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Computer User Groups
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

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General  General PC/Wintel-oriented
 
Engineering, Comp Sci Engineering, Software - Software Development
 
Operating Systems and
Sys Architecture
Compaq (DEC) - HP - IBM AS/400 - Linux - Macintosh - Networking - OS/2 - Sun - Unix
 
Business & Professional Assoc Computer Consulting - New Media, WWW - Non Profit Computing - Industry Associations
 
Programming Languages APL - Databases - Design Patterns - Smalltalk - VRML - C/C++ - JAVA - Perl - ColdFusion - XML
 
Miscellaneous Computer Fair - Radio Talk Show
 

Other Directories of User Groups Please email me with any corrections or additions.


General

Note: "General" groups normally contain several (or many) Special Interest subGroups (SIGs), and may cover several differing categories. Groups that "specialize" sometimes cover areas beyond their speciality.

ACGNJ = Amateur Computer Group of New Jersey
http://www.acgnj.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : Scotch Plains, Union NJ

Association of Women in Computing - NYC chapter
http://www.serve.com/awcnyc
General software development
Location : Manhattan, NY

BCUG = Brookdale Computer User Group
http://www.bcug.com
General group, with SIGs
Location : Brookdale Community College, Lincroft,NJ

BPMUG = Business and Professional Microcomputer User Group
http://www.bpmug.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : Greater Hartford, CT

CDCE = Capital District Computer Enthusiasts
http://www.global2000.net/cdceny
Location : Albany, N.Y.

CNYPCUG = Central NY PC Users Group
http://www.cnypcug.org
General group, with SIGs and monthly meetings with key industry speakers
Location : Syracuse, NY

COOUG = Connecticut Object Oriented User Group
http://www.cooug.org
Object Oriented topics, including OO A&D, C++, Java
Location : Hartford, CT

CPCUG = Connecticut PC User Group
http://www.ctpc.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : New Canaan, Fairfield CT

DACS = Danbury Area Computer Society
http://www.dacs.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : Danbury,CT

JSCC = Jersey Shore Computer Club
http://www.monmouth.com/~jscompclub
General group
Location : Lakewood NJ

LICA = Long Island Computer Association, Inc
http://hoflink.com/~lica
General group, with SIGs
Location : Westbury, Nassau County, N.Y.

LIPCUG = Long Island PC User Group
http://www.lipcug.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : Melville, Nassau County, N.Y.

MHCUG = Mid Hudson Computer User Group
http://www.idsi.net/mhcug
General group, with SIGs
Location : Poughkeepsie, NY

NJPCUG = New Jersey PC User Group
http://www.njpcug.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : Paramus, NJ

NYACC = New York Amateur Computer Club, Inc.
http://www.nyacc.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : Manhattan, usually New York Univ (Greenwich Village area)

NYPC = New York Personal Computer
http://www.nypc.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : Manhattan, usually PS 41, West 11th St

ODG = Object Developers Group, Inc
http://www.objdev.org
Object Oriented Tools & Technology, Java, C++
Location : Manhattan, N.Y.
not recently updated

PPCUG = Princeton PC Users Group
http://www.ppcug-nj.org
General group, share knowledge and experiences on PC use
Location : Lawrence Township, NJ (near Princeton)

RPCUG = Rockland PC User Group
http://www.rpcug.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : Spring Valley, NY

SMUG = New Jersey State Microcomputer Users Group
http://www.state.nj.us/smug
NJ State employees / PC users
Location : Trenton, NJ

WPCUG = Westchester PC User Group
http://www.wpcug.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : White Plains, Westchester, NY

WVPCUG = Warwick Valley PC Users Group
http://www.wvtc.com/~wvpcug
General group
Location : Warwick, NY


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Engineering, Software

ACM/IEEE Computer Society - Princeton chapter
http://info.acm.org/~princetonacm
General group, with SIGs (joint chapter ACM&IEEE)
Location : Princeton, NJ

IEEE Computer Society - Connecticut Section
http://w3.nai.net/~ieee1
Engineering software and hardware systems
Location :

IEEE Computer Society - Long Island Section
http://sils.pratt.edu/~longis
Engineering software and hardware systems
Location : Nassau & Suffolk, NY

IEEE Computer Society - New Jersey Coast Section
http://www.monmouth.com/~ieee
Engineering software and hardware systems
no pages found on 2001/01/15

IEEE Computer Society - North Jersey Section
http://www-ec.njit.edu/~ieeenj/
Engineering software and hardware systems
Location : northern NJ

IEEE Computer Society - NY Metro chapter
http://www.ieee.org/regional/section/new_york
Engineering software and hardware systems
Location : Manhattan
has links to nearby chapters of IEEE



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Software Development

ACM - Long Island chapter
http://www.acm.org/chapters/liacm
Systems and Software Development/Theory
Location : Suffolk County, NY
but no meetings posted since 1999

ACM - NYC Metro chapter
http://www.acm.org/chapters/nycacm
Systems and Software Development/Theory
Location : Manhattan



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Compaq (DEC)

DECUS = Decus - NYC Metro chapter
Email to Bob Tinkelman nymlug-reservation@decus.org
(VMS, Unix, Windows NT -on- Alpha, Vax, PC) system, administration, tools, networking
Location : Manhattan, midtown restaurant

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HP

GNYRUG = Greater NY Regional Users Group (Hewlett-Packard)
Email to
techpath@ix.netcom.com
HP users group (part of Interex), covers HP UX & HP systems
Location : Manhattan, various

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IBM AS/400

FASUG = Fairfield AS/400 User Group
http://www.fasug.org
AS/400 programmers, administrators, tech support & managers sharing expertise
Location : Norwalk CT


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LINUX

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Macintosh 

BizMac = Business Mac Users Group
http://www.bizmac.org
Mac user group, graphic arts professionals and business users, all are welcome
Location : Norwalk, Conn

HUGE = Hartford User Group Exchange
http://www.huge.org
Macintosh & Windows user group, with SIGs
Location : East Hartford, Conn.

LIMUG = Long Island Mac User Group
http://www.limac.org
Macintosh user group, with SIGs
Location : Westbury, Nassau County, N.Y
(calendar is up-to-date but site needs some updates)

NJMUG = New Jersey Macintosh Users Group
http://www.njmug.org
Mac users, all are welcome
Location : Montclair State Univ, Montclair, NJ

NYMUG = NY Macintosh User Group
http://www.nymug.org
Macintosh system, tools, applications, usage. SIGs.
Location : Manhattan, NY

PMUG = Princeton Macintosh Users Group
http://pupgg.princeton.edu/~pmug
A club for Macintosh computer enthusiasts
Location : Princeton Univ campus, Princeton, NJ
2001/01/15 --> found no data at that URL

RockMUG = Rockland Macintosh User Group
http://www.rockmug.org
General group, with SIGs
Location : Suffern, NY

SSMUG = South Shore Mac Users Group
http://www.essentialmac.com/ssmug
Mac Users Group
Location : Bayshore, NY


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Network Administration

NYLANA = New York LAN Association
http://www.nylana.org
Networks; LAN's, Wan's, Internet and Intranet. New Media.
Location : Manhattan, several sites

NYSA - New York Systems Administrator Association
http://www.nysa.org
System Configuration, Maintenance, Security, Networking
Location : varies within Manhattan, NYC



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OS/2

LIOS2 = OS/2 - Long Island chapter
http://qcunix1.qc.edu/~cq1qc/lios2.html
Long Island OS/2 Users Group
Location : Jericho, LI, NY
website last updated June 1999

Team OS/2 - NYC chapter
http://www.teamos2.org/users/groups/newyork.html
OS/2 system, enterprise and application products
Location : Manhattan, IBM (Madison & 57th St)
2000/10/04 this entry no longer valid; see NYPC/0S2 Sig



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Sun Microsystems

NYSLUG = NY Regional Sun Local User Group
http://www.crossroads-tech.com/nyslug.html
Sun Computers, Java
Location : Manhattan, various
2001/01/15 --> crossroads-tech not found on DNS

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Unix

LOPSA-NJ = System Administrators of New Jersey
http://www.lopsanj.org
System administration, tools, networking
Location : Lawrenceville, NJ
LOPSA-NJ is an organization for system administrators in New Jersey formed to facilitate information exchange pertaining to the field of System Administration. Everyone is invited!"

UniGroup = Unix User Group of New York (UniForum)
http://www.unigroup.org
Unix system administration, tools, networking
Location : Manhattan, (Wall St area)


Business/Professional Associations

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 New Media, WWW 

NYNMA = New York New Media Association
http://www.nynma.org
New Media, WWW, Graphics, Animation, Creative & Business
useful calendar of industry events on web site
Location : Manhattan, NY

WebGrrls - LI chapter
http://www.bworks.com/wgli
New Media Women, WWW, Browsers, Animators, HTML
Location : Manhasset, NY

WebGrrls - NYC chapter
http://www.webgrrls.com
New Media Women, WWW, Browsers, Animators, HTML
Location : Manhattan

WWWAC = World Wide Web Artists Consortium
http://www.wwwac.org
WWW, Browsers, Animators, HTML, Javascript, Java, etc
Monthly meetings, lively and famous mailing list
Location : Manhattan, NY

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 Computer Consulting 

ICCA = Independent Computer Consultants Assoc
http://www.icca.org
Independent Computer Consultants
see their cgi search for chapters in NYC, Conn., and NJ
http://www.icca.org/cgi-bin/chapters.cgi

ICCA = Independent Computer Consultants Assoc - NYC Chapter
http://www.iccanyc.org
http://www.iccanyc.org/html/next_event.html
Independent Computer Consultants
Location : Manhattan, various

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 Non Profit Computing 

Non-Profit Computing, Inc.
Email to
npc@igc.apc.org
Career development, Job skills, also helps non-profit orgs
Location : Manhattan, Citibank (Park Ave & 53rd St)

Industry Associations

NYSIA - New York Software Industry Association
http://www.nysia.org
Computer Industry; entrepreneurs, VCs, managers, developers
Location : 55 Broad Street, Manhattan, NYC



Programming Languages


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 APL 

ACM - NYC APL SIG
Email to
siegel@acm.org
SIG for APL users
Location : Phillips North America, 1251 Ave Americas, NY NY
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 Databases 

PADD = Professional Association of Database Developers
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/paddhome
Foxpro, Access, Powerbuilder and other Databases
Location : Chapters in NYC, Long Island, No. New Jersey, Westchester, Conn.

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 Design Patterns 

Design Patterns Study Group
http://www.industriallogic.com/patterns
Studying Object-Oriented, Architecture & Analysis Patterns
Location : Manhattan, NY

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 Smalltalk 

Smalltalk Developers Group
http://www.nysmalltalk.org
Smalltalk language, usage and applications
Location : Manhattan, NY

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 VRML 

NYVRML = NY VRML SIG
http://www.nyvrmlsig.org
Virtual Reality Modelling Language, dynamic graphics
Location : Manhattan, N.Y.C.

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 C/C++  /  JAVA  

C++/Java Sig of NYPC
http://www.cppsig.org
C, C++, Java, Object Oriented techniques
Location : Manhattan, Wall Street area

Javasig
http://www.javasig.com
Location : World Trade Center, Manhattan
free membership
limited space so meeting reservations are required

ODG = Object Developers Group, Inc
http://www.objdev.org
Object Oriented Tools & Technology, Java, C++, Wall St Financials, Databases
Location : Manhattan, NY

site not updated recently, but some sigs are active


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 PERL 

NYPM = New York Perl Mongers
http://ny.pm.org
Perl programming language discussion list, occasional meetings
Location : Manhattan, NY

NY Perl Study Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/perlsemny
Perl programming language
Location : Manhattan, NY
meets 2nd Tuesday of the month


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 COLDFUSION 

CF-SIG of NYPC-user-group
http://www.cfsig.org
Cold Fusion programming language
Location : Manhattan, NY

New York Cold Fusion User Group
http://www.nycfug.org
Cold Fusion programming language
Location : Manhattan, NY
also mailing lists
affiliated with http://www.houseoffusion.com


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XML


XML SIG
no URL available
XML web protocol and scripting tool
Location : varies within Manhattan
meets: depends on availability of space
contact: Walter Perry
wperry@xml-sig.org to be added to meeting notification list


MISCELLANEOUS


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TCF = Trenton Computer Festival
http://www.tcf-nj.org
Annual event (May 5-6, 2001) the largest Computer Fair + Seminars, many user groups
Location : Raritan, NJ


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The Computer Show
http://www.wbai.org
Weekly Radio show, Interviews, Events & Commentary. Questions welcome.
Dial to: FM 99.5, Wednesdays 8-9pm (WBAI) with Hank Kee and Joe King
also on-line as Real-Audio stream
See also: "Off the Hook" with Emanuel Goldstein,



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