming and Game Servers", 6:30-9 pm, MIT Building E51, Room 376
Boston Wi-Fi Meetup Group, "talk about the latest developments in community wi-fi", 7 PM, Somerville
Southern New England Network Users Group, "Lee Benjamin: subject TBD", 7-9pm, NEIT, Warwick, RI
Cambridge Python Meetup Group, "Pimp My Code & session 2", 7PM
Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7PM, Morgan Hall, WPI
Central MA / Northern CT SolidWorks User Group, "TBA", Metso Automation, Shrewsbury

Thu OCT 16, 2008
Computer Measurement Group quarterly meeting, 8:30AM-4:30PM, Doubletree, Westborough
Final Cut Pro, "An Evening With Larry Jordan", 6:30, location TBD
IEEE and GBC/ACM, "Security in Voting Systems", 7PM, MIT Stata Ctr room 32-123

Fri OCT 17, 2008
Windows Boston, "Windows Server 2008 Training Event - Part 2", 9-4:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Mon OCT 20, 2008
Boston Java Meetup Group, "learn together and share our experiences" 6:30 PM, Cambridge

Tue OCT 21, 2008
NH SolidWorks Users Group, "Design Tables & Equations/DriveWorksXpress", 6-9:15, Nashua Community College

Wed OCT 22, 2008
Boston ColdFusion Users, "Open Mic Night with the Boston CFUG", 6PM, Adobe, Newton
AgileBoston User Group, "Agile Planning and Estimating", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Merrimack Valley Photoshop Meetup Group, "letís get together and talk photoshop, 7 PM, Java Room, Chelmsford
Boston Flash Platform User Group, "General Meeting", 7 pm, NE Institute of Art Annex, Brookline

Thu OCT 23, 2008
Boston Plone Meetup Group, "Plone and Freedom & 10 Things You Didn't Know About Plone", 7 pm, Betahouse, Cambridge

Tue OCT 28, 2008
NE SharePoint User Group, "Impact of Business Productivity Infrastructure Optimization", 6-7:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed OCT 29, 2008
Greater Boston Chapter of the ICCA, "Using Agile in a Consulting Business", 7-8:30, Hynes Convention Center, Boston

Wed NOV 05, 2008
Boston Flash Platform User Group, "Design Patterns Meeting", 7 pm, Brightcove, One Cambridge Center

Thu NOV 06, 2008
Beantown .NET, "Assorted 30 minute talks", 6PM, Hollister Inc, Boston
NE Visual Basic Professionals, "How to Defend Against Stupid Hacker Tricks", 6:15-8:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Tue NOV 11, 2008
Boston ColdFusion Users, "Refactoring to OO", 6PM, location TBD
Boston CHI, "Chris Hart of the Institute for Human-Centered Design", 6:30-9, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
New England M Users Group, "Something Interesting", 6:30-9, Wellesley Gateway Building ?

Wed NOV 12, 2008
SW Quality Group, "Wideband Delphi Method", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Boston Macintosh User Group, "Games & Toys", 7PM, MIT Building E51

Thu NOV 13, 2008
CocoaHeads: Boston, topic TBD, 7PM, MIT Bldg E51 Rm 149
No Shore Comp Soc, "Modern Piracy", 7PM, Higgins Middle School, Peabody
NE Java Users Group, "10 Years of Java and the JVM - Happy Birthday NEJUG", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed NOV 19, 2008
Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7:00 PM, Morgan Hall, WPI
Boston Linux & Unix, "Details to follow", 6:30 pm, MIT Building E51, Room 376
Southern New England Network Users Group, "HyperV", 7-9pm, NEIT, Warwick, RI
DataCAD Boston Users, "DBUG's 21st Anniversary", 6 pm, World Trade Center, Boston

Thu NOV 20, 2008
IEEE and GBC/ACM "Open-architectures for Reading, Writing & Computing with Genomes" 7PM, Broad Inst Aud, MIT NE-30

Tue NOV 25, 2008
AgileBoston "Distributed Scrum- deploying Scrum across globally distributed teams" 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed NOV 26, 2008
Boston Flash Platform User Group, "General Meeting", 7 pm, NE Institute of Art Annex, Brookline

Wed DEC 03, 2008
Boston Flash Platform User Group, "Design Patterns Meeting", 7 pm, Brightcove, One Cambridge Center

Thu DEC 04, 2008
InDesign User Group, "Adobe Creative Suite 4", 6PM, Mass College of Art, Boston
Visual Basic Pro, "What's New in SQL Server 2008/Reporting Svcs", 6:15-8:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Tue DEC 09, 2008
Boston CHI, "TBA", 6:30-9, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed DEC 10, 2008
SW Quality Group, "Integrating Agile", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Boston Macintosh User Group, "MythBusters: Mac Troubleshooting", 7PM, MIT Building E51

Wed DEC 17, 2008
Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7:00 PM, Morgan Hall, WPI
Boston Linux & Unix, "Details to follow", 6:30 pm, MIT Building E51, Room 376
Southern New England Network Users Group, "Astaro", 7-9pm, NEIT, Warwick, RI

Fri DEC 19, 2008
Boston Red Hat Meetup Group, "keep informed of what's going on with Red Hat", 7PM, Somerville

Wed JAN 14, 2009
SW Quality Group, "Schedule Games", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed JAN 21, 2009
Southern NE Network Users Group, "Pete Stagman Media Center MVP on Home server", 7-9pm, NEIT, Warwick, RI

Thu FEB 05, 2009
Visual Basic Pro, "VB.Net on Linux/Mono Boo", 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed FEB 11, 2009
SW Quality Group, "Testing the Untestable", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed FEB 18, 2009
Southern NE Network Users Group, "Dan Sulliva, Territory Manager - New England | VMware", 7-9pm, NEIT, Warwick, RI

Thu MAR 05, 2009
Visual Basic Pro, "ASP.Net Data Services (Astoria)", 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed MAR 11, 2009
SW Quality Group, "Nitty Gritty of QA Project Management", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed APR 08, 2009
SW Quality Group, "Security testing w cURL and Perl", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed MAY 13, 2009
SW Quality Group, "Automated Functional Test Design", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed JUN 10, 2009
SW Quality Group, "Test Tool - Make or Buy?", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed JUL 08, 2009
SW Quality Group, "Hot Topics Night", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington



Events, Conferences, Education and Training:

Every Tuesday
Massachusetts UBUNTU Team training, 7-9 pm, South End Technology Center, Boston

OCT 07-09, 2008
Flash On Tap Conference, Park Plaza Castle, Boston

OCT 08, 2008
Oracle Training Day at Bentley College

OCT 09, 2008
Software Association of New Hampshire (SwANH) full-day annual conference, Bedford, NH

OCT 10, 2008
Boston Flash Lite Technology Day, Nokia Research Center (NRC), Cambridge
Ubuntu Massachusetts Team  10am-5pm, October Exploration (Installfest)

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

OCT 17, 2008
Windows Boston, "Windows Server 2008 Training Event - Part 2", 9-4:30, Microsoft, Waltham

OCT 21-23, 2008
Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

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

NOV 08-09, 2008
Agile Bazaar, "Deep Agile 2008", MIT Room E51-345

NOV 13, 2008
Windows Vista, "Solution Building for System Builders", Burlington MA

NOV 17-20, 2008
Professional Ruby Conference, "Voices That Matter", Sheraton Boston

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

APR 05-09, 2009
ACM SIGCHI Conference, CHI 2009, Hynes Convention Center

SEP 22-24, 2009
Embedded Systems Conference, Hynes Convention Center


Ongoing:

MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science events open to the public

The IEEE Boston Section posts local courses at http://www.ieeeboston.org/

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

Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 617 547-6789 or http://www.ccae.org

DevelopMentor Training Classes, Cummings Park, Woburn. http://www.develop.com

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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