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Upcoming East Coast Google Meetup on March 25, 2015 - Register today!

posted Feb 17, 2015, 1:01 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Mar 11, 2015, 7:35 PM ]

Please join us for face-to-face learning opportunities and conversations with fellow Google Apps administrators.

Register today for the upcoming East Coast Google Meetup! http://goo.gl/GfOPGw

Date
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Location
Google's Washington, D.C. Office | 25 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Agenda
8:30AM - 9:00AM Registration

9:15AM - 4:00PM Google Meetup Event
Topics for event include the following:
Google roadmap presentation.
eDiscovery solutions / transition to Vault.
BYOD programs.
SaaS intersections - integration of other products with Google.
Security models.
App scripts "slam" demos.

4:00PM - 6:00PM Social Networking

Parking
25 Massachusetts Ave NW is located above a Colonial Parking garage. There is a Colonial Parking sign marking the entrance to the garage just right of the main building. Hourly rates for this garage are $12 an hour with a $20 daily max.

Street Parking is also available and the office is walking distance from Union Station where more parking is available in addition to Metro Red line.

Travel
Google’s Washington, DC Office is located 1/5th of a mile from the Union Station Metro (Red Line) heading west on Massachusetts Ave.

Coming from out-of-town? Click here for a selection of hotels nearby.

Attendance
Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Register today for the upcoming East Coast Google Meetup! http://goo.gl/GfOPGw

Event Sponsors

http://www.cloudlock.com/         http://www.clearlogin.com/       
https://www.backupify.com/          

Upcoming Google Apps Mid-Atlantic Meetup - September 23, 2014 - Register Now!

posted Aug 11, 2014, 10:42 AM by kmcgrail@usaid.gov   [ updated Aug 11, 2014, 10:42 AM ]

Please join us for face-to-face learning opportunities and conversations with fellow Google Apps administrators.  


RSVP today for the next Mid-Atlantic Google User Groups! http://goo.gl/sdKxnV


Date: Sept. 23rd, 2014


Location:

Google Washington, D.C. Office

25 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001


Time:

8:30 AM (registration)

9:15 to 4PM (event)

4PM to 6PM (social networking - sponsored by Smartsheet)


Parking:  

25 Massachusetts Ave NW is located above a Colonial Parking garage. There is a Colonial Parking sign marking the entrance to the garage just right of the main building. Hourly rates for this garage are $12 an hour with a $20 daily max.

Street Parking is also available and the office is walking distance from Union Station where more parking is available in addition to Metro Red line.


Travel:

Google’s Washington, D.C. Office is located 1/5th of a mile from the Union Station Metro (Red Line) heading West on Massachusetts Avenue.


Click here for a selection of hotels nearby.


Attendance:


Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Click here to RSVP and reserve your spot!  http://goo.gl/sdKxnV




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Agenda (Subject to Change):


Time

Session

8:30-9:15

Registration

9:15-9:30

Welcome by Kevin A. McGrail, Google SME for USAID and Google Enterprise Community Top Contributor

9:30-10:30

Google Android For Work / Divide (possibly some iOS aspects as well)

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-11:45

Panel 1 (Multi-factor Authentication/2SV/SAML SSO)

11:45-12:45

Lunch / Smartsheet Presentation

12:45-1:15

Google Classroom and Sites for Education

1:15-2:15

Panel 2 (TBD From Responses as of Sept 5)

2:15-2:30

Break (Steve Cannon Quizarama)

2:30-3:15

Google Drive for Work

3:15-4:00

Google Chromebook / Chromebox / ChromeOS / Hangouts

4:00-6:00

Social Networking @ The Dubliner


The Dubliner is located just across the street from the event within the Phoenix Park Hotel at 520 North Capitol Street in Washington, D.C.


Sponsors:


Thanks to Google and Mahshad Haeri for providing the space and sponsoring this meetup.  And thanks to USAID for hosting the event.


Thanks to Smartsheet for sponsoring our social event.  They will also be discussing best practices for their Google App which was recently selected by the GSA and State of Maryland.

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Upcoming Google Apps Mid-Atlantic Meetup - June 3, 2014 - Register Now!

posted Apr 16, 2014, 8:59 AM by mlscott@vcu.edu   [ updated Apr 30, 2014, 11:49 AM ]

Plan to join us for face-to-face learning opportunities and conversations with fellow Google App administrators. As we are planning this meet-up to be more participatory, we are requesting your feedback on topics and participation in panel discussions. 

Logistics

Date and time: Tuesday, June 3, 2014
  • Google Apps Mid-Atlantic Meet-up @ Virginia Commonwealth University (Academic Learning Commons, 1st Floor): 9:30 am - 4:00 pm (registration begins at 8:30 am).
  • Social networking happy hour @ Chili's 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Location:  Virginia Commonwealth University, Academic Learning Commons, 1000 Floyd Avenue, Richmond, VA 

Parking information:  

Hotels within walking distance (if you plan to spend the night - be sure to request the VCU rate):
Hotels on the bus line or by taxi (if you plan to spend the night - be sure to request the VCU rate):

Agenda (subject to change)
8:30 - 9:15 am: Registration, breakfast. 
9:15 - 9:30 am:  Opening remarks, and introductions - led by Marie Scott
9:30 - 10:30 am: Google Drive - Deep Dive - led by Google
10:30 - 10:45 am: Break
10:45 - 11:45 am: Google Update - Admin Panel & Open discussion about Google Apps Directory - led by Google
11:45 - 12:45 pm: Catered lunch sponsored by Google with demo by Synergyse
12:45 - 1:15 pm:  Trivia Quiz - "Only the Strong will Survive" - led by Steve Cannon
1:15 - 2:15 pm: "Google APIs - In the API no one can hear you scream!" - led by Jay Lee
2:15 - 2:30 pm: Break
2:30 - 3:00 pm: Google Vault Demo - led by Google
3:00 - 3:30 pm: 0pen Forum - led by Karen Huffman
4:00 - 6:00 pm: Social networking happy hour @ Chili's sponsored by Synergyse.

Register Today (Required)

Although there is no fee for this event, you must register for the event as we will be serving a catered breakfast, lunch and sponsoring a social / networking event. Please note: Space is limited, and we will open up access on a first-come first-serve basis. Deadline to register: Friday, May 30, 2014.

Google Apps Mid-Atlantic Meetup Sponsorship

We appreciate Synergyse http://www.synergyse.com  and Google's http://www.google.com/enterprise/ generous sponsorship of this user group event!






Save the Date: Google Apps Mid-Atlantic Meetup - June 3, 2014

posted Apr 14, 2014, 11:43 AM by mlscott@vcu.edu

Save the date! Our next MAGUG all day session will be held at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA, on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. We discussed some preliminary ideas during the March meeting. If you have ideas, please send to Karen Huffman khuffman [at] ngs [dot] org. 

Register for Upcoming East Coast Google Apps User Group Meet-up

posted Jan 12, 2014, 8:15 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 18, 2014, 5:20 AM ]

Plan to join us for face-to-face learning opportunities and conversations with fellow Google App administrators. As we are planning this meet-up to be more participatory, we are requesting your feedback on topics and participation in panel discussions. 

Logistics

Date and time: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
  • East Coast Meet-up @ National Geographic (North End of the Cafeteria ~ M Street Building, 1st Floor): 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Social networking happy hour @ Bar-Code 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: National Geographic, 1145 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036 | Meeting space located in the North End of the Cafeteria (M Street Building, 1st Floor). The M Street Building is located between 16th & 17th Streets NW and you can enter on M Street via our Courtyard.

Metro: Farragut North Metro (red line)
Parking information:  

Hotels within walking distance (if you plan to spend the night):

Agenda

10:00 - 10:30 am: Registration, opening remarks, and introductions.
10:30 - 11:30 am: Panel Discussion ~ Account Life-cycle: Provisioning & Deprovisioning and the Stuff In Between.
11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Panel Discussion ~ New Talk/Hangouts and Google+/Hangouts: How enterprises are using it and what’s working or not working for enterprises.
12:30 - 1:30 pm: Catered lunch sponsored by Google.
1:30 - 2:30 pm: Panel Discussion ~ Cloud storage use cases: Google Drive, Box, and Dropbox. 
2:30 - 2:45 pm: Break.
2:45 - 3:45 pm: Cloud platform / App engine and cloud engine. (Kaplan + Google)
3:45 - 4:00 pm: Wrap-up / next session.
4:00 - 6:00 pm: Social networking happy hour sponsored by Cloud Sherpas.

Register Today (Required)

Although there is no fee for this event, you must register http://goo.gl/yvdJe8 for the event as we will be serving a catered lunch and sponsoring a social / networking event. Please note: Space is limited, and we will open up access on a first-come first-serve basis. Deadline to register: Friday, March 7, 2014.

Save the Date: East Coast Google Apps User Group Meet-up in March

posted Dec 11, 2013, 5:08 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Jan 12, 2014, 9:13 AM ]

Save the date! Our next MAGUG all day session will be held at the National Geographic Society in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. We discussed some preliminary ideas during the December meeting. If you have ideas, please send to Karen Huffman khuffman [at] ngs [dot] org. 

Upcoming Google Apps Mid-Atlantic Users Group Meeting in December

posted Nov 10, 2013, 6:30 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Dec 9, 2013, 1:57 PM ]

Plan to join us for face-to-face learning opportunities and conversations with fellow Google App administrators. 

Logistics

Date and time: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
  • MAGUG Meeting @ Clark Construction, 16th Floor: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Social networking happy hour @ Tommy Joe's Restaurant: 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Location: Clark Construction (16th Floor), 7500 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814

Metro: Bethesda metro (red line)
  • Garage under the Clark Construction building: $6.50 an hour.
  • On-street parking: $2 per hour.
  • All surface parking lots: $1.25 per hour.
  • All garage parking: $0.80 per hour.
  • Long-term parking (more than 4 hours): $0.80 per hour.

Hotels within walking distance (if you plan to spend the night):
**Discount available.

Agenda

10-10:30 AM: Registration, opening remarks, and introductions.
10:30-12:00 PM: Roadmap 2014 and discussion on the following two topics:
1. Mobile device management | Speaker: Adam Swidler, Head of Apps Solution Strategy, Google
2.  Vault and New User-friendly Migration Tool | Speaker: Ravi Kumar, Enterprise Product Strategist, Google
12-1:00 Catered lunch sponsored by Dito and vendor presentation (1/2 hour)
1-1:30 PM: Content migration across domains. Ability to move content across domains | Speaker: Brendan Babbington w/Dito.
1:30-2:30 PM: Chromebooks: Chrome management, policy controls, and virtualization w/Citrix and VMware | Speaker: Chris Lydle from Google.
2:30-2:45 PM: Break
2:45-3:45 PM: Best practices on Google Apps Engine | Speaker: Lucid.
3:45-4:00 PM: Wrap-up / next session.
4:00-6:00 PM Social networking happy hour sponsored by Google.

Register Today (Required)

Although there is no fee for this event, you must register http://goo.gl/5GrGIU for the event as we will be serving a catered lunch. Deadline to register: Friday, December 6, 2013.

MAGUG Sponsorship

We appreciate Dito's http://www.ditoweb.com/ and Google's http://www.google.com generous sponsorship of this quarterly user group event!



www.ditoweb.com
http://www.google.com/intx/en/enterprise/apps/business/

    


Upcoming Users Group Session on September 12, 2013

posted Jul 28, 2013, 7:28 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Sep 4, 2013, 5:18 AM ]

We are reviving the Mid-Atlantic Google Apps Users Group. Plan to join us for face-to-face learning opportunities and conversations with fellow Google App administrators. 

Logistics

Date and time: Thursday, September 12, 2013, from 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Location: Dominion Enterprises, 150 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510 | 20th Floor.


Hotels within walking distance (if you plan to spend the night):

Agenda

  • 10-10:30 AM: Registration, opening remarks, and introductions.
  • 10:30-12:00 PM: Postini/GMD Transition (Presentation plus extensive Q&A) | Speaker: Jack Halprin, eDiscovery and Information Governance Specialist, Google
  • 12-1:15 PM: Catered lunch / Vendor Presentation (1/2 hour).
  • 1:15-2:15 PM:  
    • Roadmap on Collaborative Tools: Google Drive, Sites, etc. (for individuals covered by Google Apps NDA) | Speaker: Nick Friedman, Enterprise Strategist - Docs and Drive, Google
    • New members and prospective customers.
  • 2:15-2:30 PM: Break
  • 2:30-3:30 PM: Open forum: Security, SSO Solutions, and Audit Tools.
  • 3:30-4:00 PM End with “suggestions” for next session (e.g., Chrome OS, Mobile solutions).

Register Today (Required)

Although there is no fee for this event, you must register http://goo.gl/lxGOrC for the event as we will be serving a catered lunch. Deadline to register (extended): Friday, September 6, 2013.

MAGUG Sponsorship

We appreciate CloudLock's http://www.cloudlock.com/ generous sponsorship of this quarterly user group event!



Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Summit Agenda

posted Dec 12, 2011, 2:43 PM by Jordan Pedraza   [ updated Dec 12, 2011, 2:51 PM ]

On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012, and Wednesday, February 8th, Google New York will be hosting the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Google Apps User Group and Google Executive Summit.

We will feature two session tracks: TRACK ONE will take place over Tuesday and Wednesday, and is focused on our current customers who have "gone Google," providing a forum to discuss hot topics and interests on the Google platform. TRACK TWO will take place on Wednesday, and is an Executive Summit designed for organizations who are considering a move to the Google platform. Our audience will learn more about Google's vision for Enterprise IT, what we call "100% web," and will feature a deep dive on the Google Apps platform, as well as panel sessions featuring current Google Apps customers. Take the opportunity to learn from Google customers who have deployed the Google platform on best practices around cloud computing and how Google can positively impact your organization.

Space is limited at the Google New York City office, please register early!

As an audience for Track Two you will learn more about:

  • Google's 100% Web vision and platform
  • Google Apps, Google's Enterprise messaging and collaboration suite
  • How Google manages security and privacy of data
  • Best practices for evaluating the cloud for your business
  • See our products in action through live demonstrations
Day 1: Agenda for Tuesday, February 7th (current customers only, NDA required)
  • Noon - 1:00pm: Registration, Optional lunch/networking
  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm: Google Apps Roadmap
  • 2:30pm - 3:15pm: Google Docs Session
  • 3:15pm - 4:15pm: Industry Breakout Sessions (EDU, Business, Gov/Non-Profit)
  • 4:15pm - 6:00pm: Networking Event and Partner Showcase with Happy Hour and Appetizers

Day 2: Agenda for Wednesday, February 8th (both current and prospective customers)

TimeTrack 1: Current Customers OnlyTrack 2: Future Google customers
8:30 - 9 (ALL)
Breakfast/RegistrationBreakfast/Registration
9 - 9:15 (ALL)Google Keynote and KickoffGoogle Keynote and Kickoff
9:15 - 10:30 (ALL)Customer panel/speaker - How did your organization make the Cloud/Google decision? How are you taking the cloud vision further in your organization?
Customer panel/speaker - How did your organization make the Cloud/Google decision? How are you taking the cloud vision further in your organization?
10:30 - 10:45 (ALL) BreakBreak
10:45 - 12:00 Customers only table topic session #1:
- How can I improve my use of Google Apps?
    - App Engine / Cloud Apps
    - Support
    - Android Development
    - Sites / Docs / Apps and more...
    - Marketplace
    - Administration
Future customer session: Google’s Vision: 100% Web
 -What is Google Enterprise’s Cloud Computing vision: 100% web
 -What is Google Enterprise’s 100% Web portfolio
 -What does 100% Web mean for your business?
12:00 - 1:30 (ALL)Lunch/networkingLunch/networking
1:30 - 3:00Customers only table topic session #2:
- How can I improve my use of Google Apps?
    - App Engine / Cloud Apps
    - Support
    - Android Development
    - Sites / Docs / Apps and more...
    - Marketplace
    - Administration
Future customer session: Deep Dive into Google Apps
 -An overview of the Google Apps portfolio
 -Demonstration of the Apps services
3:00 - 3:15 (ALL)Breaks, Snacks
Breaks, Snacks
3:15 - 4:30 (ALL)Closing remarks and Q/A
Closing remarks and Q/A

Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Summit at Google NYC!

posted Dec 12, 2011, 2:05 PM by Jordan Pedraza

Register for the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Google Apps User Summit at Google NYC February 7-8 2012! Spaces are limited to 2 attendees per organization on a first-come-first-serve basis, so register early!

We'll be adding more logistics such as directions, lodging, and other information as the event gets closer.

See you there!

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