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March 30
Community Events – SharePoint Saturday LA & LASPUG

Love SharePoint? Want to educate yourself and get more involved?  April is going to be your favorite month!  Two great community events will be happening and they are both free! 

SharePoint Saturday Los Angeles – April 14, 2012

On April 14, 2012 at Cal State Long Beach SharePoint MCM’s, MVP’s architects, developers, branders and other professionals interested in Microsoft’s SharePoint enterprise software platform will be in attendance at the upcoming SharePoint Saturday Los Angeles event at California State University, Long Beach. This free, all day event is intended to educate technology and business professionals on SharePoint’s benefits and capabilities in a fun and friendly environment.

Held at the Student Union facility on the Cal State Long Beach campus the event will include more than 30 sessions led by working professionals skilled in a variety of SharePoint disciplines. Some of the session topics include:

· Metadata and taxonomy management

· Social computing

· Migration and upgrade

· Business intelligence

· Design and layout

· Enterprise content management

· Workflow, Web Parts, and other SharePoint solutions

· Enterprise Search

· Cloud computing and hosting

· Project Management

Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be served at the venue, and free wireless internet access will be provided by the facility. Giveaways and prizes will also be provided throughout the day.

SharePoint Saturday LA is a free event open to the public, however space is limited. To register for the event, log on to Registration opens on March 14, 2012.

For more information about SharePoint Saturday LA speakers, session topics and venue details visit the SharePoint Saturday site at, follow the event on or via the LinkedIn group SharePoint Sat. Los Angeles. The event Twitter handle is #SPSLA.  There will also be a community table there with folks from LASPUG, Women in SharePoint and other community organizations.

Los Angeles SharePoint User Group April 26, 2012

If that’s not enough the Los Angeles SharePoint User Group will return to its new home at the Microsoft Store in Century City for another fun, free educational event on April 26th.  We’ll have a great case study presentation which will be confirmed shortly.  Stay tuned for more information and join us there.  With 3 hours free parking and great restaurants for some SharePint fun afterwards we are loving our new home. Food will be served at our event which starts at 6pm.  You can register at and space is limited so please register early!  You can follow news about LASPUG and other community events on Twitter via @SoCalSpug.

The Los Angeles SharePoint community is thriving and it is a true collaboration of professionals coming together to learn and network.  Get involved today and expand your SharePoint knowledge.  You won’t be sorry!


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