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Re: SFPUG meetings, schedule for year

From: Steven Ericsson Zenith <steven(at)semeiosis(dot)com>
To: Drew Wilson <amw(at)apple(dot)com>
Cc: SF Postgres <sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: SFPUG meetings, schedule for year
Date: 2006-01-11 17:47:50
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Drew,

I think that is a great idea and Apple is a great location.  Here is 
what I suggest.  On the months that meetings are in Oakland - say a week 
later, so that the intense folks can do both if they really want - we 
hold a local meeting.  We willl have to find our own speakers from a 
local pool - and/or we can invite the same speakers that appeared in 
Oakland.  Between us we can probably wake up a few local speakers from 
places down here.

Steven


Drew Wilson wrote:

> I'm very interested in a South Bay meeting, although I often have 
> conflicts with my kids' school meetings. (I intended to over to 
> Emeryville last night but had an unscheduled class meeting to attend 
> at our school.)
>
> If I were available, I could probably host here at Apple in Cupertino 
> if there's interest.
>
> Drew
>
>
> On Jan 10, 2006, at 10:25 PM, Steven Ericsson Zenith wrote:
>
>> I wonder if there is any separate demand for occasional meetings down 
>> here in Silicon Valley?  Perhaps bimonthly meetings in the South Bay 
>> as a supplement to the sfpug - I don't think there is demand for an 
>> additional user group but I do think there is demand for occasional 
>> meetings here in Palo Alto, Sunnyvale and perhaps San Jose.
>>
>> It might be a worthy alternative to do a meeting here on the months 
>> that the SF group meets in Oakland.
>>
>> It would certainly interest me.
>>
>> Any takers locally?
>>
>> Steven
>>
>>
>> Josh Berkus wrote:
>>
>>>Folks,
>>>
>>>Here's our meeting schedule for the year, in pencil:
>>>
>>>February 8th, 7pm, San Francisco
>>>March 14th, 7:30pm, Oakland
>>>April 12, 7pm, San Francisco
>>>May 9th, 7:30pm, Oakland
>>>June 14th, 7pm, San Francisco
>>>July meeting preempted by PostgreSQL Anniversary
>>>August: Linux World Expo BOF, some evening Aug 14-16
>>>September 12, 7:30pm, Oakland
>>>October 11, 7pm, San Francisco
>>>November 15, 7:30pm, Oakland
>>>
>>>... except that *one* of the above meetings should be a South Bay meeting 
>>>instead.   I think that will depend on our speaker.
>>>
>>>Potential Meeting Topics:
>>>PostGIS: the oft-mentioned talk from Jon
>>>Database security for web applications: Josh Berkus, others?
>>>8.1 vs. 5.0:  What have we got that MySQL doesn't?   Speakers TBA
>>>PostgreSQL Lightning Talks: everyone
>>>
>>>Of course, I'd expect that we'll hear from more commercial companies using 
>>>PostgreSQL this year, which will provide us more topics.  But, right now, 
>>>can we pick some dates for the above?   Particularly, can we get PG vs. My 
>>>or PostGIS in for the February meeting?
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>

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