Chicago Apple: Special Guest Speaker

The Chicago Apple User Group is very proud to bring Apple Systems Engineer Dave Marra to Chicago for a June 1 event that is open to the public: everyone is invited to attend. Dave is nationally known for his dynamic delivery style and exciting demonstrations, conducting thousands of technology presentations, keynote addresses and workshops for schools, Mac and PC user groups, businesses and other professional organizations across the United States and Canada. Needless to say, this meeting should be dynamite.


MacGroup-Detroit: PhotoWalk and Contest

In May Mac-Group Detroit members gave away an iPad 2 during their Everything iPad 2 meeting. On June 18th the group will be hosting their popular PhotoWalk, with registration limited to 30 walkers. Photos taken at Carpenter Lake Park during the walk will have a chance to win during the accompanying photo contest. The judges will be the members of MacGroup-Detroit with the winner selected at their June meeting. Staying busy with creative new activities is one hallmark of MacGroup-Detroit’s success.

Be there.

(Thanks as always to President Terry White for these great meeting ideas.)

SVMUG: Bring Your iPhone. Bring your iPad. Bring a friend.

On May 16, the Silicon Valley Macintosh User Group (SVMUG) will host Jeannie Yang – Smule’s VP of Product Alchemy. Smule is the creator of  Ocarina app and the Sonic Lighter app for the iPhone.  Jeannie will talk about some of their latest products, including Glee Karaoke, Magic Piano and Magic Fiddle.

SVMUG publicity says, “Bring Your iPhone. Bring your iPad. Bring a friend.”

MadMac’s Scott Snyder: An Introduction to Aperture 3

Madison Macintosh Users Group (MadMac) member Scott Snyder will be teaching an Introduction to Aperture 3 course at The Center for Photography at Madison on June 11th. The course is geared to folk interested in the benefits of upgrading to the current version, photographers currently using editing software and new users. Sounds like fun!

Learn about Mad Mac.

Check out Scott’s class.

(Thanks to Richard Russell for this tip!)


BOSFCPUG at RULE: Hodgetts Presents on Final Cut Pro X and More

On May 25 the Boston Final Cut Pro User Group (BOSFCPUG) will host a special meeting, featuring Philip Hodgetts and his presentation on Final Cut Pro X. Of course, BOSFCPUGs famous Big Dig raffle will be part of the event.

BOSFCPUG and SF Cutters are also offering discounts for the upcoming EditFest New York: $50 (US) off the regular price.

Check it out!

Boston May 25 Mixer and EditFest New York discount:

SFCutters Voices that Matter Conference, EditFest LA and dvExpo discounts:

Patrick Koster: Florida Macintosh User Group Hosts 2 Sessions

The Orlando InDesign User Group, a SIG of the Florida Macintosh Users Group (FLMUG), asks attendees to be a part of history, as Patrick Koster, Adobe Senior Solutions Engineer, demonstrates how CS5 gives creative professionals, designers, and developers the confidence to design and deliver content and applications across media. This is a meeting you won’t want to miss.

Florida Macintosh User’s Group of Orlando:

FLMUG’s InDesign SIG: