Events This Week – June 15th, 2009

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area (plus online events you can view from anywhere)…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar:

  • Monday, June 15, 2009 1:00 PM: MSDN Freedom Roadshow - Pittsburgh
    Join MSDN Freedom Roadshow Evangelists for an afternoon of content for developers and architects, with the amazing ticket price of zero. All attendees will also receive a free Windows 7 Release Candidate DVD (while supplies last)! Register today – seating is limited! Topics include:
    • Developing on Microsoft Windows 7: the new Taskbar and Jump Lists, the Scenic Ribbon, file management with Libraries, and Windows Web Services
    • What’s New in Internet Explorer 8 for Developers
    • Making JavaScript Fun Again
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  • Wednesday, June 17, 2009 1:30 PM: Excella Consulting Presents: Secrets of Successful Portal Implementations – Reston, VA
    Recommended Audiences: Technology Executives, IT Managers, IT Professionals, Business Executives, Vice Presidents, CEO, IT Directors, Business Managers, Business Owner, Business Professionals, Business Decision Maker, Technical Decision Makers Practical experience indicates that technology has only a small impact on the success of SharePoint solutions; organizational and political (process and people) strategies have a much greater impact and as a result, a comprehensive portal strategy is vital for success. Join portal expert Susan Hanley, co-author of Essential SharePoint 2007: Delivering High-Impact Collaboration Solutions, for an entertaining and informative discussion about how to: . Define optimal, workable collaboration strategies . Build portal and collaboration solutions people want to use . Create a framework for measuring the value of your portal investment . Achieve a balance between culture, process, and technology to successfully implement your portal or collaboration solution. Target Audience: Business and IT Executives responsible for successfully deploying SharePoint solutions * Attendees will receive a free copy of Susan Hanley's book, Essential SharePoint 2007. You can register for the event here:
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  • Wednesday, June 17, 2009 3:00 PM: CloudCamp DC – Reston, VA
    CloudCamp is an unconference where early adopters of Cloud Computing technologies exchange ideas. With the rapid change occurring in the industry, we need a place we can meet to share our experiences, challenges and solutions . At CloudCamp, you are encouraged to share your thoughts in several open discussions, as we strive for the advancement of Cloud Computing. End users, IT professionals and vendors are all encouraged to participate.
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  • Wednesday, June 17, 2009 7:00 PM: Developing DotNetNuke modules that interact with 3rd-party RESTful APIs – Vienna, VA
    Abstract: With the proliferation of "Web 2.0" sites and applications, such as Google Maps, Twitter, and Basecamp, has come the ability to programmatically interact with many sites using APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) that they provide. We'll take a look at developing DotNetNuke modules that communicate with these sites and the creative mashup and integration possibilities that these APIs open up. About the Speaker: Chris Busse is a Managing Partner at MemberPath, LLC in Richmond, VA where he spends his time developing highly customized DotNetNuke sites for membership associations and other nonprofit organizations, as well as consulting with them on a number of other programs such as Raiser's Edge, iMIS, and Avectra.
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  • Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:00 PM: Unlock YOUR potential, by Applying the New Language of Business - CTRL-ALT-DEL your Career – Online
    Thursday, June 18 2009 6:00 PM Eastern
    Your capacity for change and growth will determine your full potential. The global landscape and a new language of business is now a key differentiator and a competitive weapon you can use to advance your career. The individuals who understand the new global requirements for aligning business and technology and think like "T" thinkers increase their opportunities for job advancement and success. The implications of collaborative innovation are many, the most important being its potential to reshape not just individual enterprises, but whole industries, perhaps even entire economies. Hector believes that you need to invest in yourself in good and bad times. What can you do now to get ready to compete in these challenging economic times? What is the new vocabulary that needs to be part of your resume. You need to have compelling reasons on why you are the right candidate. The resume is your infomercial to landing a job or a promotion. This session will help you unlock your inner capabilities to manifest your career and personal desires/aspirations. It will also provide you with tactics and strategies to increase your chances for career advancement by understanding the new language of business and having your resume reflected.
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  • Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:00 PM: Software Plus Services in Azure .NET Services: Integration through ACS, ServiceBus and Workflow – Reston, VA
    The presentation is around using the .NET Services Tier to enable security federation, service discovery and routing as well as how to take advantage of workflows in the cloud to perform activity based operations.
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  • Thursday, June 18, 2009 7:00 PM: Richmond, VA DotNetNuke User Group Kick-off Meeting – Richmond, VA
    Please join us in creating an active DotNetNuke user community here in Richmond! All experience levels from content managers to module developers are welcome. This meeting will be an organizational meeting and will also include an educational presentation on a topic (TBA) relevant to DotNetNuke. Advanced registration is required by Noon on 6/16, please see website for details or email
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  • Saturday, June 20, 2009 9:00 AM: Azure Firestarter – Malvern, PA
    Join us for a full day of Windows Azure and Azure Services which enable developers to easily create or extend their applications and services. From consumer-targeted applications and social networking web sites to enterprise class applications and services, these services make it easy for you to give your applications and services the most compelling experiences and features. Windows Azure is a full cloud computing environment that allows developers to create sophisticated solutions that run partially or entirely on the cloud.
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  • Sunday, June 21, 2009 9:00 PM: LIDNUG: Sara Ford - Embrace open source with CodePlex – Online
    CodePlex is Microsoft’s open source project hosting site.
    Launched in May 2006, CodePlex host thousands of open source projects.
    CodePlex users can start open source projects with support for source control, bug tracking, wiki pages, downloads, forums, and project statistics.
    Additionally, CodePlex supports the widest range of source control clients. This talk explores the top downloaded projects, outlines the CodePlex feature set, and explains how we build the CodePlex software.
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  • Tuesday, June 23, 2009 7:00 PM: CMAP .NET Essentials – Columbia, MD
    The CMAP .NET Essentials SIG implements a complete ASP.NET application from the requirements all the way to the final deployment. In this last session of the season, we will analyze several ways to pass data between the DAL and the Presentation layers and provide several code examples for implementations.
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