May 2011 Azure Cloud Events in Boston Area

Are you interested in Cloud Computing generally, or specifically Cloud Computing using the Windows Azure Platform? Listed below are the upcoming Azure-related events in the Greater Boston area which you can attend in person and for FREE (or at least inexpensively).

They are listed in the order in which they will occur.

Know of any more cloud events of interest to the Windows Azure community? Have any more information or corrections on the events listed? Please let us know in the comments.

1. New England Code Camp

  • when: Sat 07-May-2011, 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • where: Microsoft Waltham (Jones Road)
  • wifi: (unknown, but probably just for speakers)
  • food: Provided (usually pizza & salad)
  • cost: Free
  • what: Developer-focused mini-conference on a wide range of topics
  • More info & Register:

2. Jeffrey Richter from Wintellect will be presenting a free, in-person Windows Azure Deep Dive

  • when: Mon 16-May-2011, all day
  • where: Waltham
  • wifi: (unknown)
  • food: (unknown)
  • cost: FREE (registration required)
  • what: Deep Dive on Windows Azure
  • More info: See Jim O’Neil’s blog post for details
  • Register: Note there are two ways to register from this page – in person, or webinar – the webinar is a link, but the in person event form is on this page directly:

3. NHDN – New Hampshire .NET – Concord

  • when: Wed 25-May-2011, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • where: New Hampshire Technical Institute 31 College Drive Concord, NH 03301, Grappone Hall, Room 106
  • wifi: not sure
  • food: I think they do dinner afterwards
  • cost: FREE
  • what: Demystifying the Cloud and an overview of Microsoft’s public cloud platform, Windows Azure
  • More info: here
  • Register: here

4. Boston Azure User Group meeting on PowerShell and how to use it with Windows Azure

  • when: Thu 26-May-2011, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
  • where: Hosted at NERD Center
  • wifi: Wireless Internet access will be available
  • food: Pizza and drinks will be provided
  • cost: FREE (registration appreciated)
  • what: What is PowerShell, why do you care, and how can you use its awesome power to help with Windows Azure. PowerShell MVP Joel Bennett is the featured speaker.
  • More info: See Boston Azure cloud user group site for details
  • Register: here

Coming in June:

  • 24 Hours in the Cloud
  • Cloud Camp Boston
  • The Architect Factory
  • Boston Azure
  • Beantown .NET (Architecture Patterns in the cloud)
  • Hartford Code Camp
  • New Hampshire Code Camp
  • And more? Please let me know in the comments if you know about an event relevant to those who care about the Windows Azure Platform

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