j0438919 Here's the latest (and large!) set of activities and events for developers in the Northeast.

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

Connecticut

October 14
The Fall Northeast Roadshow - Farmington, CT
Entity Framework, REST, Dynamic Data, IE8, Unit Testing, UI Technology, and even Robotics! - Chris Bowen & Jim O'Neil

October 28
Connecticut .NET User Group - Microsoft Offices, Farmington, CT
"BizTalk Server for Developers" - Mario Harik

November 5
MSDN Event - Waterbury, CT
Silverlight 2, SQL Server 2008, and VSTO

November 8
Fairfield/Westchester Code Camp - Stamford, CT
Spend the day sharing knowledge and networking with fellow developers!

November 12 
Fairfield/Westchester SQL Server UG - UConn, Stamford, CT
Topic TBD

Schedule TBD
Agile Project Leader Network - Microsoft, Farmington, CT
South CT .NET SIG - Shelton, CT
Fairfield/Westchester .NET User Group - UConn, Stamford, CT

Massachusetts

October 8
Boston .NET User Group - Waltham, MA
"LINQ Demystified" - Dan Mezick

October 9
New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA
"Performance Monitoring Tips for SQL Server 2008 Using Performance Studio" - Jeremy Gaige

October 15
The Fall Northeast Roadshow - Waltham, MA
Entity Framework, REST, Dynamic Data, IE8, Unit Testing, UI Technology, and even Robotics! - Chris Bowen & Jim O'Neil

October 15
Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA
Topic TBD

October 15 
New England Windows Mobile User and Developer Group - Waltham, MA
Topic TBD

October 15
Access Day - Waltham, MA
Afternoon through evening sessions for professionals working with Access.  Schedule.

October 17 
Boston Area Windows Server User Group - Waltham, MA
Windows Server 2008 Training Event II ($35/$25 members)

October 20
Cape Cod .NET User Group - West Barnstable, MA
"Architect Applications End-to-End with LINQ to SQL" - Ben Day

October 22 
Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA
Game Coding Time!  Bring those laptops!

October 22
Agile Boston - Waltham, MA
"Agile Adoptions" - Ray Scot

October 28
New England SharePoint User Group - Waltham, MA 
"Impact of Business Productivity Infrastructure Optimization on SharePoint Deployment" - Gene Rodgers

November 5
Boston Area Windows Server User Group - Waltham, MA
Scripting 101 - Clyde Johnson and Ted Vahey

November 5
Western Mass .NET Users Group - Chicopee, MA
Topic TBD

November 6
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
"Stupid Hacker Tricks - and How to Defend Against Them" - Joe Stagner

November 6 
Beantown .NET User Group - Boston, MA
A variety of 30-minute talks given by group members

November 12
SQL Server 2008 Roadshow (not to be confused with our MSDN Northeast Roadshow, however) - Boston, MA
"Security and database management, how to best manage your data, and what’s new in business intelligence with SQL Server 2008"

November 12
Boston .NET User Group - Waltham, MA
"Mobile .NET Development" - Don Sorcinelli

November 13
MSDN Event - Boston, MA
Silverlight 2, SQL Server 2008, and VSTO

November 13
New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA
Topic TBD

November 19
Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA
Topic TBD

November 25
Agile Boston - Waltham, MA
Special Event - Jeff Sutherland, Scrum co-creator and pioneer.  RSVP here.

Schedule TBD
IASA New England - Waltham, MA

Maine

October 28 
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME
Topic TBD

November 13
Maine Bytes User Group - Portland, ME
"Understanding ADO.NET Entity Framework" - Chris Bowen

November 25 
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME
Topic TBD

Schedule TBD
Maine Developer Network - Augusta, ME

 

New Hampshire

October 16 
New Hampshire .NET User Group - Nashua, NH
Sessions on Silverlight 2 and VSTO - Russ Fustino

Schedule TBD
NH SQL Users Group - Nashua, NH

 

New York (Upstate)

October 14 
Tech Valley .NET Users Group - Latham, NY
"Developer Duct Tape: XML Support in SQL Server" - Alex Silverstein

October 15 
Central New York .NET Developer Group - East Syracuse, NY
"LINQ to SQL and the Object/Relational Designer" - David Stevenson

November 5 
Central New York .NET Developer Group - East Syracuse, NY
"Introduction to Server Virtualization" - Jim Spignardo

November 19 
Western New York .NET Users Group - Buffalo, NY 
Topic TBD

Schedule TBD
VDUNY - Visual Developers of Upstate NY - Rochester, NY  

 

Rhode Island

October 8 
Rhode Island .NET User Group - Bristol, RI
"Back Button Support with MS Ajax 3.5 SP1" - Scott Cate

October 8
Southern New England SQL Server User Group, Warwick, RI
"Deploying DB Pro to Multiple Environments" - Grant Fritchey

November 11
Rhode Island .NET User Group - Bristol, RI
"ASP.NET Dynamic Data" - Jim O'Neil

November 12
Southern New England SQL Server User Group, Warwick, RI
Topic TBD

 

Vermont

October 8
Vermont SQL Server User Group - Burlington, VT
"Upgrading to SQL 2008: Notes from Early Adopters and Best Practices" - Rob Walters

October 20 
Vermont .NET User Group - S. Burlington, VT
"Silverlight for Business Developers" - Rod Paddock

November 17
Vermont SQL Server User Group - Burlington, VT
Topic TBD

December 1
Vermont .NET User Group - S. Burlington, VT
Joint Meeting with VT SQL User Group.  Topic TBA - Klaus Aschenbrenner