July 28th – Oklahoma City Code Camp http://www.okcpro.net/
This is the first annual code camp for the OKCDNUG. Jason Zander, GM for the .NET Framework Team will be delivering the opening keynote, so please register early. If you're interested in speaking, please visit the web site and reach out to the organizers.
August 25th – Houston TechFest http://www.hdnug.org
The first milestone is complete - HDNUG has selected a date for their first annual TechFest. They're currently looking for speakers, and trying to get a "big name" to come out a deliver a keynote here as well. If you're interested in speaking, please visit the web site and reach out to the user group leadership
Oct 20th – Tulsa TechFest http://www.tulsadnug.org/
This event was a *huge* hit last year, and this year will be even bigger! Like the Houston event, we're working on lining up a keynote speaker for this, and looking for speakers. If you're interested in speaking, please reach out to the user group leadership via their web site.
DevCares – http://www.devcares.com
The DevCares program is targeted at developers that are interested in learning about some of the latest Microsoft technologies. There are 3 cities currently active, and several more about to become active in this program starting later this year. Here are the remaining dates for May and June:
May – Visual Studio codename “Orcas” and LINQ
• Dallas – 5/25
• San Antonio – 5/30 *new*
June – Microsoft Expression
• Austin – 6/21
• Dallas – 6/29
• San Antonio – 6/27 *new*
Additional Cities Coming Online Soon:
• Oklahoma City
• New Orleans
Give me a ring if you have any questions about these events. Please visit http://www.codezone.com to locate a .NET user group near you and come join in the fun!