User Group events: See below for Seminars, Shows, Learning, etc. Fri DEC 12, 2008 Boston Flex & Interactive Media Meetup "second annual Flex Camp Boston" 8am-5pm, Bentley College, Waltham Sat DEC 13, 2008 Visually Impaired and Blind User Group, "we're having our annual gadget day", 1-4 pm, National Braille Press, Boston Mon DEC 15, 2008 Boston Java Meetup Group, "a discussion of OpenMRS" 6:30 PM, Cambridge Tue DEC 16, 2008 Boston SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) "Taming the SOA Beast-(SDLC)", 6-8:30, MITRE, Bedford Wed DEC 17, 2008 Access Day, Intro & Intermediate sessions, 1-4PM, Microsoft, Waltham Access Day, Developer sessions, 4-8:30PM, Microsoft, Waltham Boston Linux & Unix, "History of Encryption Technology", 6:30 pm, MIT Building E51, Room 376 Southern New England Network Users Group, "Astaro", 7-9pm, NEIT, Warwick, RI Cambridge Python Meetup Group, "Meet other local Python Programming Language enthusiasts!", 7 pm Windows Mobile User/Developer Group, "Holiday Gathering", Microsoft, Waltham ??? Metrowest Ruby Users Group, "Presentation on Ruby.... ", 7PM, Natick (probably moved from Dec 24) Thu DEC 18, 2008 Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7PM, Morgan Hall, WPI Boston Final Cut Pro User Group, "Holiday meeting! with plenty of surprises", 6-9:30pm, Watertown MerriLUG (a.k.a. MVLUG, MELBA), "Social gathering", 6PM, Martha's Exchange, Nashua Boston chapter of National Information Security Group, Topics to be announced..., 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham Fri DEC 19, 2008 Boston Red Hat Meetup Group, "keep informed of what's going on with Red Hat", 7PM, Somerville Mon DEC 22, 2008 Waltham Quickbooks Meetup, "We will talk about everything QuickBooks", 6PM, Waltham Wed DEC 24, 2008 Metrowest Ruby Users Group, "Presentation on Ruby.... ", 7PM, Natick (probably moved to Dec 17) Mon JAN 05, 2008 Cambridge Search Engine Optimization Group, "better ways to work with search engines", 7PM, Robbins Library, Arlington Wed JAN 07, 2009 Windows Boston, "Server Administrator Utilities, talk about whats in your toolbox", 6 pm, Microsoft, Waltham Boston PHP Meetup, "PHP Show-and-tell", 6:30PM DataCAD Boston Users Group, "January DBUG Meeting", 6 PM, Milford High School Thu JAN 08, 2009 SQL Server Users, "Understanding LINQ to SQL", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham New England Java Users Group, "we celebrate our 10th birthday", 6 pm, Sun Microsystems, Burlington Boston Web Design Meetup Group, "whatever comes up relating to to web design, or not", 7 PM, Boston Mon JAN 12, 2009 NH Seacoast Linux Users Group (SLUG), "UPnP/DLNA (A/V hardware...)", 7-9 pm, UNH Morse Hall, Durham, NH Cambridge Enterprise Web "current issues developing web applications" 7:30, Tavern In the Square, Cambridge Boston MySQL Meetup Group, "TBA", 7 PM, MIT campus Boston Wikipedia Meetup Group, "Wikipedia December Meetup", 7 PM, Wagamama, Cambridge Tue JAN 13, 2009 New England M Users' Group, "the HL7 interface specification", 7pm, The Wellesley Gateway Building Wed JAN 14, 2009 SW Quality Group, "Schedule Games", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington BostonPHP User Group, "Mediawiki in production", 6:30-8:30, Optaros, Boston Boston Avid Users Group, "Avid DS Workflow", 6:30-9, BU Center for Digital Imaging Arts, Waltham Chelmsford Linux Meetup Group, "talk about the latest news and software", 7 PM, Java Room, Chelmsford Mon JAN 19, 2009 Boston Red Hat Meetup Group, "keep informed of what's going on with Red Hat Linux", 6 pm, Somerville Tue JAN 20, 2009 Boston SPIN (SW Process Improvement Network), "Meetings for People Who Hate Politics", 6-8:30, MITRE, Bedford Wed JAN 21, 2009 Southern NE Network Users Group, "Pete Stagman Media Center MVP on Home server", 7-9pm, NEIT, Warwick, RI Boston Linux & Unix "Improving online education and documentation for developers" 6:30, MIT E51, Room TBA NE Midrange Users, "Essential Skills for the RPG Developer", 6PM, Ramada Inn, Seekonk PHP IDE Bake-Off Cambridge Python Meetup Group, " Fabric, a simple pythonic remote deployment tool", 7 pm, Cambridge Sat JAN 24, 2009 New England SQL Server User Group, "SQL Server Code Camp", 8-5, Microsoft, Waltham Mon JAN 26, 2009 Boston Water User Group, "TBA", 7 pm, One Broadway, Cambridge Wed FEB 04, 2009 Windows Boston, "Joint Meeting with Exchange Users Group", 6 pm, Microsoft, Waltham 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 BostonPHP User Group, "PHP IDE Bake-Off", 6:30-8:30, Optaros, Boston Boston Macintosh User Group, "TBA", 7PM, MIT Building E51 Thu FEB 12, 2009 SQL Server Users, "Change Data Capture and SSIS", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham Wed FEB 18, 2009 Southern NE Network UG, "Dan Sullivan, Territory Manager - New England | VMware", 7-9pm, NEIT, Warwick, RI NE Midrange Users, "ABCs of Coding High Performance SQL Apps", 6PM, Ramada Inn, Seekonk Boston Linux & Unix " total cost of ownership of Linux in the enterprise" 6:30, MIT E51, Room TBA 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 Boston Macintosh User Group, "TBA", 7PM, MIT Building E51 Wed MAR 18, 2009 NE Midrange Users, "Putting Run SQL Scripts to Work for You", 6PM, Ramada Inn, Seekonk Tue MAR 24, 2009 DataCAD Boston Users Group, "March DBUG Meeting", 6 PM, Boston Society of Architects, Boston Wed APR 08, 2009 SW Quality Group, "Security testing w cURL and Perl", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington Boston Macintosh User Group, "TBA", 7PM, MIT Building E51 Wed MAY 13, 2009 SW Quality Group, "Automated Functional Test Design", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington Wed MAY 20, 2009 NE Midrange Users, "What’s New in RPG for V6R1", 6PM, Ramada Inn, Seekonk 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 DEC 10, 2008 Boston Area SAS Users training, "Combining Data Files", 1:30-5, Holiday Inn, Brookline DEC 12, 2008 Flex Camp Boston, Bentley College, Waltham JAN 24, 2009 NE SQL Server Users, "SQL Server Code Camp", Microsoft, Waltham JAN 9-11, 2009 Fedorea FUDCon Boston, "two days of hackfests and a day of BarCamp", MIT Tang Center (E51) MAR 25-27, 2009 Photoshop World 2009, Hynes Convention Center APR 01, 2009 NE Oracle Users Group, Training Day at Bentley College APR 05-09, 2009 ACM SIGCHI Conference, CHI 2009, Hynes Convention Center MAY 11-13, 2009 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 09), Westin Hotel, Waltham 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, http://www.develop.com Future Media Concepts provides training in all areas of digital media New Horizons Boston, Quincy, Waltham and Westborough. Apple seminars Microsoft New England: Local Event Calendar
These listings are obtained from user group web pages, mailings, and from other sources.