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User Group events:
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Tue MAY 26, 2009
Soc Prof Consultants and ICCA (joint mtg), "So You’re Considering Becoming a Consultant!", 6-9, Burlington
So NH Apple Users, topic TBD, 7PM, Nashua Public Library
NE SharePoint UG "(Tuesday May 25?) SharePoint as a Platform for Business Processes" 6pm, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed MAY 27, 2009
Agile Boston, "Learning Agile via Agile Games", 6:30-8:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Metrowest Ruby Meetup, topic TBD, 7PM, Natick
Boston Digital Arts Meetup, "Viral Marketing on Social Networks", 7:15

Thu MAY 28, 2009
Virtualization User Group, "Cloud Computing 360 and Live Sequencing With App-V", 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Javascript Meetup, "GenevaJS demo, extension to Prototype library", 6PM, Microsoft Research, Cambridge
Agile Bazaar, "A Jet Engine On Your Pinto", 6PM, Pizzeria Uno, Newton
Refresh Boston, "Jared Spool Presentation", 6:30, Microsoft Startup Labs, Cambridge
Boston Plone Meetup Group, "using Plone, ..... cool Plone products", 7PM, Boston
NH Python SIG, "Problem-solving/roundtable night", 7PM, Amoskeag Incubator, Manchester NH

Sat MAY 30, 2009
Boston Linux & Unix, "Installfest", 9:00 am, MIT Building E51, Room 061

Mon JUN 01, 2009
New England F# User Group "Richard Hale Shaw" 6:30-8:30, Microsoft Research, Cambridge
BostonDotNet Certification Group, "MCTS 70-503 Exam, week 6", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Water Users, "Persistence capabilities and dynamic Web site creation", 7PM, One Broadway, Cambridge

Tue JUN 02, 2009
BNUG - Boston Network UG, "Personal networking and job search activities", 6:30-8:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Rubyists, "Hackfest", 7PM, Winter St., Boston
NE Oracle Users, "Tom Kyte- Details to come..."

Wed JUN 03, 2009
Windows Boston and Exchange Server Users, "Best of TechEd and Exchange 2010", 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston php and Exchange Server Users, "PHP Framework Bake off", 6:30, Optaros, Boston

Thu JUN 04, 2009
Beantown .NET User Group, topic TBD, 6PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge
Visual Basic Pros, "Visual Studio Report Control, Test Driven Development", 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Fri JUN 05, 2009
DAMA New England "Working with Use Cases on Data-Centric Projects" 9:30-11:30 am, Liberty Mutual, Weston
NH Gaming SIG, "Audacity & Battle for Wesnoth LAN Party", 6PM, DynInc, Manchester NH
North Shore Computer Society (NSCS) "Computer Clinic (members only)", 7PM, Peabody Municipal Light Plant

Mon JUN 08, 2009
BostonDotNet Certification Group, "MCTS 70-503 Exam, week 7", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston MySQL Meetup, "talk about the world's most popular open source database", 7 PM, Boston
Cambridge Enterprise Web "current issues developing web applications" 7:30, Tavern In the Square, Cambridge

Tue JUN 09, 2009
BostonCHI (ACM SIG), "Designing a Programming Environment for Kids", 6:30 PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Seacoast Linux Users Group (SLUG), "Mer built using the Open SUSE build system", 7 PM, UNH Durham
Cambridge Semantic Web Meetup "Discussion and Demonstration centered on Linked Data" 6PM, Cambridge
NH Adobe User Group. "Flex Builder for Interactive Web-Based Maps", 1:30-3:30, Taylor Hall, Durham NH (Perl Mongers) "possibly a survey of Perl IDE tools" 7pm, MIT building E51
Boston Rubyists, "TBA", 7PM, Cambridge

Wed JUN 10, 2009
Boston .NET Users Group, "Using Web Expresssion and Visual Studio 2008", 6-8 PM, Microsoft, Waltham
SW Quality Group, "Test Tool - Make or Buy?", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Chelmsford Linux Meetup Group, "talk about the latest news and software", 7PM, Java Room, Chelmsford
Boston Post Mortem, topic TBA, 7PM, Hyatt Harborside Boston

Thu JUN 11, 2009
SQL Server UG, "Managing SQL 2000/2005 with SQL 2008 Policy Based Management", 6:30-9, Microsoft, Waltham
Cambridge Django Meetup, "Pecha Kucha Planet", 7PM, Betahouse, Cambridge
New England Java "Recommendation engines for modern web applications" 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Boston Web Design Meetup, "whatever comes up relating to to web design, or not", 7PM, Boston
Boston CocoaHeads / MassMacDevs group, "TBA", 7PM, MIT Building E51/Room 149

Mon JUN 15, 2009
BostonDotNet Certification Group, "MCTS 70-503 Exam, week 8", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston SEO Networking, "TBD & search engine round table" 6:30, Robbins Library, Arlington
Boston Java Developers Meetup, "details soon" 6:30, Microsoft Research Center, Cambridge
Mobile Monday Boston, "Developers Meetup", 6:30, Cambridge Innovation Center

Tue JUN 16, 2009
Cape Cod .NET User Group, "SQL Server Guru Adam Machanic", 6:30-8:30, Plymouth Public Library

Wed JUN 17, 2009
Providence Geeks, topic TBD, 5:30, @AS220, Providence
NE Midrange Users, "Roundtable Discussions", 6PM, Ramada Inn, Seekonk
So NE Network Users, "Terminal Services 2008", 7PM, NEIT, Warwick RI
Boston Linux & Unix UG "Roofnet III - Municipal Wireless" 6:30-9 pm, MIT Location to be determined
NE Digital Media Users Group, "Ever wanted to try out RockBand?", 6:30-9 PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Storage Networking, "Availability and Protection for Exchange Environments", 6-8 PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Rubyists, "Betahouse Hackfest", 7PM, Cambridge
Cambridge Python Meetup Group, "Program TBA", 7PM, Cambridge

Thu JUN 18, 2009
DataCAD Boston Users Group, "Internet tools, Bitmaps, Project Management", 6PM, Lesko-Kelly Assoc, Norwell
Agile Bazaar, "Flaccid Scrum - A New Pandemic?", 6PM, 15 3rd Ave, Burlington
Boston Section ASQ, "The Quality in Brewing Beer", 6:30, Harpoon Brewery, South Boston
Worcester Linux Users' Group (WLUG), "Open Street Map Project", 7PM, Morgan Hall, WPI
Gr Boston ACM, "Give REST and SPARQL to Semantic Web", 7PM, IBM Innovation Center, 404 Wyman Street, Waltham
RI/SoMA SolidWorks Users, "Managing Installs & Upgrades", Tyco, Cranston RI

Tue JUN 23, 2009
Boston Area SAS Users, "Macros, SAS Enterprise Guide", 8:45AM, Courtyard Marriott Cambridge
Independent Computer Consultants, "How to Get Consulting Engagements from Internet Boards", 6-9, Burlington

Wed JUN 24, 2009
Agile Boston, "Greg Smith on Incremental Agile Tactics", 6:30-8:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu JUN 25, 2009
Virtualization User Group, "Monthly Virtualization Training", 6-9 pm, Microsoft, Waltham
NH Python SIG, topic TBA, 7PM, Amoskeag Incubator, Manchester NH

Wed JUL 01, 2009
Windows Boston, topic TBA, 6 pm, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu JUL 02, 2009
Visual Basic Professionals, "TBA", 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Mon JUL 06, 2009
New England F# User Group "Amanda Laucher" 6:30-8:30, Microsoft Research, Cambridge

Wed JUL 08, 2009
SW Quality Group, "Hot Topics Night", 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington
Chelmsford Linux Meetup Group, "talk about the latest news and software", 7 PM, Java Room, Chelmsford
Boston .NET Users Group, "TBD", 6-8 PM, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu JUL 09, 2009
Cambridge Django Meetup, "TBA", 7PM, Cambridge

Sat JUL 11, 2009
Boston Linux & Unix, "Annual Summer BBQ", 1-6 pm, John Chambers' home, Waltham

Tue JUL 14, 2009
New England M Users, "Something Interesting", 6PM, Wellesley Gateway Building

Wed JUL 15, 2009
Boston Linux & Unix UG "Another Look at MythTV and MythDora" 6:30-9 pm, MIT Location to be determined
Web Innovators Group, "people interested in internet and mobile innovation", 6:30 pm, Cambridge

Tue JUL 21, 2009
NH SolidWorks, "Prototype Technology, PhotoWorks, PhotoView 360, Appearances", 5:30-9:15; Nashua

Wed JUL 22, 2009
Agile Boston, "Andy Singleton on Real-world Distributed Agile", 6:30-8:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu JUL 23, 2009
Worcester Linux Users' Group (WLUG), "Annual WLUG Summer BBQ", 7 pm, Morgan Hall, WPI

Wed AUG 05, 2009
Windows Boston, "What's in your toolbox? PART 2", 6 pm, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu AUG 06, 2009
Visual Basic Pros, "Silverlight Application Development", 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed AUG 12, 2009
Boston .NET Users Group, "Cloud Computing: A First Look at Windows Azure", 6-8 PM, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu AUG 13, 2009
New England Java "Career 2.0: Take Control of Your Life" 6PM, Sun Microsystems, Burlington

Wed AUG 19, 2009
ASP.NET Professional Users, "ASP.NET Model View Controller (MVC)", 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Thu AUG 20, 2009
Worcester Linux Users' Group (WLUG), "Topic: TBD", 7 pm, Morgan Hall, WPI

Wed SEP 16, 2009
So NE Network Users, "Exchange 2010 - On-Premises and On-Line", 7PM, NEIT, Warwick RI
Boston Linux & Unix UG "PGP/GnuPG Keysigning Party X" 6:30-9 pm, MIT Location to be determined

Wed SEP 23, 2009
Worcester Linux Users' Group (WLUG), "Topic: TBD", 7 pm, Morgan Hall, WPI

Wed OCT 21, 2009
So NE Network Users, "Windows 7", 7PM, NEIT, Warwick RI
Worcester Linux Users' Group (WLUG), "Topic: TBD", 7 pm, Morgan Hall, WPI

Wed NOV 18, 2009
DataCAD Boston Users Group, "DBUG's 22nd Anniversary", 6 PM, World Trade Center, Boston
Worcester Linux Users' Group (WLUG), "Topic: TBD", 7 pm, Morgan Hall, WPI

Wed DEC 16, 2009
So NE Network Users, "Symantec", 7PM, NEIT, Warwick RI

Thu DEC 17, 2009
Worcester Linux Users' Group (WLUG), "Topic: TBD", 7 pm, Morgan Hall, WPI

Events, Conferences, Education and Training:

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

MAY 29, 2009
Drupal Therapy Training, Boston Center for Adult Education

JUN 02, 2009
The Architect Factory, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

JUN 11-12, 2009
Games for Health Conference, Hyatt Harborside Boston

JUN 12, 2009
Drupal Redesign Sprint, MIT Media Lab

JUN 13-14, 2009
Drupal Design Camp Boston, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

JUN 16, 2009
MSDN Northeast Roadshow, "Technology Blockbuster Tour", Microsoft, Waltham

JUN 22-24, 2009
SPTechCon: SharePoint Technology Conference, BZ Media, Hyatt Regency, Cambridge

JUN 23, 2009
SAS Training Session, "Reusable Programs and List Processing", 1:30-5:00, Courtyard Marriott Cambridge

JUN 28-29, 2009
Drupal, "Google Summer of Code - Media Shiai/Sprint (Media Ninja Tournament)", Brightcove, Cambridge

JUL 15-17, 2009
New England Java, "Test Automation Training", Hyatt Place, Medford

SEP 22-24, 2009
Embedded Systems Conference, 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,

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

Boston TechVenue Calendar

IBM Innovation Centers for Business Partners - Waltham

Please send meeting announcements to Submit08 [AT] bugc [DOT] org
Of course, we cannot assume any responsibility for errors, etc...

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