Come Join Us @ Joomla Chicago

Chicago has two Joomla meetings a month for you:

Original JoomlaChicago in the North
JoomlaChicago in the Loop

Founded in 2008, JoomlaChicago is a Joomla!® user group, with over 600 members. Each meeting has its own format, topics, speakers and focus, conveniently timed and located to suit most everyone! Come one, come all! See listing of upcoming meetings.

    Curious About OSM? Join Us to Learn More - July 2014 Meeting

    When: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Durty Nellie's Pub in Palatine

    Price: It's Free, as in "free gas"

    11:00: Got Joomla! Questions?  
                Questions and Answers Live    
    11:45: Announcements, Lunch & Networking 
    12:15: OSM Who?
               Led by Mike Carson, Integrated Technology and Design Inc www.itdwebdesign.com
    01:00: Q&A / Networking

    Summer's here and so is Joomla!

    Are you wondering about the future of the Joomla project and what is being done to ensure the growth and survival of this award winning CMS? Mike will explain how the Joomla Project leadership is currently structured and more specifically, what Open Source Matters Inc. does and what is in process now and in the near future and how people can get involved. Find out about all the really cool initiatives that OSM has a vision for. Mike will even have a “mythbuster” session where you’ll get to ask whatever you want and get an honest “confirmed, plausible, or busted” answer. 

    We hope to see you this month! Register now to save your seat.

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    Thank you to our sponsor Aluent Group for covering lunch.

    Design, UX and Joomla - May 2014 Meeting

    When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

    Time: 10:50 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Durty Nellie's Pub in Palatine

    Price: It's Free, as in "free gas"

    10:50: Kickstart: Extension and Templates
                Led by Bill Slaughter
    11:45: Announcements, Lunch & Networking
    12:15: UX and What It Means for You
                Led by Amanda Olsen, amandaolsen.com
    12:45: Main Session: Web Design
                Led by John Coonen, cmsexpo.net
    1:30:   Q&A and networking 

    We’ve packed a lot into our May meeting!

    If you’ve ever wondered about design and/or UX, our May meeting is the one for you.  In addition to the next Kickstart session on Extensions and Templates led by Bill Slaughter, we tap into design and UX.

    We welcome special guest presenter, Amanda Olsen, who will lead UX and What It Means for You.  Amanda is a User Experience (UX) designer who will break down what UX is and how it can help drive our digital endeavors.  Our main session will be our own, John Connen, a graphic designer with truckloads of experience from print to web.  You may remember his presentation last year on Dead Simple Design.  

    Please note we will start a few minutes early at 10:50 am with the goal of ending close to our normal time while still giving you a chance to network.  

    We hope to see you this month! Register now to save your seat.

    Questions? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    Registration is required to attend.

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    Thank you to our sponsor Aluent Group for covering lunch.

    Calling All Talent

    Great speakers and presentations are what have been keeping members coming back every month for over 5 years. Are you a talented web developer that would like to give back and help educate other folks? We're always in search of speakers for:

    • Kickstart (intro to Joomla series)
    • Showcases
    • Case Studies
    • Main Sessions
    • Advanced topics

    So if you're interested in speaking at one of our meetings please contact us today!

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