Upcoming Northeast Developer Events – Spring 2008


Here's the next batch of upcoming events of interest to developers and architects in the northeast.  It's definitely taking longer to put these together - an indication that our northeast developer community is growing well!  Great stuff, everyone!

Know of any other events or user group meetings?  Please let me know!

Connecticut

April 1, 6-9 PM
Fairfield/Westchester .NET User Group - UConn, Stamford, CT
"Continuous Integration" - Paul Lockwood

April 8, 6-8 PM
South CT .NET SIG - Shelton, CT
"Building Good UX with .NET " - Ambrose Little

April 9, 6:30 - 9 PM
Fairfield/Westchester SQL Server UG - UConn, Stamford, CT
Topic TBD

April 17
Heroes Happen Here Launch Event - Hartford, CT

April 29, 6-8 PM
Connecticut .NET User Group - Microsoft Offices, Farmington, CT
"What's New in SQL Server 2008" - Adam Machanic
 

Massachusetts

March 25, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
New England SharePoint User Group - Waltham, MA
"Developing an Effective Governance Program for SharePoint" - Kathleen Burke

March 26, 6-8 PM
Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA
"Creating a Simple Game with XNA" - Chris Bowen & Michael Cummings

April 1, 6-8 PM
Western Mass .NET Users Group - Chicopee, MA
"Stylin' with WPF" - John Thayer

April 2, 6-9 PM
Boston Area Windows Server User Group - Waltham, MA
"Windows 2008 and the Microsoft Hypervisor" - John Kelbley

April 3, 6:15-8:30 PM
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
"Heroes Happen Here - Part 1" - Michael Hennesy, Phil Czalpa, Andrew Novick

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Code Camp 9 - "I Came, I Saw, I Coded" - Waltham, MA
The Big Event for New England developers, by developers! 
50 Sessions of free dev content.

April 7, 6:30 PM
Cape Cod .NET User Group - West Barnstable, MA
Visual Studio 2008 Launch Presentation - Bob Depin

April 9, 6 - 8:30 PM
Boston .NET User Group - Waltham, MA
"Building User Controls in Silverlight 2.0" - Fritz Onion

April 10, 6 - 8 PM
Beantown .NET User Group - Boston, MA
"NHibernate & Other .NET ORMs" - Benjamin Day

April 10, 6:30 PM
New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA
"Master Data Management" - Larry Barnes

April 14, 9 AM - 1 PM
ProDev Partner Briefing - Waltham, MA
A free event for partners working on custom development projects

April 16, 1 - 8:30 PM
Access Day - Waltham, MA
A day of free content for people working with Microsoft Access [Schedule]

April 16, 6 - 8 PM
Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA
Topic TBD

April 16, 6:30
Boston Pocket PC - Waltham, MA
Topic TBD

April 22, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
New England SharePoint User Group - Waltham, MA
Topic TBD

April 23, 6-8 PM
Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA
Topic TBD

May 1, 6 - 8 PM
Beantown .NET User Group - Boston, MA
"Best Practices to Decrease Coupling and Raise Cohesion" - Mario Cardinal

May 1, 6:15-8:30 PM
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
"PowerShell - From Windows Server 2008" - Yev Bronshteyn

May 14, 6 - 8:30 PM
Boston .NET User Group - Waltham, MA
Topic TBD - Michael Stiefel

 

Maine

April 1, 6-8 PM
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME
"Converting VB6 Apps to .NET" - Eric Burdo

April 10, 5:30 PM
Maine Bytes User Group - Portland, ME
Topic TBD

April 22, 12:00 - 2 PM
Maine Developer Network - Augusta, ME
"Introduction to LINQ and Language Improvements in C# 3.0/VB 9" - Chris Bowen

April 22, 6-8 PM
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME
"Step into the Silverlight" - Chris Bowen

 

New Hampshire

June 6
Heroes Happen Here Launch Event - Manchester, NH

 

New York (Upstate)

April 2, 6:00 PM
Central New York .NET Developer Group - East Syracuse, NY
"Introduction to Game Development with XNA" - Chris Bowen

April 3, 5:30 (Food) / 6:00 (Presentation)
NJ & Upstate NY Microsoft Developer Group - Rochester, NY (Broadcast from NJ)
Topic TBD

April 8, 6:30 PM
Tech Valley .NET Users Group - Latham, NY
Topic TBD

April 16, 6 - 8:30 PM
Western New York .NET Users Group - Buffalo, NY
Topic TBD - James Vandusen

April 19, 8:15 AM - 6:00 PM
TechValley Code Camp - Albany, NY
The first Code Camp for the Albany area! 

April 23, 6:00 - 8:30 PM
VDUNY - Visual Developers of Upstate NY - Rochester, NY
Topic & Speaker TBD

May 13, 6:30 PM
Tech Valley .NET Users Group - Latham, NY
Topic TBD - Chris Bowen

May 14, 6 - 8:30 PM
Western New York .NET Users Group - Buffalo, NY
Topic TBD - Chris Bowen

May 15
Heroes Happen Here Launch Event - Rochester, NY

May 23
Heroes Happen Here Launch Event - Albany, NY

 

Rhode Island

April 1, 5 PM (pizza & networking), 6 - 8 PM (presentation)
Rhode Island .NET User Group - Bristol, RI
"What's New in Visual Studio 2008 for Web Developers?" - Chris Bowen

April 9, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Southern New England SQL Server User Group, Warwick, RI
Community {Heroes} Launch Event - SQL Server 2008
Presentations on a variety of 2008 topics, giveaways, and pizza!
 

Vermont

April 14, 6:00 - 8:30
Vermont .NET User Group - Williston, VT
"Visual Studio 2008 Launch!" - Mike Soulia & Tom Cooley

April 30, 6-8 PM
Vermont SQL Server User Group - Burlington, VT
"SQL Server 2008 Launch!" - Laura Blood & Roman Rehak
 

May 12, 6:00 - 8:30
Vermont .NET User Group - Williston, VT
Topic TBD - David Yack

 

[Update 3/25 - Changed Southern NE SQL Server UG URL and updated event info]

[Update 3/28 - Added Cape Cod .NET UG meeting]

Comments (1)

  1. Ian Muir says:

    We’re also holding the first WebNOB event on April 8th in Manch-Vegas. http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=11584831033

    It would be cool to have more Microsoft devs there.

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