Rails Meetup Melbourne

At the Melbourne Meetup there will be presentations from:

– Mr. Michael Morris – Convincing The Business to go with rails.
– James Healy – gem_lint
– Daniel Heath – Excesselt, a testable, readable replacement for XSLT
– Clifford Heath – 1.0 release of activefacts

Date: 7th April 2011
Location: Melbourne, Thoughtworks IOOF Building, Level 15, corner of Elizabeth and Collins Street

A Python in the Pipeline – Sydney Python Users Group Meetup

At the Sydney Python User Group meetup look at how Python is used throughout Animal Logic’s image making process. From crazily complex automation to beautiful user interfaces, Python is omnipresent at Animal Logic.

Date: 7th April 2011
Location: Sydney – Google Sydney, Level 5, 48 Pirrama Street, Pyrmont

For more information visit: http://sypy2011apr.eventbrite.com/

Housekeeping for the Mac (Retirees & Others SIG)

The next Retirees & Others SIG meeting features a presentation from Geoff Wallace ‘Housekeeping for the Mac’. Geoff will discuss why a certain amount of maintenance is necessary to keep your computer at top performance. He will deal with cleaning up rituals that should be performed and appropriate applications that are either built into the system or can be obtained from other sources.

This group meets on the second Wednesday of each month.

Date: 13th April 2011
Location: Melbourne, Balwyn Baptist Church cnr Whitehorse and Parring Roads

For more information go to http://ausom.net.au/nextmeetings/

Bruce Sterlings closing keynote from Interaction 11 – 6th UX Movie

At this 6th UX Movie night see Bruce Sterlings closing keynote from Interaction 11, held earlier this year in Boulder. Bruce Sterling is an author, journalist, editor, and critic. Bruce challenges us and pokes us with a stick in an atempt to get us to become stronger and recognise the great things that we do. Whether you end up agreeing with him or not, his presentation is engaging and thought provoking.

Date: 4th April 2011
Location: Melbourne, Horse Bazaar, 397 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne

For more information visit: http://uxmelbourne.org/?p=130

Twitter What is it and how does it work? (AUSOM)

The next AUSOM Monthly Meeting features Anthony Caruana a freelance journalist who writes some of the most respected technology publications in Australia. Current publications include The Age, Australian Macworld, APC, CRN, ITNews, PC Authority and Netbook Mojo. He covers a number of different areas ranging from consumer technology to enterprise features and case studies and news stories.

Date: 2nd April 2011
Location: Melbourne, NewHope Baptist Church, 3-7 Springfield Road, Blackburn North

For more information visit http://ausom.net.au/nextmeetings

Oracle Intelligent Case Management in Public Sector Seminar

At the Oracle Intelligent Case Management in Public Sector Seminar you will learn how other agencies/departments are using Oracle’s Intelligent Case Management Solutions, through the use of Oracle’s CRM On Demand and Oracle Policy Automation.

Date: 6th April 2011
Location: Canberra, Hyatt Hotel Canberra, Commonweath Avenue

For more information visit: http://www.oracle.com/us/dm/h2fy11/66507-apacfm10037725mpp056c003-oem-306090.html