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  • 1. Great Lakes Area .NET Users Group
    October 20, 2010
  • 2. 2010 Executive Officers
    President – David Giard
    Vice-President – John Hopkins
    Treasurer – Kent Fehribach
    Secretary – Gerhard Weiss
  • 3. Chris Roland, Webmaster
    Shelly Noll, Anonymous Source
    Kelly Brownsberger, Johnny Appleseed
    Jennifer Marsman, Microsoft Liaison
    2010 Volunteers
  • 4. Congratulations!
    2010 INETA Community Champion
    John Hopkins
  • 5. Contact us
  • 6. Meeting Schedule
    “I’m for any change that gets us to the bar quicker”
    -Anonymous Source
  • 7. Gold Sponsor
    Telerik Ultimate Collection for .NET
    RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX
    Telerik Extensions for ASP.NET MVC
    RadControls for Silverlight
    RadControls for WinForms
    RadControls for WPF
    Telerik Reporting
    Telerik Open Access ORM
    WebUI Test Studio Developer Edition
    $1999 Value!
  • 8. Annual Sponsor
  • 9. Sponsors
  • 10. Sponsors
  • 11. Discounts for our members
    36% off
    Enter discount code “UG367”
    MSDN Magazine
    20% off subscription
    1 Year (12 issues) $35.00 $28.00
    2 year (24 issues) $60.00 $48.00
    Promo code: A0EUG1
  • 12. INETA Offers
    Free Guest Pass into the Pluralsight On-Demand! Library
    40% off select Visual Studio 2010/.NET 4.0 books to user group members through 6/30.
    See the list at U
    Use promo code WVS10
    50% off ebook purchases from O’Reilly for a limited time
    40% off print book purchases for user group members
    Use discount code DSUG when ordering online
    Windows Azure
    Free One-Month Pass
  • 13. Supporting Members
  • 14. Supporting Members
  • 15. 2010 GANG Goals
    Get members more engaged and involved
    Increase meeting attendance by 50%
    Increase supporting membership by 30%
    Continue to attract high-quality speakers
    Increase sponsorship by 100%
    Finish year in the black financially
  • 16. Any First-Time Attendees?
  • 17. Upcoming GANG Meetings
  • 18. Other User Groups
  • 19. Upcoming Events
  • 20. Project Phoenix
    Win a free MSDN Universal subscription
    Unemployed and Underemployed Developers are eligible
    Propose a project for a non-profit
    Winner chosen each week in 2010
  • 21. Some Good Programs
    BizSpark and WebSiteSpark
    Low-cost Microsoft software for small businesses
  • 22. Imagine Cup
    Student Competition
    Looking for leaders
  • 23. Food Drive Next Month
    Bring a non-perishable food item to the November GANG meeting
    Food will be donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Detroit
    Donate for a chance to win an MSDN Universal subscription
  • 24. Elections
    Elections are held after the November meeting
    All officer positions are open
    Vice President
    Must be a sponsoring member to vote
    Must be a sponsoring member to run
  • 25. Motor City Codeslingers
    • Pair Coding;Idea Exchange
    • 26. Tech Book Exchange
    • 27. Wed Oct 276-9PM
    • 28. Biggby Coffee, 26185 Evergreen Rd.
    This is an informal meetup of people interested in learning from one another. Bring your laptop and pair up with someone to work on an open source project, learn a new technique, or even dabble in a new language. There is no agenda or specific topic, just a time set aside for people to pair.”
  • 29.
  • 30. December Social Event
    Thursday December 9 2010
    Vote next month on location
    Plum Hollow Lanes Bowling Alley
    Copper Canyon
    TGI Friday’s
  • 31. Job Announcements
    • Local Job Openings
    • 32. Developers Looking for Work
  • Social Hour
    • Immediately following this meeting
    • 33. Not a sponsored event!
    Copper Canyon Brewery and Restaurant
    27522 Northwestern Hwy
  • 34. Fabulous Prizes!
    “SWAG doesn’t kill people. People kill people (sometimes with SWAG).”
    -Aristotle *
    * Aristotle Johnson, a buddy of mine from college.
  • 35. Fabulous Prizes!
    Raffle Ticket Picker
  • 36. Drive Safely