KEGS General Meeting Schedule

for 2006

A listing of presenters that we have scheduled for our Monthly General Presentations.

Please go to our Meetings page for location and driving instructions.

Contact KEGS program chairman  programs@kegs.org if you have any questions about scheduling your company for a KEGS presentation. 

Month

Date

Presentation

January

1/9/2006

Detto Technologies will be talking about IntelliMover and other great applications that they support. You can visit the website at: http://www.detto.com

February

2/13/2006

February’s Meeting will be a joint meeting between KEGS and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society Seattle Section.  Our presenter will be Robert Colwell, Intel’s chief IA32 microprocessor architect from 1992 to 2000.  He will be speaking about his recently published book The Pentium Chronicles:  The People, Passion, and Politics Behind the Landmark Chips, which will be available for purchase at a reduced price.

March

3/13/2006

Our very own David Dodge and Steve Fondren will be teaming up to tell you all about setting up Home Wireless Networks with Security in mind.  There will be setup and configuration of the access point as well as the PC.

April

4/10/2006

"Get Computer Industry insights from our own Computer Industry  Insiders!"

Steve Fondren and Dave Dodge will discuss:
- State of the tech industry
- New technology explanations
- Future trends

May

5/8/2006

You have read about it, now see it live!

Windows Vista (CTP that is).  See the new interface and some of the new features.

We'll have a full discussion on what you like and what you don't like.

June

6/12/2006

Kegabuck$ auction

The KEGABUCK$ Auction

July

7/10/2006

 

August

8/14/2006

Clearwire will be here to show us their wireless internet service that will be coming soon to Seattle, Tacoma & Everett.  The currently provide wireless Internet access to over 27 areas across the country.

September

9/11/2006

IMAGES FROM JAPAN AND MANIPULATING IMAGES WITH ADOBE PHOTOSHOP - by Herb Johnson

Herb is a past coordinator for The Seattle Mountaineer’s Basic Photography Course and Digital Photography Workshop.  First Herb will show us photos from his recent trip to Japan and then he will show us how he turns his original images into “wow” photos using Adobe Photoshop.  His before and after images are amazing.  Herb has always dazzled us with his presentations, so this should be an enjoyable evening.

October

10/9/2006

At our October General meeting we’ll be looking at security and solutions to PC tune-up problems.  Joe Mraz will be presenting a review of Microsoft’s recently released Beta 2 version of Microsoft Windows Defender.  And, if time permits, we’ll also be taking a look at Microsoft’s Windows Live OneCare program.  You can find out more about Microsoft Windows Defender Beta 2 at www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software and Windows Live OnCare at www.windowsoncare.com.

November

11/13/2006

Bob Baxter will present a review of the many uses of WEB calendar software. 

Remember the family calendar on the refrigerator? With all the family appointments mixed together? And if you were away from home, how would you check the family calendar?

Outlook, Calendar Creator, PDAs, etc. are helpful but there are other ways to make the dynamic Family Calendar more useful.

Bob will explain some Web calendars that can separate events into meaningful groups and be displayed in full or part from anyplace you can access the web.

December

12/11/2006

Election of new board members and a review of useful and practical computer gifts you could get for Christmas.

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