"Announcement" archive

Tuesday 16 October

  • Peter Coffee's presentation (01:57) - Peter Coffee addressed the LA ACM annual reunion meeting on September 27 in a joint meeting with AITP. His presentation was titled: "Remember the 21st Century?" with a subtitle of "Smart Phones, Social Systems... and Connected Cars". He is now... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Saturday 2 July

  • July 15 - Take free Coffee for a SPIN (22:35) - As 'the cloud' becomes the mainstream platform for IT innovation, platform architects will combine smart devices, global networks, and application models inspired by Twitter and Facebook to let people do what they do best: to recognize what’s not normal, and either address the problem or pursue the opportunity. The first decade of cloud computing decisively demonstrated that massively sharable/scalable systems can shrink operating costs and slash development delays, but the era of 'Cloud 2' goes farther to turn the cloud model from a perceived challenge into a compelling avenue for IT innovations that need not compromise security or governance. Join Peter Coffee, former Technology Editor of eWEEK and now a senior strategist at salesforce.com, to explore the potential of “application as conversation” in a world where every IT asset has a feed. | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 17 May

  • Meeting of Interest (02:39) - PRICE: Dinner & Program: Members $25 in Advance, $35 at the Door. Non-members $35 in Advance, $45 at the Door. ACM members will get AITP member price. LOCATION: Courtyard by Marriott – LA Westside, 6333 Bristol Parkway, Culver City 90230 310-484-7000. Self Parking at hotel ($6) | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Wednesday 23 March

  • March 24 - AITP Meeting (02:00) - AITP-LA hosts Mr Galen Gruman, Executive Editor, InfoWorld --Emerging Technology Trends including Heterogeneity -- device-independent computing & convergence of mobile and data -- critical trends being shaped right now. | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Wednesday 20 January

  • January 2010 Chapter Meeting (18:54) -
    Inside the Big CES
    by Lee Schmidt and Paul Schmidt at LMU Campus, Malone Hall, Room 306 (see map and directions) Date: 2010 January 30, Saturday Time: 1 p.m. to NLT 3 p.m. | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Wednesday 18 November

  • December meeting announcement (20:46) - Saturday, December 19, 2009 1:00 to 3:00 PM LMU - Room 222 of Doolan Hall :: A Tour of the Ruby Programming Language :: Abstract Yukihiro Matsumoto introduced Ruby in 1995 as a language that, among other things, makes... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Monday 31 August

  • September Meeting Announcement (12:47) - Coming September 17, 2009 :: Peter Coffee's Annual Forecast :: With products like Windows® Vista and chip-based security, the battle of the PC is still going strong. Long-awaited breakthroughs in nano-scale manufacture and high-speed communication are finally leaving the... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Sunday 7 June

  • June Meeting Announcement (14:47) - Coming June 8, 2009 :: Last 2008—2009 Meeting :: Last meeting of this year. We will have the council meeting at LMU (what, again?!?), yes, in the Doolan Hall Faculty Conference Room. We'll then move to Fishco for a... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Monday 30 March

  • April Meeting Reminder (23:18) - Coming April 6, 2009 :: A Programmer's Garden of CM :: This month we are trying something new. We will meet at the Chef Hannes Restaurant in El Segundo for a talk by the current chapter chair, about Configuration... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 24 February

  • March Meeting Reminder (01:54) - Coming March 2, 2009 :: The Matrix Has Us, Part Two :: This month we are back at LMU for another interesting talk. Attempting to branch out, we will be enjoying another speaker from a different area of expertise... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Saturday 14 February

  • Don't Forget — This Week's Meetings! (14:35) - Tuesday and Wednesday :: SSCC and Coffee Redux :: Just a reminder that this week there are two (count 'em -- TWO) ACM functions. First, Tuesday night is the second annual Software and Systems Chapters Congress meeting at the the... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • March 18–20, 2009 — PKC 2009 (14:15) - Public Key Cryptography :: 2009 Conference in Irvine :: We would like to inform all computer science professionals and academics in the greater LA area that UC Irvine will hold the 12th international conference on Theory and Practice of Public... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 6 February

  • February 28, 2009 — Fun With Statistics (18:08) - American Statistical Association :: 2009 Statistics Career Day :: Two events coming in February and March for the Southern California Chapter of the American Statistical Association. Statistics Careers Day When: Saturday, February 28, 2009 Where: City of Hope Platt Conference... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • February 18, 2009 — Peter Coffee Redux (17:08) - Peter Coffee Returns :: "Surf's Up?" An Evening with Peter Coffee :: A Joint Meeting with the IEEE-CCC group. This will be our second meeting of the 2008–2009 year at which Mr. Peter Coffee, Director of Platform Research for salesforce.com,... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • February 17, 2009 — SSCC Meeting (16:59) - 2009 Software and Systems Chapters Congress :: Second Annual Meeting :: On Tues, Feb 17, 2009, from 5:00pm-9:00 pm, representatives of local chapters of professional and technical societies involved with software and systems development in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • February 13, 2009 — SoCal SPIN Meeting (16:44) - Agile Development Talk :: The Agile Way of Managing Software Development :: This presentation will provide an overview of Agile development practices and to achieve optimal results in the face of complex projects. The presentation will cover key features of... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • February 12, 2009 — Microsoft vs. Adobe (12:46) - The Great Debate :: Microsoft Siverlight vs. Adobe AIR/Flex Debate :: The battle for control of the future of computing will be debated at 7 PM (PST/GMT +8) on Thursday, February 12 in the Bronco Student Center (Ursa Minor) at... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Changing Process (12:11) - Request From Our Members... :: Blog Entry Re-org :: Hello everyone. At the February meeting, it was brought to my attention that the blog announcements are somewhat less than useful, due to the way I've been entering things. For... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 30 January

  • Other Announcements (17:04) - A Little Help From Our Friends Cal State L.A ACM Meeting Startonomics Ben Shneiderman Ground System Architectures Workshop February 04, 2009 Hello everyone, our 3rd general meeting is coming up! Topics are going to include: Progfest 2009 If you... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Monday 26 January

  • February Reminder (16:44) - Don't Forget — February 2, 2009 Council and Fishco Join us!! See previous post below for details. Council is at Loyola Marymount University, in Doolan Hall. Professional Mixer is at Fishco. There will be travel. . .... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Wednesday 21 January

  • Big Doings In February! (16:27) - OMG — It's Really Busy. . . February ACM Meeting Peter Coffee Redux ISR Speaker MS vs. Adobe Talk February 02, 2009 We're having another Professional Mixer Meeting at El Segundo Fish Company, so come have some fun with... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 9 January

  • Reminder . . . (12:12) - Don't Forget — January 12, 2009 Apple iPhone Application Presentation Join us!! See previous post for details. You may want to start out a little early. The traffic in Westchester on Lincoln Blvd. has been atrocious lately. I haven't... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Sunday 28 December

  • January Meeting Notice (18:49) - Coming January 12, 2009 Ever Wonder About the iPhone? In January, we will be treated to a talk by the LMU Senior Computer Science students. They will give us a talk about their experiences developing their group project during... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Sunday 14 December

  • Meetings and Cool TODOs (16:01) - Lots of Announcements for January! January Meeting Date Change! Our January 2009 meeting will NOT be on the first week of the month this time. We are moving it back a week, so as to accommodate the schedule of... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Wednesday 3 December

  • December Meeting -- Don't Forget! (17:18) - It's Next Monday . . . Come Find Out About Bio-computing! Sending everyone a reminder notice -- don't forget that in December, we will return to the meeting/presentation format with a talk by Dr. Tatiana Tatarinova, a visiting assistant... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 25 November

  • Microsoft Programming Competition (15:57) - Microsoft Imagine Cup IT Challenge Join This Worldwide Competition The IT Challenge 2009 Worldwide Competition is for High School and College Students aged 16 and up, focusing on finding solutions to real-world issues. All student-level programmers are welcome —... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Saturday 22 November

  • December Meeting Notice (21:09) - Coming December 8, 2008 Come Find Out About Bio-computing! In December, we will return to the meeting/presentation format with a talk by Dr. Tatiana Tatarinova, a visiting assistant professor at the Department of Mathematics at Loyola Marymount University. The... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Saturday 25 October

  • November Meeting Notice (13:49) - Coming November 3, 2008 Come Have Some Fun!!! This month, we will have another Professional Mixer meeting. ALL ARE WELCOME!!! Once more we are having our meeting at the El Segundo Fish Company for food and an exchange of... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Thursday 16 October

  • Institute for Software Research (ISR) Talk (22:06) - Software Engineers Take Note! ISR Distinguished Speaker As part of their "Distinguished Speaker Series", The Institute for Software Research at the University of California, Irvine is hosting a talk by Matthew B. Dwyer, Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, University... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Sunday 5 October

  • Security Conference Announcement (14:48) - Heads-up All Security Specialists The 2008 ACSAC is Coming Directly from their website: "The Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) is a premier security conference of outstanding tradition. Started in 1985, the conference has grown over the years to... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Thursday 25 September

  • October Meeting Notice (11:44) - Coming October 6, 2008 Greetings Everyone!! This month, we will return to the meeting/presentation format with a talk by Dr. Dondi Dionisio, last years' chair of the LA chapter. He will speak to us on how to "work" a... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 19 September

  • Emergency Reminder!!! (23:00) - Sorry for the late notice, but it's been such a busy month that I just didn't get to things until now. . . REMINDER!!! Dr. Stephanie August of Loyola Marymount University has offered us an opportunity to hear a talk... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Saturday 23 August

  • Update to Peter Coffee Meeting Info (18:45) - The Acteva reservation page for this event is now working properly, so you are welcome to use it for making reservations for the meeting. Here are the latest details. Reservations are highly recommended. Seating is somewhat limited. The cost for... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Thursday 7 August

  • August and Semptember Announcements (17:20) - WOW!! August and September are going to be busy months for the ACM and other organizations around the area. We're kicking off the new season with a vengeance. In August: The SIGGRAPH is having it's 35th International Conference and Exhibition... | 0 Trackbacks | 3 Comments

Wednesday 2 July

  • 2008-2009 Los Angeles ACM Officers (12:44) - The Los Angeles ACM chapter will be holding their annual transition meeting on Monday, July 8, at 6:30pm. Venue is the Doolan Hall conference room at Loyola Marymount University. Incoming officers for 2008-2009 are: Chair - BJ Johnson Vice Chair... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Thursday 19 June

  • Job opportunities via Vivid Resources (02:20) - Laura Hunter from Vivid Resources (http://www.vividresources.com), a recruiter that specializes in placing User Experience and related professionals, has contacted the Los Angeles ACM on the availability of a few positions in Irvine. Open positions include Director of User Experience, Director... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Monday 26 May

  • LA ACM Get-Together: June 8, 2008 (10:39) - Come and join us for an evening of fun, games, food, drink, networking, and just plain good times on Sunday, June 8, 2008. The Chapter is hosting an end-of-the-year party at the Stick and Stein Restaurant in El Segundo, CA.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 8 April

  • UCLA Extension Class on Web 2.0 (17:13) - A class in "Web 2.0: Architecture, Tools, and Applications" will be offered on April 14 and 15 through UCLA's Extension program. For further information, check out the complete course information at this link.... | 0 Trackbacks | 2 Comments