Dan East talks about his regional MUG organization. The Mid-Atlantic MUG Team, recently expanded from the Tri-State MUG Team, what MAMUGS is all about, the services they offer, and why a regional approach is a good thing for any group of MUGs to consider. Details on why The MUG Center has added a discussion forum to its offerings rounds out this report.
Dan Berube talks about the largest Final Cut Pro User Group on the East Coast, how they outgrew their meeting place in one meeting, the concept of digital storytelling and why it is important in today’s world, what their group offers, how they hope to expand into the campus environment and much more. An update on why the User Group Report will receive more frequent updates finishes off this edition. (3/18)
Sandy Foderick has served as Regional Liaison to the North Central United States for the past year, and was appointed as the Regional Liaison for Virtual & Online User Groups at Macworld Expo San Francisco 2002. Sandy talks about her own online group, VMUG, a panel discussion on the subject at Macworld, the advantages and pitfalls of virtual MUGs, and much more. A summary of what it takes to get your event listed on the MUG Event Calendar rounds out this edition.
Appointed to the User Group Advisory Board in January, Elsa Travisano talks about her group and what makes them special, her family background in user groups, and a chance encounter with Steve Jobs.
Dave Game talks about Gold Coast Mac’s attendance at and participation in the opening of the Apple Store in Miami, and their December meeting featuring presentations by Apple and Microsoft.