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Updated 01/12/2011 -- '11 #011
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User Group events:
See below for Seminars, Shows, Learning, etc.

Wed JAN 12, 2011
Boston Area Sharepoint Users, CANCELLED and rescheduled for Jan 13
Boston .NET Users, CANCELLED and not rescheduled
Software Quality Group, "Add Steak to Exploratory Testing's Parlor-Trick Sizzle", 6PM, Oracle-Sun, Burlington
NH Joomla Users, Topic TBD, 6PM, 530 South Porter St, Manchester NH
Southern NE SQL Server, "Microsoft Dynamics CRM, The Product", 6PM, NE Inst of Tech, Warwick RI
Boston InDesign Users, CANCELLED and rescheduled for Jan 19
Back Bay LISA, CANCELLED and not rescheduled
Boston PHP Meetup, CANCELLED and not rescheduled
Boston Linux & Unix, "Introduction to Ruby on Rails", 7PM, MIT Building 4, Room 237
Worcester Linux Users, topic TBD, 7PM, WPI Morgan Hall
Boston Post Mortem, CANCELLED and rescheduled for Jan 19

Thu JAN 13, 2011
Providence Web Development Lunch Hour Meetup, "Freeform discussion of all things web", Noon, Providence
Boston Area SolidWorks UG, "Weldments Assembly Tools", 5:30, ProSource, Waltham
Boston Area Sharepoint Users, "SharePoint 2010 Usage and Adoption Best Practices", 6PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge
Internet Society NE Meetup, "First business meeting", 6PM, 1 Story Street, Cambridge
NE Java Users Group, "Improving Code Quality", 6PM, Oracle-Sun, Burlington
Nashua Scrum Club, "Intro to Test Driven Development", 6PM, Partnership for Successful Living, Nashua NH
NE SQL Server Users Group, "The Cloud (not just for rainy days)", 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Web Design Meetup, "whatever comes up relating to to web design, or not", 7PM, Boston
Boston CocoaHeads, "topic tbd", 7PM, MIT Building E51/Room 395

Sat JAN 15, 2011
Boston Wikipedia Meetup, "Tenth Anniversary Micro-Meetup", 7PM

Mon JAN 17, 2011
NH Ruby & Rails Meetup, "OmniAuth", 7PM, NH-ICC, Portsmouth NH

Tue JAN 18, 2011
Boston@SPIN "Transient State: From Funding to First Iteration for Embedded Systems", 6PM, MITRE, Bedford
Boston Web Performance Group, "Server Side Performance", 7PM, 177 Huntington Ave

Wed JAN 19, 2011
Providence Geeks, "topic*tbd", 5:30, AS220, Providence
Boston Chapter STC, $ "Hyper-Agile Documentation: A Case Study", 5:45, Hilton Garden, Burlington $
NE Midrange Users Group, $ "Easy Microsoft Integration for Applications and Data", 6PM, Ramada Inn, Seekonk $
NH .NET Users, "SharePoint with InfoPath", 6PM, Daniel Webster College
NE ASP.NET Professionals, topic TBD, 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham
Boston Linux & Unix, "Low Cost Mobile Robot Platform using Linux", 6:30, location TBD
Final Cut Pro Users, "January Mixer", 6:30, The Cabaret at Emerson College
Boston InDesign Users, "Hot Interactive Documents, iPad, & InDesign", 6:45, 621 Huntington Ave, Boston
So New England Network, "Client Security with the Microsoft Stack", 7PM, NE Inst of Technology, Warwick, RI
Boston Post Mortem, "Audio and Dynamic Music in Tom Clancys EndWar", 7PM, The Skellig, Waltham

Thu JAN 20, 2011
Boston Arduino Meetup Group, 6PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge
NH .NET Users, "Windows Phone 7 Development with Silverlight", 6PM, NHTI, Concord NH
Natl Info Security Group, topic TBD, 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Greater Boston Chapter ACM, "The Anatomy of a Design Decision", 7PM, IBM Innovation Center, Waltham

Mon JAN 24, 2011
Quickbooks Monthly Meetup, "QuickBooks versions and issues", 6PM, Siegel & Assoc, Lexington

Tue JAN 25, 2011
UPA Boston Chapter, topic TBD, 6PM, Mitre Corp, Bedford
Boston Post Mortem, "MA Video Game Legislation", 6PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge
NH Java Users, "Introduction to Spring Integration", 6:30, NH-ICC, Portsmouth NH
Boston PDA Developer Meeting, 7PM, MIT Room 3-133

Wed JAN 26, 2011
NE SiteCore Meetup, "Tweaking your Production Sitecore Installation", 6PM, Cambridge Innovation Center
DataCAD Users (DBUG), topic TBD, 6PM, Boston Society of Architects
IT Job Seekers Greater Boston Meetup, "Windows Phone and the Windows Mobile 7 OS", 6PM, Tavern In the Square, Cambridge
Boston Joomla Users, topic TBD, 7PM, Cyber Cafe, Malden

Thu JAN 27, 2011
NH Sys Eng & Admin Tech (SEA-TUG), "The SysAdmin's Guide to SQL Server", 6PM, Hilton Garden, Portsmouth NH
Boston Azure Users, "Matt Grace of Objective Logistics", 6PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge
Lean Startup Circle Meetup, 7PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Fri JAN 28, 2011
SEMPO Boston Working Group, "'Ask the Experts' Panel Discussion", 7:45AM, BU Ctr for Marketing Tech, Waltham

Mon JAN 31, 2011
UPA New Hampshire Chapter, "An Agile State of Mind", 6PM, Mad*Pow, Portsmouth NH
Boston WordPress Meetup Group, "Website Critiques & Theming", 7PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Wed FEB 02, 2011
Boston SharePoint Meetup, 6PM, Barnes and Noble, Burlington
Exchange Server Boston, topic TBD, 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham
Chelmsford Linux Meetup, "talk about the latest news and software", 7PM, Java Room, Chelmsford

Thu FEB 03, 2011
NE Open Solaris Users-BU, "DTrace, LDOMs with ZFS", 6PM, BU Photonics Center Bldg, rm 339
NE Agile Bazaar, "The Agile Practitioners Problem Clinic", 6PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge
Beantown .NET Users, "TBA", 6PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge
NE Visual Basic Pros, topic TBD, 6:15, Microsoft, Waltham

Mon FEB 07, 2011
Boston Java Meetup, "Details on presentation tba", 6:30 PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Tue FEB 08, 2011
Cambridge Semantic Web Meetup, 6PM, MIT Stata Center
Virtualization User Group, "Monthly Meeting - TBA", 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham
BostonCHI, "Dipayan Biswas, Bently University", 6:30, IBM Center for Social Software, Cambridge

Wed FEB 09, 2011
Boston JBoss Users, "RESTEasy & JAX-RS", 6PM, BU, MCS 135
Boston .NET Users, "Inversion of Control/Dependency Injection and Aspect Oriented Programming", 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Software Quality Group of NE, "A fundamental approach to improving Software Quality", 6PM, Oracle-Sun, Burlington
NH .NET Users, "The Managed Extensibility Framework", 6PM, Daniel Webster College
NH Joomla Users, 6PM, location and topic TBD
Boston PHP Meetup, "jQuery Mobile: How to develop apps for the iPhone, iPad, Droid", 7PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Thu FEB 10, 2011
Providence Web Development Lunch Hour Meetup, "freeform discussion of all things web", noon, Providence
NE Java Users, "NoSQL Smackdown", 6PM, Oracle, Burlington
Boston Web Design Meetup, "whatever comes up relating to to web design, or not", 7PM, Boston

Sat FEB 12, 2011
RI Linux Users, topic TBD, 11AM-2PM, New England Tech, Warwick RI

Mon FEB 14, 2011
Boston MySQL Meetup, "TBA", 7PM, MIT Building E51
Boston Wikipedia Meetup, "Eating, drinking, and Wikipedia gossip", 7PM, Cambridge
Cambridge Enterprise Web 2.0 Meetup, 7:30, Tavern In the Square, Cambridge

Wed FEB 16, 2011
Boston Linux & Unix, "Nufront System-on-a-Chip", 6:30, MIT Building E51, Room TBD
So New England Network, "Tools for wireless networks, network analysis, and voip", 7PM, NE Inst of Technology, Warwick, RI

Thu FEB 17, 2011
Boston Arduino Meetup Group, 6PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Wed FEB 23, 2011
DataCAD Users (DBUG), topic TBD, 6PM, Signature Architects, Chelmsford

Thu FEB 24, 2011
Boston Azure Users, "Data Security in the Cloud", 6PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge
Lean Startup Circle Meetup, 7PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Mon FEB 28, 2011
Quickbooks Monthly Meetup, "QuickBooks versions and issues", 6PM, Siegel & Assoc, Lexington

Tue MAR 01, 2011
Boston PHP Meetup, "Usability Testing Night", 6PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Wed MAR 02, 2011
Boston Area SAS Users Group, topic TBD, 8:15AM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge
Boston SharePoint Meetup, 6PM, Barnes and Noble, Burlington
Chelmsford Linux Meetup, "talk about the latest news and software", 7PM, Java Room, Chelmsford

Mon MAR 07, 2011
Boston Java Meetup, "Details on presentation tba", 6:30 PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Tue MAR 08, 2011
Virtualization User Group, "No meeting due to Deep Dive Day 2011 on March 11th"
BostonCHI, "Rob Miller, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab", 6:30, Constant Contact, Waltham

Wed MAR 09, 2011
Boston .NET Users, "Windows Azure", 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham
Software Quality Group of NE, "Build, SCM, and QA: Enablers for Agility", 6PM, Oracle-Sun, Burlington
Boston PHP Meetup, "Learn about Aptana Studio 3 IDE", 7PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Mon MAR 14, 2011
Boston Wikipedia Meetup, "Eating, drinking, and Wikipedia gossip", 7PM, Cambridge
Boston MySQL Meetup, "TBA", 7PM, MIT Building E51
Cambridge Enterprise Web 2.0 Meetup, 7:30, Tavern In the Square, Cambridge

Wed MAR 16, 2011
Boston Linux & Unix, "Agile Programming", 6:30, MIT Building E51, Room TBD
So New England Network, "Barracuda Networks, Inc - Firewalls, email archiving", 7PM, NE Inst of Technology, Warwick, RI

Thu MAR 17, 2011
Club Pocket PC, "Stay tuned for more information!"

Wed MAR 23, 2011
DataCAD Users (DBUG), topic TBD, 6PM, Boston Society of Architects

Mon MAR 28, 2011
Quickbooks Monthly Meetup, "QuickBooks versions and issues", 6PM, Siegel & Assoc, Lexington

Mon APR 04, 2011
Boston Java Meetup, "Details on presentation tba", 6:30 PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Wed APR 06, 2011
Boston SharePoint Meetup, 6PM, Barnes and Noble, Burlington
Chelmsford Linux Meetup, "talk about the latest news and software", 7PM, Java Room, Chelmsford

Mon APR 11, 2011
Boston MySQL Meetup, "TBA", 7PM, MIT Building E51
Boston Wikipedia Meetup, "Eating, drinking, and Wikipedia gossip", 7PM, Cambridge
Cambridge Enterprise Web 2.0 Meetup, 7:30, Tavern In the Square, Cambridge

Tue APR 12, 2011
Virtualization User Group, "Monthly Meeting - TBA", 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham
BostonCHI, "Tom Tullis, Fidelity Investments", 6:30, IBM Center for Social Software, Cambridge

Wed APR 13, 2011
Software Quality Group of NE, "SQA in an Agile Environment", 6PM, Oracle-Sun, Burlington

Wed APR 20, 2011
Boston Linux & Unix, "NShort Takes: Nagios and more", 6:30, MIT Building E51, Room TBD
Southern New England Network, "Walter Horowitz: IPV-6", 7PM, NE Inst of Technology, Warwick, RI

Wed APR 27, 2011
DataCAD Users (DBUG), topic TBD, 6PM, Milford High School
Boston PHP Meetup, "Web Performance, Scalability, and Testing techniques", 7PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Wed MAY 04, 2011
Boston SharePoint Meetup, 6PM, Barnes and Noble, Burlington

Tue MAY 10, 2011
Virtualization User Group, "Monthly Meeting - TBA", 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham
BostonCHI, "Speaker to be announced", 6:30, Constant Contact, Waltham

Wed MAY 11, 2011
Software Quality Group of NE, "Career Paths for Software QA Staff", 6PM, Oracle-Sun, Burlington
Boston .NET Users, "Adam Machanic speaks on SQL Server Parallel Performance", 6PM, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed MAY 18, 2011
Boston Linux & Unix, topic TBD, 6:30, MIT Building E51, Room TBD

Wed JUN 01, 2011
Exchange Server Boston, topic TBD, 6:30, Microsoft, Waltham

Wed JUN 08, 2011
Software Quality Group of NE, "Maximizing the Value of Testing to the Business", 6PM, Oracle-Sun, Burlington
Boston PHP Meetup, "Introducing the Lithium PHP Framework", 7PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Tue JUN 14, 2011
BostonCHI, "Speaker to be announced", 6:30, IBM Center for Social Software, Cambridge

Wed JUN 15, 2011
Boston Area SAS Users Group, topic TBD, 8:15AM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Wed JUL 13, 2011
Software Quality Group of NE, "Annual Hot Topics Night", 6PM, Oracle-Sun, Burlington
Boston PHP Meetup, "Learn SEO (Search Engine Optimization)", 7PM, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

Thu NOV 17, 2011
DataCAD Users (DBUG), "BSA's Build Boston", 6PM, World Trade Center


Events, Conferences, Education and Training:

JAN 27-28, 2011
Boston Drupal, "Drupal Essentials Workshop", 6:30, Isovera Consulting, Waltham

JAN 28, 2011
New England Database Summit 2011, MIT Stata Center, Rm 32-123

FEB 19, 2011
Google Chrome Hackathon, HubSpot, 25 First St, Cambridge

MAR 30-APR 01, 2011
8th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI '11), Sheraton Boston Hotel

APR 04-06, 2011
iPhone iPad DevCon East, "focused on iPhone and iPad apps development", Hyatt Regency Cambridge

APR 09-10, 2011
BarCamp Boston 6, "unConference, organized on the fly", Microsoft NERD, Cambridge

APR 11-15, 2011
Boston SQL Training, "the most advanced SQL Server training available", Microsoft Technology, 890 Winter St, Waltham

APR 14-16, 2011
Agile Bazaar, "2011 Agile Games Conference", Boston

JUN 01-03, 2011
SharePoint Technology Conference, preliminary announcement, Boston

JUN 07, 2011
IT Roadmap Conference & Expo, Hynes Convention Center

JUN 13-16, 2011
TechConnect World 2011, Hynes Convention Center

SEP 26-29, 2011
Embedded Systems Conference, Hynes Convention Center



Ongoing:

Various Course Offerings, South End Technology Center, Boston

MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science events open to the public

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

South End Technology Center @ Tent City Course list

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

Boston SQL Training

Apple seminars

Microsoft New England: Local Event Calendar

Boston TechVenue Calendar

Boston Events List for Professionals

IBM Innovation Centers for Business Partners - Waltham

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