User Group Mini Conference & 2013 BETA Trade Show

InfoTech Niagara is excited to welcome Buffalo Tech ‘Drink Up’ and User Group Mini Conference to the 2013 BETA Trade Show.  On March 27, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., join Buffalo User Groups for a free networking event and mini conference. Please be sure to register for the free BETA Trade Show and User Groups Mini Conference. 5:00 PM SCRUM in 10 minutes or less, Mike Dawidowicz fromBuffalo PHP 5:10 PM How to install Debian, Brian Powell from WNY Linux User Group 5:20 PM Hidden Gems in the iOS SDK, Curtis Duhn from WNY iPhone Developers Meetup 5:30 PM Soldering Demo w/ Overhead, George Hampton from Electronics Meetup 5:40 PM JS WAT?, Sean Zawicki from Buffalo JS 5:45 PM The Best 9% of IT, Elena Moiseeva from Girl Develop It 5:50 PM Get the Prize!, Adrian Novischi from Buffalo Cracking the Code 5:55 PM WNYRuby, PJ Hagerty from WNYRuby 6:00 PM Data are the core of it all, Charlie Wertz from Buffalo Databases User Group 6:05 PM WordPress Flexibility, Ben Dunkle from Buffalo WordPress 6:10 PM Student Hackathons, Nick DiRienzo from UB ACM 6:15 PM Open Hack, Nick Quaranto from OpenHack 6:20 PM App Dev Clinic, Richard Nalezynski from MSDevWNY 6:25 PM What's a FRED?, Dennis Gaebel from BfloFRED 6:30 PM Making Things, Mike Dawidowicz from Buffalo Lab 6:35 PM Startups & Resources, Dan Magnuszewski from Z80 Labs Additional User Groups that will be in attendance and participating include: Buffalo Lab Electronics Meetup, iPhone Meetup, BfloFRED, Perl Mongers, 7 Week Startup, American Society for Quality: Buffalo Chapter, WNY Drupal, and Learning to Code. Register for the BETA Trade Show and Mini User Conference:

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