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2013 Summary

Recap of IT-related groups who were active in 2013. A handout of this information was shared at the 2013 GeekDinner HolidayMixer. Get your own copy (PDF).


Group 2013 activity Web sites Social media
Toledo Web Professionals: Promote the web industry, education & employment resources, keep and attract talent
  • 2nd Wednesdays
  • Meetups, Speakers, Road trips, World Usability Day
The Nerd Summit: Breed creativity, learn about emerging technologies, solve problems
  • Meetup, project brainstorming
  • Service Spring, Arrowhead Park
NWNUG: Learning, enthusiasm, discussion re: Microsoft .NET
  • 3rd Tuesdays, Speakers
  • HCR ManorCare
NWSPUG: Knowledge of SharePoint products, technologies, architecture, tools & business applications
  • Wednesdays, lunch (4x/year)
  • HCR ManorCare
ISACA Northwest Ohio: Information systems audit, control and security
  • Meetings, Speakers (odd-# months)
  • BG, elsewhere
TMOUG: Oracle solutions
  • Half-day conferences
OpenHack Toledo: Work on fun projects, learn new code
  • 1-2 / month
  • Seed Coworking
CocoaHeads/iOS: iOS development
  • 1st Thursdays, Casual talks
  • Seed Coworking
NWOFMPUG: Northwest Ohio FileMaker Pro Users Group
  • 1st Tuesdays, Series of topics
  • ProMedica Flower Hospital, Sylvania
Toledo VMUG: VMware user group for customers & partners; education & networking
  • Thursday lunch meetings
TALUG: Promoting awareness and use of GNU/Linux, other open source software
  • Saturday meetings, Monthly
  • Sanger Branch Library
NWOACM: Oldest, largest educational, scientific computing society
  • Mixer (only)
UT ACM (Student chapter): Promote interdisciplinary computing & CS as profession, professional development on campus
  • Tech Talks, Monthly (approx.)
  • U Toledo, Nitschke
BGSU ACM (Student chapter): Promote study, understanding of computers, computer programming
  • Speakers, Monthly (approx.)
  • BGSU Overman
UT ASM (Student chapter): Students interested in information systems
  • Thursdays, evenings
  • U Toledo, Stranahan North
DevToledo: Technology, platform agnostic
  • 3rd Thursdays, Speakers
  • Seed Coworking
FANUG: Education in Microsoft’s .NET technology
  • Last Tuesdays, Speakers
  • Marathon, Findlay
LRITA: Lima Regional Information Technology Alliance
  • BIT talks (4/year)
  • Annual conference (Apr 17 2014)
Seed Coworking: Community of like-minded creative professionals who want a different kind of place to work
  • Hosts MANY events, supports in other ways


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