User groups are a great place to hear technical presentations to industry leaders. User groups tend to attract speakers who live nearby. Bringing in speakers from far away is harder because of the expense and travel time.
This week, the user groups near me (in Michigan) are fortunate that a famous speaker from far away (Vancouver, British Columbia) will be visiting.
Richard Campbell is best-known for the podcasts he hosts (Dot Net Rocks, RunAs Radio, and others), but he is also a featured speaker at many major conferences around the world. This week, he will be presenting The Scaling Habits of ASP.NET Applications at user groups in Toledo, OH; Southfield, MI; and East Lansing, MI. His schedule is below.
|Tue Sep 20
|Northwest Ohio .NET User Group
|HCR Manor Care
333 N. Summit Street
|Wed Sep 21
|Great Lakes Area .NET User Group
1000 Town Center Dr.
|Thu Sep 22
|Greater Lansing .NET User Group
2405 Woodlake Drive
The Northwest Ohio Group is celebrating their tenth anniversary at this meeting. If you attend the Northwest Ohio group or the Greater Lansing group, please register in advance at the links above.
Richard is here because he was kind enough to donate his time to our groups and because of a generous donation from Telerik, who is covering Richard’s travel expenses.
If you are in Michigan or Ohio, I strongly recommend you attend one of these meetings. It promises to be educational and fun.