QCon User Group Events
Thursday March 11, 2010, 18.30 - 20.30
During QCon several free user group events will take place - all arranged in close association with each user group based on the offer: "Pick a subject and a speaker you would you like to spend some exclusive hours together with"
Everybody is welcome!

CloudCamp is an unconference where 300+ early adopters of Cloud Computing technologies will converge to learn, share experiences and exchange ideas. All are welcome from Cloud virgin to Cloud expert, come along lead, listen, debate, shape, join in and network.  

Join Dylan Schiemann, Nikolai Onken, and Torrey Rice from the Dojo team for an evening of lively discussion in the typical Dojo community user group format: dojo.beer




Join the Erlang User Group for a night with some of the QCon speakers









JAVAWUG BOF 54: "The Future of the Java SE platform "

Join the Java Web User Group for a night with some of the QCon speakers



Join the most active user group in Norway (NNUG Bergen) and the Alternative Network Group's AltNetBeers  together with the QCon speakers Corey Haines, Udi Dahan, Dan North, Oren Eini (Ayende Rahien) Ben Hall, Roy Osherove and Jon Skeet for a social Geek Beer. Everybody is welcome, .NET or NOT!



Come and see what is going on in the Vaadin community.







Google QCon 2010 Conference Grant

As part of Google's ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to announce the Google QCon 2010 Conference Grant to encourage more female computer scientists to attend and participate in the QCon 2010 Conference, 10 - 12 March 2010 in London, UK.
We encourage all female computer scientists interested in software development to apply.

Two people will be chosen from the applicant pool to receive:
•  free registration for the main conference.  Accommodation not included.
•  up to 300 euros for travel costs from Google (given to the recipients at or after the event).

To be eligible for a conference grant candidates must:
- Be a female working in or studying Computer Science/Software Development
- Maintain a strong academic background with demonstrated leadership ability
- Attend the full conference

How To Apply
To apply send, no later than 15. February 2010, an e-mail to europe-events@google.com with the subject heading 'Google QCon 2010 Conference grant' containing:
•    your full name and email address
•    current address, contact phone number and copy of photo ID
•    your CV
•    1-page statement (no more than 600 words) about why you wish to attend QCon 2010 and why attending is important to your research and/or future career

Winners and claim process
The winners will be notified by e-mail by 17. February 2010.
If you are a successful applicant, you will be sent your free ticket and a payment form to expense your travel contribution, to be completed and submitted after the event.